Is this something that has started recently, Joes, or have you had both the pain and the bowel problem for a while?
While the gastrointestinal tract has it own subset of the brain - the enteric nervous system - which can pro
have you checked to see if perhaps you have a UTI or some sort of infection?
My side has been giving me problems lately. It is my leftside, understandable, but it does get to be troublesome, after awhile. It really starts to bother me after sitting at the computer for awhile...
, stomach, pancreas, etc to cause pressure & pain in the left lower quadrant. Bladder infections... have their internal organs in reverse position from "normal"), the lower left abdomen contains the descending colon...
Any unusual event following surgery should be shown to the surgeon for evaluation. Please do not trivialize what may be a complication of the surgery, even if it is a few inches away from the surgery site. Go, immediately,
This community covers anxiety disorders and other mental health issues, Sophie.
The posters at Wellsphere's General Medicine community should be able to provide a more authoritative answer.