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Doctor insights on: Right Side Pain Upper Quadrant Worse When Sitting

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Side Pain (Definition)

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


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24f lower right sharp side pain an back pain. Gets worse when uses the restroom. Sudden, started today but back pain for awhile.?

24f lower right sharp side pain an back pain. Gets worse when uses the restroom. Sudden, started today but back pain for awhile.?

Possible stone?: I would have concern that different pain in the flank area or alongside the back could represent symptoms from something like a kidney stone. I would recommend vigilance in investigating this is a possibility. Otherwise chronic back pain can have different features including pain along the sides of the torso which can result from different muscles in spasm as a result of underlying chronic proble. ...Read more

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Hello. I have had lower right sided back/side pain for about a month now. It's worse when I take a deep breath in and when I lay on my back.?

Hello. I have had lower right sided back/side pain for about a month now. It's worse when I take a deep breath in and when I lay on my back.?

Right low back: Discomfort in this area could come from the actual spine, lumbar muscles or ligaments, kidney, or be referred from the base of the right lung since breathing affects it. Your physician can examine you and order the appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Rib and side pain when waking from sleep. Long term condition but recently worsening. Also taking longer, several hours to go away after waking.

Rib and side pain when waking from sleep. Long term condition but recently worsening. Also taking longer, several hours to go away after waking.

Needs evaluation: Can still be a muscle sprain, but as it has been there for some time, you need to be assessed by your doctor, best wishes ...Read more

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Lower stomach L side pain hurts worse when I walk?

Lower stomach L side pain hurts worse when I walk?

See PCP: Sounds like you need to be seen and examined by your PCP. ASAP ...Read more

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Pain of the lower and upper back. Diagnosed with sciatica of right side. Pain seems to be getting worse. What's the cause?

Pain of the lower and upper back. Diagnosed with sciatica of right side. Pain seems to be getting worse. What's the cause?

Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more

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Can feel discomfort in my mid back when sitting but pain occurs mid back when turning torso side to side. Pain after lying down as well.?

Can feel discomfort in my mid back when sitting but pain occurs mid back when turning torso side to side. Pain after lying down as well.?

Back pain is: Very common. The best thing you can do is to stay as active as possible – even if you are in pain. People with low back pain recover faster if they stay active. Walk as much as you can. If you stopped working because of your pain, try to get back to your normal routine soon. But do not overdo it. You can try using ibuprofen or any over the counter pain relief. See your doctor if you don’t improve ...Read more

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Severe pain in back almost into my side radiating to the front. Right side...pain is right about where the rib cage begins. Especially when sitting?

Injured lower back?: That would be the most likely cause with what limited history you have given. The nerves to that area originate in the lower back ...Read more

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Severe left side pain below ribs above hip going into back. Getting worse?

Pain: The top thoughts would be kidney stone, some process in left lower long, enlarged spleen, colon problem or muscle wall strain. ...Read more

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Left side pain for a month now. Starts at my bra line, goes down to bottom of ribcage, radiates to back. Heat makes worse. Spleen area. Ultrsnd was OK.

Chest discomfort: Have you had a cough? Chest xray? Perhaps the discomfort is from the rib cage and a pinched intercostal nerve or irritated/inflamed chest wall muscle. The pinched nerve hurts more with a deep breath and the muscle may also be tender to the touch. Have you tried a different bra? ...Read more

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Left side pain under rib cage age 20 female gets worse when coughing should I take 2nd doses of antibiotics or go be seen?

Left side pain under rib cage age 20 female gets worse when coughing should I take 2nd doses of antibiotics or go be seen?

Be seen.: The possible causes are many and include broken rib, pneumonia consolidation, post-tussive syndrome etc.
i recommend a clinical examination and a chest x-ray before taking more antibiotics.
In the meanwhile, add a topical agent such as a menthol rub or "Olbas oil." ...Read more

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Both foramina are severely narrowed, but right worse than left. But no right side pain. Only left shoulder blade & arm pain. How is this possible?

Arthritis: Sometimes one nerve is more sensitive than the nerve on the opposite side. The patients pain complaints trumps the radiological findings. ...Read more

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What can cause left side pain in the back of the neck. Not muscular. Movement doesn't make it better or worse but leaning forward causes more pressure?

Neck pain causes: Many and not enough info: but consider sitting at computer looking up raises of everyday pains. This leads to Medical student syndrome. Every new twinge your feel the rest of your like make you think I have XXX. Go to uptodate for the best source of looking up Sx. Could be disc, cancer n spine, strain, brain tumor, syphilis, muscle spasm, meningitis early, brain cyst hydrocephalus 2 mention few ...Read more

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Hi left lower abdo pain worse after standing, eases with heat and lying down. Have dermoid cyst on left side pain increase around period?

