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Doctor insights on: Sharp Pain In Middle Left Back

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Sharp stabbing pain in middle left back side?

Middle left: There are many causes of one sided back pain: localized muscle strain with spasm, facet joint irritation/inflammation is your most likely cause. The facet joints is the site where the vertebral body meet in your back. We ften recommend, rest, antiinflam meds, pt and it pain persist diagnositc and therapeutic facet injections/cortisone. May need MRI and consult with pain physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get a sharp pain in middle left side of back?

What does it mean when you get a sharp pain in middle left side of back?

Several things: Any history of any cardiac issues? If not it could be a simple strain. Go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Sharp pain middle back left side hurts with movement?

Sharp pain middle back left side hurts with movement?

Musculoskeletal: Pain with movement in areas of the body which have high tendencies of injury could mean a musculoskeletal injury. It is good to know more history including onset of pain, the frequency (constant or intermittent), previous similar history, does the pain radiate to other locations, any previous trauma to the area, have you taken any otc meds, does it hurt if you push on the area of pain. ...Read more

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Sharp pain feels like spasms in left back?

Sounds right: That sounds like a pulled muscle in your back. Be seen for a diagnosis. It could be something like a kidney stone, though from your story, it sounds like a muscle strain. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on my upper left back comes and goes?

Sharp pain on my upper left back comes and goes?

Muscle pain.: Muscle contractions is probably the cause . Take otc pain medication , apply warm compresses to the area 3 times a day for 15 minutes. If it persist get a prescription for a muscle relaxant from your doctor. May also need referral for the physical therapy. ...Read more

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Need some advice. I have sharp pain in lower left back?

Need some advice. I have sharp pain in lower left back?

Pinched Nerve/Muscle: Most times back pain that is sudden onset will resolve. He should use anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen, aleve around the clock and even tylenol (acetaminophen) to help. If this does not resolve he should see his doctor for a muscle relaxant as well. If it still does not resolve, i would recommend him to see a spine specialist for a full evaluation and testing. He may need to get an MRI to see inside. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of sharp pain on the left side of my back?

Depends...: Can definitely be due to a lot of issues - can be something as simple as strained muscles to a disc herniation. Recommend discussing with your pcp or pain specialist to determine if diagnostic testing is necessary. ...Read more

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What can it be if I am feeling severe sharp pain in the left side of my back?

Depends: If you are alluding to your lumbar region then you may be having lumbar strain or beginning radiculopathy. Other specialists may give you other causes. Have your doctor check you out for your peace of mind. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in the lower left of my back, right above my bottom, it comes and goes.. What is it and how can I stop it?

Many things : Think pulled muscle, kidneys, bladder , bulging disc. Probably muscle strain. I would rest, try antiinflammatories, heat. If that doesn't work, try core strengthing or see a doctor for eval. ...Read more