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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?

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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During menstrual cycle, i took ibuprofen for cramps but I have a nonstop dull pain on my lower left side that was not helped by ibuprofen. Advice?

During menstrual cycle, i took ibuprofen for cramps but I have a nonstop dull pain on my lower left side that was not helped by ibuprofen. Advice?

Need An evaluation: I would recommend seeing your obgyn. Mostly to make sure you don't have a large ovarian cyst causing the pain. Also possible to have fibroids or something totally unrelated. But better to gets it checked out while you have the pain. ...Read more

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What can I do for dull-like pain on lower left side of stomach?

What can I do for dull-like pain on lower left side of stomach?

Depends on the cause: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines (constipation, fibroids, etc). If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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Dull surface pain in lower left side waist, right above hip bone. Mostly not noticeable unless i twist or stretch. Cannot find by pressing. Help pls.

Dull surface pain in lower left side waist, right above hip bone. Mostly not noticeable unless i twist or stretch. Cannot find by pressing. Help pls.

? Nerve pain: Can't really offer a diagnosis here without more history and exam but i would consider something like meralgia paresthetica. Look it up and see if it corresponds to your history which is often of tight jeans, belt, or other compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. ...Read more

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I 52yrs old i have a 3cm cyst on my left ovary i was bleeding last week but the bleeding stopped i have a dull pain on my lower abdominal left side i ?

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. Most ovarian cysts resolve on their own. Your Obgyn will need to assess it. If you are postmenopausal and bleeding then this need evaluation ...Read more

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I have a dull aching pain in my lower back (left side) I have numbness and tingling in my left thigh down to my knee. ?

I have a dull aching pain in my lower back (left side)  I have numbness and tingling in my left thigh down to my knee. ?

Unpinch the nerve.: Sounds like you have a disk herniation. As long as the pain is tolerable, and you do not have progressive increasing weakness, or lose the ability to control the bladder or bowels, the vast majority of disk herniations can be treated without surgery. I recommend you get a good exam by a spine specialist, then follow instructions on use of medications, stretchs and activities modifications. ...Read more

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