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why does my lower back right side hurt

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Back pain. : This is likely related to an acute muscular spasm, which can take a week or two to fully resolve. Anti-inflammatory medications may help. Exercise wou ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Flank pain : There is a scenario in which there is obstruction to urinary flow at the junction of kidney outflow to the urine tube(ureteropelvic junction). This is ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Doubt: If you had a brain damage then, it would have manifested itself by now. The bump you are feeling is most likely coming from the outer structures - ski ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: There are numerous causes. You do not mention how long it has hurt and this fact is very important. Possible causes range from sprains and strains to ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Muscle strain: The common cause would be a muscle sprain. Do you skateboard or snowboard? Rest and a heating pad. If pain worsens and fails to resolve or if you d ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Why?: You must be examined, evaluated, diagnosed, and treated: cannot be answered online.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor.: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Difficult to say: There are so many reasons for a person's back to hurt, it's difficult to guide you without knowing more information and examining you. FYI, the most ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Hastriter
18 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Back pain : Many causes for pain in back. When you breathe deeply you ribs and the muscles connecting them stretch and if you have strained your back this could ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Many causes: Its important to establish a diagnosis. Your pain could be from the shoulder or referred. Common referred sources include: abdomen, heart and neck. Sh ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Evaluation: Can be several different problems: infection, strain, pneumonia , cardiac pain, etc. See pcp.
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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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Einar Ottestad
18 years experience Pain Management
Many things: The differential is large. See your physician.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Grobman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain: This could be from exercise, trauma, abdominal organ illness. You should consult your physician.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Need more details: Testis torsion must always be suspected with sudden onset testicular pain, specially if lower abdomen hurts. See urologist, family dr. Or go to emerge ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: It sounds like you might have a urinary tract infection. You should get seen today. If it is an infection and it does not get treated, it could spre ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Most likely it's: from musculoskeletal pain, pinched nerve,nerve inflammation etc. Go see your Dr if it worsens and persistent. Take care! http://www.spine-health.com/c ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Impossible to answer: That is impossible to answer. Not enough info.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Right side has large and small bowel, ovaries and tubes etc. Need full history, menses, exam to sort out issues.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Left lower quadrant: stomach hurts on lower left side in a 19 years old girl. Need a good exam. Pain could be from overy, bladder. or pelvic infection. Need a good exam a ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Need evaluation pls: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in wo ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Santin
14 years experience Vascular Surgery
Variety: This could be related to a variety to issues, possibly gallbladder disease or ulcer disease if you have been taking a lot of certain pain relievers kn ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No idea: You want to see your doc and ask about a neurologist consultation.
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