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Severe back pain on upper left side in a man?

Severe back pain on upper left side in a man?

Too many causes: Back pain is extremely common and there are too many causes and luckily most of the time it is self limiting. If pain last longer than a week, getting worse, have neurological deficits, have fever or too much to handle seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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Back pain on upper left side until my left arm. Left hand sometimes feel numb and sometimes can feel the pain until left subcostal. Wht could b wrong?

Need examination: It sounds like your pain and numbness is significant and worrisome to you. It is impossible to diagnose your problem in this forum. I suggest you see a clinician for a full evaluation and physical examination. ...Read more

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I have back pain after eating. Mainly upper left side and middle back. Sometimes pain on right side too. Am i eating wrong? Or is it my body?

Back pain : Certain foods are known to aggravate pain in certain gastrointestinal conditions like gastritis, ulcers, pancreas problem or gallbladder dysfunction. In order to make adequate diagnosis and get adequate treatment you need to see a physician who will obtain adequate history and perform a physical examination. Your physician will select what tests and treatments are needed. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more

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How to treat severe upper back pain left side?

How to treat severe upper back pain left side?

Severe back pain: Anytime i hear severe, i would suggest a physician evaluate. Regarding the location, pain upper left (near shoulder blade) can suggest muscle spasm/tendinitis of shoulder, thoracic spine/disk problem, lung/heart disease, stomach/pancreas/spenic disorder. Seeing an md could help to determine the actual location and determine appropriate testing to get a diagnosis. Too little information. ...Read more

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38weeks+3 pregnant, painful middle to upper back pain on left side. Why is this?

Myofascial Pain: First, congratulations on your pregnancy. There could be a variety of causes, but most likely this is muscular or myofascial pain. With the added weight of the baby, change In your routine, and reduced sleep your are stressing your mid-back. I would suggest consider gentle massage treatment, trying to support and retract your shoulders and better support when sleeping. Hang in there and good luck ...Read more

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Why am i having upper back pain left side under shoulder blade?

Very common: Very common to have pain in that area, especially during the computer age. Always ask for a chest x-ray just to be safe, but muscles and daily living are probably the issue. ...Read more

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Mid and upper back pain on left side gas and hick ups and pain in kidney?

Mid and upper back pain on left side gas and hick ups and pain in kidney?

May be gas in large: This may be what we call the "splenic flexure syndrome" where we get gas in the large intestine where the intestine flexes from the tranversecolon to the left descending colon - across the top of the abdomen and down to the left side. The intestine turns under where the spleen is and that is why it is called the splenic flexure where the intestine turns. Intestine gas can build up = pain. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

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