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Low right side pain twords back?

Low right side pain twords back?

Some possibilities: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually has fever), gall stones, kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy), stomach flu, etc... Most people with "moderate pain", meaning more than mild pain, need a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not appendicitis, which would need surgery. ...Read more

Side Pain (Definition)

Side pain = pain / discomfort of the torso ...Read more


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I've low right side pain/fever 104f and took so much painkillers but nothing helped, what's wrong?

I've low right side pain/fever 104f and took so much painkillers but nothing helped, what's wrong?

12 hour/appendicitis: Pain in the right lower abdomen that persists beyond 4 hours and is associated with fever requires medical attention, it could be acute appendicitis or an ovary rupture. Don't delay, have friend or family take you to er. ...Read more

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Same low right side pain. Had complete hysterectomy. Blood work normal. Could it still be appedicitius? Sometimes very painful, hurts to move at times

Same low right side pain. Had complete hysterectomy. Blood work normal. Could it still be appedicitius? Sometimes very painful, hurts to move at times

Possibly: Simply having abdominal surgery puts you at risk for your intestines to adhere to other abdominal tissues. Problems can range from pain caused by the inability of intestines to move properly, constipation, or an intestinal blockage. You may also have abdominal nerve pain because of surgery. If you have fever, nausea/vomiting or feel very i'll then be checked out at an emergency dept immediately. ...Read more

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Ad bloods n CT scan 2 weeks ago all normal had low left side pain scan showd faecal loadin 3 weeks later im still in pain wht can it be ??

Complex problem: It is obvious you have had extensive work up already. Feces is almost never a problem. There are a number of possible causes of left sided pain including: kidney stones, bowel disease, muscle sprains, skin infections, none descript back problems and more. Go back to your doctor and explain your concerns. If you don't like the doctors answer, get a second opinion (not on the internet) ...Read more

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Tearing out carpet a week ago . Now have stabbing low back and side pain could it be muscle of something wrong with internal organs?

Tearing out carpet a week ago . Now have stabbing low back and side pain could it be muscle of something wrong with internal organs?

Back Strain: Probably strained your back. Rest and if it persist see your doctor. May need X-ray of low back or MRI. ...Read more

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8 weeks pregnant have low sharp left side pain no bleeding not constant pain very little light yellow discharge on panty ?

Vaginal discharge: If you are pregnant this might be associated with normal hormonal changes, however if you are experiencing pelvic pain and new onset vaginal discharge this could be associated with infections. Try to see your OB asap for evaluation. ...Read more

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Low back left side pain.took meds for muscle damage like calcium and vitamins but gtng worse.restlessness felt under d last rib on left side.

Low back left side pain.took meds for muscle damage like calcium and vitamins but gtng worse.restlessness felt under d last rib on left side.

Sounds like muscle: Pull. Calcium might be good for you if you don't get 5 dairy a day but neither will help your muscle! Try gentle stretching, 4 ibuprofen 3 times a day with food, ice or heat 15 min twice a day whichever is best for you. If not getting better get an eval as you might need physical therapy ...Read more

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If I have low side back pain and urinary problems, what does that mean?

If I have low side back pain and urinary problems, what does that mean?

Depends: You could have 2 separate problems or they could be related. In some cases a severe herniated disc can compress the lumbar nerve roots and result in the inability to urinate adequately. Problems with the kidneys or bladder can also refer pain to the low back. I would recommend seeing your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I am experiencing low right sided pain almost in my groin. It is not time for my period but it feels almost as it is a pinch on my right side. ?

I am experiencing low right sided pain almost in my groin.  It is not time for my period but it feels almost as it is a pinch on my right side. ?

Go see your doctor: Right sided pain radiating to the groin could be related to kidney stone, but appendicitis, pylonephritis, uti, ectopic pregnancy, ruptured ovarian cyst, or diverticulitis is also a remote possibility. Go see your doctor. ...Read more

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GI assumed diverticulitis due to low left side pain. Given augmentin, which gave me cdiff. GI won't do colonoscopy until after vancomycin. Why wait?

GI assumed diverticulitis due to low left side pain. Given augmentin, which gave me cdiff. GI won't do colonoscopy until after vancomycin. Why wait?

Diverticulitis: First of all you do not want a. Colonoscopy when the colon is inflamed or irritated. Same with Gavin c diff so you must wait for safety concerns. Now you are only 27 years old very young for diverticulitis. Make sure you eat healthy and exercise regularly ...Read more

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What is wrong with me if ive been throwing up having stomachaches and headaches also low back pain and side pain?

What is wrong with me if ive been throwing up having stomachaches and headaches also low back pain and side pain?

See a Doctor ASAP: You could have a number of things going on. Urinary tract infection ( bladder or Kidney), renal stone, ovarian problem or bowel problem. ...Read more

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Right side pain /low belly almost by my hip. Very uncomfortable pain. Back pain as well. Tender abdomen. Light spotting 2days now. ?

Right side pain /low belly almost by my hip. Very uncomfortable pain. Back pain as well. Tender abdomen. Light spotting 2days now. ?

Rule out Tubal Pregn: Your symptoms are worrisome. Pain like you have requires medical examination from your doctor ASAP. If your menstrual period was delayed by more than 2 weeks, then a tubal pregnancy is one serious consideration. This requires immediate examination by a health care worker. If symptoms are getting worse go to the ER over this weekend for a medical examination and testing. Good luck. ...Read more

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Persistent right sided low back/flank pain. Pain comes and goes. It's been a few weeks. UA was negative for blood. Motrin helps the pain. Causes? Tx.

Get yourself checked: Persistent flank pain needs to be evaluated for kidney issues and or musculo-skeletal problem with appropriate tests including imaging studies as indicated with physical exam. Feel better ...Read more

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Chronic low right side back pain. What should I do?

See Spine Specialist: If stretching, nsaids and strengthening is not helping and you stated chronic, i would suggest being seen by a pain/spine specialist to evaluate this issue further. You may need imaging studies, directed physical therapy or diagnostic procedures to figure this out further. ...Read more

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I'm having bad low left side back pain, right below the small of my back for weeks now at night when I lay down and I can hardly move by morning.

Exam/treatment: you must be examined, evaluated, x-rayed and treated. Please call for an appointment or proceed to your local ER or UC clinic. ...Read more

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Right side low back pain which is 1 on VAS but aggrevates to 6,7 by d end of d day. What is it?

Back pain: Some causes are low back strain, arthritis,osteoporosis,disc problems, spinal growths,etc. Kidney causes are less likely. See an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment which could include physical therapy and/or antiinflammatory medications or muscle relaxants. ...Read more

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I'm diagnosed w/ cryptosporidium after 2mo. of diarrhea & bad right side/low abdomen pain. What are long term issues I could have w/ lentgh of illness?

I'm diagnosed w/ cryptosporidium after 2mo. of diarrhea & bad right side/low abdomen pain. What are long term issues I could have w/ lentgh of illness?

Immunocompromised?: In most healthy people, a cryptosporidium infection produces a bout of watery diarrhea and the infection usually goes away within a week or two. If you have a compromised immune system, a cryptosporidium infection can become life-threatening without proper treatment. Read more at: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cryptosporidium/home/ovc-20272940 ...Read more