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I have pain in my back on the right side at the bottom of my rib cage when pushed or pressure is applied.?

I have pain in my back on the right side at the bottom of my rib cage when pushed or pressure is applied.?

Use RockTape: Consider taping these areas - http://youtu. Be/bg1-vnibcti support prevents muscle strech and pain - orally take nucleotides which are essential to rebuild and repair tissues. These areas if tender there is inflammation either due to gall bladder or liver sludge consider doing a liver, gall bladder cleanse if no relief check with your doctor to make sure there are no gall stones, infection etc. ...Read more

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I am 38 weeks along and I am experiencing extreme pain in my back on the right side. Right at the lower rib area, should I be worried?

I am 38 weeks along and I am experiencing extreme pain in my back on the right side. Right at the lower rib area, should I be worried?

Please call your OB: All? S like this should go to your OB esp at 38 weeks, it could be bad sciatica, could be a kidney stone or a kidney infection, if u were my pt I would expect u to call me before u ask on this web site and I would send u to the labor room to be evaluated to find out what is going on, and depending on what is going on u may need to be induced before your due date which is easy safe and effective. ...Read more

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I've had a pressure/discomfort pain in my back on the right side, midway down the back. Spasm/twitching feeling, been taking Prilosec for heartburn?

Abominal evaluation: Many times pain radiating to the mid back can be a result of problems in the abdomen. These problems can include ulcers, reflux, colitis, and gallbladder problems. People with mid back pain without trauma should consider an evaluation by their family doctor. ...Read more

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I've had a pressure/discomfort pain in my back on the right side, midway down the back. Spasm/twitching feeling, been taking Prilosec for heartburn?

I've had a pressure/discomfort pain in my back on the right side, midway down the back. Spasm/twitching feeling, been taking Prilosec for heartburn?

This may or may not: Be related to a spine issue or referred to the back from another cause such as GI related: ulcer, gallbladder v renal such as a kidney stone or infection v reproductive. If your are experiencing other symptoms for which you are taking prilosec, see your physician for an evaluation as to what is going on with your condition. ...Read more

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I have an awful pain in my back near the right side and my urine has a sweet smell to it. Do you know what could cause this? I am not diabetic.

We need more informa: You may have a urinary tract infection or kidney infection if you have pain or burning during urination.There can be many causes of pain in the back on right side and you should consult your doctor to find out what is causing it. ...Read more

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I have pain in my back on my right side, it feels like it is at the bottom of my shoulder blade, it also hurts to breathe sometimes?

Possible spasm: Of infrascapular muscle. If symtoms persist- see your physician. Place tennis balls in a sock and place under te sore muscle. Advil and Aleve (naproxen) also work if not allergic to these products. ...Read more

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I've been having this bad pain in my back on my right side near my anus, but its not bruised. Its not close to my anus, but just a little bit?

Possible abscess: If it has only been going on for a few days and is getting worse, then it could be a perirectal abscess which need to be drained by a physician. If it's lasted more than a week it has another cause, the list of which is long. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Pain in my back on my right side sort of at the end of bottom rib....hurt when I breathe, cough, yarning anything that's has to do with regular breath?

Pain in my back on my right side sort of at the end of bottom rib....hurt when I breathe, cough, yarning anything that's has to do with regular breath?

Any cough or fever: Pain in that location either muskeloskeletal that mean ribs and muscle which is easy to get inflammed specially in female apply heat pad take ibuprofen
or it could be in the lung either as inflammatery process like pleurisy or infection that could be viral or bacterial or it could be allergy usually it will be associated with bad cough and fever
if persistent see a doctor will help you better ...Read more

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I have pain in my upper back on the right side. Could there be something seriously wrong? What serious conditions?

I have pain in my upper back on the right side. Could there be something seriously wrong? What serious conditions?

Not likely: The upper back is a common area for muscle tension. Serious problems would be cervical or thoracic discs with referred pain or referred pain from internal organs. ...Read more

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24 year old female with pain in my lower back on the right side. It has been getting worse and I've had it for three days I can hardly move.

24 year old female with pain in my lower back on the right side. It has been getting worse and I've had it for three days I can hardly move.

Low back pain: The most likely cause is a musculoskeletal process like strain, arthritis, disc herniation. Is there any history of injury, strain, associated rash (as seen in shingles)? Kidney stone is unlikely. In addition to resting, try alternating cold and hot (not too hot) applications. If you can take them anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve should help. See your MD if you are not improving. ...Read more

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What causes a man a sharp pain in my upper back on the right side?

What causes a man a sharp pain in my upper back on the right side?

Several poss. Causes: Some causes are more serious than others, but usually, if the pain is sharp, it indicates a musculoskeletal problem. Such back pain can be caused by malfunctioning vertebrae or ribs, spasms, or pinched nerves. A good history & physical exam, including an osteopathic hands-on exam can often find such problems which can be easily correct by manipulation. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower back on the right side and I threw up couple of time and this time there was grounded coffee like particle in it.

