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Stomach pain under lower left rib that runs straight through to my back, why?

Stomach pain under lower left rib that runs straight through to my back, why?

Hard to say..: Abdominal pain like what you have described can be caused by a number of factors, including ulcers and kidney stones. Can't guess about these things over the internet.. You will need to see your local physician for an exam, consultation, and proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pain right side under rib cage, goes onto my back and toward my belly. If I push my tummy it goes away when I move it comes back.

Pain right side under rib cage, goes onto my back and toward my belly. If I push my tummy it goes away when I move it comes back.

Doctor can check: In that area are the liver, gallbladder, part of the intestine, and of course some muscle and ribs. The right kidney is deeper inside, near there. One's primary care doctor can examine to see if there is any reason to worry. A patient can write down details such as when the pain started, was it sudden or gradual, was there any trauma (such as in sports), etc., and show the details to the doctor. ...Read more

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Lower back and spine hurts when i squeeze?

Lower back and spine hurts when i squeeze?

Disc bulge?: Different possibilities but first thing comes to mind is a disc bulge. Let your doctor know. ...Read more

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Why left ribs stick out further than right side?

Why left ribs stick out further than right side?

Possibly scoliosis.: There are several potential causes, but among the more common is scoliosis. Scoliosis is a curve in the spine, but the first thing that occurs is a rotation of the trunk known as an assymetric trunk rotation or "rib hump". Which causes the rib cage to be assymetric. Consider being seen. ...Read more

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Lower bak under rib cage painful and now same place but in tummy. Also orange stuff coming out my cuticles ?

Back and tummy pain: Which side of back and tummy? Are you having any other symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, fever, changes in stools? As for the orange stuff coming out of cuticles, I do not know what this could be. I have not heard of this symptom before. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back, through buttock inside right thigh, down leg. Sometimes goes away, but comes back again. Came on after increase in exercise. Pull?

Pain in lower back, through buttock inside right thigh, down leg. Sometimes goes away, but comes back again. Came on after increase in exercise. Pull?

Sciatica: This sounds like a nerve root irritation from a protruding or herniated lumbar disc. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My right lower abdomen sticks out more than my left. What does that mean..?

My right lower abdomen sticks out more than my left. What does that mean..?

Abdomen: it likely means little. It may be due to less muscle tone on that side. It also could be due to stool or constipation as the descending colon is on that side. Nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain in left upper quadrant towards my back. Below ribs in my back. Appears susuddenly and goes away just as quickly..

Sharp stabbing pain in left upper quadrant towards my back. Below ribs in my back. Appears susuddenly and goes away just as quickly..

Pain: This type of pain may be a variety of conditions ranging from heart attack to acid in the stomach. It is impossible to evaluate this condition without a full physical examination. ...Read more

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Sore lower back where hips meet back. Cause?

Sore lower back where hips meet back. Cause?

Let's count the ways: Referred pain from hip or si joint, vascular, genitourinary, gi, tumor, infection , gynecological issues and then back issues: tumor, infection, rheumatologic, disc, facet joint, fracture, deformity, muscular, deconditioning, degenerative, spinal stenosis, epidural hematoma, instability to name the majority of causes. ...Read more

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When i push on my tight lower left back about 2 inches to the left of my spine my left thigh radiates w pain, also when getting up from chair. Knot?

Trigger point: This knot is probably a trigger point. Sometimes the knot can be a source of pain or a symptom of an underlying problem such as a disc herniation or pinched nerve, both possibilities given your age. ...Read more

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Left side lower back pain towards my butt that radiates up to the middle of my back and to my groin. Small bulge above hip that doesn't hurt or hard.

Common: Pelvic area pain can radiate up or down, and commonly to the groin. Bulging above the hip is classic for a twist in the pelvis. See a chiropractic doctor or a osteopathic physician for treatment you will do well. Ask about xrays if scoliosis is seen. ...Read more

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My lower back hurts when i lift weights. Near the disc area.

My lower back hurts when i lift weights. Near the disc area.

See your doctor: You should see your doctor and get examined and see if you need x-rays before lifting weights again. ...Read more

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My left rib: pain & severe pressure, sticks out further than right. What feels like airpocket pops up in left side&back. Hard to breathe/swallow.

My left rib: pain & severe pressure, sticks out further than right. What feels like airpocket pops up in left side&back. Hard to breathe/swallow.

Usually needs 911: Such symptoms could be a collapsed lung (pneumothorax) due to an air leak from the inside of the lung through the covering of the lung, out into the space between the lung and the ribs. With trouble breathing, one usually needs to call 911. To treat it, the doctor sometimes inserts a catheter or chest tube between 2 ribs and sucks the leaked air out. The lung then can re-inflate to full size. ...Read more

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Bad pain when driving, starts in lower right back area then goes to right groin area, pain eases when I get out the car. Burning pain 8 out of 10?

Bad pain when driving, starts in lower right back area then goes to right groin area, pain eases when I get out the car. Burning pain 8 out of 10?

Don't drive -Exam!: Try to avoid driving till this is resolved - seek an exam to discover cause and plan treatment. It could be a muscle/nerve irritation that physical therapy can help or a lower GI issue or UTI symptom or.... An exam will be a good start. If constipated, treat that (water, prunes, veggies). Psoas and other buttock/hip/groin muscles can do this. Best! ...Read more