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Pain in the middle of the chest closer to the left side?

Pain in the middle of the chest closer to the left side?

See doctor: You need to see doctor for proper evaluation because it may be musculoskeletal source, may be heart, anxiety or reflux as well. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on top of right side of head closer to the middle. Tender to touch. Also radiates through middle of head to the base of skull.

Neuralgia: This sounds like neuralgia which is an irritable superficial nerve in the scalp and usually clears without specific therapy. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen may help. See your physician if symptoms persist or worsen,however. ...Read more

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Pain in the front of my shoulder?

Pain in the front of my shoulder?

Tendinitis: In a 17 years old the pain in front of the shoulder isist likely yo bd tendinitis. It is treated with anti inflammatory meds and physical therapy. See your PCP of a physical therapist. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in the entire LLQ, including deep into the cupped part of the hip, the groin, and even around to the left back up to the ribs?

What can cause pain in the entire LLQ, including deep  into the cupped part of the hip, the groin, and even around to the left back up to the ribs?

LLQ pain: Many things can cause pain there, you should seek an formal evaluation from your physician, a CT scan of your abdomen and pelvis may help find your answer. If you have fevers, chills, diarrhea, and progressive pain you should visit your nearest ER. Otherwise it can be inflammatory, infectious, or less likely ischemic at your age. Consider colitis. If you want a specialist seek a gastroenterologist ...Read more

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Pain spreading from below my knee at the back to the front and the rest of the back of my calf feels like a stinging sensation ?

Leg pain: It appears that your discomfort isn't arrising within the knee joint itself. If that's the case, and if there's no history of leg strain, calf muscle inflammation or phlebitis are concerns. See your physician if there's persistent calf pain,swelling or tenderness. ...Read more

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Hurting in the lower back could it cause pain in the front on the left upper side?

Hurting in the lower back could it cause pain in the front on the left upper side?

Low back pain: Low back pain typically radiates into the low back lumbar region and down the legs, it does not usually radiate up above the back. ...Read more

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What causes stiffness and tightness in the entire upper abdomen into the ribs?

What causes stiffness and tightness in the entire upper abdomen into the ribs?

Many things: Anything from gas to ulcers can cause these feelings. If you're able to keep fluids down and not have a high fever, things should be fine. If symptoms worsen, see your family doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in the upper left part of my back?

Many things: Although by far the most common cause is muscular in nature, other causes include heart disease (coronary artery disease), lung disease and spinal disorders, to name just a few. If the pain has been persistent, it is best to be evaluated by your personal family physician. Another option is to see a physical therapist who should be able to tell you if it is simply musculoskeletal in nature. ...Read more

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Is the lower left back of the head, the area where the neck meets the skull, especially susceptible to trauma?

Is the lower left back of the head, the area where the neck meets the skull, especially susceptible to trauma?

Depends: The area that you describe is not inherently more susceptible to trauma other than the fact that this is the area that takes the impact most of the time when someone falls back wards. The c1-2 region which is the top of the cervical spine is more prone to fracture in the elderly patients partly because of osteoporisis. ...Read more

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Pain in top of left lung and in rear of the trapezius. The pain is worse when i turn my head to the right.

Trapezius pain: Your psin may be due to repetitive stress. Rest and ice packs are in order physical yherapy can also help. ...Read more

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I have pain in the front and after part of the chest, burns on the right side of the abdomen and pain in the arch of the left foot. Is it serious?

I have pain in the front and after  part of the chest, burns on the right side of the abdomen and pain in the arch of the left foot.  Is it serious?

If you have chest : Pain especially squeezing or pressure like with other risk factors middle-age, hypertension , diabetes. High cholesterol , smoking and weight problem , go to the er asap. The abdominal pain could be from acidity in your stomach, liver or gallbladder problem. Foot pain could be from inflammation of your ligaments or nerve inflammation. Go see your dr soon! ...Read more

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Back pain in the middle of my back sharp?

Multiple etiologies: The middle of the back is not a common place for disc disease, which is more common in the neck and the lower back. Depending on your age and your other medical problems, the pain could be a muscle spasm (eg from exercising), pain radiating from other places (e.g. Abdomen in case of pancreatitis), trauma to the back, compression fractures (e.g. In osteoporosis), and cancer with bone metatasis. ...Read more

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I have an area of painfultaste buds in the central region of my tongue toward the back of the throat. It feels stiffer than the rest of my tongue. ?

I have an area of painfultaste buds in the central region of my tongue toward the back of the throat. It feels stiffer than the rest of my tongue.


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See Your Dentist: Without more information and a visual of the area you are describing, it would be difficult to provide you with a definitive answer. An evaluation by a dentist would be recommended. ...Read more

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Could chronic cystitis cause pain in the middle of the back (from top to bottom), and a couple of inches to the right of the spine?

Not likely: Chronic cystitis can cause low back or abdomina/pelvic discomfort. It would not cause pain all the way up your spine. If that is persistent, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Lump on lower right part of abdomen near hip bone. Right lower and side ribs are sore as well as lower right part of back. Sometimesicoughandmyribpops?

Lump on lower right part of abdomen near hip bone. Right lower and side ribs are sore as well as lower right part of back. Sometimesicoughandmyribpops?

Not sure: Your physical signs (lump on lower right abdomen) and symptoms (sore ribs and back with popping ribs) don't fit well together. I suggest you see your primary care physician for an exam and a more complete history. ...Read more

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A few days ago i woke up with a sore throat on the left side. Today i wake up same problem but back of my right jaw this part > hurts. I have no teeth?

