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Doctor can check: Back pain on either side of the spine (called flank pain by doctors) can be caused by kidney disease, especially if the person doesn't remember hurting her back by lifting or working too much. Other abdominal problems can also show up as back pain, so evaluation by a doctor is needed. A doctor generally examines the liver, stomach, pancreas, and intestine areas for possible problems, too. ...Read more
Recently my lower back & sides pains from inside. My legs hurts a little too. its like pressing down on my lower back even when i sit or stand.
Likely LS disk probl: You are a 40yo, and I have no medical History. A diagnosis is needed and may require a CT scan of the LS spine. Pain like this could come from kidney stones, but story sounds like it would have to be bilateral. In either case need to see an MD soon, have a Physical exam and likely get a CT ordered. If kidney stones I would expect to find blood in urine, a test your MD should be able to perform. ...Read more
Curvature: Could be curvature of the lower spine or your pelvic tilt angle. If it persists, see your family md for xrays and evaluation. Stretching and strengthening exercises can always help. ...Read more
Spine nerve irritate: You may have over use these muscles or that there is the spinal nerve root irritation. Do not perform exercises that cause you more pain. Spinal nerve root irritation always causes muscle spasms. If the pain is primarily due to nerve damage, there are symptoms of pins and needles, numbness, burning, shooting and sharp pains. If the pain is due to nerve irritation with predominant muscle spas. ...Read more
How come when some1 massages my upper left back/shoulder where theres knots my left arm/elbow pain goes away but comes back again a little while late?
Spasm returns: Knots are a type of cramp or muscle spasm. When a massage releases a muscle spasm it doesn't always stay released, particularly if you keep doing the same thing(s) that caused the spasm in the first place. Too much body frame weight, the wrong shoes, strain caused by stress bad exercises, bad pillow, etc. Could all be causes of the spasm. Find the source of spasm, address it and feel it disappear. ...Read more
Pain in lower back, through buttock inside right thigh, down leg. Sometimes goes away, but comes back again. Came on after increase in exercise. Pull?
Sacroiliac joint: A large pelvic girdle joint, called sacroiliac joint (sij) can shift causing this pattern of pain, which sounds like sciatica. Pain from lumbar disks diminishes with lying down. Pain from pelvis increases, especially if you lie on your back or on pained side. Try sleeping on left side with a body pillow between legs. If becomes chronic see osteopath or physiatrist for diagnosis & therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it a cyst?: If a sebaceous cyst, comp[lete surgical excision should take care of it. Hidadrenitis, requires a more extensive operation to remove multiple glands. If the "cyst" is a lymph node- more elaborate testing including biopsy may determine the cause. See general surgeon. If you had rectal cancer- go back to your oncologist. ...Read more
Pain right side under rib cage, goes onto my back and toward my belly. If I push my tummy it goes away when I move it comes back.
Doctor can check: In that area are the liver, gallbladder, part of the intestine, and of course some muscle and ribs. The right kidney is deeper inside, near there. One's primary care doctor can examine to see if there is any reason to worry. A patient can write down details such as when the pain started, was it sudden or gradual, was there any trauma (such as in sports), etc., and show the details to the doctor. ...Read more
Pain radiates from beneath my lower left jaw in a knot beside my esophagus. Starts with back lower skull pain or pop. Thoughts?
Examination needed: You could be suffering from a dental occlusion issue or there could be a cervical radiculopathy or entrapped branch of the occipital nerve though your age is against the radiculopathy choice more than the other conditions and an pinched occipital nerve doesn't explain jaw pain very well. Caution to you though on the chiropractic manipulations of the neck. Those can be DANGEROUS. ASK about risks. ...Read more
Stabbing pain right back upper throat, periodically. Red place there. Also bottom very back molar has smelly pus when rubbed sometimes on same side?
Wisdom tooth ?: From your explanation that is what it appears to be. Most probably infected. May have a large cavity.... those teeth are very hard to keep clean. Please see your dentist ASAP. An infection in that area can quickly turn deadly if the swelling closes off your airway. All the best... ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What does it mean when my upper back hurts if I stretch back or pull my chest forwards. It's like a sharp pain in my upper back that prevents my from ?
Lower back pains when I run on uneven surface and recently felt a small lump on my lower right back?
More info needed: Given your age, this is very likely a non-sinister cause like a muscular injury or strain. However, as others have said, you need to be examined + go through the history in much more detail to be sure. A physiotherapist or a GP are both good places to start. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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