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Suffering from severe abdominal pain. What might be causing it?

Hi I am suffering from very strong and uncontrollable pain and swelling in the left side of my abdomen . , this area is just below the left chest , this pain from past 4 years. I have shown a general mbbs doctor he asked me to go for CBP and cheat x ray, abdomen scan ultrasound . The report says everything is normal, to which said t might be muscular pain and insisted me to take few tablets and ointment for ten days, I have tried it for 10. Days but no changes what might be the cause of this pain ans swelling. ..? To which specialist doctor should I visit please let me know. Thank u.
Asked On : Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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Thanks for your question.

Pain in the left hypochondrium may be due to various pathologies.But before coming to a definite diagnosis I will like to ask certain question's:
What is your age?
How is the pain? Is onset sudden gradual?How does pain aggravate and decrease?
Is there associated Fever,Decreased appetite,vomiting,weakness,jaundice?
How is your bladder and bowel habit?
Does the pain aggravates with fatty food?
What is the size of lump?
Are you alcoholic?
Any history of trauma to the area?

I will advice you to have some investigations done:
Complete blood count
Serum Amylase and Lipase.

For now I will advice you to continue the medications given by your doctor and inform me about the reports as soon as possible.

Wish you best of health

Best regards.

Answered: Wed, 20 Mar 2013
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