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Pain in the left side of the upper back and left side?

Upper back and L sid: There are many potential causes: herniated cervical or thoracic discs vs localized muscle strain vs facet joint irritation vs referred pain in particular from abdomen/diaphram which refers pain into shoulder/upper back. I suggest rest, antiinflam, localized heat, massage, pt and if not better consult md for MRI and consider epidural, trigger points injections, facet injections per md recommend. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back right side of head?

Pain in lower back right side of head?

OK: How long. How severe? Sharp, shooting, dull, aching. Hurt to move head or is there localized tenderness. Could be many things. If it doesn't get better, get checked. ...Read more

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Severe pain ache in lower right side of back

Severe pain ache in lower right side of back

See details: Significant low back pain is usually related to osteoarthritis and strain. Have it evaluated. There are several good treatment options. ...Read more

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Pain in left side and back?

Vague question: Your question is very vague. Please be more explicit. There are dozens of causes of back pain. ...Read more

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What might cause lower back pain in the left side right near the spine?

Numerous: Pain in that area could be due to a trigger point (localized soft tissue inflammation) vs muscle sprain/strain vs facet joint pain vs degenerative disc vs disc herniation, among other causes. If your symptoms are persistent or worsening, see a physician. ...Read more

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Pain in back right side of my head?

Pain in back right side of my head?

How bad?: Headaches are very non specific. One sided pain could be due to migraine or sinusitis. Stress or cluster type of headaches. If you have a very bad headache, then that could be originating from brain and needs urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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Terrible lower back pain on left side and pain to the left of top of buttock crack?

Sacroiliac pain: The location is suggestive of pain from the sacroiliac joint. It could also be a pinched nerve in the lumbar spine. Get evaluated by your doctor, and try ice and an antiinflammatory medication like ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Hurting in the lower back could it cause pain in the front on the left upper side?

Hurting in the lower back could it cause pain in the front on the left upper side?

Low back pain: Low back pain typically radiates into the low back lumbar region and down the legs, it does not usually radiate up above the back. ...Read more

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Nerve sprain in the left side of right knee...When the pain is sever the pain extends to right side of the lower back n right feet...

Nerve sprain in the left side of right knee...When the pain is sever the pain extends to right side of the lower back n right feet...

Lumbar spine MRI: The pattern of pain described above is most likely due to lumbar radiculopathy (pinched nerve in the lower back). A lumbar spine MRI is needed. A superimposed knee problem may be present as well. ...Read more

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Have shooting burning pain in lower left side of back shooting down the left side of my thigh into my groin and left testicle. Most intense in morning?

Have shooting burning pain in lower left side of back shooting down the left side of my thigh into my groin and left testicle. Most intense in morning?

Back/Pelvic Eval: I recommend a more comprehensive evaluation by a physiatrist/sports medicine or orthopedic specialist. The lower back and pelvic region is complex and there are multiple sources for that type of pain/symptoms and a thorough history and physical exam is needed to assist you. ...Read more

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Have low back pain on the left side. The pain extends from left hip down left leg. No pain on the right side. Pl advise?

Referred pain: Pain from inflammation in the lumbar spine often radiates down one leg. Doctors call this referred pain. If it does not resolve in a reasonable amount of time, you should see an orthopaedist. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in the lower left side of back under ribcage?

What can cause  pain in the lower left side of back under  ribcage?

See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Pain in the upper chest on the right side?

Pain in the upper chest on the right side?

Intercostal pain: Intercostal neuralgia may produce sporadic episodes of acute pain or pain that is dull and constant. The pain is often described as stabbing, tearing, sharp, spasm-like, tender, aching or gnawing. It typically feels like the pain wraps around your upper chest in a band-like pattern. The pain may intensify during exertion or with sudden movements involving the upper chest, such as coughing or laugh. ...Read more

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Dull pain that radiates for the left side of my chest outwards?

Dull pain that radiates for the left side of my chest outwards?

Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. You should see a doctor to get more information. ...Read more

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Burning pain in lower back right side colon?

Burning pain in lower back right side colon?

Recommend evaluation: It certainly could be a variety of things. Ibs, appendicitis, crohn's, gastroenteritis...All worth a visit to your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain lower left side of back?

Pain lower left side of back?

Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more

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Pain on the left side above the hips?

Pain on the left side above the hips?

Flank pain : Flank pain can be from intra abdominal issues like constipation. Colitis. Spleen or lumbar disorders like disc herniation or sponsylosis. ...Read more

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Pain in left side of chest.

Pain in left side of chest.

Get eval: Without any other information and just a statement saying "pain in Left side of chest" my only recourse is telling you to get an evaluation ASAP, to assure it is not your heart. ...Read more

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Pain in lower left side of stomach?

Pain in lower left side of stomach?

See Dr/need info: Left side of abdomen has the spleen, the colon but maybe pain radiating from the stomach, pancreas, others.We need to know the characteristics of the pain: severity (0-10) aliviating factors ( eating food, antacids, vomiting, moving bowels), what makes it worst, what is it like( colic, stabbing, dull) associated symptoms ('fever, diarrhea, constipation, dissension, hard abdomen) . What is your hx. ...Read more

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