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Dull, achy pain in my left breast. Recently I noticed pain whn drinking water sometimes and it radiates down my left arm. What could cause this?

Dull, achy  pain in my left breast. Recently I noticed pain whn drinking water sometimes and it radiates down my left arm. What could cause this?

Strange : if the pain only occurs when drinking then the source of pain is most likely in the digestive system although the breast is an odd place to have pain from this. I'd start with a primary care doctor for a beast exam and evaluation and then see a gastroenterologist if needed. ...Read more

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I am having really bad middle back pain to the point of when i inhale deeply it hurts. It's more on my right side. Left side feels discomfort?

Pain: Did you have any trauma? That type of pain is concerning and could even be arising from problems within the chest also. Please be evaluated as that sounds concerning. All the best! ...Read more

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I got a sudden, sharp throbbing pain on my lower right abdomen near my flank. I now feel very nauseous. It hurts to breathe. What could cause this?0

I got a sudden, sharp throbbing pain on my lower right abdomen near my flank. I now feel very nauseous. It hurts to breathe. What could cause this?0

Hard to say: Because the abdominal region has many organs inside the abdominal cavity, it would be hard to answer your question without the benefit of examining you. I strongly suggest that you see your primary care physician and if appropriate refer you to a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I have pain on left side of my body inside my rib cage, hurts when I lay on left side, breath sometimes and after I eat, what could it be?

I have pain on left side of my body inside my rib cage, hurts when I lay on left side, breath sometimes and after I eat, what could it be?

Inflammation or GERD: Most likely costochondritis ( inflammation of the cartilage in the chest wall) or GERD. Could also be related to heart & lung disease, so I recommend seeing a physician. ...Read more

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I feel sharp, sudden pain on my lower rib cage (right side) few times. What could cause this?

I feel sharp, sudden pain on my lower rib cage (right side) few times. What could cause this?

Maybe pleural pain: Under the right rib cage, or part of the rib cage, are the liver, gall bladder, first part of the small intestine, the muscles between ribs, the diaphragm, the linings of the ribs and the lungs, etc... Sometimes it is irritation of a nerve, or of pleura (the lining of the ribs or lungs) that leads to brief sharp pains. A doctor can examine the area if symptoms continue, increase, or are worrisome. ...Read more

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I am having pain in my lower left side it's constant but sharp pain when i pee , it hurts to set down on that side. What could this be?

I am having  pain in my lower left side  it's constant but  sharp pain  when i pee , it hurts to set down  on that side. What could this be?

PID or UTI: I would be concerned about pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) or a urinary tract infection (uti). Both are infections caused by bacteria and need to be treated. You need to see a doctor now. They can determine the cause of your symptoms and start appropriate treatment. Pid can lead to infertility if untreated and untreated UTI can damage your kidneys. ...Read more

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Am having sharp pain on my left side under my chest by my rib cage its warm and hurst bad when i move too the left or breath, it started after a nap?

Chest pains: There are many possible causes for a chest pains like lung problems, muscle pain and gastrointestinal problems. Regardless, chest pain with shoulders pains, is always a red flag and visit to a PCP and cardiologist is warranted. ...Read more

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I have dull pain on my right side that hurts when I press on it and hurts when I lay on my right side. pain getting more consistent.

I have dull pain on my right side that hurts when I press on it and hurts when I lay on my right side.  pain getting more consistent.

Pain: If it is in the area of the right lower abdomen conceivably could be your appendix I would suggest you see if physician and get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain on my left side when i inhale?

I have a sharp pain on my left side when i inhale?

See your doctor: Your symptoms may be signs of something significantly wrong. One cannot tell without a complete history, physical and possible lab/imaging tests. Follow with your doctor as soon as you can. Things that can cause pains in chest and ribcage include heartburn, pleurisy, pneumonia, gallbladder problems, liver disease, kidney problems, heart attacks, or blood clots. ...Read more

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Yesterday I got a sudden sharp pain so strong I fell over. I'm having sharp stabbing and burning pains in my left side and my left side is swollen. ?

Yesterday I got a sudden sharp pain so strong I fell over. I'm having sharp stabbing and burning pains in my left side and my left side is swollen. ?

Kidney stone?: There are several possiblilities, including kidney stone, kidney infection, ulcer, among others. If it does not resolve, you should see a physician. ...Read more

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I am having pain on right side of head and right ear. Shooting pain that also hurts sometimes when I swallow. Head is sensitive to touch on right sid?

Cannot say: without an exam, I can only give general information. AND irritation of the EUSTACEAN tube (the connection between the middle ear and the throat) causes pain along its pathway and swelling. It commonly occurs in ear infection and can go very badly if not treated. ...Read more

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Im having a very sharp pain on the right side of my abdomen when I bend down cough or sneeze is an instant sharb stabbing pain?

Im having a very sharp pain on the right side of my abdomen when I bend down cough or sneeze is an instant sharb stabbing pain?

Possible hernia: The most concerning/urgent possibility would be appendicitis, but that would not get better, but only get worse over a few days and you would have decreased appetite and fevers. An ovarian cyst is possible but usually hurt regardless of movement. The most likely possibility is a hernia or muscle strain in your lower abdominal muscles. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I lay on my left side I suddenly get a sharp pain in what feels like my heart. What's that?

Sometimes when I lay on my left side I suddenly get a sharp pain in what feels like my heart. What's that?

Probably nothing: This is a relatively common complaint and is often musculoskeletal. Do discuss with your pcp. ...Read more

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Im feeling twisting tearing pain on my left side of my chest. It hurts everytime i take a breath. What can it be?

Im feeling twisting tearing pain on my left side of my chest. It hurts everytime i take a breath. What can it be?

Possibilities are: Lung problems, such as pneumonia, pleuritis, pneumothorax, pulmonary embolus; or chest wall problems such as costochondritis, muscle strain, mastitis, shingles. Too many to name them all, and some could be serious. See a doctor to help you figure it out. ...Read more

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I have been having a terrible side pain on my right side underneath my ribs. It only hurts when i walk or run, not when sitting down. Hurts to breathe?

I have been having a terrible side pain on my right side underneath my ribs. It only hurts when i walk or run, not when sitting down. Hurts to breathe?

Could be...: Gallbladder, pleurisy, pneumonia....Many other things. Have you had a fever? Worse after eating fried foods? You could try aleve (naproxen) 2 tabs twice daily for a week--if that helps, could be pleurisy. Inflammation of the lining of lungs. Will usually go away on it's own. If you get a fever >100.4, consider an x-ray to rule out pneumonia. ...Read more