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Sharp pain lower left back side of head. It hurts when I move my head and it's going on 8 hours. I'm a 38 year old woman with no medical hx.

Sharp pain lower left back side of head. It hurts when I move my head and it's going on 8 hours. I'm a 38 year old woman with no medical hx.

Isolated pain with: Movement like you describe usually is from a strain of muscles or sprain of ligament or tendon. If the pain is localized (that is, doesn't travel down your arm) it's most likely a muscle strain. Gentle range of motion of the head and neck, Tylenol or Motrin, and a heating pad will help ease the symptoms while it heals up. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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Sharp pain lower back left side. Same pain is directly below my left breast at times when I lay on my left side, feels like a "stitch" with both.?

Sharp pain lower back left side. Same pain is directly below my left breast at times when I lay on my left side, feels like a "stitch" with both.?

Left sided pain: May be constipation or gas in the splenic flexure of the colon, may be from a kidney stone. Check U/A try maalox. I have also seen pain with mycoplasma/ ureoplasma infection in vagina without any vaginal symptoms responds to zithromax. rarely reflux seems too low or ovarian (need sonogram) f/u w/ urgent care ...Read more

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Sharp pain lower back left side. Same pain is directly below my left breast at times when I lay on my left side, esp w deep breath. Like a stitch?

Sharp pain lower back left side. Same pain is directly below my left breast at times when I lay on my left side, esp w deep breath. Like a stitch?

Not enough info: There are many possible reasons for your symptoms, such as gas, kidney stones, ovarian cysts, endometriosis, and more. You may need an exam to get more information. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in lower left side on back of head while having an orgasm recently I have been experiencing a sharp, throbbing pain in the back of my head (lower left side...Below the back of my left ear). This only occurs during an orgasm, and goes away when

Sharp pain in lower left side on back of head while having an orgasm recently I have been experiencing a sharp, throbbing pain in the back of my head (lower left side...Below the back of my left ear). This only occurs during an orgasm, and goes away when

There: There is such a thing as a "coital headache", that occurs during orgasm. That said, the most reasonable thing, with any new headache or change in headache patterns, is to see your physician to rule out any serious cause of headaches. Coital headache can be treated safely with medications. ...Read more

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I do gym but don't 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 don't 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 (naproxen). 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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I've been experiencing lower back pain for almost 3 weeks & I also get sharp pain on the side of my back in the middle & sometimes it hurts to move??

Rest, heat, medicine: Back mechanical problems can cause this. These are sprain, strain, etc. Rest, heat application, or alternate heat and ice will help. You can also use Ibuprofen, naproxen for pain and inflammation. Once the pain is gone, regular exercises to keep back muscles in shape can reduce the frequency of the problem. Use your legs and don't bend down if you have to lift or pick upanything ...Read more

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Swim about an hour 1/2 each day. Had lower back pain and now have on and off sharp pain in my lower right side. Also been congested. Appendicitis?

Swim about an hour 1/2 each day. Had lower back pain and now have on and off sharp pain in my lower right side. Also been congested. Appendicitis?

See details: How can you possibly expect a doctor who has no specifics, has never examined you and has not ordered any testing to even offer a guess? If you are concerned, have your parents have a doctor evaluate the issue. ...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 lower back pain on my right side that goes down butt check and leg. When I stand up I can barley walk and makes me stiff. And causes sharp pain?

I have lower back pain on my right side that goes down butt check and leg. When I stand up I can barley walk and makes me stiff. And causes sharp pain?

Pinched Nerve: While there are many causes of leg pain, one of the most common causes is lumbar radiculopathy. This occurs when one of the nerves leaving the back gets compressed as it leaves the spine and travels down the leg. Compression may occur due to degenerative/bulging discs or arthritic bone spurs contacting the nerve. See your physician if these symptoms last longer than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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I am a female. I have a constant heavy feeling in lower abdomen, sharp pain on the right side during sex and lower back pain?

I am a female. I have a constant heavy feeling in lower abdomen, sharp pain on the right side during sex and lower back pain?

Right SIJ disorder: ? why right low back pain, "heavy lower abdomen feeling" & dyspaerunia. Unifying disorder might be right sacroiliac joint hypermobility disorder, which can be associated with IBS and/or refer pain to the mid-pelvis. During sex in the missionary position, the femur leverages this joint arousing subluxation and pain generation. ...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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Sharp pain from elbow to fingertips had some numb tingling In back and hip and lower back pain radiates Into pelvic all on right side.

Sharp pain from elbow to fingertips had some numb tingling In back and hip and lower back pain radiates Into pelvic all on right side.

Pinched Nerve (s): Likely a cervical (or neck) pinched nerve. You can't tell exactly where from the brief description. If these are from something mild you can recall and you have full strength & feeling the affected parts of the body you can try remedies for any inflammation. Ice, NSAIDS (i.e. ibuprofen) & rest. If it does not rapidly get better, worsens, there is weakness or it is severe seek med attention. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in lower right abdomen Lower back pain & nausa Have had appendixs removed What eles could it be?

Sharp pain in lower right abdomen Lower back pain & nausa Have had appendixs removed What eles could it be?

Myriad possibilities: Off the top of my head, you could have Urinary Tract Infection, Kidney stone, atypical Gall Bladder pain, diverticulitis, even an appendix remnant with recurrent appendicitis. See your doctor or health care provider. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am 42 and have had lower back pain for two weeks now. I have have had back pain before but this isn't the same. It is a sharp pain. It won't go away.?

I am 42 and have had lower back pain for two weeks now. I have have had back pain before but this isn't the same. It is a sharp pain. It won't go away.?

See a doctor: Most back pain is benign but rarely there can be serious causes. Therefore it is important for you to see your family doctor to get checked out. If you do not have a doctor, try to find a local medical clinic or go to an emergency room at a hospital near you. ...Read more

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Is lower back pain bad if you get chills with each sharp pain?

Is lower back pain bad if you get chills with each sharp pain?

Lumbago: You better make sure that the pain isn't being caused by an infection of some type (like urinary, ascending ureter or endometrial). When people get chills during an infection it indicates that bacteria may be entering the blood system. This is not to say that very sharp lancing pain can not cause chills. It may. But lets make sure nothing else is going on! ...Read more

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I'm having lower back pain everynight and can't roll over in bed without a sharp pain?

Need to see a doctor: Anyone with back pain at night should see a doctor asap. There can be some serious causes of night time back pain that need to be ruled out. Do not delay evaluation. ...Read more