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Have a sharp stabbing pain in left side groin area. Hurts when walking or standing. Goes from dull to super sharp pain.

Have a sharp stabbing pain in left side groin area. Hurts when walking or standing. Goes from dull to super sharp pain.

You need a: "Hands on" exam .this could be due to a groin problem (eg: hernia) OR a BACK problem (pinched nerve at the L4-L5 lumbar disc level)

Hope this helps
See your PCP!
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Started period and have terrible pain left side going to groin and thigh area?

Started period and have terrible pain left side going to groin and thigh area?

Prostaglandins: Sorry for your pain. If you are someone that produces a lot of prostaglandins during your period, you can get stronger menstrual cramps which can radiate. Aspirin can reduce prostaglandin. If it persists after your period, see your doctor to make sure it's nothing more serious. Good luck. ...Read more

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2 days sharp stabbing pain left side in waist/flank area. Hurts to deep breathe. Tender to touch. Nausea. Constipation. Groin pain. Burning feeling.

Get it checked out: There are several things that can be causing this. But with it being painful to touch and have nausea, groin pain and burning... I would have a healthcare provider check it out. Take care! Dr. Michael rosenfield. ...Read more

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Pain left side of lower back, above buttock. Radiates intermittently into groin and when it does, v painful. Eases with nurofen, worse on rest. Cause?

Pain left side of lower back, above buttock. Radiates intermittently into groin and when it does, v painful. Eases with nurofen, worse on rest. Cause?

Radiculopathy: Refers to pain or other symptoms that occur in a location supplied by a nerve, when the problem occurs at or near the root of the nerve, shortly after its exit from the spinal cord. Radicular pain in the groin results compression or irritation of a spinal nerve root in the upper lumbar spine (low pain). This can result from inflammation surrounding the nerve root. Nuprofen reduces inflammation ...Read more

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I am experiencing extreme groin pain. Left side, red and a hard lump under skin. Pain started out of nowhere. No sports.?

I am experiencing extreme groin pain. Left side, red and a hard lump under skin. Pain started out of nowhere. No sports.?

Hard to say: Without examining the area, as this could be a reactive lymph node or soft tissue infection like an abscess. If its really bothering you, then you should seek an in person evaluation. ...Read more

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Groin pain, left side only. Tender like bruise, not deep, not visibly unusual. Movement doesn't hurt. No genital pain.?

Groin pain, left side only. Tender like bruise, not deep, not visibly unusual. Movement doesn't hurt. No genital pain.?

Can't tell...: Can't tell what it is that is being described in the question. One can write down details about the symptoms, and see a primary care doctor to be examined. Some things are just hard to describe in words. ...Read more

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Gf has pelvis pain left side around bladder area below waist its on and off and has come and gone for months any idea what this is?

Could be many things: She really should be seen to have an evaluation and examination. Causes could be benign or quite serious, but you can help encourage her to go since it has now gone on for months and doesn't seem to be subsiding. ...Read more

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Slight pain left side of pelvis, pregnancy test has 2 lines, one slightly faint line, sweating whilst sleeping at night, have cramps what could be wrong?

Pregnancy test: To interpret a pregnancy test compare your results to the package instruction contained in the box for the brand you purchased. It will have a drawing of a positive test and a negative test specific to that brand. Pelvic pain is very complex and an examination will be needed to determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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Had on and off pain in right side chest and upper back,today am having pain left side hurts when breath in around rib area what can this be?

Had on and off pain in right side chest and upper back,today am having pain left side hurts when breath in around rib area what can this be?

Need more info: To determine if you have an acute respiratory problem like pneumonia, history of fever and other symptoms like cough and poor appetite is important. In absence if these, one can consider other causes of inflammation such as asthma or pleurisy. For now, you can take anti inflammatory medicine like ibuprofen 400 mg every 6-8 hrs for 2-3 days. If still not improved. Pl get examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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Having dull preassure / light pain left side around my rib area. No injuries and doesn't matter if I am breathing or not. Any ideas? Thank you

Having dull preassure / light pain left side around my rib area. No injuries and doesn't matter if I am breathing or not. Any ideas?  Thank you

Flatulence : It is very common to experience pain or pressure commonly caused by flatulence or gas. If it continues over 24 hrs make an appt with your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. Get well soon. ...Read more

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I got acid reflux problem.I'm taking nexium (esomeprazole). But from last 2 weeks i have back pain left side close to shoulder blade in rib cage area. Why is that?

I got acid reflux problem.I'm taking nexium (esomeprazole). But from last 2 weeks i have back pain left side close to shoulder blade in rib cage area. Why is that?

?unrelated: Stomach intestinal issues should not be referred to the back unless something serious is going on such as perforation, pancreatitis, bleeding. If you have pain in your shoulder it could be referred pain or something completely unrelated. For this type of complaint a face to face with your doctor will likely provide better answers to a complex question. Good luck ...Read more

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Pain, left side, rib area in the backside, few inches below armpit. Feel like its between bone &skin. Not internally. Front left chest pain w/it.?

Pain, left side, rib area in the backside, few inches below armpit. Feel like its between bone &skin. Not internally. Front left chest pain w/it.?

Follows a rib: That's a pretty good description! It's following an intercostal muscle or rib. You may have costochonditis (rheumatism of the joint where the rib attaches to the breatbone). You may have intercostal neuritis. If a rash appears, it could even be shingles. Has there been any minor trauma or lifting? ...Read more

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Splenic artery aneurysm I am in excruciating pain left side abdomen generating to my kidney area?

