A 49-year-old member asked:

Had a sharp stabbing pain on the left side toward the back between the waist and rib cage (stabbing subsided) butvery tender to the touch?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
See below: It could be a muscle spasm, kidney stone, gas, etc. If it persists, see your doctor.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Nov 20, 2016


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.