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What can a constant pain in the side mean?

What can a constant pain in the side mean?

Need to examine you.: There are many conditions which can cause it. Is it acute or chronic? What other symptoms are associated with it, i.e., fever, trouble brearthing or urinating or moving bowels? Is it associated with trauma? Weight loss? The potential causes range from kidney or pancreas trouble, to a strain of muscle, to csncer. Seeing a doctor for a good history and examination is the first step to take. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a constant pain on your right side in the rib area?

It means: You go to your doctor and get an x-ray, and an evaluation. When I hear constant pain, from someone who isn't saying they had a trauma, I have to assume you didn't have a trauma, and causes exclude that. That brings me back to my original point, you need an x-ray and an evaluation. ...Read more

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Dull constant pain in right side of abdomen. It's Been happening for 2 months.?

Exam recommended: You need an examination by your physician to diagnose the problem after two months of symptoms. Possibilities include gall bladder disease, ovarian problems, appendix causes, ileitis, etc. ...Read more

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Constant pain in right side of back under ribs and just below. Pain and discomfort also felt at the front on right below ribs?

Constant pain in right side of back under ribs and just below. Pain and discomfort also felt at the front on right below ribs?

Liver: Gall bladder, kidney? If it hurts with eating fatty foods, it's probably your gallbladder. See your G.I. Doctor for further evaluation.. ...Read more

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I had C-section 12th june 2012, since then I have had constant pain in right side under ribs with burning in back, ultrasound shows excess bowel gas?

I had C-section 12th june 2012, since then I have had constant pain in right side under ribs with burning in back, ultrasound shows excess bowel gas?

You need: A workup. A full exam and possibly a ct or MRI to make sure nothing abnormal is going on.
A c-section is a bloody operation and sometimes some things that can be injured cannot be seen at the time of surgery. ...Read more

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What does constant pain in right abdomen mean?

No way to tell: If the pain is severe you need to be examined. There is no way to determine the cause based on the information you've provided. ...Read more

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What could cause constant pain in my lower right side?

Lower Abdominal pain: If it is abdominal pain on the right lower quatdrant, there could be several causes: appendix, gut, kidneys, ovaries, muscular, etc. ...Read more

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I have a constant pain in my left side. What could this be?

Vague input: This input is so vague - that we really can't provide a useful response. Left side of what? How long has pain been there? What is pain like? What are associated symptoms? What triggers it? You can consider resubmitting with further information. ...Read more

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Ihave a constant pain on my right lower side it feels inflamed?

Ihave a constant pain on my right lower side it feels inflamed?

Could b appendicitis: Appendicitis is possible. The pain localizes to the right lower abdomen after initially being more diffuse. If you have a fever or if the pain persists beyond 4 hours to in for evaluation. An exam by a doc, ultrasound and blood draw for lab analysis will help get the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could cause constant pain on left side with symptoms ofbloating?

What could cause constant pain on left side with symptoms ofbloating?

Several things: But common things occur commonly. The 1st 2 that come to mind are constipation & diverticulitis. Colon tumors are also possible and can be checked by a colonoscopy. Also, even just excess bowel gas, Chron's is possible but usually with loose stools. Especially important if you have a family history of colon disease to have a scope. Are your stools normal. Any fever or weight loss? ...Read more

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I have a constant pain in my lower right side of my back. What could this be it just started today?

Lower back pain: Being 30yo I doubt you have had a back problem before so a kidney stone could be but this usually comes on quickly and usually alot of pain. You could have picked up something heavy and have a muscle strain to your muscles this causes pain on movement and feels better at rest. Take 800mg of Motrin or see your doctor if severe pain. ...Read more

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What is causing constant pain (2 yrs) in my lower right back that extends around side to front? Feels better for a few hours after massage.

What is causing constant pain (2 yrs) in my lower right back that extends around side to front? Feels better for a few hours after massage.

Maybe Muscular: From your diagnostic procedures, it suggests that you may have had prior back surgery as MRI of the l-spine is seldom done with contrast prior to surgery. Regardless, your relief with massage suggests a muscular origin, rather than neurological, such as spasm or myofasciitis. A physical medicine specialist or physical therapist may be able to get you some releif. ...Read more

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I keep having a constant pain in the middle to lower part of my back on the right side. This has been going on for some months now. What is it?

