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I have massive throbbing pain on my left side on the back side and under my ribs?

I have massive throbbing pain on my left side on the back side and under my ribs?

Pains: Back pain can be annoying as you are finding out. Massive pain should be evaluated to help diagnose and then treat your issues, best wishes. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower left side of my back, it started with bad lower back pain, now it's centered on left lower side.

I have pain in my lower left side of my back, it started with bad lower back pain, now it's centered on left lower side.

Could be a number of: various causes, including sacroiliac joint pain, piriformis spasms, strains of various lumbar muscles & ligaments, intervertebral disk problems, myfascial pain & others. See your doctor or physiatrist for proper evaluation and treatment based on specific diagnosis. If a specific diagnosis is not made, see a physiatrist or other spine specialist. There are many good ones in your area. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Experiencing pain in both sides. What could cause worse pain on my right side just below my ribs, when I lay on my left side?

Experiencing pain in both sides. What could cause worse pain on my right side just below my ribs, when I lay on my left side?

Many possible causes: Pain in the abdominal area (below the ribs) is a common complaint. There are many causes of pain in this area from the simple (constipation, gastritis, muscular) to the moderate (kidney infection, ulcer, pneumonia) to the complex/dangerous (kidney stone, tumor, to name a few). I recommend a complete evaluation with primary care including blood work if needed and follow up with specialty as needed. ...Read more

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My lower left side abdominal hurts and left side of my back?

My lower left side abdominal hurts and left side of my back?

Bladder or ovary: The possibilities for the origin of this pain are various. Amongst the most likely are urinary tract infection, an ovarian cyst or an ectopic pregnancy if sexually active without protection however a combination of the above is possible. ...Read more

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In really bad pain left side near ribs? Came on suddenly

In really bad pain left side near ribs? Came on suddenly

Severe pain: requires a visit to an emergency clinic. Could be a lot of things, if it lasts more than a few minutes could also be dangerous. good luck! ...Read more

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Pain on my left side from side of my rib cage upper also my lower left side?

Pain on my left side from side of my rib cage upper also my lower left side?

Get a physical!: New onset sharp left sided abdominal pain can have many etiologies. Without a physician history and examination, it is hard to guess the cause. Musculoskeletal pains, constipation, kidney infection, enlarged spleen, diverticulitis among possibilities.... ...Read more

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Its like a stabbing right side pain on my right side and below on my tummy ?

Its like a stabbing  right side pain on my right side and below on my tummy ?

Abdominal pain.: Pain like this is often related to gut activity and is not concerning although it could be early appendicitis, pancreatitis or gall bladder stone. Typically pain associated with those is not described as "stabbing." Pancreas, gall bladder and appendix problems usually get progressively worse. If you develop serious signs or symptoms (fever, chills,persistent and worsening pain) see someone. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain on my right side, slightly above my waistline. Throbbing pain in my right palm. Dull ache around rib/stomach on my left side.

Rule out ob/gyn: It could be related to a peripheral nerve entrapment but more importantly you would want to visit with you ob/gyn to rule out any gynecological or obstetric causes for you pain. ...Read more

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Bad pain on my lower right side. What could it be?

Appendicitis?: For sudden severe abdominal pain you should go to the emergency room. It could also be other things not so serious, but you must get it checked out right away! ...Read more

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I had pricking pain on left side of my abdomen on liver side and had lower back pain?

RUQ pain: This could be a number of reasons. Most likely cause would be biliary colic (pain caused by gallstones) or gallbladder dyskinesia ("lazy gallbladder). Suggest follow up with your local physicians for further testing if you symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Have sharp pain under my ribs on the left side. Nausea.

Left abdominal: Sharp pain just below the left rib cage is often due to gas entrapment which may be in the left colon or in the actual stomach. If you feel bloated it could be gas. Drinking hot(not boiling) water helps break down the gas and enables it to be passed rectally. Forcing your self to belch only causes more gas buildup. Taking simethicone after meals prevents gas buildup. If symptoms persist see MD ...Read more

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What can this sharp pain on my left side be?

What can this sharp pain on my left side be?

Could be many things: Depending on the severity, timing and location the pain could be due do food in sensitivities, problems with your gut, kidney problems, constipation or diarrhea to name a few. If the pain is severe, prolonged or just causing significant discomfort, get checked out by your primary care and they can help determine a plan of care. ...Read more

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Pain on my left and right side during my period.

Pain on my left and  right  side during my period.

Pain can radiate: anywhere during your period I usually recommend starting ibuprofen (2) three times a day starting 1 or 2 days before you think you start your cycle. Get ahead of the pain. this will help for most women. Also, getting on birth control pills can help decrease your pain and your flow. ...Read more

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Lower stomach pain on both sides worse on my right side. Towards my overies.?

Lower stomach pain on both sides worse on my right side. Towards my overies.?

Belly pain: I think gynecologic reasons (ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, pelvic inflammatory disease), intestinal (appendicitis, inflammatory bowel, functional or ibs), and urologic (kidney stone or infection) among others. ...Read more

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Haveing pain on my left side of my lower back that comes and goes?

Back sprain: Unless you have a fever and other symptoms that would lead me to think that you have a urine infection then this is likely a simple back sprain, over half of patients never remember doing anything to hurt themselves if the symptoms persist after a few days and are not getting better please see you doctor. ...Read more

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My lower back under my ribs on my left side hurts?

My lower back under my ribs on my left side hurts?

Many possibilities: This could be due to a pulled muscle, which needs time to heal and may benefit from anti-inflammatory medications (motrin). It may also be a kidney infection which is commonly accompanied by burning on urination and frequent urination. A doctor can look for other causes such as rib injuries, lung infections, tumors or cancers in the area, problems from the aorta or pancreas in the abdomen, etc... ...Read more

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My right side of my face goes numb and get sharp shooting pain on my right side been goin on fot 4 years now?

See a neurologist: or orofacial pain specialist to rule out trigeminal neuralgia, peripheral neuropathy or other cause of the neurological deficit. This is a serious medical condition needs to be evaluated. See a neurologist for consultation, imaging and treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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I'm having really bad pain on the left side of my lower abdomen?

I'm having really bad pain on the left side of my lower abdomen?

Severe pain = ER: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone or injury. Get chronic pain checked especially if associated with stool changes. ...Read more

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Ihave a constant pain on my right lower side it feels inflamed?

Ihave a constant pain on my right lower side it feels inflamed?

Could b appendicitis: Appendicitis is possible. The pain localizes to the right lower abdomen after initially being more diffuse. If you have a fever or if the pain persists beyond 4 hours to in for evaluation. An exam by a doc, ultrasound and blood draw for lab analysis will help get the diagnosis. ...Read more