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Sharp stabbing pain in my tummy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Abdominal Pain
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User :   ho i have a sharp stabbing pain in my tummy on the left side near my belly button ,
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how cani help you?
Doctor :   ok
User :   its on and off but really hurts
Doctor :   your age occupation ?
User :   21
User :   im a nanny
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any other symptoms
User :   no
Doctor :   do u have vomiting?
User :   no
Doctor :   or fever
User :   no
Doctor :   pain is moving from one place to another
User :   no just on my left side
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it probably can be appendicitis
User :   ok
Doctor :   how are u r eating habits
User :   fine
User :   healthy ish
Doctor :   dou eat regularly
User :   yes
Doctor :   and bowel movements are normal to
User :   yes i have ibs tho
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so aer u on medication
User :   not any more
User :   just fiber gel if i need it
Doctor :   does the pain increase or decrease anytime'

Doctor :   You can consider an ultrasound to evaluate the liver and gallbladder, as well as a CT scan to evaluate the appendix.

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