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Sharp stabbing pain lower left side more towards back. Going on for a 3 or 4 weeks. Getting worse. Take about 8 ibuprophen each day to deal w/pain?

Sharp stabbing pain lower left side more towards back.  Going on for a 3 or 4 weeks.  Getting worse.  Take about 8 ibuprophen each day to deal w/pain?

? Kidney Stone: Side or flank pain may be from a kidney stone. Typically pain may move from the back toward the front and toward the groin. The pain may also cause nausea or vomiting. You may or may not have blood in urine. See your doctor and explain your symptoms in detail. They may check your urine for blood or get a ct scan. But there are lots of other causes for pain, so you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can this sharp stabbing pain in my lower left side be?

What can this sharp stabbing pain in my lower left side be?

Information needed: I can not find possible cause without more information. This type of pain may be related to intestinal problem, mainly the left colon ureteral-vesical stones, lumbar problems as well as muscles problems. Again, more information is needed to have a better idea. ...Read more

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I have a horrible stabbing pain on my lower left side and it goes to my lower back. What could this be?

I have a horrible stabbing pain on my lower left side and it goes to my lower back. What could this be?

Abdominal pain: It is hard to say without an examination. I would favor the possible diagnosis of a kidney stone or ovarian cyst. If this has gone on for some time i would suggest seeing my pcp or gyn. ...Read more

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Hi, i'm having really bad left lower side stabbing pain what could it be and should I seek medical attention?

Hi, i'm having really bad left lower side stabbing pain what could it be and should I seek medical attention?

Many possibilities: Could include hernia, diverticulitus, kidney stone, bladder infection, gynecologic, etc. If it is painful see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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My lower left side back only hurts in bed and when I breathe in, it sometimes hurts when I sit but not a lot but the pain is like a bad stabbing pain?

My lower left side back only hurts in bed and when I breathe in, it sometimes hurts when I sit but not a lot but the pain is like a bad stabbing pain?

Seeyour doctor: It is somewhat challenging to come to a conclusion about diagnoses based on information provided. There are multiple areas for pain in the lower back including that arising from bones of the spine, disks, nerves and muscles. Without further information, it is hard to tell where the worsening of the lower back pain with breathing fits. It may not be related. Please see a doctor and discus. ...Read more

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Lower left side of stomach hurts stabbing pain ?

Lower left side of stomach hurts stabbing pain ?

Need more info?: When did it begin? With or without food? Does it hurt more after eating or during? Do you have heartburn? Do you drink enough water, or do you drink coffee? What are the triggers: caffeine, chocolate, spicy foods? We need more info to help you sort this out better. Please complete meds, past med/soc/sex/surg histories too. More info we have, the better the info we give back to you to help u.Thanks ...Read more

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I have been having this dull ache in my left side lower back hip area at night time. It has turned into a sharp stabbing pain. What could it be?

I have been having this dull ache in my left side lower back hip area at night time. It has turned into a sharp stabbing pain. What could it be?

See below: There are lot of possibilities like a urinary tract infection or kidney infection, kidney stone, muscle sprain, strain or spasms, pelvic disease like endometriosis or pelvic inflammatory disease, spondylosis, disk injury or spinal fracture, inflammatory bowel disease, etc. See you doctor soon. ...Read more