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Very painful pinching pain in lower back on left side just above buttocks..Please help me!?

Very painful pinching pain in lower back on left side just above buttocks..Please help me!?

See a pain doctor: Your pain may be from arthritis or dysfunction of small joints in your back, or nerve compression because of disk degeneration or both. Best to you a pain doctor for a good physical exam, imaging and diagnosis before any treatment is recommended. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back on left side above buttocks when sleeping at night, i lie on my left side...In the morning I have a very tender area just above my left buttocks and below my rib cage.

You : You may be straining your back muscles or facet joints. I would recommend alternating with your right side and sleeping on your back. You may also benefit from trying out a different mattress. If it does not improve or worsens i recommend discussing it with your primary care doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Diarrhea is under control after BRAT diet, but now feel sharp pain in lower back and left side of the stomach, is it due to constipation ?

Diarrhea is under control after BRAT diet, but now feel sharp pain in lower back and left side of the stomach, is it due to constipation ?

Unlikely: From your history, you just got over diarrhea, so it is unlikely that your current symptoms are now due to constipation. More likely your symptoms are related to the same virus/infection that was causing your diarrhea or from introducing food too quickly after a diarrheal illness. Before eating a regular diet, continue with bland easy to digest non oily foods. Yogurt is helpful. Soup, rice etc ...Read more

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Missed period for 3 months with negative pregnancy test and now I have pain in lower back and left side?

Missed period for 3 months with negative pregnancy test and now I have pain in lower back and left side?

Not ovulating: If you do not get a period, and your pregnancy test is negative, then you are likely not ovulating. You should visit your doctor who will talk about appropriate blood tests and options for "inducing" a period. It is not healthy to not get a period. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in my lower back on left side. It's a sharp pain. What could the problem be?

Could be...: A lot of things, i recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...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.

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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