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Sharp stabbing pain lower left side more towards back. Going on for a 3 or 4 weeks. Getting worse. Take about 8 ibuprophen each day to deal w/pain?

Sharp stabbing pain lower left side more towards back.  Going on for a 3 or 4 weeks.  Getting worse.  Take about 8 ibuprophen each day to deal w/pain?

? Kidney Stone: Side or flank pain may be from a kidney stone. Typically pain may move from the back toward the front and toward the groin. The pain may also cause nausea or vomiting. You may or may not have blood in urine. See your doctor and explain your symptoms in detail. They may check your urine for blood or get a ct scan. But there are lots of other causes for pain, so you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a pain on my left side towards the back, its been a couple of days now its sharp pains. Do you know what it may be?

It could be muscle: Strain, kidney infection/ stone etc. Follow up with ur dr if symptoms worsen. Take care and enjoy life! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/back-pain/default.Htm. ...Read more

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I have a sharp jabbing pain in my left side towards my back, when I push on it it feels like a bruise but more internal. Is it an organ, or a strain?

Flank Pain: Could be either muscle strain or internal. Depends on what incidents preceded the pain. Trauma? physical activity? Problems with constipation? Possible kidney issues? So this is probably a "go see a doctor" problem if it is extremely uncomfortable or lasts for days. ...Read more

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Pain onn the left side more towards my back hurts to stand and hurts more if i touch it?

Herniated disc: Your symptom are typical of a herniated disc in the lumbar spine. You should go to your PCP for an evaluation. In most cased an exam is highly suggestive and an MRI will confirm diagnosis. The good news is that most cases get well by nonsurgical treatment like physical therapy etc. In the meantime, apply a heating pad a few times a day (dont sleep with it!) Feel better:) ...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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Strange burning sensation under tongue, left side towards back. Should i be worried?

Strange burning sensation under tongue, left side towards back. Should i be worried?

Tongue pain: It could be a canker sore or accidental cut\abrasion. This would need to be confirmed with a one on one personal clinical exam. Check it our with your dentist. ...Read more

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91 year old male with pain on left side about hip level but towards the back. No blood in urine. Could this be a kidney stone on Coumadin and flomax (tamsulosin). He has a huge protate and does not hydrate enough.

91 year old male with pain on left side about hip level but towards the back.  No blood in urine.  Could this be a kidney stone on Coumadin and flomax (tamsulosin).  He has a huge protate and does not hydrate enough.

Here are some ...: Clinically, I agree with my colleague stating musculoskeletal origin as a culprit for pain as described. For a 91-year-old man, bring the detailed info on his voiding history and pain near left hip & lower back stressing their quality, quantity, and sequence of events over time to Doc for analysis, physical exam, & tests such as residual urine, urinalysis, renal function, etc. so to define cause ...Read more

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I have been experiencing a sharp pain on the left side of my back a little towards the middle. Why is this happening?

Muscle pain?: Young women tend to have increased stress&this stress leads to muscle stress in the Trapezius Muscle. This pain high up in back. Is pain high up or lower down? Pain can also result from poor posture. Lower back pain more common after heavy lifting - usually incorrectly. An internist would get couple xrays & if any abnormality seen refer to orthopedist. Muscle pain treated w anti-infam med(Nsaid) ...Read more