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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: If not constipation (collection of stool in the left lower abdomen) that goes away with a bowel movement, then one's primary care doctor can check to ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Pain: If you have a severe pain associated with a swelling it is very likely that a trip to the doctor could help you figure out what it is and treat it.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Lau
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Back pain on left: These symptoms can be a kidney stone or infection. If burning upon urination or blood seen in the toilet after urination is a sign of infection. Howev ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Kirschner
16 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
It may be bursitis: You may have inflammation of your trochanteric bursa, a fluid filled sac that reduces friction at the outside of your hip. Try ice and antiflammatory ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Back Pain: Bilateral back pain could be connected to a genito urinary problem, especially if the pain is in the flanks. If lower down, musculoskeletal skeletal ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: In general, it is good to maintain ideal body weight, keep core strong, avoid smoking, and avoid activities that aggravate your back. Followup with a ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
28 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Ribcage pain: This may be due to hurting ribs. Costochondritis (inflammation around ribcage joints) can cause this.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daly
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Back pain: Sounds like it could be a kidney infection. You should see a doctor right away for a urine test. Don't wait several days to be seen since these can ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Multiple causes: You must be examined to rule out any possible cause for this type of pain. Possible muscle pain/spasm, arthritic pain, kidney pain, nerve pain or unde ... Read More

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