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Upper right side back pain an lightheaded when i get up sick feeling why?

Upper right side back pain an lightheaded when i get up    sick feeling    why?

Nonspecific symptoms: Your symptoms are too nonspecific to make a diagnosis. It may result from a nonspecific viral illness. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


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Upper right side back pain ........is this a sprain hurts bad an cant concentrate.ect.....

Upper right side back pain ........is this a sprain hurts bad an cant concentrate.ect.....

Back pain : The pain that you describe is typical of an inflamed rib head as it inserts into the spine. Anti-inflammatory medications, stretching and massage can help. Apply ice at night and moist warm heat in the morning. Chiropractors are helpful with this problem. Injection of the rib head with a cortisone shot is another treatment option. If the pain persists then a thoracic MRI scan is warranted. ...Read more

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What is going on? I'm having upper right sided back pain on exhale except in some positions. I wasn't like this 10 minutes ago.

What is going on? I'm having upper right sided back pain on exhale except in some positions. I wasn't like this 10 minutes ago.

Rib muscle strain: Between our ribs are muscles called intercostals. They can be strained or pulled like any other muscle. Even a sneeze can cause this. If it hurts when straining or breathing deep, this is the likely cause. Over the counter medicine like aleve (naproxen) may help. ...Read more

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Right leg, ankle swollen i started having real bad abdominal pain in upper right side, lower back pain I have lumbar spondylosis, what could cause it?

Right leg, ankle swollen i started having real bad abdominal pain in upper right side, lower back pain I have lumbar spondylosis, what could cause it?

See details: Severe abdominal pain is potentially serious and requires immediate evaluation. It is not related to the lower back issue. See your own doctor immediately or go to the ER. ...Read more

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I have had frequent loose bm, painful cramps, severe bloating of the upper abdomen, and right side back pain for five weeks. Advice?

I have had frequent loose bm, painful cramps, severe bloating of the upper abdomen, and right side back pain for five weeks. Advice?

See a doctor...: The duration of your symptoms is longer than expected for common causes like stomach flu, gastroenteritis or food poisoning. I suggest seeing your doctor or a gastroenterologist for an evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am having pain from my right upper side with sever back pain. Idk if I should wait for my drs app Monday or go to the er?

I am having pain from my right upper side with sever back pain. Idk if I should wait for my drs app Monday or go to the er?

If severe lasting >: 1 hour then go to er , could be gall bladder, or bad gas/constipation, liver is there if jaundice [yellow skin] or nausea/vomiting should go too . if on birth control could be blood clot and pulmonary emboli if short of breath from it, could have kidney stone or urine infection if urine symptoms ...Read more

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I have right side upper chest or back pain can't tell where it is it's constant and worsens when I move I'm thinking a rib is cracked or something?

I have right side upper chest or back pain can't tell where it is it's constant and worsens when I move I'm thinking a rib is cracked or something?

Your symptoms are: most likely musculoskeletal but could also be pulmonary or vascular or neurological. If they persist it would be important to see a health care provider for evaluation and avoid potentially serious consequences. ...Read more

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What can I do for right side upper back pain + shoulder numbness that goes down to my fingers?

Cervical disdisease : Cervical disc disease manifests as pain in the shoulder and then radiates down toward the hand. Other signs are weakness in the fingers and the arm. Treatment is usually a trial of nsaids and physical therapy. To make the definitive diagnosis, an MRI and emg/ncv will identify the source of the problem. ...Read more

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Upper right side neck pain ,stiffness an dizziness an vision trouble , upper right side back an chest pain an vertigo why?

Upper right side neck pain ,stiffness an dizziness an vision trouble , upper right side back an chest pain an vertigo   why?

Neck pain: Neck pain can cause dizziness or imbalance. Vision problems and vertigo are more likely coming from the brain. An MRI rather than a CT of the brain and cervical spine may yield more information. You need a thorough evaluation with a neurologist or neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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Chronic low right side back pain. What should I do?

See Spine Specialist: If stretching, nsaids and strengthening is not helping and you stated chronic, i would suggest being seen by a pain/spine specialist to evaluate this issue further. You may need imaging studies, directed physical therapy or diagnostic procedures to figure this out further. ...Read more

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My daughter has been having on and off right side back pain and headaches for 5 days?

See doctor ASAP: Headaches and back pain can be due to various reasons- anything like as simple as muscular to serious conditions like meningitis. It is always best to check with a doctor especially if don't resolve spontaneously. ...Read more

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I am having this lwer right side back pain that spreads through my leg..its kind of chronic and pain is on and off..it comes and goes...what to do....

I am having this lwer right side back pain that spreads through my leg..its kind of chronic and pain is on and off..it comes and goes...what to do....

Get it evaluated: pain in the lower back that radiates to the leg may represent a variety of problems with the lumbar spine or the discs that separate the vertebrae. Because certain activities may aggravate the problem and treatment such as physical therapy may alleviate it, it is important to see your physician and have the problem defined and treated. ...Read more

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I have sudden lower right side back pain about an inch or so above buttocks that is getting worse by the hour. Sever sharp pains when take a big breat?

Muscle injury: Chances are this is probably just a lumbar muscle sprain (i.E "throwing your back out"). For my patients with this condition i recommend rest, heat and anti-inflammatory medications. If the symptoms persist or if the pain starts radiating down your leg your should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Ok so yesterday it was confirmed that i did lose my mucus plug. Now im gettin lower right side back pain...What do I do?

Ok so yesterday it was confirmed that i did lose my mucus plug. Now im gettin lower right side back pain...What do I do?

Prepare for Labor: It sounds like your body is preparing for labor. These next few days or week will continue to show you some pains and other strange or unusual symptoms. This is a very frustrating time but you must be patient. ...Read more

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Lower right side back pain. Hard to move. Very painful 3 days now. Been using ive flexerill n vicodin no help. Pain does not radiate down?

SEE YOUR DOCTOR: Your medications indicate that you have very many complex medical conditions - hypertension, diabetes, probable rheumatoid arthritis, depression and severe coronary disease. Your pain needs to be evaluated by your physician in the context of all your other problems. I understand you want relief, but it is ultimately more important to find a cause and treat it directly, and not mask the symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more