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I'm having sharp pain in my lower back mostly towards my back when i take deep breaths. What can it be?

I'm having sharp pain in my lower back mostly towards my back when i take deep breaths. What can it be?

Several posibilities: But the most concerning would be pleural irritation (some inflammation in the two layers of tissue lining the outside of the lungs). See a doctor and get this examined. It may be quite benign but you want to be sure that you don't miss something potentially serious. ...Read more

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For the past month I've had a comes & goes pain in my lower back ribs on one side when I take a deep breath or with movement. Only happens sometimes t?

For the past month I've had a comes & goes pain in my lower back ribs on one side when I take a deep breath or with movement. Only happens sometimes t?

This area between: the ribs and the hip bone (ilia), upper abdomen and back is called the flank. An injury or bruise to the ribs would cause pain with deep breathing, called pleuritic pain. Other causes might be kidney issues including infection though I believe you would have other symptoms. I think it would be safe to ice it and observe, and if it continues to improve, all is good. If not, you need to see your Doc ...Read more

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I get a sharp right lower back pain anytime I move or take a deep breath. What could this be?

I get a sharp right lower back pain anytime I move or take a deep breath. What could this be?

Back pain: The most common causes of pain in this area is inflammation of the sacroiliac joint. Also, an inflamed facet joint in the lumbar spine or the sacrospinous ligament can cause this pain. Kidney stones can be a source of pain too. Begin with anti-inflammatory medications and apply ice to the affected area. If the pain persists then see a medical doctor. ...Read more

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I found a lump on my lower back more to the side between my rib it hurts me at times specially when I take deep breaths. Is nickel size. Should I worr?

See a doctor: You should have this mass examined by a physician. Although more than likely it is a benign mass, this can only be ascertained during a full physical examination. ...Read more

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Sharp pain lower back left side. Same pain is directly below my left breast at times when I lay on my left side, esp w deep breath. Like a stitch?

Sharp pain lower back left side. Same pain is directly below my left breast at times when I lay on my left side, esp w deep breath. Like a stitch?

Not enough info: There are many possible reasons for your symptoms, such as gas, kidney stones, ovarian cysts, endometriosis, and more. You may need an exam to get more information. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing extreme back and shoulder pain that came w/ very mild fever. I also feel sharp pain in my lower back when i take a deep breath?

Back/shoulder pain: See a doctor ASAP. Pain can be referred from the abdomen by irritating the diaphragm (gall bladder, pancreas, etc.); may be from the lungs with irritation of the pleura (lining around lungs). This may represent infection or non-infectious inflammation, but whichever it proves to be it needs to be evaluated quickly and dealt with appropriately. Please see your doctor right away. ...Read more