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Pain In Lower Back Rib Cage
I have pain on my spine are middle of shoulder blades and close to my neck. And when i stretch to my right i feel pain in my back lower left rib cage?
Trigger points: Pain in the midline of the back or around the shoulder blades is usually muscular. Trigger points, fairly specific areas that when pressed reproduce or trigger the pain, are common and muscular. Levator scapula syndrome is a variant near the top of the shoulder blade. Good posture, avoid looking down at computer screens. Try ice/heat, nsaid's, and salonpas hot patches. ...Read more
For 3 yrs I have intense pain in my back rt. Lower rib cage about 2.5 inches from spine. Can a cortizone injection help; hurts when i lay on my back?
Yes: It is possible it could help if the pain is from an irritated nerve that may be exiting your spine or irritated rib head. However, all other issues, including liver and gallbladder should be ruled out first. Consider manual manipulation and physical therapy as well. Physical exam is very important in your case to show exactly what pain is from. May need imaging to clarify. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had some pain in lower back where the left kidney is but mostly it been in the abdomen between the left rib cage and waist line is that kidney to?
Could be: If one has a stone in the ureter you could have flank pain, abdominal pain or lower quadrant pain. As a stone travels from the kidney to the bladder it goes through the anatomic structure called the ureter. The innervation of the ureter carrying the pain fibers can originate in correlation with the upper mid or lower ureter with upper mid or lower abdominal pain. This pain complexes not have to be from the ureter it could also be from to spend distention of the descending and sigmoid colon. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got this dreadful pain on my right side below my rib cage and above my lower back and it just come on suddenly and hasn't gone ?
Please see a doctor: Any dreadful pains could be serious, please see a doctor. ...Read more
Pain under right rib cage extending to lower back .been having it for about 6 mos now can become severe. gallbladder already out 4 yrs.
I have lower back just below rib cage left side pain. Is this related to my kidneys? Shouldi be scared?
Have extreme pain only when I put pressure under my rib cage on both sides in my lower back. it's a very small area on both sides?
Low back: Tenderness of the low back could come from lumbar muscles, vertebra, or kidney/ureteral origin. If your symptoms persist or worsen see your physician for evaluation and he/she will order the appropriate tests and,if necessary, refer you to a specialist. ...Read more
I have a burning sensation with pain in my lower back. And a pain just below my rib cage in the centre?
Pain: burning sensation in the back either muskeloskeletal(muscle and spine or kidney pain below the rib cage is a muskeloskeletal(ribs and muscle) use heat pad stretching esercise hydrate well take ibuprofen and give us more information to help you either see your PCP or you can have live consult one on one with one of our physician to discuss your problem face to face good luck ...Read more
When laying down, my lower back is in pain. Pain is also under right rib cage. Hot flashes. Appetite change. Help?
Be seen: There are a nber of possibilities and I would not hesitate to be seen. Although you are young, problems with your gall bladder can potentially cause the symptoms you are describing among other possibilities. A detailed exam and appropriate studies will likely determine the cause. ...Read more
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