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I have a pain in the lower left side of my back. There's some radiating pain in my glutes and my left leg due to this.

I have a pain in the lower left side of my back. There's some radiating pain in my glutes and my left leg due to this.

Sciatica: Pain from a pinched sciatic nerve in your lower back can often cause these symptoms. Stretching, ibuprofen, and chiropractic treatment all can help. ...Read more

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I woke up with pulsating, localized pain in the lower left side of my back AND in my urethra. I think the pain went away after I peed. What caused it?

I woke up with pulsating, localized pain in the lower left side of my back AND in my urethra. I think the pain went away after I peed. What caused it?

Maybe you: passed a kidney stone. If you are otherwise healthy and symptoms do not recur, I don't think you need to worry too much. If you develop any further symptoms, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm having pain in the lower left side of my back with radiating pain in the hip and sometimes the leg all left side. It is accompanied with nausea. P?

I'm having pain in the lower left side of my back with radiating pain in the hip and sometimes the leg all left side. It is accompanied with nausea. P?

Nerve irritation: You may have nerve irritation at the nerve roots as they come out of your spine. Typically, the pain will radiate down the nerve that is irritated (down your leg). Physical therapy and anti-inflammatory medication are the initial treatments. However, you may need an x ray or an injection to help manage this problem. ...Read more

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I have a pain on the lower left side of my back its painful to touch it but there's no marks, could it be my appendix?

I have a pain on the lower left side of my back its painful to touch it but there's no marks, could it be my appendix?

Pain: The appendix is on the right side of the lower quadrant of the abdomen, not the left, lower back pain can be from muscle spasm, sharp, excruciating pain can be from kidney stone specially if you blood in the urine, see your doctor if pain persist. ...Read more

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I've been having this pain in my lower left side of my back i went to the e.R a month ago but the pain is still there it hurts when i cough and more...?

I've been having this pain in my lower left side of my back i went to the e.R a month ago but the pain is still there it hurts when i cough and more...?

There are many...: Possibilities. First, going to an er is absolutely the wrong place to go! cracked rib, pleuritis, thoracic disc are some of many possibilities. See your pcp or an orthopedist! ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain on my lower left side of my back. It is not a constant pain but rather comes and goes. But the pain is very sharp?

I have a sharp pain on my lower left side of my back. It is not a constant pain but rather comes and goes. But the pain is very sharp?

M.D. visit: This pain may be related to a number of factors including muscular pain, renal system infection or hip pain. I would suggest monitoring your temperature and being seen by your doctor if a heating pad and motrin do not provide relief. If you have a fever and/or change in urination pattern, please see you doctor. ...Read more