Splenic artery aneurysm I am in excruciating pain left side abdomen generating to my kidney area?

Get evaluated: If you know you have a splenic artery aneurysm from prior imaging and doc visits, and you are now in new pain then go to er. If you splenic artery aneurysm is leaking or ruptured, your pain is coming from internal bleeding. You need an urgent angiogram and coil of the aneurysm, or surgery for ligation, splenectomy. Don't wait. ...Read more

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Dr I am having nausea, back pain left side, lower abdomen pain and pain near to vaginal area, not 24 hours it will be for 2-3 mins, what it will be?

Dr I am having nausea, back pain left side, lower abdomen pain and pain near to vaginal area, not 24 hours it will be for 2-3 mins, what it will be?

Some possibilities: Without direct contact I cannot give an informed medical opinion in your particular situation. BUT,
spreading abdominal pain especially In the context of pregnancy is an emergency.
STD, appendix, UTI out of control. Regardless of whether pregnant.
THen, miscarriage, tubal pregnancy are some serious disorders in pregnancy ...Read more

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I get pain left side of ches t pain gose down in to m y solar plex area numbness In forearm/tricep/hand/shin?

I get pain left side of ches t pain gose down in to m y solar plex area numbness In forearm/tricep/hand/shin?

Go to the ER: Please go to the ER any chest pain need to be evaluated and make sure it is not a cardiac pain dp not gamble with your life seek medical help ...Read more

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I have severe pain left side if head and ear ache left ear comes and goes can be very painfull and tender to touch around temple area?

I have severe pain left side if head and ear ache left ear comes and goes can be very painfull and tender to touch around temple area?

Should be seen: Sever pain in any part of the body is concerning and should be checked out. Pain on the temporal area can come from an ear infection, a problem with your TMJ joint, or even be from inflammation of your arteries that can lead to loss of your vision. Patient should not delay being seen by either their primary md or and ent. ...Read more

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Last 2 days on off pain left side from ear to neck around left shoulder area. No fever no difficulty breathing. Just uncomfortable. Should I worry?

Local myalgia: Local myalgia includes muscle co-contraction and muscle soreness.
Moist heat, and stretch exercises will solve your pain. If pain is persist over 2 weeks, see pcp for further investigation. ...Read more

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Severe pain left side of tail bone area. Hurts worse to have bowl movement, to bend or lift my left leg. Doctors see nothing on MRI. What could it be?

Tailbone: Make sure your MRI imaged the coccyx. Most MRI's image the lumbar area or sacrum, not the coccyx. Xrays sometimes help. Coccydynia from a fall can cause pain that lasts for months. The treatment is almost always non-surgical. A sitting donut may help keep pressure off the coccyx. ...Read more

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Numbness, pressure and pain left side of face cheek area going towards ear, 18 months off and on, blurred vision l eye now blood on pillow after sleep?

Numbness, pressure and pain left side of face cheek area going towards ear, 18 months off and on, blurred vision l eye now blood on pillow after sleep?

Chronic facial pain: We don't know anything about your medical history or any medications. Have you seen a doctor for this? It's been going on for 18 months, please seek medical attention urgently. ...Read more

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What causes random chest dull pain left side?

What causes random chest dull pain left side?

Many things : Many causes of chest pain. First of all, you need to talk with your doctor to make sure this is not related to your heart. If it is not, then intestinal and musculoskeletal and lung problems may all cause it. However, it is most important to check the heart first! ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain left side of chest!!!?

What to do if I have pain left side of chest!!!?

It depends...: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal too respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history & exam, it's impossible to determine the cause of your chest pain. You should make an appointment w/ your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is needed. IF Its NEW CHEST PAIN WITH EXERTION, YOU SHOULD GO TO THE CLOSEST ER IMMEDIATELY ...Read more

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What could cause pain left side of chest and back?

What could cause pain left side of chest and back?

Many, many things: That being said, ruling out cardiac is the most important thing to do. After that, it could be any number of internal issues, intercostal muscle spasms, reflux, pancreatitis, ulcers, lung issues. If it's going all the way through from front to back, this is one of those areas you should have checked out just to be safe rather than assuming it's a musculoskeletal issue. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain left side of chest and back?

What to do if I have pain left side of chest and back?

May be rib issues: Including muscle spasms causing them to tighten from trauma or postural issues, specific muscle spasms. However, you should be examined to rule out spleen, stomach and even cardiac concerns. I do not see male/female on your question above, but remember women can have completely different signs of cardiac issues as men and this should always be ruled out first. ...Read more

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What can I do for this pain left side of chest and back?

See a doctor: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal too respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history & exam, it's impossible to determine the cause of your chest pain. You should make an appointment w/ your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is needed. IF Its NEW CHEST PAIN WITH EXERTION, YOU SHOULD GO TO THE CLOSEST ER IMMEDIATELY ...Read more

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Please help! I'm having pain left side of chest and back?

Please call 911.: Left chest and back pain could be due to a serious underlying cardiovascular or pulmonary condition. If this is acute, see urgent care or, if no one can take you, call 911 immediately for emergency services. If not acute, see your doctor anyways as soon as you can for diagnosis, preferably today. Take care. ...Read more