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40 yr old female experiencing dull intermittent left sided pain (lateral, at waist), nausea and hot flash yesterday and today. Possible causes? Tx?

40 yr old female experiencing dull intermittent left sided pain (lateral, at waist), nausea and hot flash yesterday and today. Possible causes? Tx?

Abdominal pain: Uti, ectopic pregnancy, ruptured ovarian cyst, ovarian tortion, kidney stones, diverticulitis, gastroenteritis. It could be other things also. Should see a doc asap to pin point a diagnosis. Any burning sensation while urinating? Any chance of pregnancy? Any diarrhea? Any nausea vomiting? Blood in urine? Blood in stool? ...Read more

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What can be the cause of pain in the right side of the waist when sneezing or taking deep breath? I'm female, 39 years old. Years old women?

What can be the cause of pain in the right side of the waist when sneezing or taking deep breath? I'm female, 39 years old. Years old women?

Pain w sneezing: Hello Cheryl, this is caused by muscle spasm. There is a violent contraction of the anterior abdominal muscles when you sneeze. Try placing some pressure with your hand on this are before you sneeze to give some support to the area and this will reduce the acute pain thanks ...Read more

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What are the causes of waist pain?

"Waist pain": Causes for pain in this region are many. In a 41-year-old male, kidney stone is a consideration. Consult a doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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What is the cause of sharp waist pain?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor since this can be caused by many things. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in my left side (waist area)?

What can cause pain in my left side (waist area)?

More info needed....: Your one symptom (pain) can be caused by so many things, it is next to impossible to diagnose without more info. Could be gas, could be a kidney stone, could be blockage. The internet does not replace your local physician. Please call for an appointment and a full examination. ...Read more

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What causes severe waist pains? What are the best drugs to cure?

What causes severe waist pains? What are the best drugs to cure?

Many things: Is the pain unilateral or bilateral? There are multiple etiologies such as trauma, nerve entrapment and autoimmune arhtropathies. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my left waist area. It started on the right side 2 days ago and has made it's way to the left. What could cause this?

Abdominal discomfort: This discomfort may be muscular or be due to an inflammatory process within the abdomen. Possibilities include appendicitis, right and/or left sided diverticulitis or inflammatory bowel disease. Is there any tenderness on pressing portions of the abdomen? Any bowel or digestive disturbances? If symptoms persist, you will need to be examined by a physician and if symptoms are severe, go to the ER. ...Read more

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I'm tying a dressing gown rope around my waist pretty tightly for 10hours + I was wondering if it will cause any damage to my body and what type?

I'm tying a dressing gown rope around my waist pretty tightly for 10hours + I was wondering if it will cause any damage to my body and what type?

Hmmm...: One can stop doing that... for both issues. That means stop tying a tight rope around the waist, and then stop worrying about damage from tying a tight rope around the waist. Humans and animals are NOT designed to have a tight rope tied around them, unless there is a specific medical reason for doing so, such as a temporary leg tourniquet to stop rapid bleeding from a gunshot wound in the leg. ...Read more

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What are the causes of waist spinal pain?

Not sure: Hard to tell in this forum if the pain is from the spine or abdomen. Talk to your gp. ...Read more

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What could cause longer than average healing times for injuries below the waist?

What could cause longer than average healing times for injuries below the waist?

Slow healing: Slower than expected healing times can be due to poor circulation, diabetes, not enough Vitamin C in your diet, or overall poor health. ...Read more

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What kind of damage can long term waist training cause and would it be permanent?

What kind of damage can long term waist training cause and would it be permanent?

Corset issues...: Think of your body as a balloon like the long ones people make animals out of. If you squeeze and tighten one section, the stuff (air in a balloon, all sorts of stuff in a human) being squeezed must pop out in a different section of the balloon or the body. Where else would all the stuff go? Abdominal muscles are vital to supporting the back and abdomen. A corset interferes with abdominal muscles. ...Read more

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A feeling of painful stiffness on the right side waist line comes and goes, especially when standing up. What might be the cause?

A feeling of painful stiffness on the right side waist line comes and goes, especially when standing up. What might be the cause?

A couple of things: That area has abdominal & core muscles, ascending large colon, some small colon, lung/diaphragm, liver, gall bladder, ureter, kidney, & is not too far from appendix & ovary. I'm thinking pulled/strained muscle, but it could be "referred pain" rough translation "problem not where pain felt" which doesn't really help you. Keep an eye out for other clues. What makes it worse, better? Food? Fluid? BM? ...Read more

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Am having constant back and waist pain for close to two years now. What cld be the cause and what advice or recommendations do u have for mei?