It sounds like you: Might have a kidney infection. I think you should be evaluated by a health care professional as soon as possible. I suggest you go to a stat care facility or ER for a thorough evaluation tonight. ...Read more

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I am a power lifter and I was squatting and I had a sharp pain in my lower back on the right side, now when I lift my leg it hurts a lot?

Disc herniation?: It is possible that you injured a disc. There is risk with lifting heavy weights and back injuries. Take a rest from training and avoid lifting heavy items and especially twisting simultaneously. ...Read more

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Yesterday I started to develop slight pain in my upper back on the right side. Waking up today I can hardly move. My period is close aswell, is it pms?

Yesterday I started to develop slight pain in my upper back on the right side. Waking up today I can hardly move. My period is close aswell, is it pms?

Not likely PMS: But PMS can make your ability to tolerate anything unpleasant lower. Read common PMS symptom lists but know they vary and few women have more than a few, some have none and it may not be each month. Yu may have slept oddly or done a minor thing to your muscles. Try a massage or "ice" rub. You may have caught a cold or flu. Consider an exam. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower back on the right side, pain on my pelvic bone on the right side, frequent urination, lower abdomen pain, bladder does not emp?

I have pain in my lower back on the right side, pain on my pelvic bone on the right side, frequent urination, lower abdomen pain, bladder does not emp?

Stone?: Do you have a history of kidney stones? The pain in you back and urinary urgency and frequency can occur with a stone that has not yet passed that is in the very end of the ureter near the bladder causing irritation. Also would be worthwhile to have your urine checked for infection. ...Read more

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I have got pain in my back and in my right side near my kidneys. What could this be?

I have got pain in my back and in my right side near my kidneys. What could this be?

Multiple possibiliti: Right sided back pain or right flank pain in young women could most commonly be urinary tract infection, pyelonephritis, or kidney stones. However further evaluation needed and recommend a consultation. ...Read more

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I had laparoscopic gall bladder removal 10 days ago and now I have pain in my back on right side?

I had laparoscopic gall bladder removal 10 days ago and now I have pain in my back on right side?

Call Your Surgeon: There are many possible explanations for your back pain, from simple musculoskeletal pain to the possibility of a stone in your common bile duct or a postoperative bile leak. Please return to see your surgeon so that (s)he can take a more complete history, examine you, and order the appropriate tests to get you well. ...Read more

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Experiencing pain in my lower back. From my right side to my back. What could it be?

Many causes: Low back pain can be caused by muscle strain, arthritis in the spine, pinched nerves, and even gynecological problems. If the pain is severe or persistent you should definitely be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Had sax last night six days before ovulation by my ovulation traker now I am having pain in my lower back and right side what could it be?

Had sax last night six days before ovulation by my ovulation traker now I am having pain in my lower back and right side what could it be?

More info: Need a little more information as to dates. But, if your preg test is negative, it is probably ovulation pain, or uterine spasm with radiation of pain to the right side. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my lower back n the right side, right above my butt. It is a constant pain, its worse when I bend over, and stand too long.?

Sacroilitis: Diagnosis: Your description is most likely a lumbar muscle strain, myofascial pain and or sacroiliac ligament strain.

Home Treatment: Choose between Advil (ibuprofen) or IB, but don't take both. Follow dosage directions for all medications.

Family Doctor: You would benefit from a trial of 'trigger point injections' and sacroiliac ligament injections. Call to make sure they do it. Chiropractic could help. ...Read more

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Hi: I have a pain in my middle back, the right side, I think is my lung. It hurts more when I wake up. I guess is my bed, but I don't know, help me?

Hi: I have a pain in my middle back, the right side, I think is my lung. It hurts more when I wake up. I guess is my bed, but I don't know, help me?

Prob not lung: If mattress to blame, likely musculo-skeletal issue. Can try rotating/flipping mattress (or just reverse sleep position) & see if resolves issue--then need mattress. If not, should see your dr / urgent care for exam and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a pain in my lower back on my right side, which I am assuming is my kidney. I feel like this only occurs while I am on my period. Can there be a connection between the two?

Ans: Well perhaps. You are so young so your periods are not regulated fully test. You can have terrible pain and nausea with the periods. However it would not be a bad idea to send your doctor and have your urine checked ...Read more

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I have serve pain from my lower back down my right side through my hip and to my knee. It's agony to walk and I've been taking painkillers but no help?

Serve pain?: You've skipped the most important point, which is the CAUSE of the pain. It's a basic principle of medicine (& automobile repair): You can't fix it if you don't know what's broken. This could be a nerve, musculotendinous OR joint problem, or even a fracture. They taught me in med school never to do a physical exam over the telephone. Same thing re the Web. See a doctor & get a diagnosis. ...Read more