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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 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, ...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