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I have a severe back pain on my lower back below the rib cage and above the pelvic. it s has been coming and going. usually comes when the weather is ?

I have a severe back pain on my lower back below the rib cage and above the pelvic. it s has been coming and going. usually comes when the weather is ?

Pain: You must see your primary doctor who will take your medical history, examine your back, and order xrays and blood work. Hopefully there will not be any concern. Please let me know. ...Read more

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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?

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

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For 3 yrs I have intense pain in my back rt. Lower rib cage about 2.5 inches from spine. Can a cortizone (hydrocortisone) 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 more

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Pain lower back spasms from rib cage,got it overnight while asleep.i d however suffer from rheumatoid arthritis?

Back pain: This could be all muscle, but you do have risk factors for occult fracture because of your rheumatoid. TYLENOL (acetaminophen) OR Motrin for starters. You should have a low threshold to get checked if not improving. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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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What would cause your lower back to hurt and right under your rib cage?

Several options: There are multiple potential causes, such as lumbar sprain/strain, kidney pathology, abdominal pathology, spinal disc disease, etc. See a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I have pain in right rib cage after hysterectomy and lower back?

Why do I have pain in right rib cage after hysterectomy and lower back?

Depends: How recently was the hysterectomy? If recent, fluids in the pelvis can irritate the diaphragm and cause back and rib pain. But more concerning is the possibility of blood clot - you need to check with your doctor right away for an exam. Good luck. ...Read more