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Achy dull pain on right side/lower back. Gallbladder? Kidney stones? I've had kidney stones once but with no pain.

Achy dull pain on right side/lower back. Gallbladder? Kidney stones? I've had kidney stones once but with no pain.

Hard to say: Kidney stone are usually very painful. Stones, gallstones and kidneys infections can all cause this kind of pain. See your doctor and get checked out. ...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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I have lower abdominal pain which started on the right side. Also dull pain on right side of my lower back. Ultrasound showed nothing. What can it be?

I have lower abdominal pain which started on the right side. Also dull pain on right side of my lower back. Ultrasound showed nothing. What can it be?

More info?: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder. Us can miss small stones and there are other gallbladder pathologies. 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? ...Read more

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I had dull pain on my right back side. I have history of fatty liver. Is it possible that it is getting worse?

I had dull pain on my right back side. I have history of fatty liver. Is it possible that it is getting worse?

Other etiologies: Fatty liver disease usually does not cause abd pain. I would be more concerned that something else is going on. There is a broad differential including both GI and non-gi causes of this pain. One needs to consider pancrea-biliary, luminal (phenobarbital) and renal sources for the pain. You should see your doctor for further testing. ...Read more

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Are symptoms of kidney infection and stones the same? What are they? I started last night with really bad dull sharp pain on my right side front and back mid section and my lower abdomen. It hurts when I pee too or stand and feel sick to my stomach. Pleas

Sx can overlap: Kidney stones are rock like collections pf materials that can form within the kidney collection system and can travel down into the bladder & out. They can traumatize the collection system producing pain & bloody urine. The germs that cause a UTI can likewise cause pain and bloody urine. ...Read more

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8 months back I slept on floor and collided my right abdomen with bed corner with high velocity. Till now I feel dull pain in right side. Pls advice.

8 months back I slept on floor and collided my right abdomen with bed corner with high velocity. Till now I feel dull pain in right side. Pls advice.

Abdomen Pain: If its lasted so long, it may be more than mere muscle contusion and may benefit from proper medical exam and possible imaging to detect extent of muscle or internal organ injury. ...Read more

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I got a dull, pain in my lower left side of back that radiates to my front. What could this be?

Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, I would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What could cause a constant dull pain in the lower back on the left side? Nothing relieves it.

A muscle pull: Do you exercise? Construction? Any other active activities that involve bending or lifting? See your doc and get an evaluation. As you could need meds and or physical therapy ...Read more

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I notice dull pain on back left side that comes and goes and I believe its from lifting s/th heavy. Like milk gallon. Active person, why does it happ?

Recurrent back pain: This is probably a recurrent back injury. However, you have to be careful. Particularly, if it continues to come back. I would worry about a kidney stone or infection that can sometimes mimic muscular back pain. also you have to worry about more serious causes of back pain like spinal cord stenosis. If you are having recurrent back pain for three months or longer go to the doctor ...Read more

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I have dull pain in the left back side of my head that goes away and comes again throught the day. The pain started last night. I am really scared t?

I have dull pain in the left back side of my head that goes away and comes again throught the day. The pain started last night. I am really scared t?

See below: It possible that it 's just a tension headache. But you should better check with your doctor, if it's repeating as you described. You can also try to take an advil (ibuprofen) in a mean time as recommended on the bottle. ...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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Getting an intermittent dull pain in the back right side of my head. Is it just tension?

Getting an intermittent dull pain in the back right side of my head. Is it just tension?

Possibly: Possibly, but one would need to examine the back of the head, and neck structures to make a more accurate decision. ...Read more

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I Have a dull pain in the back of my head on the left side, but I'm not sure what it is. And im worried.

Muscle spasms.: You may have spasms of the muscles on the left side of the neck where they attach to the skull. This can produce a headache as you describe. I would try some advil, (ibuprofen) moist heat and a massages. If it persists you should see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a dull pain in the back of the head, left side, it comes and goes intermittently, what could it be? Thanks.

I have a dull pain in the back of the head, left side, it comes and goes intermittently, what could it be? Thanks.

Tension?: You may have some spasming in the muscles on the left side of the neck where they attach to the skull. This can produce a headache as you describe. I would try some advil, (ibuprofen) moist heat and a massage. If it persists you should see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more