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dull pain in upper back right side

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Many possibilities: Can be muscle, bone, tendons, ligaments or a medical issue invovling the lower internal chest. You need to discuss this with your physician
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: If gerd left without treatment, complications could happen (esophageal stricture, ageal ulcer, precancerous changes to the esophagus and cancer) that ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Gaston
14 years experience General Practice
Weight gain can.: Weight gain can certainly explain your symptoms. All your wait is carried by your hips, which can translate into low back pain. Also, your posture cha ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Carbone
18 years experience Rheumatology
I am not scare but..: Usually intermittent complaints and very unspecific like yours means is not a very scary disease. I mean, most of the scary diagnosis once they start ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Significant low back pain is usually related to osteoarthritis and strain. Have it evaluated. There are several good treatment options.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Dr. Jay Bayer answered
50 years experience Family Medicine
Back pain left side: Need musculoskeletal exam. Two major structures that commonly cause this-1) iliolumbar ligament or 2)attachment of major extensor muscle ( quadratus l ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Check with your PMD: The pattern of your pain is compatible possibly with a gall bladder problem but it could be coming from any other GI structure. I would check with yo ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
A few things : This depends on the examination. This depends on what activities you're doing when it occurs. In the back you have muscles, bones, joints, discs, bu ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
OK: How long. How severe? Sharp, shooting, dull, aching. Hurt to move head or is there localized tenderness. Could be many things. If it doesn't get bette ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
Appendicitis?: Many very different causes are possible. Appendicitis is one of the most urgent. Work up will include differential temperature (oral-rectal), WBC and ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Recommend evaluation: It certainly could be a variety of things. Ibs, appendicitis, crohn's, gastroenteritis...All worth a visit to your doctor.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience Internal Medicine
More info needed: Need more information. Lower left side of what body part?
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Question: Are you asking causes? Most likely muscle spasm.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. This condition must be ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamer Elbaz
24 years experience Pain Management
Emergency: You should see your doctor right away. This could be appendicitis or cholecystotis.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Shapiro
51 years experience Gastroenterology
Need more informatio: Is there any fever? Any pain or blood on urination? U will need a blood count and probably an flat plate of the abdomen(x-ray). Als, may need a ca ... Read More
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Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O KIDNEY STONE: Flank pain with those symptoms is concerning for kidney stone /bladder stone or kidney infection. You need a full exam labs urine C&;S. 24 urine f ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kaveh Karandish
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Chest pain : It can be related to chostochondritis or inflammation of the joints of ribs attaching to sternum among other reasons ... Your pain in general seems to ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Pinched nerve: A pinched nerve can cause numbness in the lower abdomen but usually low back radiculopathies cause radiation of discomfort to the leg. Perhaps the sup ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberto Feliz
30 years experience Pain Management
Middle left: There are many causes of one sided back pain: localized muscle strain with spasm, facet joint irritation/inflammation is your most likely cause. The ... Read More
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A 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
See your doctor.: At age 75, the new onset of left upper abdominal pain ought to be evaluated, particularly in light of your history of anemia. You might consider taki ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Need Medical Checkup: Any pain in the abdomen which persists and is getting worse requires you to have a medical examination by your physician. If you have fever along with ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Arbit
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Can be many things: This pain can be myofascial, rib pain, vascular, lung or even due to your GI tract. You should have it looked at by your doctor.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Get it evaluated: There are several causes for this symptom. Major leg pain requires evaluation by a doctor asap.
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