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I went for a short power walk today after work and toward I started getting a nagging side stitch that made me slow down. How do I avoid this?

I went for a short power walk today after work and toward I started getting a nagging side stitch that made me slow down. How do I avoid this?

Exercise intolerance: In a young female who is otherwise healthy, discomfort in the lower chest and upper abdomen may be related to exercise intolerance. The person needs to gradually increase their tolerance and insurance, however, if the symptoms are persistent the person needs evaluation of the cardiorespiratory system. You may get alternative points of view from other healthtap physicians ...Read more

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I was told that I have a UTI because of a positive urinalysis. I have a nagging pain in my right side groin area. Could this be related to the UTI?

I was told that I have a UTI because of a positive urinalysis. I have a nagging pain in my right side groin area. Could this be related to the UTI?

Not typical: Nagging groin pain is not typical for an uncomplicated uti. Also, sometimes a false positive test result for uti may be positive due to another disease process. kidney stones are an example of a condition that can occur along with uti and that may require further work up (some stones need to be removed urgently). Keep the treating physician informed ...Read more

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I fell and now have nagging lower back pain on right side. Sore when I stretch to the left. What could the issue be?

I fell and now have nagging lower back pain on right side. Sore when I stretch to the left. What could the issue be?

Back pain: This could be anywhere from a muscle strain and spasm, subluxation of the vertebrae to a bulging or herniated disc. You should see your physician to evaluate your back if things do not improve within a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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What to do if I sometimes get a small nagging chest pain on the right side of my body about 2 inches below the nipple, but im anybody know what it may be?

Many possibilities: A person with chest pain needs to be evaluated and treated appropriately. Multiple possible causes may be: heart attack, esophageal reflux, anxiety, musculoskeletal, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, and aortic dissection. Have it evaluated right away to prevent potential serious complications. ...Read more

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Nagging pain in lower back on right side. No other symptoms. No UTI. Pain comes in waves. No history of kidney issues. What could this be?

Nagging pain in lower back on right side. No other symptoms. No UTI. Pain comes in waves. No history of kidney issues. What could this be?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a nagging on and off feeling underneath left side of underarm on left side?

I have a nagging on and off feeling underneath left side of underarm on left side?

Get evaluated: See your dr for further evaluation, symptoms you gave can be from iinflammation of tendons or lymph nodes to cardiac problems especially if you have other medical problems such as hypertension, diabetes. Your primary care can start this eval, good luck. ...Read more

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Pain started under right ribs 2 weeks ago. Hurt especially when I lay on the right. The pain is now also on the left side. A nagging pain constantly?

Pain started under right ribs 2 weeks ago. Hurt especially when I lay on the right. The pain is now also on the left side. A nagging pain constantly?

See GP: You need to see a doctor soon. This can be coming from your stomach, liver or gallbladder. If it is a constant pain then you really need to be seen right away to determine the cause and get treatment. ...Read more

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I have a periodic ovaries pain at the right side. It was rare nagging pain for two weeks, but yesterday it was much stronger, especially when I touch?

So sorry: Sometimes this type of pain can be a normal part of your cycle, and sometimes it's because a young woman has a cyst on the ovary. You can try a NSAID like ibuprofen, and if pain persists, consider seeing a gynecologist so an ultrasound can be performed to make sure there isn't an ovarian cyst that is causing you this pain. Best of luck to you! ...Read more

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I went for a short power walk today after work and toward I started getting a nagging side stitch that made me slow down. How do I avoid this?

Exercise intolerance: In a young female who is otherwise healthy, discomfort in the lower chest and upper abdomen may be related to exercise intolerance. The person needs to gradually increase their tolerance and insurance, however, if the symptoms are persistent the person needs evaluation of the cardiorespiratory system. You may get alternative points of view from other healthtap physicians ...Read more

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Last night around 8:30 p.m. I started having a nagging pain in the middle of my back toward my right side and under right rib cage. What is this?

Last night around 8:30 p.m. I started having a nagging pain in the middle of my back toward my right side and under right rib cage. What is this?

Not sure: There are many potential causes of this type of pain, but one of them is gallbladder disease. If it doesn't go away, or recurs regularly, you need to see your doctor to start the workup for it. ...Read more

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Sharp pains in lower left abdomen, when picking someing up the pain moves to both sides. The worst Lasted 3 days but small nagging pain still there.

Constipation?: Have your bowels moved? If not this could be causing some cramps pain. Try a mild laxative. If pain does not improve or worsens, see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Having some pain on my right side under my armpit. A constant dull nagging pain but when I apply any pressure pain is worse. Any ideas?

Need more info: You could have anything like a cyst, infected hair follicle, muscle strain, referred pain from your right breast etc. Please see your family physician who and make the diagnosis for you and put your mind to rest. ...Read more

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Nagging pain in left side of back and frequent chest pain - I was born at 28 weeks and had a hole in my heart - what can I do?

