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Dull right sided flank pain?

Dull right sided flank pain?

Flank pain: Right flank pain can be caused by kidney infection, kidney stone, muscle strain, pinched nerve, or referred pain from an abnormality in the colon or pelvic organs. If it persists you should see your physician for an exam and other testing. ...Read more

Side Pain (Definition)

Side pain = pain / discomfort of the torso ...Read more


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Left armpit pain chest pain back pain headaches?

Merits evaluation.: Your symptoms merit a careful history and physical exam. It's necessary to determine the cause of the pain, check your heart, blood pressure; perhaps take an ekg and chest x-rays. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain lower abdamen?

Other symptoms: If you have lost your appetite and or any jaring movement of your abdomen hurts worse... Go to er. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in abdomen.

Sharp pain in abdomen.

Some possibilities: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually has fever), gall stones, kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy), stomach flu, etc... Most people with "sharp pain", meaning more than mild pain, need a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not appendicitis, which would need surgery. ...Read more

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Left sided abdominal pain constant gastritis?

Could be many things: Depending on the severity, timing and location the pain could be due do food in sensitivities, problems with your gut, kidney problems, constipation or diarrhea to name a few. If the pain is severe, prolonged or just causing significant discomfort, get checked out by your primary care and they can help determine a plan of care. ...Read more

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Back pain abdominal pain pain below breast bone?

Back pain abdominal pain pain below breast bone?

A lot of things: Pain in this area can be caused by many things. You will need to see your doctor. He/she will take a good history of your pain, ie its location, is it constant or intermittent, the quality of the pain (i.E sharp, dull, aching, burning etc) whether it is affected by change of position or not, whether it has any relationship to eating or not and many other questions. Then a physical exam and tests. ...Read more

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Right side abdomen ache dull pain radiates down leg and pelvic area? Appendix?

Could be: If you are running a fever and feel like you have lost your appetite it could be your appendix. Try going up on your toes and then dropping down on your heels real hard and fast: if that hurts it could be your appendix. If you have increased pain when you hit a bump while driving it could be your appendix. Those are big signs to look for. I would go ahead and be seen just to make sure. ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain in calf?

Sharp shooting pain in calf?

What are you asking?: If you mean what causes it there are many options. A disc herniation would be one option. A muscle pull in the calf another. I suggest rest, ice, elevation. If not better in 5 days see your md. ...Read more

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Right abdominal pain nausea?

More info?: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but more info is needed. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more. ...Read more

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Throbbing sharp pain in left stomach?

Throbbing sharp pain in left stomach?

More info: Need better history please. Did you have trauma? When was last bowel movement? Etc. need more history to help you please ...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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Abdominal pains, lower back pain from cystitis?

Abdominal pains, lower back pain from cystitis?

Possible: A urine test at your physician's office can easily detect this. Then, you'll be prescribed an appropriate antibiotic for a few days that should clear it up. ...Read more

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Constant aching pain under shoulder blade?

Aching pain: Best to get an aching pain evaluated. You can try Ibuprofen or an over the counter pain med which may help a simple strain/sprain, but if persists, than get ot evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes severe flank pain, testicle pain, and bladder pain urinating?

What causes severe flank pain, testicle pain, and bladder pain urinating?

Infection: These symptoms could be due to a urianry tract as well as a kidney stone that is passing. See your physician as soon as possible so that appropriate therapy may be started. ...Read more

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Frequent urination lower back pain and pain in left side?

Frequent urination lower back pain and pain in left side?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Could endometriosis cause flank pain and/or sharp shooting pains in low abdomen?

Could endometriosis cause flank pain and/or sharp shooting pains in low abdomen?

Endometriosis: Endometriosis can affect the ovary, on the uterus, the the fallopian tubes, or rarely the intestines or bladder. Although it can only be diagnosed surgically, if it is inside the ovary, you may be able to see an endometrioma with a pelvic ultrasound. The pain you describe typically occurs only with you menstrual cycles but can sometimes cause pain at other times as well. ...Read more

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Abdorminal pain right side?

Abdorminal pain right side?

Some possibilities: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually has fever), gall stones, kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy), stomach flu, etc... Most people with "moderate pain", meaning more than mild pain, need a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not appendicitis, which would need surgery. ...Read more

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Regular periods until last month bleed heavy for 8 days. No period this month, cramping, dull flank pain, negative pg test. Unprotected sex routinely.

Regular periods until last month bleed heavy for 8 days. No period this month, cramping, dull flank pain, negative pg test. Unprotected sex routinely.

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do repeat a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Dull achey flank pain on both sides, soreness as well.

Dull, achy pains: Given only a description of dull achey flank pains on both sides with soreness, I have to surmise that you have strained your abdominal muscles. This is usually caused by excess bending or twisting movements, and is usually much worse with bending and twisting. Motrin will help this a lot. It is unlikely to be a kidney problem because kidney problems usually happen on only one side at a time. ...Read more

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6 weeks pregnant, got sudden onset of dull right flank pain, no vaginal bleeding, hcg of >1500. Could these be signs of ectopic pregnancy?

Evaluation: If you are in early pregnancy with new onset of pain then evaluation by your Obgyn is needed. A sonogram can be done to make sure there is a normal pregnancy seen located inside of the uterus. ...Read more

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Dull right sided flank pain?

