Users' questions

What body part is on the lower left?

What body part is on the lower left?

The lower left side of your abdomen is home to the last part of your colon, and for some, the left ovary in those who have them. Minor pain in this area is usually nothing to worry about.

What organs are on the left?

On the left side, this includes your heart, left lung, pancreas, spleen, stomach, and left kidney. When any of these organs are infected, inflamed, or injured, pain can radiate under and around the left rib cage.

Where are the masses on the left side?

1 Just below your ribs on the right side ( right upper quadrant ). 2 Just below your ribs in the middle ( epigastrium ). 3 Just below your ribs on the left side ( left upper quadrant ). 4 Right side of your middle abdomen ( right loin ). 5 Around your tummy button ( periumbilical ). 6 Left side of your middle abdomen ( left loin ).

Where are the masses located in the abdomen?

Just below your ribs in the middle ( epigastrium ). Just below your ribs on the left side ( left upper quadrant ). Right side of your middle abdomen ( right loin ). Around your tummy button ( periumbilical ). Left side of your middle abdomen ( left loin ). Right side of your lower abdomen ( right lower quadrant ).

What does it mean to have left lower quadrant pain?

It is sometimes also called left iliac fossa (LIF) pain, although this really means pain in a smaller area in the lower left corner of your tummy (abdomen). Left lower quadrant (LLQ) pain is tummy pain that is mainly in the lower half on the left-hand side.

What causes pain on both sides of the LLQ?

Pelvic inflammatory disease 1 Pain is usually on both sides but may just be in the LLQ. 2 Pain is worse during sex. 3 There is abnormal bleeding, so bleeding not just at period time but in between periods and often after sex. 4 There is usually a vaginal discharge, which may be smelly.

Masses in the abdomen are often described by their location. The abdomen is divided into four sections called quadrants. An abdominal mass may occur in the right upper quadrant, left upper quadrant, right lower quadrant, or left lower quadrant. The stomach is also divided into two sections: the epigastric section and the periumbilical section.

What causes a mass on the left side of the scrotum?

Traumatic injury, such as a direct blow to the testicles, is the most likely cause. Varicocele. This is the enlargement of the veins within the scrotum that carry oxygen-depleted blood from each testicle and the epididymis. Varicocele is more common on the left side of the scrotum because of differences in how blood circulates from each side.