Needs further workup: Pain indicates a potential problem that ranges from tumors, chronic appendicitis, kidney stones to just muscle strain or a disk problem. Need to see a physician for a thorough history taking, examination and directed tests that may include blood, urine and ct scans. ...Read more

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Had appendix out but I'm in constant pain on that side?

Had appendix out but I'm in constant pain on that side?

Appendix: The issue of the pan after surgery really depends on how long ago the appendix was removed. At any rate you should see your surgeon to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain on my lower left side of my back. It is not a constant pain but rather comes and goes. But the pain is very sharp?

I have a sharp pain on my lower left side of my back. It is not a constant pain but rather comes and goes. But the pain is very sharp?

M.D. visit: This pain may be related to a number of factors including muscular pain, renal system infection or hip pain.
I would suggest monitoring your temperature and being seen by your doctor if a heating pad and motrin do not provide relief. If you have a fever and/or change in urination pattern, please see you doctor. ...Read more

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For years (8?) my husband has suffered constant pain on his lower right side which becomes excruciating when he has an erection or urinates.

For years (8?) my husband has suffered constant pain on his lower right side which becomes excruciating when he has an erection or urinates.

Erection: Right lower quadrant abdominal pain presents many potential causes, pain with erection and urination likely has a different origin than the chronic abdominal pain. See a urologist for evaluation of the voiding and erection pain. ...Read more

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This is the third day with a constant pain on my left side in the rib area the pain is like a 4\10 but when I bend or lie on my left side it is a 7-8?

Bruise: MI does not respect any age, ie affect all of us. Kindly get it check out urgently. However likely you bruised your muscle, rib. Again check it out NOW, URGENTLY. ...Read more

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I have a mild, but constant pain on the top of my head, towards the back right side. Serious?

Probably not: Most likely from cervical disc disease or irritation of the occipital nerve.
Given your age, I would check in with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have had constant pain on my right side above my hip for an hour now. What could cause this?

Hip pain: It is difficult to give you an answer at this point. There are many causes for pain in this area. More history and examination is needed. ...Read more

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I have been having a constant pain on my left side right under my rib cage? Iam getting worried

I have been having a constant pain on my left side right under my rib cage? Iam getting worried

More info needed: The spleen, intestines, abdominal muscles, part of the stomach, duodenum, and pancreas, left diaphragm and base of left lung are all in that part of the body. Your physician has to take a thorough history of your symptoms and perform a physical examination in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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My son has been suffering from constant pain (swelling) on one side of the neck for the past few weeks, please help.

My son has been suffering from constant pain (swelling) on one side of the neck for the past few weeks, please help.

Swelling of the neck: With pain warrants a visit to his pediatrician. He may have an infected lymph gland or abscess developing. May need antibiotics or it may need to be incised and drained. ...Read more

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Sharp left side back pain on the side of left of back. Immediate response please help medicines not helping. Constant pain.

Sharp left side back pain on the side of left of back. Immediate response please help medicines not helping. Constant pain.

Upper or lower?: Is it your upper or lower back? It is possibly a kidney stone if the pain is severe and OTC meds aren't helping. Go to an urgent care to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a constant pain in my upper right side...I have had about 20 diff tests and all came back ok? I lost 45lbs in the last 6 mo. Any ideas?

Upper right side: Of what? Did you mean to lose the weight? You will need further evaluation. I would discuss this with your current doctor. If you did not mean to lose the weight, than cancer would be my first guess, unfortunely. ...Read more

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I have a bad constant pain below my chest, in the middle and on the right side. I also feels nauseous. Is worse in certain positions. What is it?

I have a bad constant pain below my chest, in the middle and on the right side. I also feels nauseous. Is worse in certain positions. What is it?

Needs Evaluation: You need to get checked out immediately but given your age it is unlikely to be anything serious. You could be having anything from atypical heart pain to "gas" or Stomach Problems. It has to be checked with tests like an EKG, Lab Tests, and X-Rays. Even though it is likely that it is something not so serious, you will be lower your stress level once you find out for sure. ...Read more

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Having small but constant pain in my lower left side, right above my waist line. I woke up this afternoon it hurt all day. Hurts worse when I drink?

Having small but constant pain in my lower left side, right above my waist line. I woke up this afternoon it hurt all day. Hurts worse when I drink?

Needs evaluation: Several possibilities - colon or kidney stone. Needs to be checked out as soon as possible. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more