See you gynecologist: It is unclear as to what is going on. You have PCOS and this may muddy the water as to exactly what is going on. See your gyn, have a good pelvic exam and may need a laparoscopy. There are several possibilities so do not put this off. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have been having a terrible side pain on my right side underneath my ribs. It only hurts when I walk or run, not when sitting down. Hurts to breathe?

I have been having a terrible side pain on my right side underneath my ribs. It only hurts when I walk or run, not when sitting down. Hurts to breathe?

Could be...: Gallbladder, pleurisy, pneumonia....Many other things. Have you had a fever? Worse after eating fried foods? You could try aleve (naproxen) 2 tabs twice daily for a week--if that helps, could be pleurisy. Inflammation of the lining of lungs. Will usually go away on it's own. If you get a fever >100.4, consider an x-ray to rule out pneumonia. ...Read more

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I have a side pain under my right rib on back. When I push with my fingers into the area it is very painful. Could this be my fatty liver getting worse?

I have a side pain under my right rib on back. When I push with my fingers into the area it is very painful. Could this be my fatty liver getting worse?

Muscular pain: Could be muscular pain. Doubt that back pain is from fatty liver. I hope you're on a strict diet to fix the fatty liver - no sugar, minimal carbs, etc?! go to a4m.Com and use directory function to find a local functional medicine doctor to help guide you with appropriate dietary changes to correct the fatty liver. If not may end up with liver failure and transplant down the road. Get going! ...Read more

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Lower right side pain, gassy, nausea, headaches. Blood vein bugled out on side, what could this be? Happening for days. Worsening

Lower right side pain, gassy, nausea, headaches. Blood vein bugled out on side, what could this be? Happening for days. Worsening

Need doctor to check: Lower right abdominal pain can be from many things. For pain there, APPENDICITIS is always a concern (pain can worsens over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up all the way to the right side, and cause pain. Having gas may or may not be related to the discomfort (lactose intolerance will cause gas). A hernia or ovarian problem can cause pain. ...Read more

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Cause of severe lower right side pain, worse after intercourse, after bowl movement, and when bending, barely can walk. Feels like something there.

Cause of severe lower right side pain, worse after intercourse, after bowl movement, and when bending, barely can walk. Feels like something there.

Tough to say: Without an exam. It could be a hernia, or severe muscle strain. Get eval to get the most likely diagnosis and treatment will then follow. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have my lumbar spine pain but for a while, as in the last year I have been having this lower side pain that is just as bad of a pain, if not worse.

I have my lumbar spine pain but for a while, as in the last year I have been having this lower side pain that is just as bad of a pain, if not worse.

Spine surgeon: If your spinal disc disease is getting worse, consider a consultation with a spine surgeon (orthopedic or neurosurgeon) learn about options for care. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Started having chest pain. Only on right side. Pain is radiating from my neck to shoulder to chest. Worse when deep breath. O2-98% HR-79. 22 yr old f?

Started having chest pain. Only on right side. Pain is radiating from my neck to shoulder to chest. Worse when deep breath. O2-98% HR-79. 22 yr old f?

Muscles- skeletal: Most likely, in your case it's the muskuloskrletal system. Maybe you pulled a muscle? Strained? Lifted a heavy weight? Less likely cause for you can be from your heart, or lungs. Now until you have risk factors heart is unlikely. If you have fevers, cough, phlegm, lungs might be affected. See a doc if concerned, Especially if travelled recently or any risk for blood clots. You can consult us too.. ...Read more

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Right side scrotum, right side pain and right side lumbar pain. 40yrs old 160pds been hurting for a year. Getting worse like someone hit me in thebal?

Right side scrotum, right side pain and right side lumbar pain. 40yrs old 160pds been hurting for a year. Getting worse like someone hit me in thebal?

Sacroiliac Joint: 40's male w. chronic pain radiating lower back through hip to groin describes pain pattern compatible w. sacroiliac joint disorder. Other explanations possible & medical evaluation is indicated. Most doctors are ignorant about methods of examination & diagnosis of this disorder. Start with an Osteopath who practices his school. Avoid Chiropractors, who are not legally allowed to diagnose. ...Read more

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Dull pain in middle of butt cheek on left side. Pain when sitting but better when moving. Muscle? Anything I can do or take to relieve the pain?

Probably back: Back pain often radiates to the buttocks and is often worse with sitting (which stretches irritated nerve fibers from your spine). Tylenol (acetaminophen) and ibuprofen can be used, but the results are often less than satisfactory. How long have you had it? If longer than two weeks, see you doc. If you have fever, weakness, loss of bowel/bladder control, difficulty walking or intractable pain go to the ED ...Read more

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I had my gallbladder removed but still having pain under ribs on the right side, pain gets worse and I get very nauseous after eating sometimes.?

Could be...: You didn't mention how far out of surgery you were. It could be a stone in the common bile duct. Even after removal, stones could develop in the liver and still get stuck causing pain. There could have been a stone left over from surgery. It could also be a process unrelated to your gall bladder causing it as well, such as pancreatitis. ...Read more