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What does it mean when you get a sharp pain in middle left side of back?

What does it mean when you get a sharp pain in middle left side of back?

Several things: Any history of any cardiac issues? If not it could be a simple strain. Go see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you had a sharp pain from your left side goes to your penis?

What does it mean if you had a sharp pain from your left side goes to your penis?

? kidney stone: Sharp pain from the left side radiating to penis could mean you are about to pass a kidney stone from your ureter into your bladder. Other possibilities is prostate inflammation (bacterial or nonbacterial) which can cause pain at the tip of the penis, but usually will not have any left sided pain. ...Read more

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What does sharp pain mean in your left side and in back and stomach.

What does sharp pain mean in your left side and in back and stomach.

Could be lots...: Of things, ranging from musculoskeletal, nerve root, GI spasm, kidney or ureter issues, e.g. Stone or infection, other. Call your doc to ask. ...Read more

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Girlfriend got sharp pain on the left side of her stomach, what that means?

See a doctor, please: Sharp pain lower or upper left side? Flank pain? Vomiting, diarrhea, fever, pregnant? If she is in pain please take her to the doctor or hospital right away. This could be so many different things that it isn't possible to make a diagnosis within this forum. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain on the left side of my stomach and it comes every now and again what does that means?

I have a sharp pain on the left side of my stomach and it comes every now and again what does that means?

This is a general: Symptom. There would not be enough information here to try to provide you with an accurate diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more

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Please tell me what is it mean when there's a sharp pain in left side of chest like right under left boob?

Please tell me what is it mean when there's a sharp pain in left side of chest like right under left boob?

Costochondritis: In fortyish female chest pain aroused by direct palpation often reflectscostal chondrites & inflammation where rib joins cartilage; between rib and the sternum. Point palpation of this region often arouses exquisite pain. A cortisone injection can dramatically dissipate. Most generalist doctors can adequately discern, unless they refuse to touch you and just get an ekg, as some will do. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a tare in your placenta and you have sharp pain/ cramp feelings going through your back and left side?

What does it mean when you have a tare in your placenta and you have sharp pain/ cramp feelings going through your back and left side?

Abrupt up placental: You may have abruptio placental. If you are pregnant, this situation can be life threatening to the fetus. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in the left side of my chest under my left breast what could this means?

I have a sharp pain in the left side of my chest under my left breast what could this means?

Depends.: It depends from your underlying condition and physical exam. It could be a musculoskeletal- skeletal pain or a miocardial infarct. I bet it's a first one because of your age. But you never know. And to be sure visit your doctor who might want to order some tests on you. Best! ...Read more

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When I move my right arm up I get a sharp pain at the top of my neck/head on the left side, what does this mean?

When I move my right arm up I get a sharp pain at the top of my neck/head on the left side, what does this mean?

Cervical disc: You may have a cervical disc problem. Pain in the neck and associate arm pain or pain with movement may very well indicate a significant problem with your cervical spine. It could be other things but I would see my pcp or orthopedist or neurologist and get an evaluation. You many need imaging and other testing. I would not delay this evaluation. ...Read more

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I am suffering from minor but sharp pain on the left side, sometimes the right side of my ribcage, does this mean a heart attack?

I am suffering from minor but sharp pain on the left side, sometimes the right side of my ribcage, does this mean a heart attack?

Not likely: But a full history and exam is worthwhile. Musculoskeletal is much more likely but precaution and good choices are important. No smoking regular exercise and diet. ...Read more

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If I have a heart murmur does that mean I can have heart problems? Get sharp pain left side of chest.

If I have a heart murmur does that mean I can have heart problems? Get sharp pain left side of chest.

Depends: On why you have the murmur. In simple terms a murmur is some type of abnormal flow across a heart valve. It's either too tight a hole or too loose a hole. An echocardiogram can help measure the problem. Many murmurs are called innocent. That is there is an abnormal sound, but the appearance of the valves on echocardiogram are normal. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have a sharp pain on the left side right under my breast bone above my rib cage?

Pain: If the pain worsens with deep breath or movement of upper chest it's likely muscular especially in younger patients without risk for heart disease. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a sharp pain on the left side of your throat? It's a sore throat and I have a hoarse voice

What does it mean when you have a sharp pain on the left side of your throat? It's a sore throat and I have a hoarse voice

Virus: Likely a virus infection of throat or inflamed gland in neck due to your immune system fighting off infection. Could possibly be bacteria also. Will probably want to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What dose it mean when you wake up with a sharp pain in your left torso?

Follow Up: If the pain was short lasting and self limiting, it is generally muscle/ligament strain. If the pain persists or has other associated symptoms like fever, urinary symptoms, gastrointestinal symptoms, or numbness and weakness it should be evaluated further. ...Read more

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What's it mean when you have a sharp pain in your left arm?

What's it mean when you have a sharp pain in your left arm?

Nerve problem: Caused by degenerative disease of the spine in the neck or could also be a manifestation of a heart problem, but it wouldn't feel sharp. At any rate, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get a sharp pain in your left shoulder blade with pressure in your top left arm?

What does it mean when you get a sharp pain in your left shoulder blade with pressure in your top left arm?

Complex Joint: The shoulder is a complex joint, & many conditions/ injuries (rotator cuff injury, bursitits, tendonitis, labral pathology, etc).Can cause pain/ weakness. Pain in the area you describe could also be rooted in your neck or chest (cardiac)... I recommend you see a physician asap. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of sharp pain on the left side of my back?

Depends...: Can definitely be due to a lot of issues - can be something as simple as strained muscles to a disc herniation. Recommend discussing with your pcp or pain specialist to determine if diagnostic testing is necessary. ...Read more