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Lower back pain on left side?

Lower back pain on left side?

Probably your muscle: Usually lower back pain is due to muscle strain that should improve with gently stretching the back, giving the muscle some rest (but remain active if you can!), and using an over the counter pain reliever / anti-inflammatory. If the pain becomes severe or does not start to improve, or if it's accompanied by other symptoms, you should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back pain on left side shoulder right side of blade?

Back pain on left side shoulder right side of  blade?

Likely muscle pain: Myofascial pain is the most common pain in the upper back area. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more

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Lower back, pain on left side?

Lower back, pain on left side?

Numerous possible: Pain in that area could be due to a trigger point (localized soft tissue inflammation) vs muscle sprain/strain vs facet joint pain vs degenerative disc vs disc herniation, among other causes. If your symptoms are persistent or worsening, see a physician. ...Read more

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Pain on my left side from side of my rib cage upper also my lower left side?

Pain on my left side from side of my rib cage upper also my lower left side?

Get a physical!: New onset sharp left sided abdominal pain can have many etiologies. Without a physician history and examination, it is hard to guess the cause. Musculoskeletal pains, constipation, kidney infection, enlarged spleen, diverticulitis among possibilities.... ...Read more

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Dull ache on right side of upper stomach?

Dull ache on right side of upper stomach?

Liver or gallbladder: Pains on the right upper side of the abdomen are usually associated with conditions related to the liver or gallbladder. I would recommend that you see your medical provider for a full evaluation if this is persistent or bothersome. ...Read more

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Lower back pain on left side numbness in my abdomen ?

Lower back pain on left side numbness in my abdomen ?

Pinched nerve: A pinched nerve can cause numbness in the lower abdomen but usually low back radiculopathies cause radiation of discomfort to the leg. Perhaps the superficial nerves of that portion of the abdomen are pinched or irritated. A neurologist is qualified to evaluate your symptoms. ...Read more

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Excruciating pain on temple on right side?

Excruciating pain on temple on right side?

Pain in temple: How long have you had the pain? Any change in vision with the pain? How long does it last? Does it move to any other part of the head? Any nausea or vomiting with it? What makes it better?Please consult with your primary care physician! ...Read more

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Stabbing pain on my right side, slightly above my waistline. Throbbing pain in my right palm. Dull ache around rib/stomach on my left side.

Stabbing pain on my right side, slightly above my waistline. Throbbing pain in my right palm. Dull ache around rib/stomach on my left side.

Rule out ob/gyn: It could be related to a peripheral nerve entrapment but more importantly you would want to visit with you ob/gyn to rule out any gynecological or obstetric causes for you pain. ...Read more

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Pain on left side of abdomen?

Pain on left side of abdomen?

Nature of pain?: Left sided pain in a male could be a hernis, kidney stone, diverticular disease, pancreatitis and even just gas or constipation. We look at the location, the type of pain, lab tests, x-rays and, of course, examine the patient. There are lots of other possibilities as well. If pain gets worse or does not just go away you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Pinching pain on lower left side of stomach?

Pinching pain on lower left side of stomach?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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Pain on lower abdomonal on right hand side?

Pain on lower abdomonal on right hand side?

Get it evaluated: There are several possible causes for pain in this area including appendicitis. How long has the pain been an issue? Abdominal pain that is significant requires a medical evaluation. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Stabbing pains on lower right side of back ?

Stabbing pains on lower right side of back ?

Depends: Kidney pain usually present with localized tenderness at the bilateral flank regions, which may radiate to the lumbosacral spine and inguinal area. The pain usually presents as dull, achy, constant, cramping pain, with intermittent sharp stabbing pain .However, musculoskeletal pain due to muscle spasm usually presents with dull spasm to sharp pain reproducible with palpation, and position changes ...Read more

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Pain on right side?

Magic : I wish there was a crystal ball doctors could look into to find out where on the right side. Right head, neck, abdomen, chest, leg, arm, toe, finger......? ...Read more

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Sharp pain on my upper left back comes and goes?

Sharp pain on my upper left back comes and goes?

Muscle pain.: Muscle contractions is probably the cause . Take otc pain medication , apply warm compresses to the area 3 times a day for 15 minutes. If it persist get a prescription for a muscle relaxant from your doctor. May also need referral for the physical therapy. ...Read more

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Pain on left side near my kidneys into my back

Pain on left side near my kidneys into my back

Flank pain : Many causes can have this pain musculo-skeletal and kidney are most common. Consider seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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Stiffness on back left side of neck left arm weakness dull ache mid to left side of chest?

Stiffness on back left side of neck left arm weakness dull ache mid to left side of chest?

Need a physical exam: and imaging like X ray and MRI to figure out of you have disk disease in the neck that causes your symptoms. Call a pain specialist and make an appointment. ...Read more

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Pain in back right side of my head?

Pain in back right side of my head?

How bad?: Headaches are very non specific. One sided pain could be due to migraine or sinusitis. Stress or cluster type of headaches. If you have a very bad headache, then that could be originating from brain and needs urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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Lower stomach pain on both sides worse on my right side. Towards my overies.?

Lower stomach pain on both sides worse on my right side. Towards my overies.?

Belly pain: I think gynecologic reasons (ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, pelvic inflammatory disease), intestinal (appendicitis, inflammatory bowel, functional or ibs), and urologic (kidney stone or infection) among others. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant after being sterlised symptoms servere back ache , pain left side hardness in stomach?

Can you get pregnant after being sterlised symptoms servere back ache , pain left side hardness in stomach?

1/300: There is a 1/300 to 1/1500 chance of pregnancy after sterilization. If you are not sure, do a upt. If positive, seek medical evaluation right away, as ectopic pregnancy is possible. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Levin
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