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Would you agree that mild pain is no barrier to enjoying life?

Would you agree that mild pain is no barrier to enjoying life?

Subjective: I think most people would agree that pain does not enhance quality of life. Severe pain may cause one to feel that life is unbearable. Each person has different abilities to tolerate pain & different attitudes about pain. One individual may decide to throw in the towel for many activities due to mild pain whereas another may push forward in spite of pain. ...Read more

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Two inches below and to the right of my bellybutton, I have a mild pain when I press on that area. It's maybe a 4 on a medical scale, but what's up?

Two inches below and to the right of my bellybutton, I have a mild pain when I press on that area. It's maybe a 4 on a medical scale, but what's up?

McBurney's point: Generally, this area you describe is medically known as McBurney's point and is one of the signs we look for when evaluating for appendicitis.This does not necessarily mean you have appendicitis, but if the pain increases in intensity, you develop a fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, or it hurts you to move/walk, you need to be evaluated in an ER right away. It could also be gas or intestinal discomfort. ...Read more

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A sudden mild pain above left chest area?

Muscle spasm: Okay. What about it? Are you breathing well? Have any injury? See any lesion on the skin? Feeling stressed? Do you have any other symptoms? ...Read more

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Why do I have mild pain under my eyebrows?

Eye Strain: One possible cause for mild pain below the eyebrows is eyestrain. You should see your eye md to determine possible need for glasses. Another possible source for eyebrow pain is inflammation in the sinuses, so if your eye md can't find an explanation you should see and ENT md. ...Read more

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I'm having a mild pain on the left side of my upper rib, what could this be?

Rib pain: Intensity? . Duration? . Other symptoms? . Best to have it looked at by your primary care doc. ...Read more

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Hi. I have mild pain in my waist on the left side. What could be causing this?

Hi. I have mild pain in my waist on the left side. What could be causing this?

Causes multiple: What have you been doing.? This could be from many things especially if you have job that is very strenuous or you like strenuous activity. This could be muscular or related to trauma ; cannot rule out some type of internal issues. See your doc. ...Read more

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Mild pain periodically lasting a few seconds on right side of back just below the wing?

Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Sharp pains in torso similar to hunger pain but higher up. Comes at odd times, mild pain.

Sharp pains in torso similar to hunger pain but higher up. Comes at odd times, mild pain.

Acidity: Does it persist throughout the entire day, does it come and go, does it improve or worsen with food are questions your doctors will ask you. Bottom line, it shouldn't persist for that long unless you are having increased acidity secondary to acid indigestion or possibly GERD. To see if acidity is the culprit, try to take an antacid like Zantac (ranitidine) 150mg, if that doesn't help follow up with your Doctor ...Read more

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I am having a sudden mild pain just above my eyebrows since morning. Is it sth serious?

I am having a sudden mild pain just above my eyebrows since morning. Is it sth serious?

Eyebrow headache: Are there any associated symptoms like blurred vision, spots before eyes? Decreased vision? Extremity weakness, confusion If yes go to ER. Otherwise may be sinusitis, neuralgia, possibly early shingles f/u with doctor/urgent care within 48 hours, if confusion nausea, vomiting starts go to ER.. ...Read more

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I'm 7 weeks out from a hysterectomy I'm still having mild pain ony right side can u tell why?

I'm 7 weeks out from a hysterectomy I'm still having mild pain ony right side can u tell why?

Depends: Most likely due to scar tissue and the natural healing process. If worsens tell your doctor. ...Read more

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I have suffered mild pain in the same area for around 6 months but nothing like this. Appendecitis?

I have suffered mild pain in the same area for around 6 months but nothing like this. Appendecitis?

If worried, see doc: The classic symptoms of appendicitis are abdominal pain localizing to the right lower quadrant (rlq) of the abdomen, some nausea and vomiting, and lack of appetite. On exam, there is rlq tenderness. If the appendix has ruptured, pain and tenderness may be throughout the abdomen. Labs generally show elevated white blood count. Abdominal ultrasound or ct scan are increasingly used for dx. ...Read more

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I have noticed thickening of my spermatic cord on left side for past 2-3 days with very mild pain on pressing.?

I have noticed thickening of my spermatic cord on left side for past 2-3 days with very mild pain on pressing.?

