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Exercise gives me sharp pain in side and back. What now?

Exercise gives me sharp pain in side and back. What now?

Your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain right side of back just below waist. had it for 4 days. Intermittent in the degree of pain. sometimes so great i double over.

Possible renal colic: Sharp lower back pain that comes and goes could represent renal colic from kidney stones, especially if the pain moves into the groin. Kidney stones can be extremely painful and quite serious if they block the flow of urine out of the kidney, so this situation requires doctor review urgently, especially if the pain persists/becomes more frequent. Drink plenty of water and see your doc. ...Read more

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Shooting pain in side of back, what to do?

Any severe pain that: Does not get better after a day or so, or is getting worse should be evaluated and treated by your local pcp. In the meanwhile take some nsaids, like aleve (naproxen) or Ibuprofen type meds (if not allergic), with resting for about 48 hours, applying ice or heat pads. These measures would help quite a lot of people. So see your pcp. ...Read more

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Today i have back pain upper side little back of my 2 shoulders .i dont do any work only ride my bike with my school bag .sir pain is very hard .

Today i have back pain upper side little back of my 2 shoulders .i dont do any work only ride my bike with my school bag .sir pain is very hard .

Upper back pain: Hello. How much does your school bag normally weigh when full? When you bike, is the terrain pretty rocky? Does your school bag bang against your back when you ride? If so, might need to put some type of basket on the back of your bike for your school bag to prevent friction against your back. Have you tried any ice? Any over the counter meds like tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen or topicals like biofreeze? ...Read more

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Sharp pain, left side of back, mid section. Pain is getting worse. No paineds taken yet. Could it be a pinched nerve?

Sharp pain, left side of back, mid section. Pain is getting worse. No paineds taken yet. Could it be a pinched  nerve?

Nerve Impingement: can be caused by nerve being sandwiched between two spinal bones in the neck area. It can cause muscle spasm and pain in the neck. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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Was told had fatty liver after gallbladder op and now pain in sides and back and chest pain. Is my liver failing?

Depends!: When was your surgery. If it happened in the last 6 weeks, and you are having this type of pain now, you need to call your surgeon or go to the ER. If not, there is some other cause of your symptoms. A failing liver does not usually present with pain. But if you have fatty liver, it won't fail for years. The problem can be reversed with weight loss and proper diet, in many cases. No alcohol! ...Read more

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Slight pain left side of back below rib cage spreading up to shoulders worse when standing and active deep breathing makes me cough and feels cold?

Tough: How long has problem occurred ? Could be many causes. Early shingles, spasms between ribs, irritation at rib/cartilage junction, something going on in lung base, somatic (muscles and connective tissue). You are going to need to get this one checked out. ...Read more