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Dr. Ayisha Gani
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is also known as Back pain. Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Vivian Hernandez-popp
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Stabbing back pain - upper right side extending to the front ribcage. Having difficulty in breathing ans lifting objects?

Dr. Vivian Hernandez-popp
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Stabbing back pain  - upper right side extending to the front ribcage. Having difficulty in breathing ans lifting objects?

ER Evaluation Need: You need to be evaluated right away specially if it a new pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Rosenthal
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Lower back pain between ribcage and pelvis right side, spot tender to touch, radiating to buttock and leg hot patch made it worse, what could this be?

Dr. Richard Rosenthal
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Lower back pain between ribcage and pelvis right side, spot tender to touch, radiating to buttock and leg hot patch made it worse, what could this be?

Many things: It could be caused by a herniated disc, spinal arthritis, something called spinal stenosis or a list of other things. As always, it is difficult to say what is causing a patients pain without seeing them in person. I would simply admonish you to see your doctor if it is really bothering you. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Tomasello
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What causes progressive constipation, noncylic breast tenderness, foggy memory, cramping in right side of ribcage, and thoracic back pain/pressure?

Dr. Peter Tomasello
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What causes progressive constipation, noncylic breast tenderness, foggy memory, cramping in right side of ribcage, and thoracic back pain/pressure?

See below: You have to many complaints you would be better served by going to a general practitioner or internal medicine physician and getting a thorough history and physical. Good luck thank you. ...Read more

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Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
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I have been having back pain underneath my ribcage on both sides for a week now, low grade fever, and some nausea.

Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
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I have been having back pain underneath my ribcage on both sides for a week now, low grade fever, and some nausea.

Follow up with dr: I would highly recommend being evaluated by a doctor especially if developing a fever. If the pain gets worse then go to ER. Avoid fatty and spicy foods. Gallbladder problems is a possibility but without a proper history, physical exam and further testing, you don't know ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Dickson
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I've been having upper back pain, lower abdominal pain, stomach pain, and pain right under my ribcage, also cloudy dark urine and burning when I pee. ?

Dr. Mark Dickson
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I've been having upper back pain, lower abdominal pain, stomach pain, and pain right under my ribcage, also cloudy dark urine and burning when I pee. ?

Kidney infection?: A kidney infection can cause those symptoms. If you have one you need to start treatment with IV anabiotics right away. Go see your doctor today. ...Read more

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Dr. Mitchell Cohn
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Hurting under left shoulder blade tingling in center of back pain in top left ribcage that goes under my left arm.

Dr. Mitchell Cohn
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Rib dysfunction: This kind of pain, along with the tingling (neuro type symptom) is commonly seen in my practice.Ribs should rise & fall w/ inhaling/exhaling, but when one or more locks & stops moving properly, pain-sharp or severe aching-results, usually in upper back.Vertebrae may also be involved.Osteopathic hands-on exam recommended.Gentle manipulation may free the rib, & stop the symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. John Michalski
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I m having severe pain under both my rightand left ribcage. I'm so tired all the time. Lowr back pain tiredness and severe pain in both legs?

Dr. John Michalski
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I m having severe pain under both my rightand left ribcage. I'm so tired all the time. Lowr back pain tiredness and severe pain in both legs?

Severe pain: Sounds serious, possible vascular aneurysm, vascular phenomenon, mass, referred pain--check asap with er. Chest doc, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Leila Hashemi
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Sore back pain under left ribcage. 17 hour bus trip. 2 negative leg ultrasounds and a negative d dimer. Could this still be pulmonary embolism?

Dr. Leila Hashemi
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Sore back pain under left ribcage. 17 hour bus trip. 2 negative leg ultrasounds and a negative d dimer. Could this still be pulmonary embolism?

NO: If your D-Dimer is low it's not possible to have PE. Most likely you have muscle spasm due to the long trip. ...Read more

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Dr. Drew Christensen
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Severe upper abdominal pain. Began beside bellybutton & has shifted below ribcage. Worse after meal. Back pain. Chest pain. Right shoulder pain. Help?

Dr. Drew Christensen
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Severe upper abdominal pain. Began beside bellybutton & has shifted below ribcage. Worse after meal. Back pain. Chest pain. Right shoulder pain. Help?

Get in.: If you are having severe abdominal pain, you need to get in to be seen right away - it could be something serious. You could be dealing with a bad gallbladder, a bad appendix, or something else. Please get in right away. ...Read more

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