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Having seriously sore pain down left hand side of back and side what it cud b currently attending endocrinology incase something to do with that?

Needs to be checked: We can not say for sure if it is related to your endocrine disorder without knowing what you are being treated for by the Endo. But I will suggest you get this checked by your Primary care doctor and get treated ...Read more

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Feeling lots of pain in left hand side of lower back and lower belly and tightness?

Feeling lots of pain in left hand side of lower back and lower belly and tightness?

Colon? kidney?: Diverticulitis commonly causes left lower abdominal pain, sometimes exacerbated/relieved by a bowel movement. Inflammatory colitises can cause symptoms. Constipation. Kidney issuesyou should see a doctor if it has lasted longer than a few days or if it is severe and limiting your daily activities.. There are other causes as well and you may require a ct scan or colonoscopy to help sort them out. ...Read more

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Pain in left hand side of lower back and tightness of belly - is this signs of labour?

Pain in left hand side of lower back and tightness of belly - is this signs of labour?

Are you pregnant?: It could be a sign of labour if you are expecting. It could also be braxton hicks contractions, which cause you to have symptoms similiar to those of labour. Please seek medical attention as soon as possible to distinguish between the two! ...Read more

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Have pain very top of left hand side of back and keep getting pains down left arm?

? MI (heart attack): Get to an emergency room. The symptoms you describe could be angina. This could mean a serious heart problem. Get checked immediately and have someone else bring you or call an ambulance. ...Read more

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Hi i have had dull pain on the left hand side at the back of my head it started as neck pain and it has been 2 days could it be a tension headache?

Hi i have had dull pain on the left hand side at the back of my head it started as neck pain and it has been 2 days could it be a tension headache?

Other possibilities: By and large tension headaches are defined as headaches which extend about the WHOLE headaches while other types of headaches such as migraines typically show up only on 1 side. Other possibilities such as cervical column osteoarthritis can radiate upward into the head at times. If you'd like to chat 1-1 about this please set up an appointment with me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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I bent over to pick up my son and felt pain in the lower left hand side of my back. Any tips on reducing the pain?

I bent over to pick up my son and felt pain in the lower left hand side of my back. Any tips on reducing the pain?

Ice/Heat/NSAIDs: It is likely that 1 of your muscles is in spasms as a protective measure after small tears occurred. Using ice over the area (covered by cloth to avoid freezing the skin) in the 1st 24 hours can help limit inflammation. Applying heat (be careful not to burn yourself) after 24 hours can help with healing. An NSAID such as Ibuprofen or Naproxen can help with pain. If not better in 1 week see a dr. ...Read more

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I have a lot of pain at the lower left hand side of my back it gets worse when walking an trying to lift anything?

Need more info: Common complaint with many different causes from kidney problem to muscular spasm or spinal disc problem. Please get to see your family physician to examine you and make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Iv burst the bursa sac in my shoulder, why is the pain so severe my left hand side of neck, back and arm are continuously achy. How long for recovery?

Be rechecked: If you are experiencing severe pain on the left side of your neck down into your arm, it is probably more than a simple injury to your "bursa". Among possible causes which could be checked for would typically be a pinched nerve in the neck, a torn rotator cuff, or signs of cardiac ischemia. A detailed history, exam, and appropriate studies would likely result in an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pain in chest below breast plate & in left hand side of back , no cough or shortness of breath?

Pain in chest below breast plate & in left hand side of back , no cough or shortness of breath?

A 48 year old male: With those symptoms should be seen very soon preferably in the accident ward (ed) and let them tell you what it is not. Chest pains at your age should not b e taken lightly. ...Read more