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What does in mean when you get shooting pain's down your right leg?

What does in mean when you get shooting pain's down your right leg?

It depends.: One of the most common causes of these symptoms in a person your age is sciatica. Sciatica simply means leg pain from a low back problem. The nerves located in the lower back can be affected by arthritic changes or disc abnormalities. The condition can be very painful and disabling, but is usually treated successfully without surgery. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get a random radiating pain in your right arm?

What does it mean when you get a random radiating pain in your right arm?

Radiating arm pain: from the neck down means neck problem. From the wrist up the arm usually means distal entrapment form Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. There is also thoracic outlet syndrome, anterior interossius syndrome, ulnar neuropathy and a few others. Geography matters. Discuss your symptoms with your doctor. Get a thorough exam and if need be an nerve conduction-EMG test to localize the problem. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have shooting pain up and down your right arm?

What does it mean when you have shooting pain up and down your right arm?

Nerve pain: It sounds like you might be experiencing nerve pain (neuropathic pain). It might be due to a pinched nerve. I recommend you seeing a doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your getting sharp pains in your vagina and feel like you have to pee ?

What does it mean when your getting sharp pains in your vagina and feel like you have to pee ?

Here are some ...: For such, go to be evaluated, at least, for bacterial or STD-related vaginitis and UTIs, and be treated accordingly. So, see your Gyn-doc timely. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get radom sharp pains in your abdominal and head?

What does it mean when you get radom sharp pains in your abdominal and head?

There are so many: Possibilities.Knowing your complete medical history, only your dr can diagnose u accurately. Check out these links. God bless u! .http://www.webmd.com/migraines-headaches/default.htm. http://www.m.webmd.com/pain-management/guide/abdominal-pain-causes-treatments. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you constantly get cramps in your feet.

What does it mean when you constantly get cramps in your feet.

It could be muscle : Or ligament strain, electrolyte imbalance, poor arch/ flat foot etc. See your dr or a podiatrist for worsening of symptoms. ...Read more

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What do it mean when you have sharp pain in your lower stomach?

What do it mean when you have sharp pain in your lower stomach?

Lots of things: Pain could be heartburn / reflux / an ulcer / gallbladder , and maybe even appendix or a simple muscle pull ; depending on severity and frequenecy , ask your md to order the correct test to find out. ...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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What does it mean when you get sharp pains in your belly button?

What does it mean when you get sharp pains in your belly button?

One possible: Cause in early appendicitis. Pain may migrate from the naval area to the right lower quadrant of the abdomen. If you have severe abdominal pain - please get assessed. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get sharp pains in your right side of your ribs?

Paraesthesia: Please consult your doctor to get evaluation for these paraesthesia. There are multiple reasons for it to happen and it is beyond the capacity to explain it here on the forum. You will surely get clear answer and treatment options from your physician, after a thorough examination. Good luck ! ...Read more

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What does it mean when you keep having spasms in your kidney area on the left?

What does it mean when you keep having spasms in your kidney area on the left?

Left side: These could be kidney stone symptoms or simple muscle spasms from an irritable muscle in the flank area. If the spasms are more toward the abdomen rather than the back, colon spasms or inflammation or abdominal wall muscle spasms could be the cause. If your symptoms persist you should be examined by a physician for diagnosis and treatment. Appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you get a sharp pain down your right leg?

What does it mean if you get a sharp pain down your right leg?

Multiple reasons: A sharp pain radiating into the leg can be indicative of multiple problems including a strained muscle, a pinched nerve, tendonitis, neuropathy (a problem with the nerves in the legs), or blood flow issues. The ways to determine the cause is to figure out what makes the symptoms better & worse and a physical examination. Don't hesitate to ask if you have a more specific question! ...Read more

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What does it mean if you get a shooting pain in your right upper arm?

What does it mean if you get a shooting pain in your right upper arm?

Need more info: Most likely you have a "pinched" nerve . That could be cause by an injury or some motion of your cervical and/or thoracic spine while you were asleep. Even a "whiplash" injury can cause this complaint. Please make an appt with your family physician. ...Read more

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When you have sharp pains in your lower stomach what does that mean?

When you have sharp pains in your lower stomach what does that mean?

Specifics please: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your abdomen (right, mid, left) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Any chance of pregnancy (sexually active)? Any bladder/uti symptoms? Ur doc will need this info 2 help. ...Read more

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What does it means when you have sharp pains in your left breast?

What does it means when you have sharp pains in your left breast?

Fibrocystic changes: You could have fibrocystic changes. This is the most common cause of breast pain. It can be aggravated by caffeine, stress, menstrual cycle and hormonal supplements. In addition, you may want to get fitted by a bra specialist to make sure you have the right size, which will make you more comfortable. Vitamin e works for breast pain in some. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your sides feel tight and you keep getting flatulence(farts)?

What does it mean when your sides feel tight and you keep getting flatulence(farts)?

Gasiness?: Gasiness/fullness may reflect diet (check your fiber intake), alterations in the population of healthy gut flora we each carry, food intolerances (like lactose, sorbitol), maldigestion due to problems of the small intestine, pancreas, or biliary tree, changes in GI motility (how well your GI tract mixes and moves food along), various infections, and even irritable bowel syndrome. Testing is easy. ...Read more

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What does if mean to have pain shooting up and down right arm?

Evaluation Needed: Could be nerve issues, muscle issues, heart issues. The key is to go to doctors and get evaluated and treated properly. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you sharp pain in your vagina and your side starts to hurt too.

Kidney Stone: Most common cause for flank pain (below your shoulder blade) with pain into groin area would be a kidney stone. There may be some blood in your urine that you can see or only detected on microscopic evaluation. Double up on fluids for a few days, if the pain persists get to your primary care physician or obg for evaluation. Sometimes a special x-ray called an ivp or a ct is necessary to confirm. ...Read more