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I just woke up and I have this horrible pain in the lower right side of my back, i just puked and i don't know what is wrong. Im only 19 and I do not recall hurting my back at all recently.

We : We are seeing kidney stones at younger and younger ages. "flank pain" can be a sign of them and they will hurt enough to make you vomit. There are portions of the bowel in that area as well and serious conditions such as appendicitis and bowel obstruction can present with these symptoms. If it hurts enough to make you vomit, you should see your primary care provider or go to an emergency room. ...Read more

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I have pain in the lower right side of my back and going across my abdomen. Also i feel very sick. Since the pain started. What could it be?

I have pain in the lower right side of my back and going across my abdomen. Also i feel very sick. Since the pain started. What could it be?

Go see your doctor: Too many things to consider w/o more information, physical examination & testing. For instance, kidney infection & kidney stones are high on list. But could also be appendix acting up. Ovarian cyst or torsion. Pelvic inflammatory disease if you engage in unprotected sex outside of a mutually monogamous relationship. Bottom line: go see your doctor! ...Read more

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Having terrible pain in the lower right side of my back and hip. But does not hurt to touch. Feels more like a nerve.?

Having terrible pain in the lower right side of my back and hip. But does not hurt to touch. Feels more like a nerve.?

Doctor can evaluate: A person with symptoms of nerve pain (neuralgia), or who gets weird sensations that might be coming from nerve irritation (paresthesias), probably needs an MRI or other imaging to confirm that the symptoms are indeed from some problem in the spine that is irritating or compressing the nerves coming out of the spine. A visit with a neurologist or physiatrist (pm&r) can help decide on the next step. ...Read more

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I have a pain in the lower right side of my back, could I have a kidney infection?

I have a pain in the lower right side of my back, could I have a kidney infection?

Possibly...: Quite possible; you may also have musculoskeletal issues; or ovarian issues(if it applies). Best to go see your physician and be properly diagnosed; that way you can get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I keep having sharp pain under my right rib cage and pain in the lower right side of my back. What could this be?

See your GP: There are a variety of reasons that you could have like cardio, GI, anxiety, myalgia, etc. Regardless of the cause, it is important to visit your GP for consultation, tests, treatment or referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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Pain in the lower right side of my back with a small, movable lump around my hip bone. What could be causing this?

SIJ: 20y female notes unilateral low back pain & movable subcutaneous mass. Absent trauma, these findings suggests sacroiliac joint, SIJ, disorder. Patient has discovered a benign cartilaginous Schmurls node overlying the discomforted dorsal aspect of her SIJ. Pain generated by a disordered SIJ radiates from low back to the hip. Is Hypermobility Syndrome involved? See comments: ...Read more

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I have rectal bleeding with a shard cramp pain in the lower right side of my back. And I have a slight fever. Can you help me?

I have rectal bleeding with a shard cramp pain in the lower right side of my back. And I have a slight fever. Can you help me?

Not normal, get help: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Brisk bleeding warrants emergency care. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.g. rectal trauma), but evaluation is always appropriate. A rule of thumb (but not absolute): black stool means bleeding comes from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anus. ...Read more