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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
Upper chest pain far left, sometimes in arm and back. Also pain under heart behind ribs. What to do?
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
Back pain under shoulder blade that radiates around into chest behind breast on right side, right forearm pain...what is the cause?
R/O THORACIC DISC: Given the Nature and duration of your symptoms I would be concerned with arthritis or herniation of a disc in the thoracic region. T4-6 You need to be examined have labs checked. Thoracic spine X-ray and thoracic MRI. TX : Consists of PT/ NSAIDS/MUSCLE RELAXANT/GABAPENTIN/LYRICA/SAVELLA). GLUTEN FREE DIET(. WHOLEAPPROACH.COM GUTBLISS.COM) ...Read more
I have chest pain around heart. Behind the heart . That is back pain. My neck is very hard. I feel slow blood circulation to brain. My left is week?
Yes: It is very common for the pain associated with gallbladder to be felt in the right lower chest and through to the back. If the pain comes on after eating, there is a high likelihood that this is from the gallbladder and should be evaluated. ...Read more
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
Have back pain that goes from the bra strap to bottom of rib cage. Make it hard to get in and out of bed, pain can be so bad .?
Back strain: People who strain their back are surprised at how severe and sharp the pain is. I have experienced this myself on two occasions. The symptoms from a back strain will improve in time. Rest, otc meds for pain, gentle stretches, massage, body work, etc can all help. Work on core strength once the pain is gone. www.spine-health.com/conditions/lower-back-pain/pulled-back-muscle-and-lower-back-strain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I fell about 6 weeks ago and broke a rib and ever since them I have horribble back pain my rib is healed but i'm still in a lot of pain! why?
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
I was nauseus and back pain for 2weeks, then sever pain 3times in the next 2weeks upper right side under ribs with other symptoms. Now vommiting. Y?
Get medical exam: Pyelonephritis is a severe infection in the kidney; it should be evaluated by a medical provider at the earliest opportunity. A kidney stone may partially or fully obstructed the kidney and cause a hydronephrosis. It to should be evaluated by a healthcare provider as soon as possible. Hepatitis of the liver is also a possibility and should be examined quickly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been experiencing some back pain. Last week it was under the lower area of my ribs, lasting several days, now it's on the right, exact oppos?
Thoracic Disc ?: Given the Nature and duration of your symptoms I would be concerned with arthritis or herniation of a disc in the thoracic region. T10-12 You need to be examined have labs checked. Thoracic spine X-ray and thoracic MRI if indicated. If W/U is normal it may be Fibromyalgia of thoracic spine . TX PT/ NSAIDS/MUSCLE RELAXANT. GLUTEN FREE DIET. WHOLEAPPROACH.COM GUTBLISS.COM ...Read more
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