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I have a severe sharp pain on the upper right side of my back. Gets worse with movement?

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

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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 in my upper right side of my back whenever i breathe in, it also hurts if i move quickly?

Pleuritic pain: That is a symptom of a lung problem. Things such as a viral infection, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism or even a tumor can be the cause. You should see your physician for a checkup. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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. ?

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

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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

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

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What does it mean i have a really sharp pain in my right side of my back in the bottom?

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

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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. ?

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: 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

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I keep having sharp pain under my right rib cage and pain in the lower right side of my back. What could this be?

See your GP: There are a variety of reasons that you could have like cardio, GI, anxiety, myalgia, etc. Regardless of the cause, it is important to visit your GP for consultation, tests, treatment or referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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Probably muscular: 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

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Random pain in between the ribs on my right side of my back about mid way. How can I get rid of it. I stretch it and it feels better. Sharp pain.

Stretching/exam: get checked for a nerve irritation, intercostal neuritis- you may need mild antiinflammatory medicialtion. If pain persisits I would recommend a clinicial evaluation. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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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Sharp pain in my lower left middle side of my back everytime i move around ? Did push ups hurting after push ups?

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

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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

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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?

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?

M.D. visit: 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

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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?

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

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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.

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

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Hi I'm 38 years old and a female last night I had sharp pain in my lower left side of my back that shot up to my shoulder and it was hard to breathe?

Backpain: Back pain of transient nature probably from musculoskeletal, it is unusual to have pain shooting from the lower back all the way upto the shoulder. If it recurs have yourself examined. ...Read more