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Sharp stabbing pain in lower right side back. Radiates into hip. Hurts most when bending or lifting leg to step. Chiro closed till July 14th. Help??

Sharp stabbing pain in lower right side back. Radiates into hip. Hurts most when bending or lifting leg to step. Chiro closed till July 14th. Help??

See details: It is likely an acute lumbosacral strain. Forget the chiropractor. A 16 year old needs a detailed evaluation to determine the cause of recurrent back pain. See a rheumatologist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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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 can cause a sharp stabbing pain on left side of the middle of back?

What can cause a sharp stabbing pain on left side of the middle of back?

Muscle spasm: Kidney stone, herniated disc are among a few. Worth getting an evaluation. There are other questions to be answered and your physical exam, and maybe doing some simple tests to answer the question what is causing this problem in you. ...Read more

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What would cause sharp, stabbing pain in your lower back on the right side with no injury?

What would cause sharp, stabbing pain in your lower back on the right side with no injury?

Sharp pain: Sharp pains are usually from the muscles. A muscle pull may do it. Try using heat, which should help and keep moving. Walking is best, so is swimming. ...Read more

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I keep getting a sharp stabbing pain in my right side, lower back/side. No injury as far as I'm aware.

Could you have: a kidney stone?? That gives a sharp,stabbing pain that doesn'''t let up when its passing,but if it is just shifting around,it could produce intermittent stabbing pain. See your Dr and find out. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain lower left side more towards back. Going on for a 3 or 4 weeks. Getting worse. Take about 8 ibuprophen each day to deal w/pain?

Sharp stabbing pain lower left side more towards back.  Going on for a 3 or 4 weeks.  Getting worse.  Take about 8 ibuprophen each day to deal w/pain?

? Kidney Stone: Side or flank pain may be from a kidney stone. Typically pain may move from the back toward the front and toward the groin. The pain may also cause nausea or vomiting. You may or may not have blood in urine. See your doctor and explain your symptoms in detail. They may check your urine for blood or get a ct scan. But there are lots of other causes for pain, so you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I been having a sharp stabbing pain in my mid-back, mainly on the left side. If i lay down i can't get up because it hurts real bad. What could it be?

Back pain: Can be many things in that area including a muscle spasm, pinched nerve or even a kidney stone or urinary tract issue. Depending on what brought it on should help answer that. Trying an anti inflammatory and some heat may help if its muscular related. If it persists or gets worse then go and get evaluated. ...Read more

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22/f. sharp stabbing pain in chest and upper back mostly on both sides of shoulders. This happens frequently.

Check posture when: sitting, typing on computer, using your iPhone or Android, (methyltestosterone) or driving, riding the bus. All these things affect bilateral shoulder pain, b/c it forces us to hunch, which isn't healthy for our backs or bodies. If you have good posture, then maybe it's a pinched nerve, or the way you carry your backpack, or purse. May be too heavy. Shouldn't be more than 10 pounds max. Also, wearing too high heels. ...Read more

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Hi i been driving for long road trips from iowa to tx now i have a sharp stabbing pain in my back left side any idea ??

Hi i been driving for long road trips from iowa to tx now i have a sharp stabbing pain in my back left side any idea ??

Sharp back pain: needs to be evaluated by your doctor. if he/she rules out medical condition it is likely from long car rides. Exercises can be prescribed to help you stretch and relax your muscles. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What can a sharp stabbing pain on the left side right around the bottom rib indicate? Pain is kind of wrapping towards the back.

Could be: A muscle pull or strain or even constipation. Since you have constipation that's highest on the list. You don't list your meds but natural calm works really well and can be titrated to desired response ...Read more

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I had chronic bronchitis and cough for about 6 weeks... I began to get sharp stabbing pain in the right side of my back now every time I cough. Why?

I had chronic bronchitis and cough for about 6 weeks... I began to get sharp stabbing pain in the right side of my back now every time I cough.  Why?

Excessive Coughing: Bronchitis leads to heavy cougs to loosen the build up in the bronchial tubes. This can strain the muscles of the chest, abdomen and back and just like over-exercising any muscle, these muscles become sore. It is intense coughing often for many weeks (My recent run was 10 weeks). OTC Mucinex (guaifenesin) can help improve the results of cough & decrease need to cough since each cough is more effective. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain left side. Seems constant with flare ups where gets worse. No appendix/gall. Do have bad back (hern, syringomyelia). What is it?

Back/ flank pain: as you have back problem it very well could be related to that. If it is knew and bad enough have yourself examined to rule out colon problem or even excessive gas can cause sharp pain ...Read more

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About couple weeks into new job I started getting a sharp stabbing pain in low back left side. Gets worse when I sit hurts to get up and move.?

Musculoskeletal: The answer is not necessarily an easy one to reach without more info. Does your new job involve a different level of physical activity? Are you sitting in a different position at a desk or computer? It seems like the pain you describe is due to an injury to a muscle or the use of different muscles in your new job. ...Read more

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I have been having this dull ache in my left side lower back hip area at night time. It has turned into a sharp stabbing pain. What could it be?

See below: There are lot of possibilities like a urinary tract infection or kidney infection, kidney stone, muscle sprain, strain or spasms, pelvic disease like endometriosis or pelvic inflammatory disease, spondylosis, disk injury or spinal fracture, inflammatory bowel disease, etc. See you doctor soon. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with a sharp stabbing pain near my shoulder blade on my right side. It is constant pain, though gets worse when I breathe.

Be seen: I would be seen. While it could very well be musculoskeletal, pain in that area that is worse with breathing should be evaluated for possible cardiac and pulmonary causes, such as a pulmonary embolus for example. ...Read more