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Woke up yesterday w a dull constant ache in my back. Middle to left side under ribs. Not very painful but hurts. Pain changes w movem sometimes sharp?

Woke up yesterday w a dull constant ache in my back. Middle to left side under ribs. Not very painful but hurts. Pain changes w movem sometimes sharp?

Rib cage: Location of pain middle to left side rib is above kidney location. Make sure you have no shingle rash. Have cxr, rib cage xr , mid thoracic and also kub x-ray. That will you give you an idea. It can be simple musculoskeletal pain but it is only ruled in when other serious heart and lung conditions are ruled out. Recurrence of kidney stone is one of the possibilities. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a dull ache in my back when I need to use the restroom. Why?

I have a dull ache in my back when I need to use the restroom. Why?

Unknown: You could have a urinary tract infection. Seek treatment from your doctor if it doesn't go away. An untreated UTI risks damage to the kidneys. ...Read more

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What could cause a dull ache in my back when i need to use the restroom?

What could cause a dull ache in my back when i need to use the restroom?

Back pain: If the pain is in the thoracic area, an MRI would be quite helpful. Any other area of the spine, including lumbar spine area should also be explored. ...Read more

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Dull ache in lower left back for last 15 days. no other symptom. occurs when I stand up, or bend down, goes away while lying. more severe in morning.

Dull ache in lower left back for last 15 days. no other symptom. occurs when I stand up, or bend down, goes away while lying. more severe in morning.

See a doctor: Mostly back pain will resolve itself by just resting. If the pain persist, I recommend you need to see a doctor to get a full check up and sometimes need to get a radiology study to rule out many other possibilities, such as kidney stone, bulging disc, etc. ...Read more

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What causes a dull aching pain on sides of lower back?

What causes a dull aching pain on sides of lower back?

See pcp: Could be due to a muscle strain or some problem with your kidneys or maybe pathology with your back. ...Read more

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Hi there I have a dull ache in my upper back can you tell me what this might be ?

Hi there I have a dull ache in my upper back can you tell me what this might be ?

Need more : Need more info but the top three are: muscle strain if not getting better see your md referred pain from tmj: depends on how high up on you upper back. If you grind your teeth or have had excessive stress recently see your dentist and then ask you md how to relieve stress women often refer cardiac pain to the upper back so if you are at risk see you md however we need more information. ...Read more