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Dull ache that travels all through body?

Dull ache that travels all through body?

More info: I'm not aware of any conditions that produce aching throughout the whole body as most problems are localized to more specific areas to allow a differential diagnosis. See if you can localize your symptoms. ...Read more

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What is this constant dull ache/pain in my right side?

What is this constant dull ache/pain in my right side?

Very general.: Your question is very general. As a result the response can only be general. Lateral torso pain can be the result of conditions impacting internal organs or it may be musculoskeletal in nature. These are not the only possibilities. ...Read more

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I have a dull ache in my back when I need to use the restroom. Why?

I have a dull ache in my back when I need to use the restroom. Why?

Unknown: You could have a urinary tract infection. Seek treatment from your doctor if it doesn't go away. An untreated UTI risks damage to the kidneys. ...Read more

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What could cause a dull ache in my back when I need to use the restroom?

What could cause a dull ache in my back when I need to use the restroom?

Back pain: If the pain is in the thoracic area, an MRI would be quite helpful.
Any other area of the spine, including lumbar spine area should also be explored. ...Read more

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Small dull on and off body aches. All week. They don't really bother me. They're just kinda there. I feel fine and normal.?

Body pain: Hi, if you have no fever or any other symptoms, this could be 2/2 physical activity or heat, I wouldn't be worried about it, take enough rest and stay hydrated and avoid heat. ...Read more

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I'm getting sharp and dull aches on my left side around where my ovary is. This has been going on for about 3 months now on and off.?

I'm getting sharp and dull aches on my left side around where my ovary is. This has been going on for about 3 months now on and off.?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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Dull ache in lower left back for last 15 days. No other symptom. Occurs when I stand up, or bend down, goes away while lying. More severe in morning.

See a doctor: Mostly back pain will resolve itself by just resting. If the pain persist, I recommend you need to see a doctor to get a full check up and sometimes need to get a radiology study to rule out many other possibilities, such as kidney stone, bulging disc, etc. ...Read more

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Almost 33 yr old female 112 lbs 5 fr 2 in healthy as I know of past 3 days dull weird ache between shoulders blades stand at work all day whay could b?

Almost 33 yr old female 112 lbs 5 fr 2 in healthy as I know of past 3 days dull weird ache between shoulders blades stand at work all day whay could b?

Muscle strain: If you stand for prolonged periods, perhaps it is due to your posture. Do some gentle stretches or yoga after work. Try an NSAID like Ibuprofen every 8 hours with food if you are not allergic. ...Read more

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My shoulder has a dull ache. What could it be?

See your doctor: These types of symptoms need to be augmented with a physical examinations and perhaps a chest x-ray. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dull but aching pain in my leg?

Dull but aching pain in my leg?

Seek help: Aching pain in legs has many causes: prolonged standing/sitting, excessive exercise, side effect when taking a statin drug for cholesterol-lowering, venous incompetence. Go to www. Phlebology. Org and seek help of a phlebologist who can sort things out for you. ...Read more

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I have a dull ache below my ribcage?

I have a dull ache below my ribcage?

Could Be Anything: Many times ribs can cause pain themselves if a rib is out of place or has a fracture. Other times it could be the intercostal muscles in between the ribs that get stretched or spasm that cause pain. The junction where the ribs meet the cartilage also can cause pain and lastly people that have organ damage below ribcage (liver, spleen, lungs, stomach, pancreas etc) can also have pain. ...Read more

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I have a dull ache in my balls what could it be?

I have a dull ache in my balls what could it be?

There are: Several things which can cause testicular symptoms. The most common would be infection in the ducts exiting the gonads. If it is just dull and there are no other signs or symptoms it may be hard to sort out. ...Read more

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What causes a dull aching pain on sides of lower back?

What causes a dull aching pain on sides of lower back?

See pcp: Could be due to a muscle strain or some problem with your kidneys or maybe pathology with your back. ...Read more

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Does appendicitis present itself as a sudden, dull ache?

Does appendicitis present itself as a sudden, dull ache?

