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259 Possible Causes for Left Lower Quadrant Pain

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Pain radiation: Does the pain radiate to the back, to the right lower quadrant, or to the left side? Serious conditions can masquerade as GI symptoms.[] Sometimes, myocardial infarction can appear as dyspepsia and epigastric pain. In children, abdominal pain may be the only presenting feature in pneumonia.[]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    BACKGROUND: Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) is a common nosocomial infection. However, the effectiveness of antimicrobial catheters in reducing CAUTI in cerebral infarction patients is unknown. The purpose of this study was to determine whether antimicrobial catheters protect against CAUTI in[…][]

  • Ovarian Cyst

    […] bowel movements Pain during sexual intercourse (dyspareunia) Pain in the lower right or left quadrant of the abdomen on one side Nausea and vomiting There are many causes[] […] radiating to the low back, is the most common symptom Feeling of bloating or indigestion Increased abdominal girth Feeling an urge to have a bowel movement or having difficult, painful[]

  • Constipation

    Constipation Medical Author: Jay W. Marks, M.D. Medical Revising Author: Dennis Lee, M.D. Medical Editor: Leslie J. Schoenfield, M.D., Ph.D. What is constipation? What causes constipation? How is constipation evaluated? What treatments are available for constipation? What is the approach to the evaluation and treatment[…][]

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    The Case of Rachel T A 24yo nulliparous female presents to the emergency department with constant left lower quadrant pain of 2 days duration.[]

  • Muscle Strain

    Passive muscle stiffness is considered to be a major factor affecting joint flexibility and is thought to relate to the occurrence of muscle strain injury. In skinned muscle fiber experiments, the R577X polymorphism of the α-actinin-3 gene (ACTN3) has been associated with passive muscle stiffness. Our primary[…][]

  • Endometriosis

    A healthy 25-year-old woman presents with worsening dysmenorrhea, new-onset left lower quadrant pain, and dyspareunia.[]

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    A 28-year-old woman presents with a 7-month history of recurrent, crampy pain in the left lower quadrant, bloating with abdominal distention, and frequent, loose stools.[] left lower quadrant Acute episodes of sharp pain are often superimposed on a more constant dull ache Meals may precipitate pain Defecation commonly improves pain but may[] […] in IBS is protean, but may have the following characteristics: Pain frequently is diffuse without radiation Common sites of pain include the lower abdomen, specifically the[]

  • Herpes Zoster

    BACKGROUND: Adoption of varicella immunization in Europe is limited due to a predicted increase in the incidence of herpes zoster (HZ) resulting from a removal of exogenous boosting by varicella vaccination. Most available assessments of immunization strategies only considered universal varicella vaccination (alone or[…][]

  • Ureterolithiasis

    The exclusion criteria were as follows: (1) absence of back, flank, or lower abdominal (including right or left lower quadrant) pain; (2) insufficient examination (lack of[]

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