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  • Posted By: Gerrit Hulme
  • July 3, 2008
  • 10:34 AM

Medical forum,
I have a upper left (my left) qwadrant abdominal pain, it is a burning shooting pain, feeling like a hot poker, for 8 years already. I already had several colonoscopies and gastroscopies and everytime the results are the same: that nothing is wrong with my intestines. The last docter has even tested my pancreas, gall, liver and spleen and sees nothing wrong with them. January this year I had a C5/C6 fusion due to a motor cycle accident years ago. But this burning shooting pain are ever present, 24/7. Sometimes my feet ***k, and my hands open spasmodic.
When I lay on either my left or right side and apply pressure from the under belly the pain subsides. (My wife thinks it is some kind of hurnia.)
What is wrong with me? Please help I am desperate.

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  • Try here: http://www.patient.co.uk/showdoc/40000097/
    aquila 1263 Replies Flag this Response
  • it could be damage to your nervouse system from your acced. that would exp. the muscle spasm. your abd. pain dose it feel deep as in near and clse to your organs or is it more near the skin area if its more topical and near the skin area and not deep inside it really could be damaged nerves if not have your heart checked out, many men have very small heat atts. but dont think anothing of it because there left side didnt go numb, well if a woman has a hear att. she feels adb. pain in the left side this to is a side efft. in men but for small heart atts. hope it helps
    Anonymous 42789 Replies Flag this Response
  • i was just wondering if the thread you were sent was of much help? It sounds like a trapped nerve type thing. i get a burning hot poker shooting down my thigh sometimes and its excruciating, and people havent got a clue when i describe it to them. i think thing like tht can be caused by crushing injuries too. probably just precribed painkillers would be your best option for the moment
    hollyparrott 3 Replies Flag this Response
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