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I slept on my stomach and woke with severe back pain. I could barely turn over. Swelling in mid back and in abdomen.Mostly on the left

I slept on my stomach and woke with severe back pain.  I could barely turn over. Swelling in mid back and in abdomen.Mostly on the left

See Your Doctor: Swelling in the abdomen is never normal, so i would make an appointment with a doctor immediately. ...Read more

Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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What are the possible causes of mid-back pain that radiates either through right ribs or into upper abdomen in a 39 yr old man?

What are the possible causes of mid-back pain that radiates either through right ribs or into upper abdomen in a 39 yr old man?

Many: Could be gall bladder disease but could also be musculo-skeletal such as a depressed or elevated rib or another rib injury(intercostal muscles). Have to think of emergent things such as heart attack, abd aortic aneurysm that is leaking or intestinal issue. Need more info. ...Read more

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Extremely sharp abdominal pains, bloating, cramps, either when I eat or if I haven't eaten in a while, and now mid back pain and discomfort? Help

Extremely sharp abdominal pains, bloating, cramps, either when I eat or if I haven't eaten in a while, and now mid back pain and discomfort? Help

See a doctor: There is not enough information to be able to guide you. You really should see a doctor asap. If this pain is new and severe, go to an er if you cannot get in to see your doctor. ...Read more

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left Mid back pain and left abdominal pain. sharp,Tender to the touch, bruised feeling. 3 to 4 days now. Dr?

Need to see your phy: You need to see your physician. There are many structures in that region that need to be addressed - kidney, pancrease, (pancrelipase) spleen, intestine, muscle, etc ...Read more

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I have mid back pain leveled to my rib cage, my abdominal muscles feel like theyre contracting and is difficult to take a deep breath?

??: Hard to say / could be a problem with the spine at the thoracolumbar junction ( where the ribs smeet the low back) or even possibly pneumonia it should be checked out by a doctor promptly. ...Read more

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I'm 36+4 weeks pregnant and experiencing a mild headache accompanied by severe upper/mid back pain. And occasional upper abdomen pain (above ribs).

I'm 36+4 weeks pregnant and experiencing a mild headache accompanied by severe upper/mid back pain. And occasional upper abdomen pain (above ribs).

Pain: Hard to know for sure what this is without knowing your vitals and asking more questions. Probably best to call your OB/midwife. Even if the office is closed he/she probably has an answering service. Would be concerned if associated with worsening shortness of breath. This could be a variety of things, some serious and some easily addressed. Make the call today ...Read more

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Chronic mid back pain radiates to sides/ribs both sides for 2 months. No trauma. Chest X-ray clear. Abdominal ultra sound clear. What is this pain?

Pain: it could be a myo fasciitis I would try some anti-inflammatories such as Aleve (naproxen) 200 mg or 400 mg once or twice a day and add some hot compresses to the areas that are you are complaining ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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