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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.

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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Feeling slight pain in left side waist area (since 2 days) when I get up from a sitting position. Goes away on its own. Should I be concerned?

Feeling slight pain in left side waist area (since 2 days) when I get up from a sitting position. Goes away on its own. Should I be concerned?

Left Sided Pain: If you have no other symptoms like fever nausea or bloating you are probably ok. But when is the last time you had a bowel movement? Constipation can cause left sided pain. Also are in the ovulatory part of your cycle you may also experience pain when a follicular is about to burst. If you have no other symptoms consider taking Acetominophen or Ibuprofen to see if the pain is alleviated. ...Read more

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I have pain on left side waist level near the belly button. Could it be diverticulitis?

I have pain on left side waist level near the belly button. Could it be diverticulitis?

Yes, diverticulitis: Is one possiblity, but it could be kidney stones, ovarian problem, or even colon cancer. It would be best to see a doctor for this. ...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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What can cause pain in my left side (waist area)?

What can cause pain in my left side (waist area)?

More info needed....: Your one symptom (pain) can be caused by so many things, it is next to impossible to diagnose without more info. Could be gas, could be a kidney stone, could be blockage. The internet does not replace your local physician. Please call for an appointment and a full examination. ...Read more

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I have persistent pain in my left side, waist high and lower. It hurts worse when I push in. What could this be?

Must R/O ovary, bowe: Bowel problems, could be muscle or otehr you need an evauation by your doc so give your doc a call today, your doc is on call or has someone covering for him or her. ...Read more

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Dull surface pain in lower left side waist, right above hip bone. Mostly not noticeable unless I twist or stretch. Cannot find by pressing. Help pls.

Dull surface pain in lower left side waist, right above hip bone. Mostly not noticeable unless I twist or stretch. Cannot find by pressing. Help pls.

? Nerve pain: Can't really offer a diagnosis here without more history and exam but I would consider something like meralgia paresthetica. Look it up and see if it corresponds to your history which is often of tight jeans, belt, or other compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. ...Read more

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Pain on left side above waist area since having emergency c section just over 8 weeks ago also still bleeding?

Contact your OB MD: At 8 weeks post C/section recurring pain is not usually the case. Contact your treating OB MD for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Had stabbing sharp pain on left side between waist and rib cage. Stabbing pain went away but is still tender to the touch?

Muscular: Tenderness to the touch usually implies injury to rib or muscle. Sometimes a muscle tear or injury can be very uncomfortable. I would recommend trying a few days of an anti inflammatory (ie motrin, advil). ...Read more

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If I have a pain on my left side waist area and lower back, do I have kidney stones concidering I have freequent uti's?

If I have a pain on my left side waist area and lower back, do I have kidney stones concidering I have freequent uti's?

Could be: Your symptoms are not typical of renal stones, but do not exclude kidney stones. You should see your doctor for an evaluation, as it may require urine test and imaging. See this site for more information on the topic.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/kidney-stones/ds00282. ...Read more

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I was just diagnosed by endoscopy with hiatal hernia, GERD, and erosive gastritis. Would any of these cause pain in the left side waist/flank area?

I was just diagnosed by endoscopy with hiatal hernia, GERD, and erosive gastritis. Would any of these cause pain in the left side waist/flank area?

No: These would not typically cause flank pain. If you are flexing your trunk muscles in response to your GERD symptoms, you may have some muscle stain, but that's as close as it gets. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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From three weaks I have pain in left side of my waist. I am 29years old?

Multiple Reasons: I'm not sure if you're a male/female. Pain at the left side of the waist could be from various reasons including constipation, gas pain, kidney stone (severe), bladder infection, or if you're a female could be from ovarian cyst or rupture. If the pain is severe, don't hesitate and see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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40 yr old female experiencing dull intermittent left sided pain (lateral, at waist), nausea and hot flash yesterday and today. Possible causes? Tx?

Abdominal pain: Uti, ectopic pregnancy, ruptured ovarian cyst, ovarian tortion, kidney stones, diverticulitis, gastroenteritis. It could be other things also. Should see a doc asap to pin point a diagnosis. Any burning sensation while urinating? Any chance of pregnancy? Any diarrhea? Any nausea vomiting? Blood in urine? Blood in stool? ...Read more

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I'm having what feels like pinched nerve pain on my waist left side only. Have some spots on my left side that is numb. What should I do?

I'm having what feels like pinched nerve pain on my waist left side only. Have some spots on my left side that is numb. What should I do?

Shingles possible: Red marks that are bumpy or blistery and associated with pain are often shingles. If there is a rash or bumpy skin, most likely. Antivirals work best early in onset of the symptoms. If you have not had, I would suggest the shingles vaccine. If otherwise doesn't radiate, and not shingles, could be disc herniation low thoracic region. Try nsaid's, rest, ice/heat, and seek doc if not getting better. ...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 to 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 IT'S 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 its 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 its 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 to 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 IT'S 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

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I am having back pain left side under ribswhat can this be?

I am having back pain left side under ribswhat can this be?

Muscle or pleurisy: Need more information about pain type and aggravating factors. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm having pain left side of chest!!!?

What do you advise if I'm having pain left side of chest!!!?

Is it old or new?: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal to 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 IT'S NEW CHEST PAIN WITH EXERTION, YOU SHOULD GO TO THE CLOSEST ER IMMEDIATELY. ...Read more

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Having dull chest pain left side comes and goes but mostly at night when in bed?

Having dull chest pain left side comes and goes but mostly at night when in bed?

Check with your doc: Chest pains can come from narrowed arteries in the heart. However this usually occurs with exertion and resolves with rest.
A pain in the chest at night could also be from acid reflux or some other GI problem. Or it even could be from some muscular or rib pain.
I suggest calling your doctor for an appointment to discuss further. ...Read more

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Have costosharp pain left side top breastbone twisted body felt like something popped in middle of chest and pain disappeared since is this possible?

Have costosharp pain left side top breastbone twisted body felt like something popped in middle of chest and pain disappeared since is this possible?

Pop goes the Cart...: It sounds like a pretty good description of pain from the area of the cartilaginous junction between the ribs and the breastbone. This type of pain can come and go for seemingly no apparent reason, although twisting movements could be a contributing factor. Although medical treatment is not generally necessary, if concerns arise, a consultation with a specialist might allay your fears. ...Read more