I have been having pain in the upper left hand side of my stomach and was wondering what this could be caused from. I have a herniated disc in my lower right back that causes chronic pain and was wondering if they are possibly related. Symptoms started about 3 days ago and continue to persist. I have noticed that certain foods make it worse but no matter what I eat or drink it doesn't completely go away.
Pain in upper left hand side of stomach?
- 7 Apr 2016 by NotSoFunnyGuy
- 28 Apr 2016
- pain, chronic pain, herniated disc, chronic, stomach
Added 9 Apr 2016:
Turns out this was caused from the Naproxen I was taking for my herniated disc... the Naproxen burned a hole in my stomach - nasty drug stay away from it.
First, see a doctor.
Second, for a year I saw three urologists, a nephrologist, went to Emory, and went to mayo clinic because everyone was sure my right flank pain was my kidney.
To make a LONG PAINFUL story short, I had a ruptured thoracic disc and it was referred pain.
Still, you need a doctor to get the confirmation tests run. Tell them your suspicions and maybe they will do an MRI to include you thoracic spine.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 11 Dec 2012 • 3 answers
Posted 11 Nov 2013 • 2 answers
Posted 10 Jun 2014 • 2 answers
Posted 8 Nov 2014 • 3 answers
Herniated disc - I herniated my L5-S1 disc and also had sacrial torsion and had my sacrum bone fused
Posted 5 Mar 2015 • 1 answer