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Pains In Left Side Of Back
Sharp shooting pains in left side of back lung area.. No other symptoms except anxiety. They come and go. What could this be?
Pleurisy: You are describing what seems to be pleurisy or pleuritis, which is the irritation of the lining of your lungs. It is usually due to inflammation either due to a viral cause or other irritants. It should not last very long. If it continues to worsen or causes significant shortness of breathe you may need to be evaluated to make sure it is not anything else. ...Read more
Take questran for loose bm. Tingle/brief pains daytime left side upper back. Not at night or when lay down. Today.Top ribs hurt when cough.Related?
Questran: Possible. Questran causes allergies,GI effects gas, bloating, stomach pain; tingling/pain in left back may be allergy or colonic irritation as colon is high in back (almost mid scapula). Timing of the pain to Questran dosing?Same for the rib pain (referred irritation of colon).Alternatively could be viral/bacteria infection(pneumonia-mycoplasma), cold, since you are coughing. F/U w/doc today ...Read more
I get these sharp shooting pains in left side of my back in the rib area... I have anxiety i was wondering if these could be anxiety related?
Been sick for over 2 weeks now. Still congested and yesterday had a few sharp pains in my left side of back when breathed in. Should i get treatment?
Yes: You may have a chest infection.After a week of persistant symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more
Sharp pains in left side/back was low a few days ago, now moved up and headache/nausea/dizziness/hot sweats, worst at night im 22, ?
Seek help: There could be many things causing this but I would be particularly worried that your could have some sort of infectious process, particularly urinary tract related. It is possible your have a "high" urinary tract infection involving the kidney - so called pyelonephritis or you could have a kidney stone. It's truly hard to say without examining and possibly running tests. Consider seeking help ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been having really bad lower back pain. Its been going on for over a month. Now its on both sides. Im getting sharp pains up my left side of back and left ribs. I feel pressure n sometimes get chest pains that take my breath away. And I have a tas
See a Doc: You really need to see your doctor at this point. Back pain that is going on for a month could represent something serious with your health. Please get in to see someone asap. If you do not have a doctor go to an urgent care center or an emergency department. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can't pass bowl movement. take stool softened and have dierria pains still in left side back what to do?
Work from below: When you have a strong urge to have a bowel movement and can't, work from below. Try inserting a glycerin rectal suppository or a dulcolax suppository. If this is unsuccessful, administer a fleets enema. You could also try a low tap water enema. If these fail you may have to be manually disimpacted by a professional especially if you have abdominal discomfort or distension. ...Read more
Two weeks ago I had a discectomy and I am still having shooting pains right down my left side, I am back at hospital on monday as since the op have had shooting pains diown my left side/back and leg. This has left me vitually unable to walk or even move,
I went to the ER for abdominal pains on the left side and back. It felt like gas. I have gallstones and my amylase ia elevated by 19 points. The doctor says don't worry. Can it be a gb attack?
Pancreatitis: It sounds like you have gallstones that led to a bout of pancreatitis (we cleverly call this: gallstone pancreatitis). Both gallstones themselves and pancreatitis can give you abdominal pain; pancreatitis more commonly causes back pain. The treatment is gallbladder removal--so it doesn't happen again. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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