Maybe: It can for sure, but this symptom is not conclusive for appendicitis. If the pain is not improving, you should see your doctor or go to an emergency room. ...Read more

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Feels like I was hit in tailbone area with a hammer dull ache?

Feels like I was hit in tailbone area with a hammer dull ache?

? Anal fissure: Infected pinidal cyst will have similar symptoms in younger age group, also anal fissure is a good possiblity, you have to see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Dull aching round both my sides it's really uncomfortable. What do I do?

Keep hydrated: Drinking enough liquids will help your kidneys function normal and help with muscle spasm, kidney stones, & back pain pain. You should also seek medical advice to identify the cause. ...Read more

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Does a pinched nerve always cause pain or can it present as a dull ache?

Does a pinched nerve always cause pain or can it present as a dull ache?

Pinched Nerve --: Depending on how severe the nerve root is compressed, acute, subacute or chronic in nature --- can have severe to dull, aching pain of mild to moderate intensity. ...Read more

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Hi there I have a dull ache in my upper back can you tell me what this might be?

Hi there I have a dull ache in my upper back can you tell me what this might be?

Need more: Need more info but the top three are:
muscle strain if not getting better see your md
referred pain from tmj: depends on how high up on you upper back. If you grind your teeth or have had excessive stress recently see your dentist and then ask you md how to relieve stress
women often refer cardiac pain to the upper back so if you are at risk see you md however we need more information. ...Read more

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Is severe lower right abdomine pain a cause for worry even if it subsides to dull ache after and hour?

Is severe lower right abdomine pain a cause for worry even if it subsides to dull ache after and hour?

Pain: If it is related to your periods you shouldn't be worrying. It won't hurt to consult your family doctor. ...Read more

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How long can exertional headaches last? My pain started about 9 pm last night and still have a dull ache.

How long can exertional headaches last? My pain started about 9 pm last night and still have a dull ache.

Exertional headaches: The pain from an exertional headache can last hours or days. Is it very very bad? Have you tried any treatment yet? Some people find the pain of an exertional headache improves with a little tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Does appendicitis cause you to feel full even for only eating very little? Is the pain always awful. I am having dull ache.

Does appendicitis cause you to feel full even for only eating very little? Is the pain always awful. I am having dull ache.

Not typical: Your symptoms are not typical of appendicitis and I would suggest a follow-up visit with your doc. The pain location, circumstances and other possibly overlooked symptoms will be critical in diagnosis and further management. ...Read more

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I have a dull ache pain in my left back just under the shoulder. Been their for about 6 months and never goes away completely?

I have a dull ache pain in my left back just under the shoulder. Been their for about 6 months and never goes away completely?

Ans: Has been going on for a while. Try re positioning and heat with stretching. If this fails to relieve the issue time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a dull aching pain in the middle of my waistline. It's been gradual long getting worse I believe for the last four weeks.

I have a dull aching pain in the middle of my waistline. It's been gradual long getting worse I believe for the last four weeks.

Need an exam: It's not possible to give you specific advice on the basis of the limited information you made available. For information on some of the causes of abdominal pain go to http://bit. Ly/10RdXop for more detailed information see...
http://bit. Ly/1wHiTeR See your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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A few weeks ago I had a short spasm in the middle of my chest, it lasted just a fee seconds but I am left with a dull ache in my chest.

Exam: It's worth looking into. We had a motto at our emergency room that pain, or even just strange sensations, above the waist were cardiac until proven otherwise. Get an exam and a discussion with a health care professional. Better safe than sorry. Unlike the old days, there are now so many things you can do to prevent or stop heart problems. ...Read more

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I had an erection before and I rolled over to my left side and then it suddenly went really limp and now I have this dull ache. Could it be serious?

I had an erection before and I rolled over to my left side and then it suddenly went really limp and now I have this dull ache. Could it be serious?

Penile fracture poss: Fracturing the erectile chambers of the penis does happen and can lead to problems. There are other possibilities including tearing a superficial vein. Get an asap referral to a urologist, they'll get you straightened out. ...Read more