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Hi, dr. i've been having a sharp stabbing pain on my left side, under my breast but on more on the side, down toward my back. it hurt all the time. ?

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Dr. Steven Heath
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Flank pain: The most common cause of flank pain in the young patient is muscle strain, but kidney stones, irritable bowel syndrome, lung disorders are other considerations. Try stretching and anti-inflammatory medication and expect improvement in 2-3 days.

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Last updated Jul 25, 2015

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