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Back pain on the lower right side. Pain radiating down right buttock and leg. What could it be?

Back pain on the lower right side. Pain radiating down right buttock and leg. What could it be?

You have sciatica.: Sorry you are suffering from this...There are several common causes of sciatica ranging from sacroiliac to irritation of the spinal nerves from a herniated disk. If your pain does not get better, if numbness affects the crotch, or if you have bowel or bladder difficulty then you need a surgical evaluation, otherwise your primary care provider can take care of getting your sciatica to cool down. ...Read more

Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more


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Lower back, right hip and side pain from within my body. Numbness on my buttock and upper thigh. I have taken ibuprofen to relieve the pain everyday. When I don't take the ibuprofen, I wake up daily with this pain. Have had this pain for about 3 wks.

Lower back, right hip and side pain from within my body. Numbness on my buttock and upper thigh. I have taken ibuprofen to relieve the pain everyday. When I don't take the ibuprofen, I wake up daily with this pain. Have had this pain for about 3 wks.

Your: Your pain may be arising from a pinched nerve, facet joint in your back, hip, etc. I would recommend seeing your primary care doctor. Usual treatment would include, rest, anti-inflammatories (which your on), physical therapy, steroid injections and sometimes surgery. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can an mri-us- or CT scan see if there's something in my kidney or something. I have this constant dull right side pain. Right on the side though.?

Yes: But uncertain what you have already had done. Usually would want to start with a history & physical exam with your doctor & blood & urine tests. The locations of pains do not always indicate which organ may be the cause of pains. Ultrasound can see organs, and sometimes a ct or MRI may be better. Each person's conditions may indicate which testing is best. ...Read more

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Left lower side pain. Please help?

Left lower abd pain: The two most common causes of left, lower abdominal pain are constipation (pain would likely be "crampy") and diverticulitis (an infection of a little sack on your colon), which might have low grade fever and would have a sharper pain when you pressed on it. Women are susceptible to other causes of pain in this area such as pelvic infection or ovary problems. ...Read more

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How come I have back and side pain in the morning?

Evaluation: You may have some joint stiffness from not moving at nightime till morning.-may be arthritis, may musculoskeletal, you need to see doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Left side pain comes and goes like a spasm, This is my 3rd bought with this in 5 months. If I ly down is goes away, it comes on with activity. It s l?

Nonspecific: Your symptoms are nondiagnostic and more description such as location, radiation is needed. Fleeting, sharp pains, especially in the rib cage, are often due to pinching of intercostal nerve or muscle which runs between 2 ribs. Muscle cramping elsewhere is another possibility. These are more of a nuisance than anything serious, but a physician should examine you in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Low right side pain twords back?

Low right side pain twords back?

Some possibilities: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually has fever), gall stones, kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy), stomach flu, etc... Most people with "moderate pain", meaning more than mild pain, need a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not appendicitis, which would need surgery. ...Read more

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What is the cure or main reason for side pain?

What side, chest?: That depends on what side of your body you are talking about. Muscular pain is very common, other than that there are multiplicity of causes. ...Read more

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I have had lower left side pain. Could it be my appendix?

I have had lower left side pain. Could it be my appendix?

No: The appendix is on the right side and not left. Do you have diarrhea? Is the pain in the lower abd? If pain persistent and severe see your MD. ...Read more

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Left side pain after total hysterectomy?

Left side pain after total hysterectomy?

Many possible: Causes including bowel issues such as constipation or pain from the incision or ovary issue for instance. Get an exam with your doctor. ...Read more

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Side pain is associated with a uti right?

Below: Possible, but can also be associated with a number of other things.

You need to see a DR and have exam and testing to get an accurate DX ...Read more

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Causes of right navel side pain for a lady?

Causes of right navel side pain for a lady?

Number of things: This could be anything from gas pain to a pinched nerve irritating skin around the naval. However, something to keep an eye on, is the fact that this is where many people will first start to feel an appendicitis begin before the pain gets better localized. If you get and systemic signs, such as fever, chills, progressing abdominal pain, would recommend seeing a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Strange sudden side pain? Not stitch in side.

Is it persistent: Any pain can be a warning sign. If transient we all forget about it. If persistent you need to see a doctor.

Any other symptoms? Bowel changes, fever, cramps, pain on urination? If any of these other things are present and persistent see a doctor. ...Read more

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Does appendicitis cause lower, back side pain?

Occassionally: The appendix for the most part hangs free in the peritoneal cavity off the cecum. When inflammation starts and is mucosal in origin, symptoms are periumbilical. As inflammation spreads to surface serosa, parin in RLQ. When appendix is retrocecal then the surface inflammation is presented to the back region with lower back side pain ...Read more

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What could cause side pain right side under ribs?

What could cause side pain right side under ribs?

Many reasons: It depends on what brings the pain on, what it feels like, where exactly it is located, how long it lasts, what makes it better, and what makes it worse. Only a dr. Can help you figure this out. Possibilities include an ulcer, irritation of the stomach or duodenum (small intestine), gallstones (likely), heart failure, muscle spasms, pinching of nerves that exit the back, or spasms of intestine. ...Read more

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I have lower back and side pain moved to tailbone?

