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why does my left side hurt so bad

A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bobbi Sipes
35 years experience Emergency Medicine
See your doctor: You need to see your pediatrician. The lump may be an enlarged lymph node or branchial cleft cyst. If it becomes red, painful or increases in size ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
35 years experience Pain Management
Here's the list: Pain is common alarm for many health problems: kidney problems including infection and stones. Ovary issues. Spleen problems, bowel problems spine pro ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
No: Usually feels good and does no harm. If soreness persists get checked before any additional treatment modalities.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Musculoskeletal....: The discomfort you describe is likely musculoskeletal pain. The chest wall has bones, muscles, cartilage all of which is subject to muscle strain/spra ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Graham
30 years experience Pediatrics
Facial pain: The answer depends on many variable factors. Possibilities include a migraine headache, sinus or ear infection, or tooth related pain. If the pain l ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Consider being seen: There are a number of possibilities and if it does not improve, you should consider being seen. Among the structures on the left side in that area ar ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A number of causes:: 1: from your spine; 2: from the ribs, underlying lung or the heart; 3: underlying abdominal structures, like spleen, colon, pancreas, or left kidney. ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
No way to know: There's no way to know without personally examining you. You will need to see your dentist to know what's causing your pain and what can be done about ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Pleurisy?: If your cough is from an infection, there my be associated inflammation of the lining of your lung (pleura), which would be painful when you cough or ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Camacho
23 years experience Family Medicine
Abdominal pain: Anytime you have pain more than you can tolerate or greater than tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen can fix, you should consider being seen by a doc ... Read More

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