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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?

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 (acetaminophen) 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

Side Pain (Definition)

Side pain = pain / discomfort of the torso ...Read more


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Can feel discomfort in my mid back when sitting but pain occurs mid back when turning torso side to side. Pain after lying down as well.?

Can feel discomfort in my mid back when sitting but pain occurs mid back when turning torso side to side. Pain after lying down as well.?

Back pain is: Very common. The best thing you can do is to stay as active as possible – even if you are in pain. People with low back pain recover faster if they stay active. Walk as much as you can. If you stopped working because of your pain, try to get back to your normal routine soon. But do not overdo it. You can try using ibuprofen or any over the counter pain relief. See your doctor if you don’t improve ...Read more

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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

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What can cause left side abdominal pain under ribs when sitting? No other symptoms.

What can cause left side abdominal pain under ribs when sitting? No other symptoms.

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

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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

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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?

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

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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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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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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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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

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I get severe right side pain when laying down. It is the upper part of my side. Once up for a while it goes away.?

See below: There a large number of possible causes from the description you gave (beyond what can be quickly discussed here). I would see you doctor as soon as you can for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Left side pain comes and goes like a spasm, This is my 3rd bought with this in 5 months. If I ly down is goes away, it comes on with activity. It s l?

Nonspecific: Your symptoms are nondiagnostic and more description such as location, radiation is needed. Fleeting, sharp pains, especially in the rib cage, are often due to pinching of intercostal nerve or muscle which runs between 2 ribs. Muscle cramping elsewhere is another possibility. These are more of a nuisance than anything serious, but a physician should examine you in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hi Sri how are you?  My laft side pain in belly

Hi Sri how are you?  My laft side pain in belly

Time to get help...: Abdominal pain is never normal, & significant pain even less so. Lots of things cause left sided abdominal pain--see earlier healthtap answers please. When and/or if pain is severe, don't delay in seeking evaluation or getting treatment. ...Read more

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Left side pain with diarrhia?

Left side pain with diarrhia?

Can be serious: Diarrhea can be dangerous and life-threatening in elderly people. If you are having three or more runny stools in 24 hours, you should call your doctor. The left sided pain could mean you are suffering from diverticulitis. If so, you would have to be treated with antibiotics. Another common causes would be a viral infection, food poisoning, taking too many medications with a newly added medication. ...Read more

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Low right side pain twords back?

Low right side pain twords back?

Some possibilities: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually has fever), gall stones, kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy), stomach flu, etc... Most people with "moderate pain", meaning more than mild pain, need a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not appendicitis, which would need surgery. ...Read more

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Right side pain, scared its appendicitis?

Right side pain, scared its appendicitis?

Appendicitis: Appendicitis means inflammation of the appendix. The appendix is a small pouch that comes off the gut wall at the start of the large intestine. Appendicitis is common. Typical symptoms include tummy (abdominal) pain and being sick (vomiting). These symptoms gradually get worse over 6-24 hours. Some people have less typical symptoms. Http://patient. Info/health/appendicitis-leaflet ...Read more

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Can left side pain be a sign of pancreatitis?

Can left side pain be a sign of pancreatitis?

Yes: Usually the pain is in the center of the abdomen and will go toward the back, however the tail of the pancrease (pancrelipase) points toward the left upper quadrant and you can experiance pain there also. ...Read more

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What is the cure or main reason for side pain?

What side, chest?: That depends on what side of your body you are talking about. Muscular pain is very common, other than that there are multiplicity of causes. ...Read more

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I have had lower left side pain. Could it be my appendix?

I have had lower left side pain. Could it be my appendix?

No: The appendix is on the right side and not left. Do you have diarrhea? Is the pain in the lower abd? If pain persistent and severe see your MD. ...Read more

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What does shooting side pain on the left side of the chest mean?

Many possibilities: Chest pain can come from many causes. At your age, more common causes include musculoskeletal pain; pulmonary problems like asthma or pneumonia; GI problems like reflux, gastritis, achalasia. The heart can also be the source of chest pain in adolescence, but it is very rare. A detailed history & physical exam with your pcp will be important. Depending on those, further testing may be recommended. ...Read more