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Pregnancy: Absence of period for two months time is preganancy until proven otherwise ...Read more
Pains lower R: You can take yourself to a walk in clinic to see what the problem is. ...Read more
I have a very sharpe pain on or in the left side of my back if I sit or lay just right there is no pain?
Back pain: That does not self resolve should be seen for proper management and treatment ...Read more
I've been in pain for about a week. The sharp pinching pain is in my right upper glut. What should I do or should I consult with?
I have a mengimioa it's on the 5, 6, 7 nerves does the pain stay on the right side? Or is it common to have sharp pains on the left side always..
Meningioma: A meningioma is a tumor or neoplasm that originates from the covering membranes of the brain. It is not localized inside the brain but most commonly between the brain and the skull. The pain reported is usually due to compression upon the brain covering membranes or adjacent structures like the 5th cranial nerve. Referred pain or other medical issues could explain bilateral pain perception. ...Read more
I'm getting sharp pains in my upper right side and back, what could be causing this, it was pretty sudden this morning and I didn't fall or hurt mysel?
See your doctor: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more
Hard to say: There are many potential causes and an exam and possibly further studies can usually determine the cause. Among the three most common musculoskeletal causes include a tendonitis of the tendons on the outside of the hip known as an ilio-tibial band syndrome; a problem in the hip itself; or a variant of a sciatica from back. Consider being seen, . ...Read more
RLQ pain: This is not sufficient information. If the pain is intermittent it could be gas, muscular, kidney stone, Infection in the appendix, colon, lymph nodal problem and so on. So just pain in that area does not give us much information, need detailed history about the pain and exam. ...Read more
See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Kidney stone?: Symptoms like this could be simply muscular, but they could be related to a kidney stone or perhaps a kidney infection. Are you having any difficulties with urinating? Any chills or sweats? ...Read more
Right side of: What? Also include intensity (1-10/10), duration, what makes it better/worse, and any other pertinent factors. ...Read more
Several causes: There are several causes and these vary depending on the exact location of the pain. Is it worse with chewing? It could be dental or medical. Have a doctor evaluate. ...Read more
Sharp: A vertebrae, rib or pleural problem. Sould be easy to figure out by a trained professional. ...Read more
Gas/ovarian cyst: Appendicitis is rarely sharp or intermittent. It generally presents as vague, dull pain that progressively worsens, starting often around the umbilicus and settling very painfully in the right lower quadrant, and does not go away. Intermittent sharp pain is a pattern more suggestive of transient movement of gas. In women it is also commonly associated with ovulation and ovarian cysts. ...Read more
Take pain meds: If the pain is persistent all the time, you should try taking pain pills to relieve it. It may be muscular pain in which case it will settle down in a few days. Try 2 tablets of tylenol (acetaminophen) to start with, you may repeat it evey 4-6 hourly for one or two days. If the pain is not relieved, you could take Motrin or aleve which are somewhat more potent pain killers but can cause stomach discomfort/indiges. ...Read more
Get it evaluated: You can see a doctor and have it evaluated. I cannot tell from your description if the pain is back, abdomen or chest. ...Read more
Below: The only way to get an accurate DX is to be examined while you are having one of the episodes of pain. ...Read more
Multiple factors: Such as pleurisy, infection or trauma may explain these pains. Try to video-consult the Healthtap doctor on call. ...Read more
Back pain: There are various possible causes including strain, muscle, spinal including disk disease, kidney problem including a stone but if motion of the spinal area worsens the discomfort it usually points to musculoskeletal causes. If you can't get relief consult your physician. ...Read more
See your doctor: Your symptoms may be signs of something significantly wrong. One cannot tell without a complete history, physical and possible lab/imaging tests. Follow with your doctor as soon as you can. Things that can cause pains in chest and ribcage include heartburn, pneumonia, gallbladder problems, liver disease, kidney problems, heart attacks, or blood clots. ...Read more
You: You need to go to the er immediately if this is chest pain. Your question doesn't say where the pain is, but if it is chest pain you must be seen immediately. Any chest pain is very concerning and needs a thorough and immediate evaluation. It sounds like you have risk factors. Please be seen immediately in the er. ...Read more
Sharp back pain: There are so many possibilities. If this persists, you should see your doctor for a checkup. ...Read more
Two months of low fevers and sharp intermittent pains, at first mostly left side, now also right side.
Persistent fever: Full examination and work up as soon as possible. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain that comes and goes under my right breat (side of right breat). What could cause this?
I have been suffering from pains on my right side lower back, it's a sharpe pain nonstop since saturday night?
Spasm: Likely spasm but should rule out a kidney stone. ...Read more
I have had an intermittent sharp headache on my right side for 3 days! What could this indicate or what causes it? Please help me.
See your doctor.: Your headache could be caused by sinus pain, vascular (migraine) pain, or a serious condition of the nerve called temporal arteritis, which could affect your vision. Do you ever get headaches? Is this the worst headache of your life, do you have visual changes, fever? Does it keep you awake at night? If any of these answers suggest something unusual, go to the er right away for a thorough exam. ...Read more
Very sharp, pinpointed pain on the upper right side of my head, followed by the same on my left side, but never both at the same time.
Neuralgia: Sharp, shooting, fleeting pains like yours are usually due to neuralgia in scalp nerves. The cause of this irritability is often unclear but can occur in diabetics or in nerves injured by shingles (usually on 1 side). Your case sounds more like a nuisance type rather than anything serious and requires no treatment and usually goes away. If in doubt, see a neurologist for diagnosis and advice. ...Read more
I have pain sometimes on my side lower either the right side or sometimes the left side it's little bit sharp pain it comes and go often?
It could be: A couple of things, inguinal hernias may do it but if u have constipation try miralax, (polyethylene glycol) an over the counter laxative daily. If fever, worsening pain, problems urinating then see doc. It can be hard to say, sorry not more helpful, maybe a better answer will come. ...Read more
Sharp intermittent pain on right side. How do you know if appendix or b.M? I have had a b.M. Today as well as yesterday but have this pain.
Sharp overwhelming pain on right side, feels to be towards back but also feel pain in front. Comes in waves and when it comes I can't move?
Make an appointment: Please see your doctor so you may be properly examined. ...Read more
I have a really sharp pain in my right lower side that is now a dull sharp pain that won't go away I'm trying a few things but its not working?
Needs to be seen: Your pain needs to be evaluated on an urgent basis....it is significant. ...Read more
I've been feeling sharp pains at the right hemisphere of my head for a year now that makes things appear blurry for 2-3 minutes. What do I do?
Time to see your MD: This one requires a visit with your doctor. Many possible explanations exist, but without a thorough history and physical exam, you won't be likely to get any answers. Hint: find out about family history of things like migraine, aneurysm or eye problems like glaucoma. If you are using oral contraceptives especially, this needs to be discussed with your doc right away. ...Read more