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I have severe pain on both sides of my back, no matter if I'm sitting, standing etc. The pain is consistent on both sides. I'm a type 1 diabetic. ?

I have severe pain on both sides of my back, no matter if I'm sitting, standing etc. The pain is consistent on both sides. I'm a type 1 diabetic.
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Pain & diabetes: Severe pain, that lasts more than a few hours is always serious, especially so in a Type I diabetic. Call your doc or go to an ER, if this is new. If you have been checked thoroughly and are no better, get re-checked and ask for a referral to a neurologist or other specialist to help treat this. ...Read more

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I have been having severe pain on both sides of my temple area for several days now. sometimes pain is so severe that I am unable to eat, sleep or do ?

Severe pain = action: Get an exam. Severe pain that lasts is a loud message. Listen and take action. Have an exam and perhaps you'll find a way to correct the problem. Best! ...Read more

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Can a buldging disk on lower spine cause severe shoulder pain on both sides?

Can a buldging disk on lower spine cause severe shoulder pain on both sides?

Yes, see osteopath: It's very possible that it could be from your low back bulging discs, if it's restraining motion up to your shoulders. However, you need to have this further evaluated by an osteopathic physician, who can review your films, your complete medical, trauma, social history to see how much your bulging discs are affecting this. Often times, this can easily be treated with osteopathic manipulation. ...Read more

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Have pain on both sides, more severely on the right side, at the front of my body just under my ribs/bottom of my ribs. Feels like severe bruising?

Have pain on both sides, more severely on the right side, at the front of my body just under my ribs/bottom of my ribs. Feels like severe bruising?

Possibility: I wonder if it's something called costochondritis, which is inflammation of the cartilage in between your ribs which can feel an awful lot like bruising. The other anatomy around there would not make sense bilaterally to both be feeling the same way. Have you tried any OTC meds? I might try 500mg naproxen twice daily and heat to the area. See your doc if no better after a couple of days. ...Read more

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I have sarcoidosis and am having severe joint pain on both sides of my body. Could it be rheumatoid arthritis?

I have sarcoidosis and am having severe joint pain on both sides of my body. Could it be rheumatoid arthritis?

Maybe: Although both can coexist in the same person it is tough without something to biopsy to know what is coming fro which one./; ...Read more

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