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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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Sharp, stabbing, pinching pain on left side and back pain. Followed by feeling the room spin and nausea. What could this be?

Sharp, stabbing, pinching pain on left side and back pain. Followed by feeling the room spin and nausea. What could this be?

Consider this...: Left sided abdominal pain is a common location for gas causing cramps, ibs or diverticulosis (itis). Gyn problems such as cysts and endometriosis are also considered. Best to see your doctor if symptoms persist. Good luck! ...Read more

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My husband had a sharp stabbing pain on his left side by his back that seemed to shoot up his back towards his right ear?

Sharp pain: A sharp pain that goes up to the ear is probably a pulled muscle or a strain from lifting . Try 3 advil (ibuprofen) every 4hr. If not better in a few days then have him checked out by a doctor. ...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?

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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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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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