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Sharp severe pain in left knee. Pain occurs when bending or lifting leg, when going down stairs, and when pressing quad-edge of kneecap.

Sharp severe pain in left knee. Pain occurs when bending or lifting leg, when going down stairs, and when pressing quad-edge of kneecap.

Protection!: You know the joke "Doc, it hurts when I do this." and Doc says "Don't do that! Well, for now try not to do those things. Also use a good knee brace to protect/imobolize the knee until you can see a doctor for an exam. Rest will help whatever it is to stop further irritation damage. Knees can be unforgiving, so treat them w/ gentle care. Best! ...Read more

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Pain on right side below the ribs sround kidney srea worse when walking or bending?

Pain on right side below the ribs sround kidney srea worse when walking or bending?

Pain: Could be rib tip syndrome which is very treatable. Suggest you see one of the pm&r docs at beaumont hospital. ...Read more

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Pain in right shoulder radiating down right arm to elbow. excruciating pain when standing. only get relief if I sit on couch leaning back?

Pain in right shoulder radiating down right arm to elbow. excruciating pain when standing. only get relief if I sit on couch leaning back?

Urgent Evaluation: Consider urgent evaluation as radiating pain down an arm - more so if left sided - can be due to heart problems (like lack of blood flow to the coronary arteries cause a heart attack). In this case it sounds more neurological - maybe a compressed nerve. This because it is relieved with the position change. One that would likely reduce pressure on nerves radiating from the neck down arm. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on shoulder when laying down ? It feels like pressure on my chest &back.(i had a dislocated shoulder in the past)

Sharp pain on shoulder when laying down ? It feels like pressure on my chest &back.(i had a dislocated shoulder in the past)

Bursitis?: If pain is when you are lying down on the side where you had dislocated shoulder, then this could be bursitis. or tendonitis. Apply Ice and take Anti Inflamatory 3/day for 3 days and see if there is any improvement. If not consult your Doctor. ...Read more

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Saturday fell over hard onto right ischium. Pain (radiating to hip and thigh) when sitting, walking,etc. Also tingling sensation. Fracture or bruise?

Saturday fell over hard onto right ischium. Pain (radiating to hip and thigh) when sitting, walking,etc. Also tingling sensation. Fracture or bruise?

Bruise most likely : The pelvic bones are very difficult to fracture in a healthy individual. The fact you're walking is good. The discomfort is likely due to muscle soreness from the injury. Even if there is a small fracture the treatment would be move as tolerable. ...Read more

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Wrist pain, small bruises on each side. Pain when turning, grabbing and lifting. Pain shoots up arm like a hit "funny bone". Minimal swelling. Why?

Wrist pain, small bruises on each side. Pain when turning, grabbing and lifting. Pain shoots up arm like a hit "funny bone". Minimal swelling. Why?

Ulnar impaction: You might be born with a long ulna. When you move your wrist towards the little finger or load it you bump the wrist into the ulna. You should see a hand surgeon for an exam and x-rays. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in ribs on right side. Sharp pain when bending, stretching, walking, or breathing hard.

Sharp pain in ribs on right side. Sharp pain when bending, stretching, walking, or breathing hard.

Depends: Go to doctor for evaluation and treatment. Could be many things ranging from an infection, to a collapsed lung to a pulmonary embolism to a heart condition, panic attack, muscle strain, gastritis etc. Sometimes a hands on physical exam is best. ...Read more

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Wrist pain likely on ulnar side when moving front/back more than 10 deg., pain pressing down on wrist in middle,16 yrs old, comes and goes 6 months?

Wrist pain likely on ulnar side when moving front/back more than 10 deg., pain pressing down on wrist in middle,16 yrs old, comes and goes 6 months?

Carpal Tunnel likely: For a problem you are suffering from 6 months, you deserve a proper evaluation with examination to confirm the diagnosis including Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. In the meantime take some ibuprofen. ...Read more

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27/female sharp pain in my inside elbow when bending or moving my arm.What is this? Tapped nerve?

27/female sharp pain in my inside elbow when bending or moving my arm.What is this? Tapped nerve?

It could be: Inflamed tendon or nerve. Take otc nsaids and apply warm packs. Hopefully they would work. http://m.wikihow.com/alleviate-tendonitis. ...Read more

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Husbands left side of lower back hurts when he walks, when laying down flexing right leg sends a sharp pain. Some swelling, herniated disk?

