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Pain On The Left Side Of Body
Imprecise: This information is too sketchy. As to the pain, we need to know where, when, if was an injury, frequency, intensity, and how long have you had. ...Read more
Pain on the left side of body, below my breast think it's the abdomen area. Hurts to bend, sit, adjust my body, hurts when I cough. Do I go see my dr?
Yes: It sounds like pleurisy, but it might be a pulled muscle. See your md. ...Read more
Having sharp striking pain on upper left side of body shooting through my back. Pain is so severe I can't move. I feel pain slightly in my chest?
Get checked out: If you have never had a cardiac work-up, you need one. ...Read more
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Splenic flexure: Many things as already mentioned, but there is something called splenic flexure syndrome where gas is caught in that area causing discomfort. It would be best to be checked out for the possible cause. ...Read more
Hello about 7 month ago job accident as me whit pain in low back also a pain goes to left side of body also thru my leg any recomendation?
I was in a car wreck in 2008, I had whiplash now I have had chronic pain in complete left side of body dr. Said I have nerve damage & possible fibro.
Pain on entire left side of body neck to foot hurts to lay on left side trouble getting up vicodin tramadol no relief what's causing this :' (?
Sciatica: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read more
Have sharp chest pain since yesterday. Started feeling it after laying an hour on left side. Feel pain if moving left side of body. Heart tests normal?
1 of many causes: We have 24 ribs with 24 joints to vertebrae in back and 20 to cartilage connected to the sternum in front. Ribs 11 and 12 "float" in front. As kids we use these joints and can twist like snakes. As adults, these joints permanently fuse but at first we often re-articulate these joints with sudden moves causing a sharp pain that usually lasts until the joint re-fuses which takes up to 6 weeks. ...Read more
I'm 35 weeks pregnant and have had a very good pregnancy. Recently ive started getting the hip pain. My concern I have bad pain in my left side of body?
Varies: There are a number of possibilities including "sciatica" from the back, a painful SI joint, even a condition that can affect the hip known as transient osteoporosis of pregnancy. I would not hesitate to let your obstetrician know, and a good check up would be a good place to start. ...Read more
I have nerve pain only on left side of body, ranging from neck, down arm into fingers, into sternum, under rib, into buttocks and down leg. Causes?
Spinal stenosis: In the cervical region, tumor or other causes so see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
What does it mean when you have a big pain on the left side of your body? And hurts more when you walk?
Sorry you are having pain. Depends where on your left side of the body as the pain can be from the muscles in your arms, abdomen or legs. Also it can be from internal organs such as the colon or spleen. Please seek help from a healthcare professional as it sounds like you should have a physical exam. ...Read more
Body Pain: I would start with your personal/ family doctor. He or she can evaluate and then determine if you need referral to a specialist. ...Read more
Can very bad stress and anxiety cause pain on the left side of your body under ribcage? Ever since my anxiety got worse I got that pain
Am 23, an alcoholic, I had this strong pain on the left side of my body near my chest its been three days, pain is almost gone? Under my ribs now?
Be seen: With your history of alcohol abuse your pain could be due to pancreatitis. Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas and can cause the symptoms you describe. It also cause nausea and vomiting. Another cause of your pain could be gastritis or peptic ulcer. I suggest being seen for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
How would you treat numbness with pain on the left side of your body? A long w/ severe headaches?
I have pain on the left side of my body the chest area it hurts, Its below my nipple whr the pain is, it just hurt bad that come in brief wavee?
See your doctor: Pain in that area is most often related to the attachment of intercostal muscles to the ribs underneath them. It can be related to your activities, especially vigorous exercise. If the area is very tender, you could even have a cracked rib. Ask your physician to evaluate it. If he/she can define the cause, treatment should be easy. ...Read more
Dear sir, my friend is suffering from side pain on the left side of her body. It may start from back go to leg, leg to shoulder. It pain a lot sometim?
More information nee: The back pain radiating to the left leg may occur with a disc or spur in the vertebral area pressing on a nerve root. There is no direct anatomic connection between the left leg and the left shoulder. Therefore all of these pains may not be interrelated. It's best for your friend to see a physician who will take a thorough history and perform an examination and do appropriate tests for diagnosis. ...Read more
Hi! I've been experiencing lower back pain on the left side of my body for about a week now. I didn't think much of it because I thought it would. ..
I have a sharp pain on the left side of my body just below my ribs. It is a constant pain but the severity varies from light to bad, struggle to sleep?
Left side: Pain in the left upper and midabdomem can be muscular or be related to the spleen or part of the descending colon as in gas entrapment or diverticulitis. Pain which radiates around to back can be kidney related. Steady or recurrent discomfort warrants an examination in the hospital emergency room where prompt evaluation and testing is available. ...Read more
Hours ago I was at a night service at church drinking coffee (I might have put in too much creame). When I got home and started relaxing all of a sudden I has serve chest pain on the left side of my body. I haven't been to sleep too much because of it. I j
Doctor can check now: A person with pain at the chest, rib cage, or left shoulder can see his doctor now to be evaluated. Pains can come from a heart problem (serious!), neck and shoulder muscles, the ribs and their joints, the lungs inside the chest, etc... If one feels his pain is coming from the heart, has a chest tightness, some difficulty breathing, or has past heart disease, he can call 911 to go to the E.R. now. ...Read more
Why does colitis cause pain on the left side of the body from the shoulder down the leg? Goes away after pooping.
I feel excruciating pain on the left side of my body (some inches below my left nipple) whenever I haven't drank water for sometime.
That location chest: That location coudl be chest, abdomen, muscle, etc. We would look at the structures in each of these a areas. We would think of pleurisy, lung or heart disease, pancretitis, kidney or gall stones, etc This needs to be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more
I am experiencing abdominal soreness and pain on the left side of my body where my stomach is located. The pain occurs only when I move. The previous time I had this problem was a few months ago in October. It lasted for a few days. What could it be?
Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, plus symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. The stomach itself and the spleen are in the left upper abdomen. ...Read more
My girlfriend has got sharp pain on the left side of her body just under her ribs we believe that it's her spleen should she see a doctor?
abd pain: If the pain is still there, she should definitely see a doctor to determine the cause of it. The spleen is in the left upper quadrant but it rarely causes pain. She needs to see a doctor for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
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