Nagging pain in left side of back and frequent chest pain - I was born at 28 weeks and had a hole in my heart - what can I do?

Chest pain: Chest pain can have many causes, from self limiting muscle strain to blood clots in the lung to heat disease. Since some conditions causing chest pain can be life threatening, it is best to see a doctor immediately if chest pain is sudden and/ or severe, accompanied by shortness of breath, nausea, sweating, radiation to other body areas, dizziness, feeling faint, sense of being unwell. ...Read more

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Pain located in the loser right side, just under rib cage and lower right back. Pain is a nagging, buring pain that does not move.

Kidney?: You might be suffering from a kidney stone or infection. You can see your doc for a urine test and possibly an ultrasound. Motrin may make your pain better in the mean time. ...Read more

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Having a little pain/discomfort in upper left quadrant of abdomen. Had right side of colon removed 3 yrs ago. Pain has been there 3 days; not severe, but nagging. Is about belt level.

Having a little pain/discomfort in upper left quadrant of abdomen. Had right side of colon removed 3 yrs ago. Pain has been there 3 days; not severe, but nagging. Is about belt level.

Was: Was your right colectomy due to cancer or diverticulitis? Either way: the concern is recurrence of either disease--which could be serious. An abdomen ct with contrast will sort out the issue if not improving. ...Read more

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I have gallstones, lately I have this nagging pain on the side of my right rib cage and back can it be the stones?

I have gallstones, lately I have this nagging pain on the side of my right rib cage and back can it be the stones?

Fer Sher: The location and description of your pain is likely secondary to gallbladder disease. These attacks typically occur after eating (esp. Fatty foods), last for an hour or more, are assc. W/nausea +/- vomiting, and may radiate into the back. On occasion, chronic obstruction occurs, often leading to constant low-level discomfort. Please see a surgeon. ...Read more

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I just had my period and on the last day I had unportected sex I have a sharp nagging pain in my side not sure if it's my ovaries should I be concern?

I just had my period and on the last day I had unportected sex I have a sharp nagging pain in my side not sure if it's my ovaries should I be concern?

Periods and Sex: You cannot get pregnant during a normal period. If this period you just finished was on time and of normal duration then there is no likelihood that you are pregnant. ...Read more

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I have quite a pronounced lump on the lower right side of my abdoman which feels very firm compared to my left hand side. Sometimes dull nagging pain?

I have quite a pronounced lump on the lower right side of my abdoman which feels very firm compared to my left hand side. Sometimes dull nagging pain?

Abdominal mass: I am not sure of your age, but at least it would be good for you to be examined by a physician, maybe have an abdominal or pelvic ultrasound or both depending on exam, and if 50 or over or with a family history of colon cancer or its risks, a colonoscopy, etc. Start by making an appointment with your primary care physician on Monday unless your symptoms worsen, then ER. Stool? Constipated? ...Read more

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My husband has burning, nagging pain that is mid to lower back near his righ. Side. Awakens from sleep and is sore too. No rash. Sometimes very bad, ?

My husband has burning, nagging pain that is mid to lower back near his righ. Side. Awakens from sleep and is sore too. No rash. Sometimes very bad, ?

Back pain: Could be disc or vertebra (skeletal) problem. Specially if pain exacerbated by lying down. Any pain radiation down the legs, difficulty with incontinence or bowels? It is possible to get shingles (herpes zoster) as well. See your doctor. If appropriate CT scan of lumbar spine may be necessary. ...Read more

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I am just over 5 weeks post op and still experiencing nagging aching especially on right hand side of abdomen. Us this normal?

I am just over 5 weeks post op and still experiencing nagging aching especially on right hand side of abdomen. Us this normal?

Post-op from what?: Surgery, obviously, but what kind? Open? Laparoscopic? This question is best addressed by your surgeon. In fact, this questions is best asked prior to surgery so that you'll know what to expect, especially in terms of pain, recovery, complications, reasons to contact her/him urgently or emergently. So make sure to keep your post-op follow up appointment w/your surgeon. ...Read more

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6 wks pregnant, nagging discomfort lower right side, bikini area and back pain. Have a 2 year old (low risk preg). Chlamydia 16yrs ago, ectopic???

6 wks pregnant, nagging discomfort lower right side, bikini area and back pain. Have a 2 year old (low risk preg). Chlamydia 16yrs ago, ectopic???

Possibly: An ectopic pregnancy is one of several possibilities for your symptoms. It would be a good idea to see your OB and have it checked out. An ultrasound will clarify the situation. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I've been experiencing nagging lower (right side) abdominal pain and pelvic cramps just after my periods?

I've been experiencing nagging lower (right side) abdominal pain and pelvic cramps just after my periods?

Pelvic cramps: Need check up by doctor, urine test, ultrasound, STD tests, if hormones OK, then fluids, rest, low caffeine & cigs, NSAIDS otc meds like Advil (ibuprofen) or Alleve... ...Read more