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I have a pain on the right side of my back,like under my ribs.it feels like a stitch.It moves to my lower middle back.Also get headaches everyday?

I have a pain on the right side of my back,like under my ribs.it feels like a stitch.It moves to my lower middle back.Also get headaches everyday?

Fibromyalgia ?: 25y fem. w. R upper & mid-lower back pain + daily headaches. This muscle spasm pattern can occur as painful pelvic ligament laxity begets functional scoliosis which begets asymmetric shoulders which beget chronic head tilt which begets superior trapezius spasm & muscle tension headaches; all causal of widespread pain characteristic of fibromyalgia. See a D.O. & masseuse; yoga if D.O. concurs. ...Read more

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Painful bottom right rib. Sore to touch, when I bend and lie on side. Sometimes feels like a stitch? No other symptoms

Painful bottom right rib. Sore to touch, when I bend and lie on side. Sometimes feels like a stitch? No other symptoms

Gallbladder?: Do you have a history of trauma to the area that could have bruised or even broken that rib? It certainly could be a muscle spasm or stitch. The other possibility is gallbladder disease. The gallbladder is found just under your right ribs and in addition to pain often causes nausea when inflamed but not always. If this has been going on for awhile or gets severe you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Sharp pain lower back left side. Same pain is directly below my left breast at times when I lay on my left side, feels like a "stitch" with both. ?

Sharp pain lower back left side. Same pain is directly below my left breast at times when I lay on my left side, feels like a "stitch" with both. ?

Left sided pain: May be constipation or gas in the splenic flexure of the colon, may be from a kidney stone. Check U/A try maalox . i have also seen pain with mycoplasma/ ureoplasma infection in vagina without any vaginal symptoms responds to zithromax. rarely reflux seems too low or ovarian ( need sonogram) f/u w/ urgent care ...Read more

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Started today.pain on right side under rib. Keeps coming and going, not severe, feels a bit like stitch. 27yr old?

Started today.pain on right side under rib. Keeps coming and going, not severe, feels a bit like stitch. 27yr old?

Pay attention: This could be the start of multiple things. Did the pain start after a meal?, Could be early sign of gallstones. Difficulty with urination, nausea, or fever? Could be sign of kidney infection or kidney stone. Keep an eye out for rash. Could be start of shingles, superficial skin infection or more serious systemic infection. Recent history of trauma, (soccer?), could be rib hairline fx. ...Read more

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I have a reoccurring stitch-like pain in my left side ribs. It feels better if I raise my arm. What causes it?

I have a reoccurring stitch-like pain in my left side ribs. It feels better if I raise my arm.  What causes it?

Posture is important: This sounds like you might be compressing a nerve or a muscle while sitting. What is your posture while sitting, are you sitting straight? Core exercises, yoga might be helpful. ...Read more

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Whats stitch in side?

Whats stitch in side?

Fold in the pleura: This is a knife-like pain that happens from time to time to many of us and taht gets worse as we breathe in. There are many myths, but what is actually happening is that the pleura folds on itself, like underwear might do. A very deep breath will generally end this, or it will self-cure. It's almost never related to disease and if you have no other symptoms, ignore it. ...Read more