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I have a dull ache on front left side, towards the middle of my body and a mild bruising of skin over that area. No physical trauma. Possibilities?

I have a dull ache on front left side, towards the middle of my body and a mild bruising of skin over that area. No physical trauma. Possibilities?

Here are a few: Your spleen is located in the left upper quadrant of your body and it may be swollen, you may have an issue with your stomach such as gastritis. The bruising over the area concerns me also about a possible pancreas issue, but usually the pain with pancreas issues is quite severe. I would see a doctor for an exam. Read more

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Fatigue, body aches, sore throat, headache, mild nausea, pain in upper left hand side under rib cage ranging from dull to sharp pain. Mono? See a doc?

Fatigue, body aches, sore throat, headache, mild nausea, pain in upper left hand side under rib cage ranging from dull to sharp pain. Mono? See a doc?

Could very well B-: -the symptoms of ULQ pain is indicative of spleen involvement & 1 of the main complications is serious, splenic rupture. This can B fatal. Get in 2 B Cn now. In the meantime modify Ur activities 2 avoid abdominal injury. No sports. Read more

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I have knee pain on and off for years. Dull ache on left side of knee cap. Getting more frequent and worse. What could it be?

I have knee pain on and off for years. Dull ache on left side of knee cap. Getting more frequent and worse. What could it be?

This needs 2 B eval-: -by an orthopedic surgeon. It can B from mall alignment of your extensor mechanism 2 an arthritic problem. A hands on exan & imaging need B done. Read more

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Dull ache on left side of chest near arm pit and under left side of collarbone it bothers me when I lift with my left arm or pick up something heavy I?

Dull ache on left side of chest near arm pit and under left side of collarbone it bothers me when I lift with my left arm or pick up something heavy I?

Dull ache chest: This sounds of orthopedic nature and less likely to be cardiac given your young age (30) and the fact that it is positional in nature. Best to start with an orthopedist. If you can't get in to see one for months, start with a fellowship trained physical therapist. Read more

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Forgot my BCP yesterday. Took it today. But I have a dull ache on left side of vulva, like in the muscle. Aches a little when I pee. Hormonal?

Forgot my BCP yesterday. Took it today. But I have a dull ache on left side of vulva, like in the muscle. Aches a little when I pee. Hormonal?

Unlikely from missed: Pill. It sounds more likely to be related to early UTI, chafing, or vaginitis. Push fluids, try a warm bath and if there is no improvement, have it evaluated. Read more

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I have a strange ache near the back under my shoulder blade on left side of body. What could be wrong?

I have a strange ache near the back under my shoulder blade on left side of body. What could be wrong?

Unlikely: Shoulder blade pain or scapulathoracic pain is usually musculoskeletal related. Stretch-grab a door frame lean back and then rotate toward your arm so that you put a stretch on the area and hold for 10 plus seconds. Do this several times a day. Apply heat. Lastly, massage the area by putting a tennis ball in a stocking, put it on the area and lean against a wall and roll the ball on the area. Read more

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I'm getting sharp and dull aches on my left side around where my ovary is. This has been going on for about 3 months now on and off.?

I'm getting sharp and dull aches on my left side around where my ovary is. This has been going on for about 3 months now on and off.?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. Read more

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Why do the whole left side of my body ache?

Why do the whole left side of my body ache?

Doctor can examine: Normal, healthy people don't get aches without a reason, so if the entire left side of one's body ached, but the right side was fine, that would be very strange. A doctor would have to evaluate to see what might be wrong. Infections (flu, etc.) and auto-immune diseases can cause total body aches, but not just one-sided. Spinal cord and nerve problems can be one-sided. Read more

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Why does my whole left side of my body ache?

Why does my whole left side of my body ache?

Stroke: If you had a stroke this kind of pain is called "central" or "post-stroke pain". Otherwise there is no anatomical reason for pain in the whole left or right side. Read more

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I had an erection before and I rolled over to my left side and then it suddenly went really limp and now I have this dull ache. Could it be serious?

I had an erection before and I rolled over to my left side and then it suddenly went really limp and now I have this dull ache. Could it be serious?

Penile fracture poss: Fracturing the erectile chambers of the penis does happen and can lead to problems. There are other possibilities including tearing a superficial vein. Get an asap referral to a urologist, they'll get you straightened out. Read more

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I have an uncomfdrtable dull ache in the lower left side of my head, the bottom side. It is affecting the side of my neck also. What should I do?

I have an uncomfdrtable dull ache in the lower left side of my head, the bottom side. It is affecting the side of my neck also. What should I do?

Cervicogenic HA: Is a very common headache secondary to neck involvement. Cervicogenic headache is a unilateral pain provoked by neck movement or by pressure on the neck. These headache patients usually had a reduced cervical range of motion in association with the headache that was often radiated in the orbital and frontal areas. Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and treatment. Read more

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Messed around, a couple of days later started getting cramps that haven't left yet. Minor dull aches mostly on one side, cramps for 17 days, preg?

Messed around, a couple of days later started getting cramps that haven't left yet. Minor dull aches mostly on one side, cramps for 17 days, preg?

Infection?: Hi, pregnancy is always a possibility in a sexually active women, so if u have missed ur period it's time for a home pregnancy test,
But I believe infection is another strong possibility, see ur MD for further assessment. Read more