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pain in my back on the right side

A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Vague: History, duration and severity are very important to any suggestions you might receive. I would consider seeing a dr. To rule out doubts and provide ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Salvagno
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Abominal evaluation: Many times pain radiating to the mid back can be a result of problems in the abdomen. These problems can include ulcers, reflux, colitis, and gallblad ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
This may or may not: Be related to a spine issue or referred to the back from another cause such as GI related: ulcer, gallbladder v renal such as a kidney stone or infect ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: Doctor can get the details and do an exam. Back pain on either side of the spine (called flank pain by doctors) can be caused by kidney disease, espec ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
How bad?: Headaches are very non specific. One sided pain could be due to migraine or sinusitis. Stress or cluster type of headaches. If you have a very bad hea ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: There are many potential causes and an exam and possibly further studies can usually determine the cause. Among the three most common musculoskeletal ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
It sounds like you : May have sciatica, but it is not clear if you have a second separate problem. Due to the difficulty in communicating, i suggest you visit a doctor in ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tri Huynh
Dr. Tri Huynh answered
16 years experience Gastroenterology
RUQ pain: Your description of your current symptoms appeared to be related to gallbladder dysfunction. You might want to discuss with your local doctor for fur ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Fracture/inflammatio: Could be several things- pneumonia, pe, pleural effusion, rib fracture, if on rightside liver. Please check with your doctor. Throbbing usually means ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberto Feliz
30 years experience Pain Management
Upper back and L sid: There are many potential causes: herniated cervical or thoracic discs vs localized muscle strain vs facet joint irritation vs referred pain in par ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Disk disease?: You need to be evaluated by a doctor. He needs to obtained a detailed history and perform a thorough physical exam. If your doctor is concerned, he/sh ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Sacroiliac pain: The location is suggestive of pain from the sacroiliac joint. It could also be a pinched nerve in the lumbar spine. Get evaluated by your doctor, and ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Arthriti/stone: Arthritis, stone, muscle sprain can do it. Try aleve, (naproxen) local heat, avoid stranuous work, firm bed. If not better see pmd for eval.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Below: Difficult to answer as to the etiology of the pain without the advantage of a medical exam. There are many possibilities, many minor, some more serio ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Hip pain: Most likely muscle spasm. But need more details. Show to your Dr.
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Dr. Alan Faustino
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Back sprain: Unless you have a fever and other symptoms that would lead me to think that you have a urine infection then this is likely a simple back sprain, over ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Require exam: these may not be related and cedrtainly require a physicial examination, blood testing and imaging. Make an appointment today.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Need an evaluation: To understand the cause and the treatment, please seek medical advice in person, right now. Go. Thank you.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could be a pinched: Nerve in the back, resulting in pain in the knee and buttock area.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Few possibilities.: Rt sided kidney stone, ureteric stone in the conducting pipe from kidney to urinary bladder, pelvic inflammatory disease, endometriosis, intrauterine ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajan Gupta
25 years experience Pain Management
Flank pain : Flank pain can be from intra abdominal issues like constipation. Colitis. Spleen or lumbar disorders like disc herniation or sponsylosis.
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Low back pain: Low back pain typically radiates into the low back lumbar region and down the legs, it does not usually radiate up above the back.
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A female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Most likely hip: If pain happens with walking, getting out of the chair or bed, walking up flight of stairs then it is most likely hip OA. Other things that could be ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
13 years experience Cardiology
Low risk: Your age makes you low risk for heart disease as chest pain, but then one cannot judge just by age. There are multiple other risk factors and contrib ... Read More
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