A few days ago i woke up with a sore throat on the left side. Today i wake up same problem but back of my right jaw this part > hurts. I have no teeth?

Referred pain: From tmj. The most common musculoskeletal disorder causing orofacial pain is a temporomandibular disorder (tmd). Tmd should be viewed as a group of related conditions that can be divided into disorders related to the muscles of mastication (muscular) and those emanating from the tmj. Rec.: orofacial pain practitioner for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a pea-sized tender underarm lump. What can it be? Can fibrocystic breast tissue extend all the way towards almost the back side of torso?

I have a pea-sized tender underarm lump. What can it be? Can fibrocystic breast tissue extend all the way towards almost the back side of torso?

Possibilities: Breast tissue can extend up toward the axilla. The small mass you feel could be - a lipoma, a cyst, a lymph node, if breast tissue then possibly a breast mass, fibrocystic tissue. You should see your doctor for an exam to be sure. ...Read more

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i have a pain on my back right middle side like if its sore it hurts when i bend over.

i have a pain on my back right middle side like if its sore it hurts when i bend over.

See a doctor: Most common problems for back pain would be overuse, muscle strain or sprain. However, there are some types of arthritis that affect the back and occur in young adults like yourself. So not knowing your physical activities, I would consider seeing a doctor if the pain has been present for more then a couple of weeks ...Read more

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Tonight I noticed that when I got up to walk the sides of my backs felt sore ?

Tonight I noticed that when I 
got up to walk the sides of my backs felt sore ?

So what do all day??: You don't mention what you do all day or evening. Most common cause of low back pain is musculoskeletal and poor body mechanics in which people just bend incorrectly and cause muscle aches and pains. You should probably see a PT for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Tingling soreness on my upper back and left side. What can I do for this soreness?

Tingling soreness on my upper back and left side. What can I do for this soreness?

Ice, rest, meds.: Assume this is not from a trauma, but rather overuse. The usual treatment includes rice, rest, ice, compress, and elevate for most soft tissue injuries. In addition, if you can take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications it will likely help. As the pain eases, please do stretching exercises. If the pain persists for more than a few weeks, consider evaluation by your doc. ...Read more

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I was in car wreck Monday. Today I am sore in many places including 2 spots on sides of back. I did go to hos. After wreck. Normal?

I was in car wreck Monday. Today I am sore in many places including 2 spots on sides of back. I did go to hos. After wreck. Normal?

MVC: yes. Normally most people feel worse a day or two after a car crash. But if you feel something getting worse return to the ER! ...Read more

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My back right side was sore and now it has move to the middle by the spine area just today i notice the pain has moved to the left what is this mean?

My back right side was sore and now it has move to the middle by the spine area just today i notice the pain has moved to the left what is this mean?

Muscle strain.: May be a pulled muscle, or an irritation of the nerves to the muscles of the back. At age 64, I am guessing that you may have arthritis of the back as well, and that is associated with back soreness to different parts of the back due to the diffuse nature of back arthritis. If the pain does not go away, or intensifies, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I am a PSW, and for a while now I have a sore back only on the right side middle area. I've had tons of massages and that won't work? What should I do

I am a PSW, and for a while now I have a sore back only on the right side middle area. I've had tons of massages and that won't work? What should I do

Doctor can evaluate: A back problem that doesn't go away should be evaluated by a primary care doctor, who might refer one to a physical therapist, orthopedic spine doctor, or physical medicine doctor (PM&R) for further treatment. If work related, the pain could be due to repetitive motions. One should show the doctor what motions cause pain, what relieves pain, what medicines have been tried, any past injuries, etc. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 21 years old and I rarely ever drink. But when I do I get a severe soreness in my lower left side of my back.Can you tell me why or what it is?

Need more info : I'm not sure why you have that low back pain, but it's certainly not your kidneys, if that's your worry. More likely it's from muscle strain; but I don't know what your infrequent drinking has to do with it unless you can give more information. See your clinician for a more detailed evaluation & explanation. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I fell onto a hard object on the left side of my lower back two months ago and although much of the pain subsided within one week, i still feel sore sometimes when i lie on my right side with my back slightly bent. Will it ever heal completely?

Contusion: Such an injury causes contusion to tissues like muscles and bones. Bone contusions or bruises in particular can cause rather long term discomfort and tenderness. Of course, if significant pain persists, a physician should examine you and an xray may be ordered depending on physical findings. ...Read more

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Back, sides of tongue sore from retainer. What can I do?

Back, sides of tongue sore from retainer. What can I do?

See: See the Dentist or specialist Orthodontist who made the retainer for you. Sounds like an easy fix. ...Read more

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Sore upper back on the inner parts of my shoulder blades. Why is that?

Sore upper back on the inner parts of my shoulder blades. Why is that?

Tendinosis: Pain in this area is common, many times this is only on one side but can be on both. Palpation can localize the pain, many times to the iliocostalis tendons at their attachments on the ribs. These respond well to prolotherapy. ...Read more

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I was just in a car wreck and now when i cough i feel soreness near my rib cage and my back on the upper left side.

I was just in a car wreck and now when i cough i feel soreness near my rib cage and my back on the upper left side.

Get checked out: It coiuld be a sprain or a fractured rib or some other internal injury to the lungs. You need to be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your upper left side throbs from my side to my back hurt an feel sore when applying pressure?

What does it mean when your upper left side throbs from my side to my back hurt an feel sore when applying pressure?

LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. Get examined now please for clarity of diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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