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Side Pain (Overview)

Side pain = pain / discomfort of the torso between hips and axilla.


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What could cause side pain right side under ribs?

What could cause side pain right side under ribs?

Many reasons: It depends on what brings the pain on, what it feels like, where exactly it is located, how long it lasts, what makes it better, and what makes it worse. Only a dr. Can help you figure this out. Possibilities include an ulcer, irritation of the stomach or duodenum (small intestine), gallstones (likely), heart failure, muscle spasms, pinching of nerves that exit the back, or spasms of intestine. ...Read more

Side Pain (Overview)

Side pain = pain / discomfort of the torso between hips and axilla.


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What does chest pain accompanied by side pain mean?

What does chest pain accompanied by side pain mean?

Cp: It appears you may be having musculoskeletal pain. See your doctor to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use your pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Bloody stool, painful bowel movements, bad smelly discharge and side pain. What are these symptoms of?

Bloody stool, painful bowel movements, bad smelly discharge and side pain. What are these symptoms of?

They are signs: That you need prompt medical evaluation. Bloody stool can be related to hemorrhoids, fissures, fistula, cancer, or infection or inflammation of the colon. Please get this checked soon. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Consider seeing a physical therapist
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How do you get rid of side leg pain?

How do you get rid of side leg pain?

Depends: Side leg pain could be due to the muscles or joints in your leg or hips. It could also be due to the nerves in your back. See your primary care and they can steer you towards orthopedics or interventional pain physicians if you need to see a specialist. ...Read more

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How can I prevent muscle pain and side effects of accutane?

How can I prevent muscle pain and side effects of accutane?

See details: There is very little you can do to avoid side-effects. This is a medication that must be closely monitored by a doctor. Tell your doctor if you are taking supplements or other meds as some can interact with accutane. Also, do not start any of these while taking Accutane unless you discuss them first with the doctor who is prescribing the accutane. ...Read more

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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask an oncologist to refer you to a cancer pain specialist
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Ask a pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If you have pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If you have neuropathy, request a trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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Side pain right side?

Need more info: Please see your health care provider for a full history and physical. It could be many things, but without more information, it would only be speculation at this time. ...Read more

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What does side pain mean?

Provide details: I am sorry this question is too general to provide a very helpful response. Can you re-ask with pertinent details? ...Read more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Go to a physician who is trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Make sure to keep moving, as pain will only get worse
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Consider counseling for coping strategies
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Left lower side pain. Please help?

Left lower abd pain: The two most common causes of left, lower abdominal pain are constipation (pain would likely be "crampy") and diverticulitis (an infection of a little sack on your colon), which might have low grade fever and would have a sharper pain when you pressed on it. Women are susceptible to other causes of pain in this area such as pelvic infection or ovary problems. ...Read more

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What is causing my right side pain?

What is causing my right side pain?

Not sure.: Something on the right side? There really is not enough info to make any sense of the question. Where is the pain? What is it like, what makes it worse, is it constant, etc? Write us back with more info. ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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What can cause lower left back/side pain?

What can cause lower left back/side pain?

Some thoughts...: For a young guy who's otherwise healthy, we think of lower back strain (muscle strain) as one of the most frequent causes. Other things that can give pain in that location - kidney stones, gas, constipation, and less frequently kidney infections, diverticulitis. If you're having a fever, numbness or weakness in any of your legs, or problems controlling bowel or bladder, see your doc asap. ...Read more

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I'm having right side pain what could it be ?

There are so many: Possibilities. Check out this link. See ur dr for a thorough exam. Best wishes! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/pain-management/guide/abdominal-pain-causes-treatments. ...Read more

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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

See your doctor for an evaluation
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Have a pelvic exam
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Have an ultrasound
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Sharp side pain in my lsft side what can it be?

Sharp side pain in my lsft side what can it be?

Call MD: sharp pain needs evaluation. Please call your MD ...Read more

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How come I have back and side pain in the morning?

Evaluation: You may have some joint stiffness from not moving at nightime till morning.-may be arthritis, may musculoskeletal, you need to see doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What to do about a sharp middle back left side pain?

Kidney?: Possible kidney stone, u better check with you pcp so he can order , urinalysis and possible xrays. ...Read more

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What can I do for sudden lower right back/side pain?

Rest and Ice: Recommend rest, ice and Ibuprofen 800mg with food every 6hrs x 48 hrs. ...Read more

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White disharge and a little side pain what dose that mean?

Could be: A yeast infection . Could try an over the counter med like Monistat and see if it works. If not go in and get checked. Best! ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean to have lower right side pain randomly?

Not sure: Can be a lot of things. If you get persistent pain or fever or change in bowel function or habits you might want to consult a physician. Your appendix in in the right lower quadrant as is your muscles, bladder, and in the case of femals uterus and ovaries. ...Read more

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Lower right side pain that comes and goes. What can I do for this?

Find cause see MD: Lower right abdominal pain can be due to many causes includind appendicitis, pain in tubes and ovaries in women, kidney stones, diverticulitis, ectopic pregnancy, tumors, and urinary or genital infections
so see your doctor to find out what is causing the pain
you need a detailed history, physical examination, bllod and urine test and imaging like ultrasound/cat scan if indicated to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I don't know if it's a side pain or something else, should I worry?

Symptoms: You fail to provide any symptoms or history. Without that an answer is impossible. ...Read more

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I'm having really bad upper right side pain. What can I do to help ease the pain?

Needs evaluated: This may be a sign of gallbladder disease. You should avoid fatty foods to see if this helps. I recommend seeing your physician if the pain persists. If you develop severe pain, nausea, vomiting, or fever, go to the ed for evaluation. ...Read more

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Having R side pain for 3 weeks after intense excercising for pasr 3 months any deasi?

Ultrasound: Abdominal pain can be caused by many different ailments. If you think this may be linked to the intense exercise, then there are chances it could be a muscular strain. However there are other structures nearby where the pain could originate from such as the appendix, colon, ovaries, fallopian tubes, kidneys, ureters, ribs, gall bladder and liver. If pain is ongoing you will need an ultrasound. ...Read more

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I AM SUFFERING WITH LEFT SIDE PAIN OF WHOLE BODY WHAT IS THE PROBLEM AM FACING PLS TELL ME?

I AM SUFFERING WITH LEFT SIDE PAIN OF WHOLE BODY  WHAT IS THE PROBLEM AM FACING PLS TELL ME?

Exam: Get to a phyusician for a definitive examination- do not ignore these symtoms,nor try to get an online answer. ...Read more