Top
30
Doctor insights on: Pain In Left Side Of Back Above Waist

Share
2

2
When im moving around I have pretty strong pain in my left side/low back just above the waist it feels better to sit its pretty much the only symptom?

When im moving around I have pretty strong pain in my left side/low back just above the waist it feels better to sit its pretty much the only symptom?

Musculoskeletal: This discomfort sounds musculoskeletal rather than due to kidney disorder such as stone or infection. Try resting, apply intermittent cold or heat, rubbing linlment, and, if you can take them, NSAIDS like ibuprofen should help. See your Physician if symptoms persist or if a rash appears (shingles). ...Read more

3

3
Is there some relation to an ailment of the bowels and the pain in side of my waist and left side of back?

Is there some relation to an ailment of the bowels and the pain in side of my waist and left side of back?

There can be: Not all back pain is necessarily from the spine elements. Pain can be referred to the back from other regions including the abdomen like diverticulitis, appendicitis, an ulcer, gallbladder problems, pancreatitis, etc. If the symptoms bother you enough, you should be evaluated. ...Read more

4

4
Pain on the left back side near waist. What is the problem?

Pain on the left back side near waist. What is the problem?

Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, I would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

5

5
I have pains on the left side of my chest......and also the back of my waist.....what could be the problem....thanks!

I have pains on the left side of my chest......and also the back of my waist.....what could be the problem....thanks!

This may or may not: Be serious. Chest pain is always something that should never wait. You should check with your doc ASAP.

Unless you think you should go to the emergency room.

Good luck and all the best ...Read more

6

6
What are the causes of a sharp pain in the back left side of the waist?

Nerve Impingement: Can be caused by nerve being sandwiched between two spinal bones in the neck area. It can cause muscle spasm and pain in the neck. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more

7

7
I have a pain on my left side back of my waist and travels to the groin area?

I have a pain on my left side back of my waist and travels to the groin area?

Compression neuritis: Definitely suggests nerve compression and inflammation. Avoid any heavy lifting or bending. Start antiinflammatory mediciation ASAP (Advil (ibuprofen) or Aleve) - seek medical attention and xrays ASAP ...Read more

8

8
If you have a kidney that is functioning low will it cause pain and could that pain be on your left side and low back just above the waist?

If you have a kidney that is functioning low will it cause pain and could that pain be on your left side and low back just above the waist?

Maybe: A "low functioning" kidney, by itself, should not cause pain. BUT, a kidney infection or a kidney stone COULD cause exactly the kind of pain you're having. Either way, it must be evaluated by your physician ASAP to make sure it's not something serious. ...Read more

10

10
Back pain above waist on left side. Kindney infection?

Back pain above waist on left side. Kindney infection?

Back pain on left: These symptoms can be a kidney stone or infection. If burning upon urination or blood seen in the toilet after urination is a sign of infection. However can be other kidney related diseases. More tests and physical evaluation needs to be done to pinpoint the cause. Hopefully this is just a strained muscle on the left back. ...Read more

11

11
I am having spots of heat at waist level of my left side, from front to back area. It feels like a hearing pad under my skin. Comes and goes.?

I am having spots of heat at waist level of my left side, from front to back area. It feels like a hearing pad under my skin. Comes and goes.?

See your Doctor: Abdominal pain can have many complex causes. You need a physical exam to try and figure this out. Please see your doctor. If you are in severe pain go to an emergency center as soon as possible. ...Read more

15

15
If I have a pain on my left side waist area and lower back, do I have kidney stones concidering I have freequent uti's?

If I have a pain on my left side waist area and lower back, do I have kidney stones concidering I have freequent uti's?

Could be: Your symptoms are not typical of renal stones, but do not exclude kidney stones. You should see your doctor for an evaluation, as it may require urine test and imaging. See this site for more information on the topic.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/kidney-stones/ds00282. ...Read more

16

16
I have a lower back pain on my left side just by the waist. I have been diagnosed with scoliosis. What can I do to prevent this pain.

I have a lower back pain on my left side just by the waist. I have been diagnosed with scoliosis. What can I do to prevent this pain.

Varies: In general, it is good to maintain ideal body weight, keep core strong, avoid smoking, and avoid activities that aggravate your back. Followup with a specialist to ensure no further treatment indicated for your scoliosis. ...Read more

18

18
Pain at my lower back waist line, left side. Gets worse when I walk for long, lifting an object on my right hand. Stops when I sit and relaxed, help!

Pain at my lower back waist line, left side. Gets worse when I walk for long, lifting an object on my right hand. Stops when I sit and relaxed, help!

