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

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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What can cause pain in the front of my shoulder?

What can cause pain in the front of my shoulder?

Shoulder Pain: Most common causes of shoulder pain are inflammation, SLAPS tears, Rotator Cuff tears, and shoulder dislocations. If you are having pain make an appointment to see an Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon for an examination and treatment options. Hope this helps. Take care, Joe Wilson. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of swelling and pain in the upper left side of my intestine?

What can be the cause of swelling and pain in the upper left side of my intestine?

Intestinal dilation: First you need imaging or surgical visualization to know your intestine is dilated. With this knowledge, these are possible causes, adhesion, partial obstruction, mass, telescoping, and some other surgical issues. Hope you are under doctor care. ...Read more

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What could cause severe achy pain in the upper front of my thigh?

What could cause severe achy pain in the upper front of my thigh?

Muscle strain: or inflammation- often related to overuse or exercise. If you are a runner or avid gymnast this can be a cause. If you have associated redness and swelling- see a physician. If not allergic I suggest Advil or Aleve plus BioFreeze liniment. ...Read more

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What might cause severe back pain in the upper left quadrant of my back?

What might cause severe back pain in the upper left quadrant of my back?

Back pain: Inflammation of the rib head as it inserts into the spine. Upper back pain is in the thoracic spine. In general, most pain is muscular or tendinous in origin. Herniated discs in the upper spine are uncommon.An MRI of the thoracic spine can help make the diagnosis. See a neurosurgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What could cause constant pains in the lower part of my back?

Injury, arthritis: Constant lower back pain can be caused by injury of the back and is a common feature of arthritis especially rheumatoid spondylitis. There are more serious causes including metastatic tumors. You should have your back checked out by your family doctor if this is persistent. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my upper and middle back pain/soreness?

What is the cause of my upper and middle back pain/soreness?

Multiple: There can be many reasons. Commonest is muscular due to posture or kind of activity you are involved in. There should be proper work-up to rule out more worrisome causes like fracture, infection, tumor etc. It could also be related to changes in the neck and upper back part of the spine, like degeneration or herniation of disks. If the pain has persisted past 6 weeks, do see a physician. ...Read more

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What is causing sharp pain in the upper part of my leg?

What is causing sharp pain in the upper part of my leg?

Several causes: There are several possible causes including hip or knee problems, muscle or tendon issues and even back problems. Have the issue evaluated to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Can gas cause pain in the upper part of my back and in my rib cage ?

Can gas cause pain in the upper part of my back and in my rib cage ?

Upper back pain/gas: Can be gas/constipation or reflux. Other possibilities , musculoskeletal, myoplasma infection, or depending on whether right or left are gallbladder rarely may be pancreatitic (cyst , pancreatitis) but pain is usually very severe, or spleen if recent severe trauma.At age 35 would check risk factors ( HTN, DM, lipids) for cardiac issues ...Read more

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What is the cause of the pain i feel in the left side of my lower abdomen?

What is the cause of the pain i feel in the left side of my lower abdomen?

Go see a doctor: Depending on what makes the pain better or worse, when the pain comes, if it's sharp or dull, if it's associated with food or not, there are many different causes of abdominal pain. You would need an exam and possibly other testing to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in the lower left side of back under ribcage?

What can cause  pain in the lower left side of back under  ribcage?

See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What causes pain and some swelling in the lower right front of my neck?

What causes pain and some swelling in the lower right front of my neck?

Many things: Could be taut muscle band or muscle spasm called a tender point or a trigger point. This could also be a tender lymph node, especially if you were recently sick. Other things could be a boil or a lipoma. If it is bothering you and does not resolve, see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What could pain in the lower part of my stomach mean?

What could pain in the lower part of my stomach mean?

Depends: Depending on the timing, associations and severity of your abdominal pain it could range from very benign conditions to things that could be more worrisome. See your primary care provider and get to the bottom of your pain. Hopefully it is an easy fix! ...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 could be the cause of pain in the lower left side of abdomen?

What could be the cause of pain in the lower left side of abdomen?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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What would cause a sharp pain in the lower left side of my stomach?

What would cause a sharp pain in the lower left side of my stomach?

Get it checked: There are many causes of left sided abdominal pain 1diverticulitis 2kidney infection/stones 3pelvic inflammatory disease in women 4inflanmatory bowel disease' 5irritable bowel syndrome 6bowel obstruction i will recommend you see your doctor or a gastroenterologist, to find the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of upper bac pain that radiates to the middle of my spine?

Muscular v disc: This could be muscular pain referred over the extent of the muscle to its origin and insertion points or related to underlying degenerative discs or even a herniated disc. Other issues could include referred pain from a lung or pulmonary issue or gastrointestinal issue like an esophagitis or reflux. ...Read more