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Hi. I am having sharp pain in my lower left back area. It hurts when i breath, stand up straight, us the bathroom, or bending over. Please help?

Hi. I am having sharp pain in my lower left back area. It hurts when i breath, stand up straight, us the bathroom, or bending over. Please help?

Evaluation needed: You could have a kidney stone and/or urinary tract infection that is progressing up the ureter. See your doctor or urgent care or ER (if pain severe and can't wait til morning). ...Read more

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I do gym but dont know i have severe sharp pain in left side of my lower back.Pain increases while sitting but not in walking and laying.

I do gym but dont know i have severe sharp pain in left side of my lower back.Pain increases while sitting but not in walking and laying.

Treat muscle sprain: It seems like you have sprained muscle in your left lower back. Apply heat there. Some people report better results with ice than heat. You can use both or either one. Use anti inflammatory drugs like Advil or Aleve. Also rest is very important, Avoid bending and lifting. Also avoid exercises that cause pain in that area. If not better in couple of weeks,then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Lower back pain for a week, today worse with sharp pain and taking deep breath. Was on the right side of the spine now right and left. What can it be?

Lower back pain for a week, today worse with sharp pain and taking deep breath. Was on the right side of the spine now right and left. 
What can it be?

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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Sharp pain on left side, lower back pain and low white blood cell count what could be the problem ?

Sharp pain on left side, lower back pain and low white blood cell count what could be the problem ?

Depends: Abdominal has many causes and many implications. Some are minor and some can be life threatening. More information a complete history and physical is recommended by your doctor if you indeed have these symptoms. I would go to the emergency room if your pain is severe. Good luck ...Read more

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1 week of on off sharp pain in left ovary and lower back pain with occasional white clear discharge. Started mini bc pill 4 days ago. What is it?

1 week of on off sharp pain in left ovary and lower back pain with occasional white clear discharge.  Started mini bc pill 4 days ago. What is it?

Pain and discharge: Possibly a pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). It is an infection of the female reproductive organs. It usually occurs when sexually transmitted bacteria spread from vagina to uterus, fallopian tubes or ovaries. Often times women either experience no signs or symptoms or don't seek treatment. Consultation with your doctor for evaluation and treatment is warranted. ...Read more

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I have right hip and lower back pain. With sparatic sharp pain in my left thigh. What could it be? What type of doctor should I see?

I have right hip and lower back pain.  With sparatic sharp pain in my left thigh.  What could it be? What type of doctor should I see?

Primary Care Doctor: Your pmd would be the best person to guide you. This would depend on your symptoms and examination of your spine, hip, knee and si joint. Any one of these could cause the symptoms and your pmd would be a great place to start. Your pmd can recommend the appropriate studies for evaluation. ...Read more

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I am 25 and I have a dull to sharp pain in my lower right pelvic area for the past week or two, i also get awful lower back pain at night. Also have ms?

I am 25 and I have a dull to sharp pain in my lower right pelvic area for the past week or two, i also get awful lower back pain at night. Also have ms?

Complex: If you have MS, you could have pain due to this, but you more likely have a different problem causing your pelvic pain, such as gastrointestinal issues, ovarian cyst, low grade appendicitis, even kidney stone. See your doctor, as no reason to live with this. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain in the middle of my hip in the lumbar area. The pain ranges from moderate to sharp pain from at random times throughout the day?

I have lower back pain in the middle of my hip in the lumbar area. The pain ranges from moderate to sharp pain from at random times throughout the day?

See pain specialist: Your pain can come from a number of different reasons that can only be determined by a thorough history and physical examination. It may be musculoskeletal in nature but can also be GI or genitourinary related. ...Read more