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Throbbing pain in left side of back
A 28-year-old female asked:
Throbbing pain in left side of back more on the side below the rib cage. starting to hurt more and more! its unbearable but husband says shake it off.
Dr. David Bailieanswered
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Ignore husband: Your husband has no clue what it is so go see someone who can check it and tell you.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 44-year-old male asked:
I have a dull throbbing pain left side of the head. my bp is within normal range. what could be the cause?
Dr. Rick Kochanswered
Cardiology 24 years experience
Could be headache : As simple as that how long has it lasted & does anything relieve it?
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpaanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 11 years experience
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
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Jason Hemminganswered
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Kidney: Broad differential, but don't forget renal etiologies such as infections or stones.
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 38-year-old female asked:
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
3.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claude Brachfeldanswered
Cardiology 41 years experience
Many possiblities: Unfortunately without much more information (such as the circumstances of the discomfort, your age, and the presence of cardiovascular risk factors) t... Read More
5.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgleyanswered
General Practice 53 years experience
Kidneys?: The region you describe is the left kidney. If were a kidney stone you would likely have commented on a very intense pain. Fever and feeling sick wo... Read More
5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 17-year-old female asked:
Sharp pain, left side of back, mid section. pain is getting worse. no paineds taken yet. could it be a pinched nerve?
Nerve Impingement: can be caused by nerve being sandwiched between two spinal bones in the neck area. It can cause muscle spasm and pain in the neck. This condition must... Read More
2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 24-year-old male asked:
Slight pain left side of back below rib cage spreading up to shoulders worse when standing and active deep breathing makes me cough and feels cold?
Dr. Ron Jonesanswered
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Tough: How long has problem occurred ? Could be many causes. Early shingles, spasms between ribs, irritation at rib/cartilage junction, something going on... Read More
4.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 31-year-old female asked:
Terrible pain left side of back under back ribs that radiates to the front but mostly the back & left side. could it be pancreatitis or spleen issues routine blood work 2 wks ago clear. how to tell the difference between muscular & serious issue?
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Symptoms from pancreas or stomach is often associated with nausea & vomit. Muscular problem is usually precipitated or exacerbated with movement, ... Read More
Reviewed Oct 28, 2022
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Henninganswered
Anesthesiology 52 years experience
Possibilities..: "stabbing" pain sounds pretty severe. So, my threshold for asking you to see an md is low. That said, structures around/near the area you describe ar... Read More
5.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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