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Pain On Left Side Towards Back
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
Could be many things: Like heart, stomach, pancreas, lung or chest wall problem. Best to see a physician for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more
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
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
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
Hi my period was 4 days late. I thought I was pregnant as had various symptoms. Now I have a pain in my left side towards my back. It come and goes.
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
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
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
When you talk about one sided lower back pain we have to consider
1- kidney problems?
2-ijury to the area?
3-some inflmatory process.
And many other?
I think the best thing to do to go to your family doctor and discuss that with k now you have an idea what could the problem. ...Read more
The left side of my back towards the middle has been like vibrating is the best word I can think of what can cause that?
I've got a swollen knot on my left side of my neck. It's back towards the back of my neck. Any concern?
When I work, after a few hours my left side starts hurting in my back towards my ribs. It only helps when I bend over a little?
I have some general pain in what I believe is my kidney (on back, left side towards rib cage) When I lay in a certain way, it goes away. Is this norm?
The pain is likely to be musculo-skeletal and not due to kidney. From what you described it does not seem to be of concern. Exercising may help tone and loosen the muscles. You may take a over the counter pain medication if needed.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Got my back sprained while sprinting for a train. The back hurts in the left side towards the middle back every time I breathe. What needs to be done?
Osteopath: You should get evaluated by someone who does spinal manipulation such as an osteopathic physician or a chiropractor. ...Read more
I have a small white painless bump that I just notices on the left side of my tongue towards the back. What could this be?
Several things: Mostly not serious but one or two things might need attention. See your dentist soon. ...Read more
What can a sharp stabbing pain on the left side right around the bottom rib indicate? Pain is kind of wrapping towards the back.
I'm female. My left side started hurting really badly more towards the front than back. Kidneys? Pancreas? Something else? What should I do?
If you are: Experiencing on-going severe pain, would seek medical evaluation. Trying to guess about cause can be risky. ...Read more
I have this dull pain below the left side of my skull. It's more towards the left side and back of the neck. It's kinda more often there. What is it?
Intermittent pain on the left side of the neck. Specifically where shoulder and neck meet towards the back. Pain increases on turning left. What to d?
Nerve impingement: See physician if pain continues.Get a more detailed answer ›
I think I have a bone spur on the back of my skull, left side more towards the bottom... It hurts to the touch. Is this possible?
It's possible: Ay bone can technically have a spur or exostosis or prominence. If you have pain it should be checked out. ...Read more
I've been experiencing a "tingly pressure" in the back of my head towards the left side when swallowing. It occurs randomly, why is this happening?
I have white puss pockets on the left side of my gums towards the back lower tooth what does that mean?
Sudden burning tightness in chest, into left side of back and sudden cough now. Now hurts left side to rotate towards right.
I've had a pain by my left shoulder blade when I tilt my head towards my right shoulder and lay on my back and side for several months. What is this?
Neck pain: What you're complaining of could indicate the possibility of a herniated disc in your neck. The maneuver that you were performing is called a Sperling's maneuver her which compresses the nerve root in the opening where the nerve exits and many times a piece of disc material can be in that same opening or frame in which indicates nerve compression which causes pain to radiate into the upper extremiwhat you're complaining of could indicate the possibility of a herniated disc in your neck. The maneuver that you were performing is called a Spurling's maneuver which compresses the nerve root in the opening where the nerve exits and many times a piece of disc material can be in that same opening or for Ramen which indicates nerve compression which causes pain to radiate into the upper extremity in the shoulder area ...Read more
I have a lump on the left side of my vagina towards the back. It just showed up last night. Its not a pimple. Quarter size. I do not know what it could be or what to do about it. It seems semihard.
My husband had a sharp stabbing pain on his left side by his back that seemed to shoot up his back towards his right ear?
What are some causes of pain on the side of my left rib and a little towards the back? Abd X-ray showed gas in my colon last week. Can that be it?
Possibly: With persistent symptoms such as these, your best bet is to see your doctor so he/she can examine you. ...Read more
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