Get evaluated.: A common problem that can present as a change in character of the spermatic cord or a bulge in the groin is an inguinal hernia. This can sometimes be tender. Engorgement or enlargement of the veins, called a varicocele, can appear this way as well. And rarely, lipomas or tumor like masses can arise in the spermatic cord. A full workup with a good physical exam will help determine the cause. ...Read more

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Every time I bite down especially on something chewy I get a mild pain down the right side of my head. What may it be?

Strained muscle?: If the pain is running along the side of your head it is most likely a strained temporalis or masseter muscle. The temperomandibular joiint (TMJ) on that side may also have some internal derangement. Assuming all that stuff is fine then it could be a cracked molar. You may want to see your dentist for an evaluation. They should be able to determine the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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What can cause mild pain under the left rib which is constant and hurts more when leaning forward and pressing it hurts aswell?

What can cause mild pain under the left rib which is constant and hurts more when leaning forward and pressing it hurts aswell?

Costichondritis.: It is an inflammation of the rib cartilage and cause pain with movement and pressure. Consult your physician accurate diagnosis and treatment. Itusually respond to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication. ...Read more

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My stomache. Hurts real bad when I get nervous. Or mad...It use to be. A mild pain but now its getting strong that I have to lay dawn and curl up with my?

GI consult: Sounds like anxiety/dress is causing a GI problem you need to check out--you also need to see a psychiatrist for help with the amxiety. ...Read more

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What would be a good mild pain reliever?

What would be a good mild pain reliever?

Acetaminophen: Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a good mild pain reliever. Maximum dose is 1000mg three times a day and you must not take it if you have preexisting liver problems. ...Read more

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What might be causing mild pain in my right testicle?

What might be causing mild pain in my right testicle?

Groin and testis: Pain in the scrotum can be acute and or emergent, or mild and non emergent.
Hernia, torsion (twisting), tumor and infection are the most likely culprits and need to be evaluated by a good exam, urine testing and sonogram. ...Read more

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I have a mild pain in anus all the time from sitting?

I have a mild pain in anus all the time from sitting?

Get evaluated: Both gastroenterologists & colorectal surgeons can help you. They will first perform a visual inspection & digital exam after taking your history as to circumstances, duration, quality, timing of symptoms & your risk factors. They may then determine topical treatment or ask to perform further evaluation of the rectal lining. Symptoms may prove functional (proctalgia fugax) & warrant different rx. ...Read more

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What could cause pain on left side of chest (sharp mild pain)?

What could cause pain on left side of chest (sharp mild pain)?

See physician: Usual causes of pain are trauma, musculosketal bruise, fx, or muscular strain.Inflammation in anterior cartilage so called costochondritis ( (viral or traumatic) can cause pain which reproduce by pushing on the involved cartilage in the front of the rib cage. Left chest pain historically associated with heart and gastrointestinal reflux.If continues see physician for examination and workup. ...Read more

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What is the cause of excessive screaming for mild pain in elderly people?

Excessive screaming: I would wonder if the pain isn't really mild.

If the person has dementia sometimes they will seem to overreact to stimuli that wouldn't bother other people; it is part of being confused and possibly afraid of whatever is happening.
If they aren't suffering from dementia then they might overreact for reasons that all of us overreact; being neglected, a need for attention, underlying anxiety etc. ...Read more

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Uncomfortable mild pain or discomfort pain on left calve. What could that be?

Rule out dvt: While this is most likely a muscle strain, it's important to make sure a blood clot (DVT) isn't present. Talk to your primary care doctor to see if further work up is required. ...Read more

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I have a constant mild pain in my hips for 5 days all ready. What can be the problem?

Depends: If a patient has symmetric hip pain, one must exclude the possibility of this being secondary or inflammatory in nature (arthritis). Other causes such as degenerative arthrosis are common in older patients. Have your doctor take a look, examine range of motion, and other signs of inflammation in other joints. Some blood samples or even x-rays can help clarify the issue. ...Read more

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I feel a mild pain in my chest on the left side while resting. Is this something serious?

I feel a mild pain in my chest on the left side while resting. Is this something serious?

Chest pain: Probably not. But chest pain should not be neglected. If your doctor performs necessary tests rules out an heart condition then you may rest assured. ...Read more