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My lower back under my ribs on my left side hurts?

My lower back under my ribs on my left side hurts?

Many possibilities: This could be due to a pulled muscle, which needs time to heal and may benefit from anti-inflammatory medications (motrin). It may also be a kidney infection which is commonly accompanied by burning on urination and frequent urination. A doctor can look for other causes such as rib injuries, lung infections, tumors or cancers in the area, problems from the aorta or pancreas in the abdomen, etc... ...Read more

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My mom is diabetic and now my urine is foamy and bubbly my lower abdomen/back under my ribs one my left side hurts, should I worry? Or am i ok

My mom is diabetic and now my urine is foamy and bubbly my lower abdomen/back under my ribs one my left side hurts, should I worry? Or am i ok

See a doctor: Foamy bubbly urine is possibly urine filled with proteins. Normal urine should not have protein in it. Many conditions cause significant protein loss in the urine, one of them being diabetes. With a family history of diabetes and since diabetes is the number one cause of kidney failure in the us, i would get it checked out. ...Read more

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How do I treat rib and back pain I have two left side ribs causing me not to be able stand erect , lift anything on the right side, and severe pain in lower back , left side at l 2 and 3 vert. I can't sit and type almost in tears it hurts so bad.

How do I treat rib and back pain I have two left side ribs causing me not to be able stand erect , lift anything on the right side, and severe pain in lower back , left side at l 2 and 3 vert. I can't sit and type almost in tears it hurts so bad.

This : This degree of pain is unusual for pure musculoskeletal problems to the "ribs" of to the thoracic area. You are not giving much information but i would want to make sure you don't have another problem internally that coulb be causing problems. You need a comprehensive evaluation of your condition with a good review of systems. ...Read more

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My lower back on my left side under my ribs is hurting really bad what can that be? 

My lower back on my left side under my ribs is hurting really bad what can that be? 

A lot of things: This is hard to answer without knowing more about your situation. If your pain is the result of a fall, or if you have shortness of breath, weakness, dizziness, palpitations, or you pain is so bad you cannot concentrate you should be evaluated right away. ...Read more

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Hi dr I have a kindy stone on my left side 7mm can I be in pain. The pain is in my left lower back in my left ribs and in my lower frunt.?

Yes : A kidney stone that has entered the ureter can certainly cause pain the way you have described. Drink plenty of fluids and if the pain gets too bad you may have to go to the hospital. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has lower back rib pain on the left side. What could cause that?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with his doctor. In that meeting, his doctor will listen to him, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell him what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Im sitting up and moved my lower back inward, and had a horrible sharp pain on both sides, like flank area.Now my upper rib hurts to.Miserable lol.Help?

Likely rib/spine: ...Pain from movement and subluxation, now w/spasm. Try stretching--forward to toes & hold, can gently pull upper body toward legs while bent over. Then try arching backwards slowly as far as you can go--often if have both arms crossed behind low back & lifting upward can get release/relief. If fails--head to urgent care for eval and meds. ...Read more

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I have lower back just below rib cage left side pain. Is this related to my kidneys? Shouldi be scared?

I have lower back just below rib cage left side pain. Is this related to my kidneys? Shouldi be scared?

It could be: Pain from your kidney typically occurs in the flank region, which is located in your lower back just below the ribcage. You should see your doctor for further evaluation and management. ...Read more

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