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Dull Ache In Middle Of Back
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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.
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
I have a dull ache pain in my left back just under the shoulder. Been their for about 6 months and never goes away completely?
I have been expercing lower left sided pain its been going on and off for a few days its a dull ache spmetimes spreads to lower back why?
As above: Without exam is not easy to answer, try to see u physician for evaluation. ...Read more
Dull aching pain in upper left back for years, feels good to massage real hard with pool ball , it was never injured. What could be causing this?
Spasm: Paraspinal muscle spasms can present this way and heat application, changing postures should help. If not, see a pt. ...Read more
I m a 55yr old female. I have a dull ache on right side of the waist that intermittently radiates to the back or front lower right. Going on 3 mos ?
See doctor: Need a better history and more detail. Since this has persisted for so long you should see your doctor ...Read more