Are they related?: Hard to say. Are these two things related in some way? Is this pain in your waist at the flank, near the back? In the front, abdominally? Do these things come on together? There are so many different possible causes of pain at the center of torso. If you have had the pain for two years, probably not so severe if you have not sought medical attention yet. Check in with your medical doctor. ...Read more

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What is the cause pain inside of the waist bone?

What is the cause pain inside of the waist bone?

Common causes are an: Infection, injury resulting in a fracture or dislocation (when the bones making a joint are forced apart, from disruption of the ligaments holding them together), or injury to muscles/ligaments. Tendons or nerves; inflammation from any reason affecting the tissues in the waist.; tumors can also similar symptoms.
See your pcp to get diagnosed and thence treated. ...Read more

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What causes waist downward numbness after a car accident?

What causes waist downward numbness after a car accident?

Herniated disc: Numbness from the waist down is not a good sign if it is truly present. It indicates damage to the nerves that go down the legs. The damage may be mild and transient or more severe. The most common cause would be a herniated disc in the lumbar spine. You should be evaluated by a doctor soon. Not necessarily the emergency room or urgent care but within a week. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a sharp pain in the back left side of the waist?

Nerve Impingement: Can be caused by nerve being sandwiched between two spinal bones in the neck area. It can cause muscle spasm and pain in the neck. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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What causes pains under ribs? And most espcially at the right side and it assocaited with waist pain.

What causes pains under ribs? And most espcially at the right side and it assocaited with waist pain.

Depends: It could be related to your stomach, gall bladder, liver or intestines. See your primary and get checked out. ...Read more

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I ve frequent pains on my waist. Some say its sugar and some say its stress. Pls what might be the cause?

I ve frequent pains on my waist. Some say its sugar and some say its stress. Pls what might be the cause?

Many possibilities: Pains at the waist can be due to many things, because the waist contains a variety of body parts. The intestines are there, so digestive problems can cause pain (such as gall bladder disorders, food intolerances, intestinal infections). The kidneys are there, so kidney problems can cause symptoms (such as congenital abnormal kidneys, tumors, urine infections). A doctor needs to evaluate to see. ...Read more

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I have suffered from chronic waist pain since 2005. Mri could not diagnose the causes of my pain. What's the problem?

I have suffered from chronic waist pain since 2005. Mri could not diagnose the causes of my pain. What's the problem?

Musculoskeletal: 20's female with chronic "waist pain" wants to know what is wrong. The problem is likely musculoskeletal. An osteopath can diagnose. Since an MRI has been negative, there is little likelihood of a mechanical disk problem. She might have a chronic musculoskeletal problem or chronic sacroiliac joint soft tissue disorder. There are certain specific physical exams to diagnose these problems. ...Read more

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I'm 33 weeks and 5 days my babys waist is to small I was wondering if being around someone who smokes alot could cause that?

I'm 33 weeks and 5 days my babys waist is to small I was wondering if being around someone who smokes alot could cause that?

Not likely: It is highly unlikely that second hand smoke exposure would lead to a small fetal abdominal circumference. The question to ask your doctor is if the abdominal circumference is small but normal or small and abnormal indicating an overall problem with fetal growth. ...Read more

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Is it normal for women in their 20's to sweat profusely only from the waist down? What could be causing it, and what will help stop it?

Is it normal for women in their 20's to sweat profusely only from the waist down? What could be causing it, and what will help stop it?

Increased Sweating: If the sweating occurs as a result of another medical condition, it is called secondary hyperhidrosis. Causes include,
acromegaly,
anxiety conditions,
cancer,
carcinoid syndrome,
certain medications and substances of abuse,
glucose control disorders,
heart disease,
hyperthyroidism,
lung disease.
Parkinson disease,
pheochromocytoma,
spinal cord injury,
stroke,
tuberculosis or other infections. ...Read more

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If you have a kidney that is functioning low will it cause pain and could that pain be on your left side and low back just above the waist?

If you have a kidney that is functioning low will it cause pain and could that pain be on your left side and low back just above the waist?

Maybe: A "low functioning" kidney, by itself, should not cause pain. BUT, a kidney infection or a kidney stone COULD cause exactly the kind of pain you're having. Either way, it must be evaluated by your physician ASAP to make sure it's not something serious. ...Read more