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Side Pain When Sitting
Dull pain in middle of butt cheek on left side. Pain when sitting but better when moving. Muscle? Anything I can do or take to relieve the pain?
Probably back: Back pain often radiates to the buttocks and is often worse with sitting (which stretches irritated nerve fibers from your spine). Tylenol and ibuprofen can be used, but the results are often less than satisfactory. How long have you had it? If longer than two weeks, see you doc. If you have fever, weakness, loss of bowel/bladder control, difficulty walking or intractable pain go to the ED ...Read more
What can cause left side pain under bottom rib when sitting for long times or laying on RIGHT side? Occuring for few months doc says its just posture.
I have cracking sounds from which feels like both sides of sacrum.Snd pain when sitting sertain positions or something hard.All way to illiac crest?
Have it looked at: See a professional. Cracking sounds are not normal. ...Read more
Severe pain in back almost into my side radiating to the front. Right side...pain is right about where the rib cage begins. Especially when sitting?
Injured lower back?: That would be the most likely cause with what limited history you have given. The nerves to that area originate in the lower back ...Read more
Dull chest pain (both sides) starting when sitting for long periods of time, relieved by leaning forward. 22yr active male. What could it be?
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 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
Left abdominal pain: Your left side under the rib has stomach, spleen, pancreas, lungs, kidney, intestine and muscles. Any problem with one of them can cause pain. Please see your doctor for complete history and thorough examination with lab.Tests and us/ctscan of abdomen. Wish you good health. ...Read more
Having dull achey lower back pain on each side pain seems to get better when i stand up and is worse when sitting or lying down pain going down leg ?
After eating I keep getting left side abdominal pain. Dull
Ache when sitting but worse on movement. I've had this On/off for months. Any idea why?
Depends: If it is the left upper quadrant by your ribs it is likely gas to air in your stomach. If it is lower it could be intestinal or ovarian or kidney related. Best thing is to get checked to make sure things are where it should be . Good luck ...Read more
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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