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Back knots in lower back and sharp shooting pains middle upper backand lower neck?

Back knots in lower back and sharp shooting pains middle upper backand lower neck?

Muscle spasm: pain and knots in back muscles sounds like possible muscle spasms Heat, massage, gentle stretching, topical muscle creams and over the counter pain medications can help with muscle spasms. ...Read more

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Pain in lower left back sharp

Pain in lower left back sharp

Back pain left side: Need musculoskeletal exam. Two major structures that commonly cause this-1) iliolumbar ligament or 2)attachment of major extensor muscle ( quadratus lumborum) at sacrum ( enthesiopathies)3) myotonic point in overused muscle. Usually localized. May respond massage, manipulation or needling. Common cause is rotating lower back during lift or abnormal position while working. Physical therapists. ...Read more

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Pains in lower abdomen and lower back left side?

Pains in lower abdomen and lower back left side?

Need more informatio: Is there any fever? Any pain or blood on urination? U will need a blood count and probably an flat plate of the abdomen(x-ray). Als, may need a cat scan of the abdomen with and without contrast. Could be ovarian cysts or kidney stones. Are your noel's ok? ...Read more

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Having sharp pains in right side in lower pain back and buttocks?

Having sharp pains in right side in lower pain back and buttocks?

A few things : This depends on the examination. This depends on what activities you're doing when it occurs. In the back you have muscles, bones, joints, discs, bursas, tendons and ligaments. Any of these alone or together can cause symptoms. Your evaluation will clarify this. ...Read more

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Severe pain ache in lower right side of back

See details: Significant low back pain is usually related to osteoarthritis and strain. Have it evaluated. There are several good treatment options. ...Read more

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Dull pain in lower right side lower back ache right leg ache white vagina with itching frequent nausea.

Dull pain in lower right side lower back ache  right leg ache white vagina with itching frequent nausea.

Pain/itching: Get examined. These symptoms are not related. You may have a vaginal yeast infection which can be treated with over the counter medications such as Monistat or Gyne-Lotrimin. The back pain certainly requires further examination and testing. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain in middle left back side?

Middle left: There are many causes of one sided back pain: localized muscle strain with spasm, facet joint irritation/inflammation is your most likely cause. The facet joints is the site where the vertebral body meet in your back. We ften recommend, rest, antiinflam meds, pt and it pain persist diagnositc and therapeutic facet injections/cortisone. May need MRI and consult with pain physician. ...Read more

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Sharp upper left back pain and left rib/ breast pains?

Can be many things: This pain can be myofascial, rib pain, vascular, lung or even due to your GI tract. You should have it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more

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Upper left side of back ache with heart ache.

Upper left side of back ache with heart ache.

Nonspecific: Unfortunately this is a fairly nonspecific question. Heart ache suggests chest pain, which, if persistent, needs to be evaluated by a physician. Depending on the diagnosis, the cause of the chest pain may also be causing your back ache. Sometimes the situation is reversed, with back pain causing radiation into the chest - again, evaluation with a physician will help to sort this out. ...Read more

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Constant, sharp and throbbing lower back pain. Left side.

Constant, sharp and throbbing lower back pain. Left side.

See below: The most common cause of low back pain is usually due to arthitic changes in the spine although in some cases there is a more serious problem. See your physician sooner than later if you have fever, chills, night sweats, or back pain that wakes you from your sleep. ...Read more

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Pain in legs in waves. fever. dull ache in lower back. abdominal pain mainly to right. sometimes dull then occasional sharp pain. I have also vomited ?

Pain in legs in waves. fever. dull ache in lower back. abdominal pain mainly to right. sometimes dull then occasional sharp pain. I have also vomited ?

See a doctor: It is impossible to give specific advice without doing a complete history and exam and appropriate tests. See a doctor. The internet will not be able to provide an answer. ...Read more

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Dull ache lower left abdomen?

Dull ache lower left abdomen?

Many possibilities: These include constipation, colon cancer, diverticular disease, pelvic inflammatory disease. You should probably see a GI and/or ob/gyn if your symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Upper left back ache with heart ache?

Upper left back ache with heart ache?

Back Pain: This is commonly triggered by a rhomboid muscle nodule. It can be treated by massage, physical therapy and / or injection. See your doctor for confirmation and treatment.. ...Read more

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Burning pain in the upper right back area?

Also to consider: Consider shingles sometimes the pain is there without the rash see your doctor b/c treatment is available and can help. ...Read more

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Pain in lower right stomach and right lower back also right upper hip ?

Pain in lower right  stomach and right lower back also right upper hip ?

R/O KIDNEY STONE: Flank pain with those symptoms is concerning for kidney stone /bladder stone or kidney infection. You need a full exam labs urine C&;S. 24 urine for stone analysis kidney ultrasound or CT.. And usually empiric antibiotic therapy pending the results. Make sure to strain your urine and try to capture any debris , it may be a kidney stone. Push fluids water/cranberry juice. ...Read more

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Experiencing dull upper chest and upper back pain with orthopnea.?

Experiencing dull upper chest and upper back pain with orthopnea.?

See a Doc: If you are having such symptoms, you could be having symptoms of congestive heart failure. You should see your doctor asap or go to an er if the symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Back pain in upper left of back worse at night?

Cause of back pain: If the pain is worse when lying down, it is more worrisome. Many people with chronic problems are unable to lie down on the back. Have yourself be evaluated by a spine specialist, neurologist or rehabilitation medicine specialist. ...Read more