Oblique strain: Sounds like you have an oblique strain. It could also be a low back problem, likely muscular. Occasionally the it band will also get irritated. I would recommend stretching, heating pad and nsaids. If not better see a doc. ...Read more

19

19
My left side of my waist at the back has been aching for 3 days, I'm female and it aches more from inside when I cough or sneeze. Analgesic doesn't?

My left side of my waist at the back has been aching for 3 days, I'm female and it aches more from inside when I cough or sneeze. Analgesic doesn't?

How old are you?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, & we expect it of you! List any meds you take, & any chronic medical problems, too. ...Read more

21

21
Numbness - feet, legs, buttocks, waist--both sides. Also upper left back. Gets worse and "climbs" while sitting in car. If not MS relapse, then what?

Numbness - feet, legs, buttocks, waist--both sides. Also upper left back. Gets worse and "climbs" while sitting in car. If not MS relapse, then what?

Numbness: If you already have been bothered by MS, certainly this is possible. Another condition that is sometimes worse with sitting is called radiculopathy. It is caused by irritation of the nerve roots in the spine. It often causes numbness in the legs and may change with position. ...Read more

22

22
Pain on left and right side of back lil above the waist. Pain also In lower spine It goes into left leg straight to foot. Cramp in calf Burning pai?

Sciatica: There are multiple potential causes, but among the more common is a "sciatica" which is an irritation of a nerve in the back that then causes pain to run down the leg. I would not hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

23

23
Pain in my abdomen, upper waist level on the left hand side. All the way thru from my back to front. Felt similar to muscle cramp but worse! ?

Pain in my abdomen, upper waist level on the left hand side. All the way thru from my back to front. Felt similar to muscle cramp but worse! ?

Need an exam: Any unusual abdominal pain, particulary if severe or recurrent, needs to be evaluated. While it may turn out to be nothing serious, pain is the bodies warning system that something may be wrong and should not be ignored.

When it comes to abdominal pain don't try to diagnosis yourself. See a physician. ...Read more

25

25
From three weaks I have pain in left side of my waist. I am 29years old?

Multiple Reasons: I'm not sure if you're a male/female. Pain at the left side of the waist could be from various reasons including constipation, gas pain, kidney stone (severe), bladder infection, or if you're a female could be from ovarian cyst or rupture. If the pain is severe, don't hesitate and see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

26

26
Feeling slight pain in left side waist area (since 2 days) when I get up from a sitting position. Goes away on its own. Should I be concerned?

Feeling slight pain in left side waist area (since 2 days) when I get up from a sitting position. Goes away on its own. Should I be concerned?

Left Sided Pain: If you have no other symptoms like fever nausea or bloating you are probably ok. But when is the last time you had a bowel movement? Constipation can cause left sided pain. Also are in the ovulatory part of your cycle you may also experience pain when a follicular is about to burst. If you have no other symptoms consider taking Acetominophen or Ibuprofen to see if the pain is alleviated. ...Read more

27

27
What can cause pain in my left side (waist area)?

What can cause pain in my left side (waist area)?

More info needed....: Your one symptom (pain) can be caused by so many things, it is next to impossible to diagnose without more info. Could be gas, could be a kidney stone, could be blockage. The internet does not replace your local physician. Please call for an appointment and a full examination. ...Read more

28

28
Hi. I have mild pain in my waist on the left side. What could be causing this?

Hi. I have mild pain in my waist on the left side. What could be causing this?

Causes multiple: What have you been doing.? This could be from many things especially if you have job that is very strenuous or you like strenuous activity. This could be muscular or related to trauma ; cannot rule out some type of internal issues. See your doc. ...Read more

29

29
I have sharp pain right side of back just below waist. Had it for 4 days. Intermittent in the degree of pain. Sometimes so great I double over.

Possible renal colic: Sharp lower back pain that comes and goes could represent renal colic from kidney stones, especially if the pain moves into the groin. Kidney stones can be extremely painful and quite serious if they block the flow of urine out of the kidney, so this situation requires doctor review urgently, especially if the pain persists/becomes more frequent. Drink plenty of water and see your doc. ...Read more

30

30
I am experiencing some pain when I stretches and/or if I take in deep breaths. It is located somewhere at the left side just above my waist area?

I am experiencing some pain when I stretches and/or if I take in deep breaths. It is located somewhere at the left side just above my waist area?

Muscle pain: Usually this is an indication of intercostal (the muscles by the ribs) pain. Probably you strained the muscles doing something and they should heal with some advil (ibuprofen) and rest, if not a chest x ray should be obtained. ...Read more