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Sharp shooting pain in mid back left side. Occurs spontaneously every few weeks lasting few hours. Pain worse with deep breaths and movement.nonsmoker?

Sharp shooting pain in mid back left side. Occurs spontaneously every few weeks lasting few hours. Pain worse with deep breaths and movement.nonsmoker?

Lumbago: For how long you had the pain, were you involved in the past in a MVA ?if yes, how long, months, years. Di d you had MRI of your spine? .You indicated that the pain is in the mid back; lumbar?, lumbosacral?Thoraco-lumbar?. Does the pain radiate to the lower extremities?. You should be examined by an orthopedic surgeon, in different positions, find which precipitates the pain., ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in the right side of my mid back. Any ideas as to what this might be?

I have a sharp pain in the right side of my mid back. Any ideas as to what this might be?

Pain rt side midback: We do need more history, like if there is radiation of pain towards groin or any where else, if you have any difficulty in urination or blood in the urine.If the pain is worse on movements and intensity of pain but the first thing comes to my mind with pain in this area is kidney pain, or it can be just muscular pain.So consult your doctor to find out what it is and get treated. ...Read more

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31yr female.sharp Pain on only one point of spine slightly towards left in mid back. Pain only when pressed. should I worry?

31yr female.sharp Pain on only one point of spine slightly towards left in mid back. Pain only when pressed. should I worry?

Depends: Can you think of any trauma to the area, like leaning against a hard chair or bra strap, or a fall? Do you have any fever? Has it been there more than a week or so? Is it worsening? Do you have any shooting pain or weakness? The answer to these questions will help decide what the next step in diagnosis should be, or if it is ok to just wait and see if it resolves. ...Read more

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Been having epigastric pain for 5 mo. Last week or so been noticing sharp pain in my mid back and also sharp pain under left shoulder blade. Related?

Possibly: You may be having pain from gallstones. If the epigastric pain is on the right where the gallbladder is located, this could be related to gallstones. Occasionally, patients have referred pain to the area between the shoulder blades. It is more common to have pain under the right shoulder blade than the left. You can have your doctor check for gallstones with an ultrasound. ...Read more

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I have mid back pain on right side. It's a very sharp pain. No kidney stones. Blood work normal, 49 female, no injury. Feels like something catches?

Spine or muscle : Sprained muscles can "catch". Spinal motion segments can catch for several reasons. Either muscular or spinal column pains can be "sharp". When in doubt, check it out. ...Read more