I have lower back and side pain moved to tailbone?

Referred pain: Lower lumbar pain/pathology can cause regional radiating pain into the sacrum/coccyx and even into the thighs. See a physician for further evaluation, including imaging studies, if necessary. ...Read more

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What does chest pain accompanied by side pain mean?

What does chest pain accompanied by side pain mean?

Cp: It appears you may be having musculoskeletal pain. See your doctor to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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Left side pain after total hysterectomy. Is this normal?

Hard to say: Left sided pain can be from many different causes. In that location is the lower bowel that can be a source of pain no matter if there was a hysterectomy or not. Also ovarian issues, musculoskeletal, nerve issues and scar tissue can all cause pain there. Having a thorough evaluation by a gynecologist will help determine cause and best options for relief. ...Read more

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Stiffness upon standing on right side pain in lower back?

Back Pain: This is either an inflammatory joint or muscle spasm. It is usually made worse with prolonged postures and eases up with activity. I would recommend you see your physician to receive a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of right side pain under the ribs?

Right Upper abd pain: Causes of right upper abdominal pain include but are not limited to: bile duct inflammation; gallstones; gallbladder cancer; gastritis; hepatitis; kidney infection, stone or cancer; hiatal hernia; peptic ulcer; pericarditis; liver hemangioma, abscess or cancer; fecal impaction; bowel obstruction & injury. It is best to have chronic abd pain evaluated. Severe abdominal pain = medical emergency. ...Read more

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24f with sharp right lower side pain along with back pain.?

24f with sharp right lower side pain along with back pain.?

More Info?: How long have you had the pain? Are there any associated symptoms like fever, nausea, vomiting, constipation or diarrhea? When was the last time you had a bowel movement? Have you had similar pain in the past? Did you miss your period? Are you sexually active? Please provide more info, or if the pain is severe enough, seek urgent care. ...Read more

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What can a swollen lower left rib and left side pain be from?

What can a swollen lower left rib and left side pain be from?

Osteochodritis: What oteochondritis it inflemation of the junction between the rib and the sternum, if this condition get to chronic, start to form inflamation tissue around it and get bigger. ...Read more

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My mom is having side pain, what could it be? What should we do?

See PCP: Without more information and/or an examination a diagnosis is impossible. What makes it better or worse? Any nausea? Any trauma to the area? If it has gone on for more than a week I would suggest seeing my pcp. ...Read more

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My father constantly has a side pain. Is it something to worry about?

More info needed: Much more information is needed about this discomfort in order to make a differential diagnosis. A physician will take a thorough history, perform a physical examination and order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. Right sided discomfort could be due to diseases of the kidney, gall bladder, appendix for example. ...Read more

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A pain under my ribs, left side? Pain even to touch the outside as well

You: You may be dealing with a condition called costochondritis. This is essentially inflammation between the ribs. It is often tender to the touch and can cause chest wall/rib tenderness. The treatment is anti-inflammatory medications like advil or ibuprofen, and steroids in more severe cases. On the other hand you may be dealing with another issue (heart issues, broken rib etc.);so I advise you to see your doctor for a complete work up and evaluation.
Take care. ...Read more

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I have a really bad side pain that hurts. I am losing weight r e ally fast.

I have a really bad side pain that hurts. I am losing weight r e ally fast.

Pain in the side: May commonly arise from disease in the kidney such as renal stones or kidney infection.
Your weight loss may or may not be related to this but you need an thorough examination by a physician. Some ultrasound and blood tests may be needed. ...Read more

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I have elvated liver fuction test results and right upper side pain. I don't know what more to do.

I have elvated liver fuction test results and right upper side pain. I don't know what more to do.

Continue workup: One good approach to elevated liver enzymes is to take you off all alcoholic drinks and medicines you don't absolutely need & retest. If still up, check for hepatitis b & c, hemochromatosis, wilson's, autoimmune hepatitis & antitrypsin deficiency as appropriate. If all normal, consider ultrasound and urge major aerobic fitness efforts regardless. Glad you're proactive; good luck. ...Read more

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Left side pain after 2years of partial hysterectomy and CS. Mostly after going to the toilet?

Left side pain after 2years of partial hysterectomy and CS. Mostly after going to the toilet?

See your GYN MD: You need to be evaluated by your GYN MD as adhesions of the bowel can cause pain as well as other intestinal or muscle issue. Your MD can differentiate the cause (s) via exam and testing if needed. ...Read more

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A endone hasn't stopped my lower back right side pain. Is there any thing else I can take to ease the pain?

Consider this: If you are using the endone chronicallly, the medication itself may be contributing to worse pain through withdrawal as well as sensitization of non- endorphin pain synapses ...Read more

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Hi. Dr's I've been suffering with Appendix side pain but it's not an appendix pain. What type of pain is this?

It could be: Crohn's ileitis, kidney stone or infection, Meckel's diverticulitis, gastroenteritis, mesenteric adenitis, constipation, cecal diverticulitis, or unknown cause. See your doctor if pain persists. ...Read more

Side Pain (Definition)

Side pain = pain / discomfort of the torso ...Read more