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Sharp Pain In The Upper Right Side Of My Back
I've been having this sharp pain on the upper right side of my back and it hurts to move it in any way. What are some possible causes? Is it serious?
Time for an exam: I think the description of severe sharp pain didn't illicit many responses because it warrants an exam. And even then the cause might not be apparent but the severe sharp aspect of it warrants a professional evaluation. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain in my upper right side of my back whenever i breathe in, it also hurts if i move quickly?
I have a sharp pain as if something stabbing me on only the upper right side of my back same spot, I can't lay down with it hurting. What you suggest i?
See your physician: This type of pain is non-specific and needs to be evaluated. You should see your physician as soon as possible. He/she will determine the tests you need - blood, urine, and imaging - after a history and physical exmination have been performed. This could be a kidney stone; however, there are many other possible causes including something as benign as a muscle spasm or as serious as an aneurysm. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain on the right side of my chest and the upper right side of my back/arm. It also hurts when I inhale deeply. Recently had a UTI. ?
Pain: What you are describing is pleurisy or pleuritic chest pain- which may mask itself as many things. Such pain can be seen from muscle injury, rib fracture, blood clot, inflammatory diseases such as Lupus, pneumonia, pericarditis it even cardiac disease- there is a long list. You need to see your doctor so they can walk through your history with you. ...Read more
Hi, I've been having sharp pain in the upper right hand side of my chest that radiates thru my back, should I see a Dr? I've had it for 4 days now
Yes: It may be you have shingles about to break out, or can be one of many other things, some worrisome, some not. If your body has pains that aren't going away, get checked out. ...Read more
Last night I woke up with a severe pain in my upper right side of my back, tight chest, sharp pain in chest when inhaling. I had to sit up to relieve the pain. Finally fell asleep by lying on my left side with head up. I am currently on Coveram 5/10.
Sharp: A vertebrae, rib or pleural problem. Sould be easy to figure out by a trained professional. ...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
I've been having a sharp pain in my lower right side of my back every time I take a deep breath,cant stand certain ways and also hurts when I lay down?
Check it out: Cosiderr a pulled muscle or spinal misalignment. If additional symptoms an MD may be better than a chiropractor. ...Read more
Every time i take a deep breath in I have a sharp pain on my mid right side of my back and in my chest. ?
Pleurisy (also known as pleuritis) is an inflammation of the pleura, the lining of the pleural cavity surrounding the lungs. Among other things, infections are the most common cause of pleurisy.
The inflamed pleural layers rub against each other every time the lungs expand to breathe in air. This can cause severe sharp pain with inhalation (also called pleuritic chest pain). ...Read more
I keep having sharp pain under my right rib cage and pain in the lower right side of my back. What could this be?
I have a sudden severe sharp pain in the right side of my back towards the bottom of rib cage. Unable to move stand urine is normal color?
?acute spasm: You may have an acute spasm/strain of you back muscles in that area. If you can barely move or stand, you should get someone to help you to the Dr.'s office for an evaluation. ...Read more
What could cause sharp pain in the middle right side of my back? Hurts when i move, yawn, but it's not the muscle because i've tried rubbing it.
Probably muscular, can ask for a referral to physical therapy for a few weeks.
Also need to consder that is might come from the neck. Yawning causes you to tilt you head back, and the cervical extension might exacerbate facetogenic pain referring to the mid back.
Recommend seeing a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more
RUQ intermittent sharp pain that radiate to right leg and sometimes to my right side of my back and a lot of chills...it is been two days. ?
Recently i had a sharp pain right side of my back.. little up.. urine and abdominal scan is normal except rbc in urine test is 8-10.. even now the pain continuous when i sit in somewhere little longer.. i dont know what to do?
Need more evaluation: There is not enough information in your note to be able to give you a good answer. It would be nice to know what type of scan you had - CT, ultrasound? A small stone could easily be overlooked. See a urologist for additional evaluation for a source of pain. Don't overlook a GYN exam as well. ...Read more
Mri showed 4 bulging disc and kyphosis lordosis in neck. Have sharp pain in the upper back and shoulders. Now when back is flexed one side hurts?
Need an orthopedic: Or neurological consult.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Sharp pain in my lower left middle side of my back everytime i move around ? Did push ups hurting after push ups?
Muscle strain: Sounds like you may have strained a muscle after exercising. This will get better in time with rest and ibuprofrin. Remember to keep your abs engaged when doing pushups or plank exercises. ...Read more
I have been experiencing a sharp pain on the left side of my back a little towards the middle. Why is this happening?
Muscle pain?: Young women tend to have increased stress&this stress leads to muscle stress in the Trapezius Muscle. This pain high up in back. Is pain high up or lower down? Pain can also result from poor posture. Lower back pain more common after heavy lifting - usually incorrectly. An internist would get couple xrays & if any abnormality seen refer to orthopedist. Muscle pain treated w anti-infam med(Nsaid) ...Read more
I have a sharp pain on my lower left side of my back. It is not a constant pain but rather comes and goes. But the pain is very sharp?
This pain may be related to a number of factors including muscular pain, renal system infection or hip pain.
I would suggest monitoring your temperature and being seen by your doctor if a heating pad and motrin do not provide relief. If you have a fever and/or change in urination pattern, please see you doctor. ...Read more
The lower left side of my back has been aching all day. I get a sharp pain there when I look down or twist. ?
I felt a sharp pain in my lower left side of my back .Now every 2 or 3 step i take there is a sharp pain. It hurts to walk.What is this?
One day I took a deep breath in and felt this really sharp pain on one side of my back as if someone stabbed me. It hurt there for the whole day and nothing could make it go away what happened?
Back Pain: This could be a few things. Possibly a muscle spasm which can take a day or couple weeks to go away. If you still have this pain you should see your doctor to rule out heart, stone passing, or even intestinal distress. Please make sure you are up to date with your medical physicals. You did not say if this was upper or lower back. Your md would be best to consult on this matter. ...Read more
I've had alot of blood I'm discharge and change in smell. Today a sharp pain that comes and goes started in the lower left side of my back.
Infection? STD?: New or abnormal vaginal discharge or bleeding always needs professional evaluation, and you have both. With bleeding and odor, STDs are a good possibility; or perhaps bacterial vaginosis (although that doesn't usually cause bleeeding). See your GP or gynecologist ASAP, or your local NHS GUM clinic for expert, lifestyle-senstive care. Best wishes and good luck. ...Read more
Why do I have a sharp pain near my heart and left side of my back when I breath a little more heavily than normal?
Muscular: Possible non cardiac pain . . from the description. ...Read more