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What does sharp pain on your right lower side and buttocks mean?

What does sharp pain on your right lower side and buttocks mean?

?sciatica: Pain in the low back radiating to the buttock may be sciatica which is often caused by a lumbar disc pressing on the sciatic nerve. If it persists see your physician for diagnosis. ...Read more

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I get a random sharp pain in the right side of my chest often. What does this mean?

I get a random sharp pain in the right side of my chest often. What does this mean?

Usually muscle pain: You are still young to have serious heart condition unless there's a strong family history of it. Go mention to your dr the kind of chest pain you have. Sharp chest pain which worsens with body movement, deep breathing or tender when you press on it is usually muscular or pleuritic (lining of lung is inflamed) in nature he may recommend an ekg just to rule out underlying heart disease. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing a strange sharp pain below my ribcage on my right side. What could this mean?

I've been experiencing a strange sharp pain below my ribcage on my right side. What could this mean?

Possible gallstone: Gallstones getting stuck in your bile ducts could produce this pain. It is typically exacerbated after eating fatty foods. If the pain persists see your physician. ...Read more

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It hurts to exhale & I have a really bad sharp pain under my right side of my ribs, what does it mean?

It hurts to exhale & I have a really bad sharp pain under my right side of my ribs, what does it mean?

Right ribs pain: Several things come to mind, from costochondritis (inflammation of the cartilage between the ribs), cardiac, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, respiratory, psychogenic, to herpes zoster, to drug abuse. Consult your physician for a workup. ...Read more

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What does it mean if having a sharp pain in right side that radiates through chest?

What does it mean if having a sharp pain in right side that radiates through chest?

Go see a physician: What it means is that it is time to go to see a physician to rule out all of the potential serious causes of this type of chest pain. ...Read more

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What does it mean when i have a sharp pain right side of my chest near middle of my chest. It comes and goes put is painful?

What does it mean when i have a sharp pain right side of my chest near middle of my chest. It comes and goes put is painful?

Costochondritis : This sounds like a typical case of costochondritis, inflammation of the cartilage at the joint of rib to sternum ("chest plate"). Ibuprofen can be helpful though only necessary if the pain is a nuisance. It should heal within 2-4 weeks. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain on the right side of my head (temple) and the pain is getting worse but i've never had this pain before . What does it mean?

I have a sharp pain on the right side of my head (temple) and the pain is getting worse but i've never had this pain before . What does it mean?

How bad do u feel?: If it is the worst headache of your life then you need to report to the er. If it is relieved with tylenol or other over the counter medications then it can be watched. Causes of a headache range from the benign to life threatening. Any headache accompanied by numbness, weakness or visual disturbance requires an immediate evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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Cycle due to start on 1/9 it came on 1/6 was mix of red pink and some brown blood. Last about 2 day. Sharp pain in right side. What does this mean?

Not much: It just means you started your cycle a few days earlier than you expected. That is pretty common. If the pain continues you should be evaluated by your doctor. If you would like better menstrual cycle control consider starting birth control. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does sharp pain under the right side rib cage mean?

Could be: An organ inside the abdomen like gallbladder, pancreas, liver or it could be one of the components of chest wall like rib, muscle, nerve or chest wall lining called pleura. See a doctor for a physical exam. ...Read more

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What does having sharp pain under the right side rib cage mean?

Many things: Hard to say. Many things live in this area and there can be referred pain from another part of the body causing this pain. Gall bladder, rib irritation, serious bowel problems, ulcers, pancreatitis, and many other issues come to mind. Get checked out. ...Read more

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