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What does it mean when your upper left side throbs from my side to my back hurt an feel sore when applying pressure?

What does it mean when your upper left side throbs from my side to my back hurt an feel sore when applying pressure?

LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. Get examined now please for clarity of diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a big pain on the left side of your body? And hurts more when you walk?

What does it mean when you have a big pain on the left side of your body? And hurts more when you walk?

Depends: Dear Yvette,

Sorry you are having pain. Depends where on your left side of the body as the pain can be from the muscles in your arms, abdomen or legs. Also it can be from internal organs such as the colon or spleen. Please seek help from a healthcare professional as it sounds like you should have a physical exam. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your left side hurts after ivf?

What does it mean if your left side hurts after ivf?

Several possibilites: Pain after an ivf retrieval could be from cysts, infection, internal bleeding from the retrieval, injury to organs among other things. Although it is not necessarily abnormal, it is important to inform your reproductive endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What does it means when the left side of your face hurts bad?

What does it means when the left side of your face hurts bad?

Facial pain: The answer depends on many variable factors. Possibilities include a migraine headache, sinus or ear infection, or tooth related pain. If the pain lasts over a day; or has increased in frequency, you should be examined by a health professional. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the left side of brain hurts?

What does it mean when the left side of brain hurts?

Not the brain!!: The brain itself cannot feel pain! Pain is due to pressure or irritation of tissues such as muscles, blood vessels or meninges the headache you are describing is not necessarily due to any intracranial pathology. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your throat hurts on the left side?

What does it mean when your throat hurts on the left side?

Pain: Pain indicates something wrong. If present more than 2 weeks, see ENT doc. Otherwise may be URI pharyngitis which is self limited. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your throat hurts only on the left side?

What does it mean when your throat hurts only on the left side?

Many: Many possibilities exist. Infection such as viral or bacterial tonsillitis, tonsillar abscess and also cancer can cause that. There are many other causes. It all depends on what other symptoms you have, your examination findings and your tobacco and alcohol use history. Get evaluated soon. ...Read more

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What does it mean when whole left side of the head hurts?

What does it mean when whole left side of the head hurts?

Many possibilities: Depends on type of pain, severity, duration, etc. I would discuss with your primary physician ...Read more

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What does it mean when you take a deep breath and you hurt behind your ribs on the left side?

Sounds like: Pain due to slipped rib syndrome or rib dysfunction, or costochondritis. Try some otc ibuprophen for a few days and see your doctor for physical exam and treatment options. ...Read more

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Swollen lypmph node that doesn't hurt under left side of jaw what does that mean?

Swollen lypmph node that doesn't hurt under left side of jaw what does that mean?

Needs evaluation: Even if they are not painful, still needs evaluation, please get it checked by your physician ...Read more

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What does it mean when ur having a migraine and the whole left side of your brain hurts?

What does it mean when ur having a migraine and the whole left side of your brain hurts?

Migraine: Some people get migraine only on one side of the head. If this is something new or changing character you should seek medical help to check for any other causes. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you drink a cold drink and the left lower side of your teeth hurt for a moment.?

What does it mean when you drink a cold drink and the left lower side of your teeth hurt for a moment.?

See your dentist: Tooth sensitivity to cold occurs when the dentin of a tooth is exposed due to abrasion, trauma, decay or infection. The treatment depends on the cause of sensitivity. See your dentist for diagnosis and proper treatment if needed. ...Read more

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The left side of my head hurts. And the left side of my body from my face to my feet have a tingly numbing feeling. What dies this mean?

The left side of my head hurts. And the left side of my body from my face to my feet have a tingly numbing feeling. What dies this mean?

CVA-stroke: You might be experiencing a cerebral vascular accident (cva) or stroke. You need to be seen immediately at the emergency room. Do not delay as early treatment is of utmost importance to help prevent permanent damage. S. ...Read more

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The left side of my head hurts. And the left side of my body from my face to my feet have a tingly numbing feeling. What does this mean?

The left side of my head hurts. And the left side of my body from my face to my feet have a tingly numbing feeling. What does this mean?

Possible Migraine: Sounds like migraine mimicking paralytic attack. You should talk to your doctor and describe your symptoms very much in details, there are good medicine available for preventing migraine headache.
Also there are other reasons for this kind of headache and tingling sensation therefore getting your physical check up and BP check is a good idea. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the left side of your chest hurts? Lung or heart?

What does it mean when the left side of your chest hurts? Lung or heart?

Could be both...: Seeing your physician can help to determine which is the most likely source. You can then address the problem of why you are having chest pain. ...Read more

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My upper lip on the left side hurts when I touch it, it isn't swollen there's no bump. What does that mean?

My upper lip on the left side hurts when I touch it, it isn't swollen there's no bump. What does that mean?

Could be: Many things. Might be the beginning of a cold sore the pain is present days before any signs occur. Watch for any change in area. ...Read more