Husbands left side of lower back hurts when he walks, when laying down flexing right leg sends a sharp pain. Some swelling, herniated disk?

Cross SLR : This could be a sign of a lumbar spine intervertebral disc herniation or something else. See your doctor for further evaluation and examination. The history and exam may be able to diagnose a disc herniation. An MRI is often needed to confirm the diagnosis and to help guide treatment options. ...Read more

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A sharp pain on my right side hip bone (right next to tailbone). Worse when laying down and sneeze/cough. Why? Also get tingling in right leg 1 toe.

Likely nerve related: Low back/hip pain can radiate to the foot due to a nerve compression, entrapment or injury. L4/L5 is a very common area that can also give tingling and nerve sensations on the top of the big toe due to L5. Proper diagnosis and treatment options by a Specialist in person are essential for correct healing and preventing further damages. ...Read more

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Stinging pain on xiphoid, left side where ribs start, when snapping my fingers or leaning forward. Light exertion might cause as well. Is this muscles?

Rib cartilage: In a young healthy person localized pain in the chest wall is most commonly due to inflammation of the joint between the rob and sternum or the cartilage. Local ice packs or a counter irritant cream may help. The association of chest pain with exertion is always a red flag and warrants that you see a physician and be thoroughly examined. ...Read more

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History of Chest pain, hurts when moving around, bending. when laying down back hurts between shoulder blade, rattling in lungs, difficulty breathing.

History of Chest pain, hurts when moving around, bending. when laying down back hurts between shoulder blade, rattling in lungs, difficulty breathing.

Too many symptoms--: For me to sort out what is going on in this forum, but many are serious enough that you should see a doctor ASAP!!! Good luck. ...Read more

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Shoulder pain prevents bench pressing and dipping. Can overhead press, upright row, lateral raise without pain. The pain feels deep in the shoulder.

Shoulder pain prevents bench pressing and dipping. Can overhead press, upright row, lateral raise without pain. The pain feels deep in the shoulder.

Orthopedic surgeon: You may have to curtail your weight lifting in order to allow possible sprain of the shoulder to heal. See an orthopedic surgeon if symptoms persist or worsen as there could be deeper shoulder injury like rotator cuff tears present. ...Read more

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The mid right side of my rib cage hurts mainly when sitting, bending over, or moving my arm. What could this be? It doesn't hurt when laying down.

The mid right side of my rib cage hurts mainly when sitting, bending over, or moving my arm. What could this be? It doesn't hurt when laying down.

Could be rib: Dysfunction, due to slight dislocation or slippage. This causes intercostal (between ribs) muscle pain and nerve irritation. Or it could be something else. You can read more about it here. http://www.basicspine.com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.html if it doesn't go away, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Thought was back pain, hard to pin point area, centre of back. Pain when breathing deeply, rolling over when lying down, bending back - dart of pain??

Thought was back pain, hard to pin point area, centre of back. Pain when breathing deeply, rolling over when lying down, bending back - dart of pain??

Could be...: If it's in the center of the back and it's more painful or tender when you touch it then it's worth getting seen for it to make sure it's not an infection of the spine or other suspicious lesion. Watch for any leg weakness or numbness. It could be just spams but unlikely to be dead center. ...Read more

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Pain up arm when putting pressure through my index finger. Throbbing wrists and shoulder, radiating pain to elbow. What could this be?

Elbow tendonitis: This is really a tough question. This could be a tendonitis of the elbow, neck problems, etc. You said throbbing wrists (both)? If you are having both sided arm pains, this could come from your neck. If your legs are also hurting, this could implicate an inflammatory arthritis. There are so many different options. If this has been going on for a while or is very bothersome, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Pain on mid spine where bra strap together lie, pain when touching it, redness and a little pain when bending back. 19. ?

Irritation: from the bra hooks could be the cause, at your young age, but a local infection is also a possibility. Assuming you have had no injury, you could try wearing a sports bra, keeping a little disposable hand warmer (from sporting/hunting store) on the spot and watch it for several days. If redness or pain get worse, or you get a fever or chills, be seen right away. Good luck! ...Read more