What diseases can cause pulling and stabbing pain
The cause of pain on the left of the navel may be renal colic. Her attack, usually accompanied by very severe pain. And they often are not localized in the region of one kidney, and "give" in other areas of the abdomen. If colic in the left kidney, severe pain may be felt in the whole lower left abdomen, down to groin. It is like pulling, bursting, and pricking. In any case, with a strong bout of colic pain is so intense that a person literally finds no place. He can't lie, desperately trying to find a less painful position.
This is the main external difference between renal colic from other diseases that cause severe pain in the abdomen, when the rest brings some relief.
Such pain can also cause inflammation, affecting the left ureter. For example, if the infection is caught in bladder, began to spread beyond it. Usually, this is accompanied by rapid urination.
Often the cause of pulling or stabbing pain, especially in people over 50 years old, be a problem with the sigmoid colon. For accurate diagnosis, in addition to external examination, additional examination and feces analysis.
Women experiencing such pain in the left lower part of the peritoneum, be sure to contact your gynecologist. The cause may be a cyst of the left ovary, neoplasms, acute and chronic inflammatory diseases of the genital organs, etc.
What to do when the pain left of belly button
If you have pain in the abdomen, must consult a specialist. If the pain is severe, or is accompanied by a sharp rise in temperature, fever, you should immediately call an ambulance! In any case it is impossible to take a hot bath or applied to the affected area warmer. In some diseases this can lead to a sharp deterioration of the patient. It is undesirable to independently take medication.
If the pain is very strong, and for some reason, get quick medical assistance is impossible, take an analgesic. But then at the first opportunity, consult a doctor.
Should be screened from professionals such as surgeon, a gastroenterologist, a urologist. Women, as already mentioned, is also necessary to consult a gynecologist.