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Pain in left side near ribs and hurts to move?

Pain in left side near ribs and hurts to move?

Muscle Pain: If this pain is reproducable with movement, then it is most likely muscle-related. The left flank is a strange place for a muscle strain, though. If you've been chopping wood or moving furniture, then i could understand some under-used muscles now being painful. Try some local heat and advil (ibuprofen) to see if those help. ...Read more

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In really bad pain left side near ribs? Came on suddenly

Severe pain: requires a visit to an emergency clinic. Could be a lot of things, if it lasts more than a few minutes could also be dangerous. good luck! ...Read more

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24 yr old girl have pain in my left side near ribs an is swollen an painful. Also sometimes I pass blood in my stool but don't have fever or anything?

24 yr old girl have pain in my left side near ribs an is swollen an painful. Also sometimes I pass blood in my stool but don't have fever or anything?

Needs evaluation: Both an enlarged spleen as well as gas trapped at the flexure of the large intestine from horizontal or the descending portion could cause swelling and pain in this location. With blood is stools, it may be as simple as mild constipation and anal fissure, but colitis, enlarged spleen or even enlarged kidney or kidney stone, etc. need to be considered and ruled out. ...Read more

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Sharp, burning pain left flank side near rib cage, can't take deep breaths, also burns towards my lower back...! any idea's?

Sharp, burning pain left flank side near rib cage, can't take deep breaths, also burns towards my lower back...! any idea's?

Neurocostal : Sharp ; burning pain seems neuropathic and radiation pattern around flank of lower chest suggests neural impingement at costal vertebral junction. Inspiration ; costal lift would be expected to intensify this pain. Perhaps a rib-vertebra subluxation is at play. Absence of cough, fever, ; shortness of breath discount pneumothorax ; infection. Pleurisy certainly a concern. Doctor's exam a must. ...Read more

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I am experiencing pain in left side of abdomen near rib cage is it costacondarites if yes can u suggest treatment?

I am experiencing  pain  in left side of abdomen  near rib cage is it costacondarites if yes can u suggest  treatment?

Costochondritis?: It's obviously difficult to ascertain if this is costochondritis or not based on that description, as this could theoretically be indicative of heart disease, reflux or even a problem with your stomach, spleen or large intestines. But if it were costochondritis, simple anti-inflammatory medications would help. But it would be more wise to have a local doctor evaluate you to be sure. ...Read more

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I am having sharp stabbing pain on my left side near my ribs . Sometimes the pain can go to down near the top of my private parts.?

I am having sharp stabbing pain on my left side near my ribs . Sometimes the pain can go to down near the top of my private parts.?

Need more info: Obviously rule out serious causes such as heart attack but it's not likely. Things to consider will be a pinched nerve in your back, muscle spasms, kidney infection, other organ pain, and shingles. Your symptoms are too non specific to give an opinion w/o additional info and an exam. I recommend that you see your pcp. ...Read more

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