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Side Pain (Overview)

Side pain is a symptom in which a person has aches and pains on the right and/or left sides of his body, usually referring to the sides of the chest and abdomen. Pains in the side can be due to rib problems, muscle problems, injuries, etc.


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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 is a symptom in which a person has aches and pains on the right and/or left sides of his body, usually referring to the sides of the chest and abdomen. Pains in the side can be due to rib problems, muscle problems, injuries, etc.


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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use 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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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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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 oncologist to refer you to cancer pain specialist
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Ask pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If neuropathy, request 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