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Back Pain Behind Ribs
Really bad upper back pain behind rib and down the left side what could be the cause of it? Muscles?
Hard to say: Unless you injured it, it would be unusual to have really bad back pain from the muscles in your back. There are many potential causes some of which are musculoskeletal, but some which are not. A kidney infection, known as a pyelonephritis is just one example. Consider being checked. Thank you for the question. ...Read more
30/m with severe pain in back behind ribs. Lasting for 3 months and getting worse. Progressive pain in groin. No bulge. Appointment in 2 wks. Causes?
Kidney or spine: Kidney problems like stones cause back and/or flank pain which radiates toward the groin. Do you have any urinary symptoms? Spinal pain does not usually radiate to the groin. If the pain becomes severe, you can always go to the emergency room for a quicker evaluation. Otherwise your physician will order the appropriate tests for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I went to accident and emergency Tuesday they kepteninnfornseveral hours because I have really bad pains in my stomach on the navel and left and right side of it and have aching pain in back behind ribs
I've had since Thursday
They gave me morphine and
Question cut off: Either re-ask & clarify or consider using HealthTap Concierge or Prime if you are inquiring about a complex issue. ...Read more
Upper chest pain far left, sometimes in arm and back. Also pain under heart behind ribs. What to do?
Movement?: If worse with movement likely a musculoskeletal injury. If not, could be any one of a number of things. See your doc, go over the details and get examined. ...Read more
I have this sharp back pain that has kept me up since yesterday and it's been bothering me. At first it was on my left (rib) then middle back. ?
Myofascial: Hi Jose751 Sharp sudden pains (without injury I hope) that move around could be (from the outside in) skin ( look for a rash or a bruise), muscles (tender to touch or move), bones (significant injury), or inner organs (like kidney, spleen, etc). Without temperature or other sx, ok to try anti inflammatory and stretching..if it continues, ER or your practitioner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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