Flank pain: Right flank pain can be caused by kidney infection, kidney stone, muscle strain, pinched nerve, or referred pain from an abnormality in the colon or pelvic organs. If it persists you should see your physician for an exam and other testing. ...Read more

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I have a dull right side flank pain lasted for like 3 seconds. The pain goes away when i defecate. What does this mean?

I have a dull  right side flank pain lasted for like 3 seconds. The pain goes away when i defecate. What does this mean?

Cramp?: Flank pain in patient's with berger' s disease is worrisome due to risk for kidney infections but since the pain only last 3secs and is relieved by defacating, it might be related to constipation and back up of stool in your bowels. If you take chronic pain meds, you need to address constipation. Discuss with your pcp. ...Read more

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I'm having dull left-sided flank pain with intermittent sharp pelvic pain and a 101.5 fever. I'm 4.5 wks pregnant. Could this be ectopic or early m/c?

I'm having dull left-sided flank pain with intermittent sharp pelvic pain and a 101.5 fever. I'm 4.5 wks pregnant. Could this be ectopic or early m/c?

Flank pain/ fever: Seek immediate attention in an ER. Could be a renal stones or pyelonephritis as well as uterine pathology., less likely diverticulitis. Fever of 101.5 is worrisome in anyone especially a pregnant female. You may need IV antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have started taking adderral 30 mg XL have dull off & on left flank pain random times. . Had recent CBC normal, chronic constipation for years?

I have started taking adderral 30 mg XL have dull off & on left flank pain random times. . Had recent CBC normal, chronic constipation for years?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) , Anxiety: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a medication for adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Your dull off ; on left flank pain random times seem to indicate anxiety. Chronic constipation could be due to lack of fiber in your diet, stress or a medical condition. Please see a psychiatrist for the diagnosis, and consultation with a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I have calyceal diverticulum with calculi which feels symptomatic. Can the flank pain feel like true internal pain? Or is it dull & achy?

I have calyceal diverticulum with calculi which feels symptomatic. Can the flank pain feel like true internal pain? Or is it dull & achy?

Calyceal Divertic: It is very unlike that the discomfort you are experiencing is due to a stone in a calyceal diverticulum. I would look for another source if your discomfort. ...Read more

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Last month cycle was on for eight days of heavy bleeding. This month no period, cramps, left side flank discomfort dull pain, and negative pg test.

Last month cycle was on for eight days of heavy bleeding. This month no period, cramps, left side flank discomfort dull pain, and negative pg test.

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do repeat a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I have daily left flank pain. Wraps around to front. Dull ache unless I move or try to breathe deep. History of kidney stones and hydronephrosis?

I have daily left flank pain. Wraps around to front. Dull ache unless I move or try to breathe deep. History of kidney stones and hydronephrosis?

Kidney vrs muscle: In the setting described, a recurrent kidney system problem like infection and /or small stone is possible. Relief with deep breathing and/or movement suggests some muscular element like areas of spasm relieved with stretching. You need to be seen by your doctor and examined for a proper diagnosis of your ongoing problem. ...Read more

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Flank pain, frequent urge to urinate and sometimes cloudy urine. What could this be? No fever or nausea. Pain in flank is constant dull ache.

Flank pain, frequent urge to urinate and sometimes cloudy urine. What could this be? No fever or nausea. Pain in flank is constant dull ache.

Urinary Tract: Flank pain, urinary urgency, urine color change is concerning for urinary tract origin. Patients with above symptoms are recommended to undergo medical evaluation to inculde urinanalysis. ...Read more

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Flank pain while urinating? I am 16 weeks pregnant, and as of last night i've been having flank pain on the left side. It's a pretty dull ache most of the time and it isn't there constantly, but it definitely intensifies into a sharp pain while i'm in th

Flank pain while urinating? I am 16 weeks pregnant, and as of last night i've been having flank pain on the left side.  It's a pretty dull ache most of the time and it isn't there constantly, but it definitely intensifies into a sharp pain while i'm in th

Yes, : Yes, it could be a kidney stone or infection, and you need to be seen immediately. Please call your gynecologist, but if they can't see you immediately, or if you have fever or vomiting then go to the er. Any kidney stone or infection can be very serious during pregnancy so you must be seen immediately. ...Read more

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Surgical site pain 12 days post leep, ranging from dull to severe. Abdominal ache and tenderness, intermittent strong flank pain and headache ?

Surgical site pain 12 days post leep, ranging from dull to severe. Abdominal ache and tenderness, intermittent strong flank pain and headache ?

ER/Urgent Care: These symptoms are severe for 12 days post LEEP. Please go be evaluated by urgent care or ER if you can not reach whoever performed the procedure. Good Luck ...Read more

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What is flank pain?

What is flank pain?

Back/side: It is pain in the back part of the body extending between the ribs and the ilium (bone that juts forward above the hip). ...Read more

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Why do I have flank pain?

Why do I have flank pain?

Multiple reasons: Could be kidney stone, muscle strain, hernia, bladder infection, colon infection. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What are causes of flank pain?

What are causes of flank pain?

See full answer: Pyelonephritis, kidney stone, kidney abscesses, kidney tumor, urinary obstruction, acute renal infarction, papillary necrosis, herpes zoster, pneumonia, abdominal aortic aneurysm, and many other diseases. ...Read more

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What is suprapubic and flank pain?

Pain: Above your pubic bone and above your waist in your back. ...Read more