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I'm having pain in my upper left side more towards the back what can cause this ?

I'm having pain in my upper left side more towards the back what can cause this ?

Could be...: This could originate in a kidney....your spleen is also on that side. Time for a Complete History and Physical Exam with a urine exam as well. Hope this helps DrZ ...Read more

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I have pain in my upper left side beneath my rib cage i feel the pain more at night when i sleep on my left side.

I have pain in my upper left side beneath my rib cage i feel the pain more at night when i sleep on my left side.

Many possibilities: It could just be pinched nerve under your diaphragm, muscle strain, pleurisy or cardiac. Go see your dr for reassurance. I'd recommend an ekg bec. Of your age, to check for heart disease. Take care my friend! ...Read more

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Hi, if i drink hot or cold water I have pain in my upper left side teeth.

Hi, if i drink hot or cold water I have pain in my upper left side teeth.

Possible Recession: If the pain is along the gums of the teeth you may have some gum recession which has exposed your roots. Try using sensodyne toothpaste that may help with the sensitivity. If it gets worse or the pain lingers after the water is gone go see your dentist. ...Read more

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Hi. I have a pinching pain in my upper left side of abdomen. It seems to be coming from just under the ribs. I have diverticulitis and IBS.IBS?

Hi. I have a pinching pain in my upper left side of abdomen. It seems to be coming from just under the ribs.  I have diverticulitis and IBS.IBS?

Nonspecific: There is no specific diagnosis to left upper quadrant abdominal pain. Sometimes I have seen muscle spasms here, associated with intermittent pain and a "bulge". This can be confused for a hernia, but the bulge is the firm muscle that's in spasm. You'll have to see your doctor for a more complete evaluation if you need more info. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Hello, I am concerned about my left eye twitching for couple of days and I have a sharp pain in my upper left side of my chest?

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I am concerned about my left eye twitching for couple of days and I have a sharp pain in my upper left side of my chest?

Myokymia: Eyelid twitching is common and benign. There are no real treatments for this except tincture of time. Some have found that supplemental calcium helps shorten the episodes. This is not related to the pain in your chest. See your primary doctor for that please. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my upper left side of my stomach from fighting with my mother, and im 7weeks pregnant is that something I should worry about?

I have a sharp pain in my upper left side of my stomach from fighting with my mother, and im 7weeks pregnant is that something I should worry about?

Fighting: If you where punched in the stomach you may need to be seen and evaluated. If you were not hit at all, its probably anxiety from being upset and will go away on its own. If persistent please go see you md. ...Read more

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I have a constant pain in my upper left side that radiates from my chest to my wrist. Sometimes my heart palpitations it takes my breath. Any idea?

I have a constant pain in my upper left side that radiates from my chest to my wrist. Sometimes my heart palpitations it takes my breath. Any idea?

Chest pain: Absent further information such as age, comorbid conditions etc the best suggestion is to assume the worst and seek medical evaluation ASAP ...Read more