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What causes pain in the upper left side of my back when I cough?

What causes pain in the upper left side of my back when I cough?

Pain with cough: Pain in the back with cough can have several causes, including muscle strain, inflammation and infections such as pneumonia. Best to see a doctor for examination. ...Read more

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I have been having a crampy pain in upper left side of back. It seems to have got worse overnight and touchin he area can give a sharp pain sometimes?

See your doctor: This type of pain can only be diagnosed after being examined by a doctor. You should call your doctor or go to the er if the pain keeps getting worse. Based on the location, it may be caused by a kidney stone. But an exam will allow a doctor to find out for sure what's going on. ...Read more

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Pain in upper left side of back relived for brief moment with bowel movement?

Pain in upper left side of back relived for brief moment with bowel movement?

Maybe constipated?: Are you constipated? A medical definition is bowel infrequency (less than one bowel movement every 3-4 days). What's "normal" for you? The fact your symptoms abate after decompressing your gut by defecating suggesting a colonic source of distress. Examination is in order certainly for your reassurance & accuracy of diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hi i began getting a pain on my upper left side on my back and if i sit wrong or pick something heavy i begine to get a sharp pain im worried?

Muscle strain: Given that your pain is positional, isolated highly suggestive muscle/ligament origin. Our latissimus dorsi is large muscle attaching over broad area of our mid back/flank area. We use this muscle when we use our upper extremities. Trying to square up to what you are lifting so arms are symmetric, bend at the knees and keep objects close to your body when lifting will decrease strain. ...Read more

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Everytime i drink no matter what it is hot or cold i am getting pain in my upper left side of the back when i get this it last for about 20mins ?

Everytime i drink no matter what it is hot or cold i am getting pain in my upper left side of the back when i get this it last for about 20mins ?

Consultation advised: Pain of gastric origin can be referred(felt in) the left upper back and lower posterior chest. It's not possible to speculate on the cause without more information from you. An online consultation at Health Tap may be helpful. VIDEO OR VOICE ONLY WOULD BE BEST. In box Text next best.(Be available to reply to questions). A text/chat is too slow and the least desirable http://bit.ly/1OiIRcI ...Read more

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Pain in upper left side more towards the back area, what may cause this

Pain in upper left side more towards the back area, what may cause this

Kidney: It is hard to tell with such a brief description. Have you been have pain with urination? This could be kidney pain. Have you been diagnosed with mono lately? This could be spleen pain. Have you been excersising or lifting something? This could be back strain. Have you eaten some gassy food? This could be gas pain. ...Read more

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