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Dr. Douglas Beall
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What could cause left side back pain, worse when lying down?

What could cause left side back pain, worse when lying down?

Degenerative changes: This is most likely from degenerative disc disease or degenerative arthritis of the facet joints. Some degree of pain is normal but if it significantly limits your activity of is of significant severity seek attention for it. ...Read more

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Dr. Ward Dean
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Side Pain (Definition)

Side pain is a symptom in which a person has aches and pains on the right and/or left sides of his body, usually referring to the sides of the chest and abdomen. Pains in the side can be due to rib problems, ...Read more


Dr. John Michel
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Hi left lower abdo pain worse after standing,eases with heat and lying down.have dermoid cyst on left side pain increase around period?

See you gynecologist: It is unclear as to what is going on. You have PCOS and this may muddy the water as to exactly what is going on. See your gyn, have a good pelvic exam and may need a laparoscopy. There are several possibilities so do not put this off. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Ward Dean
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Dr. Edward Druy
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What can be source of left side pain/flank that is worsening? Radiates to rib cage (left to right) most severe when lying down neg CT w/contrast

What can be source of left side pain/flank that is worsening?   

Radiates to rib cage (left to right)
most severe when lying down
neg CT w/contrast

Many things: The negative ct scan has eliminated many disorders such as kidney stones, pancreatitis, abscesses, or intra-abdominal bleeding. There are many other possibilities that ct scan of the abdomen will not see, such as spinal disorders, musculo-skeletal abnormalities, or shingles. You should be re-evaluated by your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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Dr. Sherry Ransom
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Left side pain, underneath and on top of second last rib.Hurts at touch ,keeps pulshing ,No sign of injury on skin. Hurts when laying down/exercising?

Left side  pain, underneath and on top of second last rib.Hurts at touch ,keeps pulshing ,No sign of injury on skin. Hurts when laying down/exercising?

Sounds like a sprain: You will have to lay off whatever you are doing. if its exercise you may not have stretched enough prior to the activity. so just rest for a couple of weeks and return to activity in smaal increments to tolerance. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
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Sharp, sudden pain in right chest while lying on right side. Pain went away immediately but left tingling down right arm and fingers. 37/m, 240/smoker?

Sharp, sudden pain in right chest while lying on right side. Pain went away immediately but left tingling down right arm and fingers. 37/m, 240/smoker?

Chest pain: Again as we have told others this may be heart related. You have multiple risk factors being a male smoker. It may be nothing but with tingling after chest pain down your arm you need to be evaluated. Please go to the ER to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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The last 10days i've had mid spine/rib (right side) pain only when i sleep. When im up there is no problems. Lying down an exhaling also causes pain. ?

Back/rib pain: The pain is coming from where the rib head inserts of the spine. There are a number of causes for this pain ranging from heavy lifting, shingles or a rultured disc. It is important to be evaluated by a spine surgeon who may recommend an MRI of the thoracic spine prior to initiating treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Rocamboli
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Dr. John Kayvanfar
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What causes a 10 second ache across chest while lying down on side? Pain went directly across breasts.felt like a muscle tear .Pcp says heart ok

What causes a 10 second ache across chest while lying down on side? Pain went directly across breasts.felt like a muscle tear .Pcp says heart ok

Stress/ muscle pull: pulled muscle, lack of lung expansion, or stress and anexiety are the most common cause for the pain dicribed, with no other symptoms. ...Read more

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