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Pain On Left Side Towards Back
Probably your muscle: Usually lower back pain is due to muscle strain that should improve with gently stretching the back, giving the muscle some rest (but remain active if you can!), and using an over the counter pain reliever / anti-inflammatory. If the pain becomes severe or does not start to improve, or if it's accompanied by other symptoms, you should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
Likely muscle pain: Myofascial pain is the most common pain in the upper back area. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more
Pinched nerve: A pinched nerve can cause numbness in the lower abdomen but usually low back radiculopathies cause radiation of discomfort to the leg. Perhaps the superficial nerves of that portion of the abdomen are pinched or irritated. A neurologist is qualified to evaluate your symptoms. ...Read more
Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more
Depends: Kidney pain usually present with localized tenderness at the bilateral flank regions, which may radiate to the lumbosacral spine and inguinal area. The pain usually presents as dull, achy, constant, cramping pain, with intermittent sharp stabbing pain .However, musculoskeletal pain due to muscle spasm usually presents with dull spasm to sharp pain reproducible with palpation, and position changes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Too many things!: Ovary; kidney; musculoskeletal; adrenal, etc. You need to visit your docotr. An ultrasound is probably the best diagnostic test! ...Read more
Have low back pain on the left side. The pain extends from left hip down left leg. No pain on the right side. Pl advise?
Nature of pain?: Left sided pain in a male could be a hernis, kidney stone, diverticular disease, pancreatitis and even just gas or constipation. We look at the location, the type of pain, lab tests, x-rays and, of course, examine the patient. There are lots of other possibilities as well. If pain gets worse or does not just go away you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more
Lower right back pain when bending neck forward and When walking lower back pain on the right side ..??
LBP is in the muscle: LBP starts out as simple in the back, yours has got complicated due to the other complaints. Start self-care with a Wellness Program of Vits, Magnesium supplements, sleep hygiene, exercise, massage, yoga, heat, Epsom tub soaking, stretching and formal PT. move up to a Chiropractor. Then ask for dry or wet needling which is like acupuncture. Trigger point injections. No epidurals or surgery. ...Read more
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