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Back Pain On Left Side Under Ribs
Back pain on left side...Deep...Seem like it comes from under the ribs...Wake up sore in the morning on that side...Car accident 1 year ago?
Bad back pain on left side that goes around to my front side under breast. Feels like it's under rib cage. severe pain?
Intercostal: Pain that radiates from back to front , usually sharp and stabbing in character, may be related to intercostal neuralgia. This irritation of the nerve supplying each rib can be treated by rib mobilization techniques or by intercostal nerve block, which is diagnostic as well as therapeutic. In either case it is crucial to assure proper rib motion is re-established , or pain will return ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left back pain, sensitive to touch & also rib pain with sensitivity, sensitivity under ribs & stomach numbness in left side of body.What could be wrong?
Many things, but...: A left kidney infection is possible if your symptoms are associated with fever or urinary symptoms. A kidney stone is another possibility and pain would be colicky. Intercostal neuralgias and shingles could cause symptoms more similar to what you describe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have right constant dull ache on right and left side under the ribs, flatulence and back pain, upper and lower what could this be?
Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, etc... ...Read more
Having upper back pain bt shoulder blades with swelling under my left shoulder that goes down to the side of my rib with some swelling on my chest. ?
Atypical Chest: Always warrants medical evaluation sooner rather than later. You need a thorough Physical Examination, Chest X-Ray, Lab Work including a CBC and test for Mono, possibly a CT of your chest. I am concerned about the possibility of a Aortic problem which is a life-threatening emergency. Go to ER immediately. ...Read more
Can excessive gas cause rib and back pain? Sharp pains under left rib, down left side and mid to upper back . Some burping and flatuence
Yes it can: Excessive gas in the bowels can cause pressure upwards and backwards. Pressure upwards effects the diaphragm which attaches to the ribs. Pressure backwards can impact the back. Drinking warm tea and gently massaging the belly may help move the gas along. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Continues nausea weakness and dizziness along with upper back pain and pain just under my ribs on the left and right side of my abdomin?
Dull lower back pain just under ribs on left side. Only feels slightly better when laying down on my right side. Muscle spasms in the left leg also.
Back pain.: It is hard to tell without adequate physical examination. This could be due many possibilities. A muscle spasm, strain muscle, kidney stone, pinched nerve due to disc problem. I suggest you check with your doctor for adequate medical history and physical examination. This will lead to an adequate diagnosis and treatment. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Mild to sharp chest and back pain under ribs on left side on inhaling.Recent Echo and bld wrk nrml. Had CTSCAN 4yrs ago. Don't want anymore radiation.
Pleuritic pain...: you are describing pleuritic chest pain and there are many possible causes including lung infection, blood clot, bronchospasm, etc. It could also be a musculoskeletal pain. In order to diagnose it, it is important to know what other symptoms you have, like fever, cough, shortness of breath, etc. See your doctor so that more info can be given and you can be examined. ...Read more
If a person had pancreatic cancer that is causing left side pain (under the rib cage) and back pain, should you be experiencing weight loss too?
Pancreatic Cancer: Unfortunately even in this era of tremendous advances in oncology field pancreatic cancer is still a gruesome diagnosis. The most common symptom is jaundice and pain is rather rare and can be associated with very advanced disease with significant weight loss. Pain is more often associated with pancreatitis and specific tests should be done to rule out inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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