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Causes of pain on the left side of the stomach include cancer, diverticulitis, kidney infection and a ruptured spleen, according to Mayo Clinic. Kidney stones, shingles, gastritis, intestinal obstruction and appendicitis may also cause pain on the left side of the stoma...


There are numerous reasons for left-side pain beneath the ribs; heartburn or acid reflux, spleen irritation, gas, costochondritis, a broken rib, pneumothorax and stomach ulcers can all cause this type of pain. Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, can also be to blame. More...


Stomach or abdominal pain that spreads to the back may be a symptom of acute pancreatitis, according to WebMD. Other symptoms include tenderness or swelling in the abdomen, nausea, fever, and increased heart rate. Eating also tends to increase the discomfort.


Pain in the head and face may be related to either a cluster or sinus headache. Although migraine headaches can be severe, cluster headaches are considered much worse, according to Cleveland Clinic. Another cause for face and head pain is temporomandibular joint disorde...


Pain in the left arm can be a sign of an impending heart attack, according to Mayo Clinic. A physical problem, such as tennis elbow, may also be the root cause of the pain.


Pain in any area of the chest is not only caused by heart attacks. Chest pain may also be the result of gastrointestinal, lung, nerve, muscle or bone problems, as WebMD suggests.


According to WebMD, one of the early signs of pregnancy can in fact be discomfort of the stomach area. In some cases, a newly pregnant woman may also experience cramping similar to the cramps associated with her menstrual cycle, and she may also experience some light sp...