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What does shooting side pain on the left side of the chest mean?

What does shooting side pain on the left side of the chest mean?

Many possibilities: Chest pain can come from many causes. At your age, more common causes include musculoskeletal pain; pulmonary problems like asthma or pneumonia; GI problems like reflux, gastritis, achalasia. The heart can also be the source of chest pain in adolescence, but it is very rare. A detailed history & physical exam with your pcp will be important. Depending on those, further testing may be recommended. ...Read more

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Does tingling on the right side of the lower abdomen mean pregnancy?

Does tingling on the right side of the lower abdomen mean pregnancy?

No: Tingling and pregnancy are 2 separate conditions and unrelated. Tingling is always due to some disease of nerves that supply sensations to a particular area of skin. ...Read more

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What does a pain on the right side of the stomach mean?

What does a pain on the right side of the stomach mean?

Lots of things: If you mean right side of abdominal cavity then gallbladder diseae, ulcer, pancreatitis, kidney stones are all possible. Whether it occurs after eating, what types of food affect it, other symptoms, all are important in determining the cause. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you have pain in the lower quadrant on the right side of your tummy?

What exactly does it mean when you have pain in the lower quadrant on the right side of your tummy?

Severe Abd pain = ER: Possible causes of right lower abdominal pain include appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, seminal vesiculitis, GI obstruction, renal infection or stones & gastroenteritis just to mention a few. If you have severe abdominal pain then urgent medical evaluation is indicated. Abdominal pain with change to stool pattern warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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What does pain in lower right side of abdomen generally mean?

What does pain in lower right side of abdomen generally mean?

Non-specific: Lower right abdominal pain, if associated with feeling poorly, fever, loss of appetite and deteriorating course can mean acute appendicitis. However, by itself, right lower abdominal pain is non-specific and could be related to gas, muscle soreness or constipation. ...Read more

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Having pain on the left side of chest under my breast what does this means?

Having pain on the left side of chest under my breast what does this means?

See doctor: Chest pain can have a variety of causes, some minor, some serious to life threatening. Please see a doctor for an examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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What does cause stomach pain on the upper right side near the centre of the stomach?

What does cause stomach pain on the upper right side near the centre of the stomach?

More info?: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but more info is needed. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more. ...Read more

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What is the cause of the sharp pain on my left side of abdomen?

What is the cause of the sharp pain on my left side of abdomen?

Left ABD pain: Left abd. Pain causes include but is not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone, injury, angina, heart attack, pneumonia, enlarged or ruptured spleen, pancreatitis & obstipation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the right side of your chest hurts?

What does it mean when the right side of your chest hurts?

Just less concerning: Often middle/deep sternal chest or left sided pain is more concerning heart-related issue and right sided pain is less urgent/concerning. Liver/gallbladder trouble, pneumonia, pneumothorax (air inside of lung linings, blood clot in lungs, trauma, muscle/rib strain, breast disease, reflux/esophageal spasm, and less commonly shingles are examples of causes of chest pain. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does tight pain on left side of chest mean?

Chest pain: Chest pain is not truly something that is DX over the computer, as the more serious issue could certainly be heart related with l sided chest pain. You need to see a dr. To get your pain evaluated to properly DX and treat you. If chest pain is severe, go to e.D. ...Read more

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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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What causes pain on the upper right side of my abs?

What causes pain on the upper right side of my abs?

Abs pain: If you work put, it is probably a muscle strain. If associated with food intake, think gall bladder. Please consult with your family doctor/internist. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the lower right side of my belly hurts and so does the upper leg hurt?

What does it mean if the lower right side of my belly hurts and so does the upper leg hurt?

? Hernia: If you are female- concern is hernia vs ovarian cyst. If male- first concern is hernia giving pain if both areas. Would be concerned if pain is worse with lifting. Right sided pain must think about appendicitis. ...Read more

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Pain on left upper side of abdomen. What is there?

Pain on left upper side of abdomen. What is there?

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. An exam is appropriate for clarity of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What does a slight pain on the right side rib cage mean?

What does a slight pain on the right side rib cage mean?

Hard to say: There are many potential causes including musculoskeletal conditions such as costochodritis, which is an inflammation of the rib at the bone cartilage junction to conditions involving the inner organs of that area including the lung, liver, and gallbladder. Consider being seen, a detailed exam and possibly some further studies can usually determine the cause. Thank you. ...Read more

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What does swelling on only the left side of my body mean?

What does swelling on only the left side of my body mean?

Whole left side?: If indeed the whole of your left side is swollen, see an md soon. If it is just an arm, hand or leg, think of recent trauma, or a contact dermatitis (allergic reaction by contact). It is a bit vague to answer in this type of venue. Good luck! ...Read more

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What does pain in the back of your right thigh means?

What does pain in the back of your right thigh means?

Many possible causes: Much more info is needed to know what might cause this. Hamstring strain can do it. So can a pinched nerve in the lower spine. So can piriformis strain in the lower part of the buttock. A tumor in the femur is unlikely, but could cause thigh pain. Even early shingles could do it. The only way to know is to get a medical exam. ...Read more

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What does short, sharpe burst of pain on the left side of your chest mean?

Nerve pain: Fleeting, sharp shooting pains lasting seconds in the chest area may be due to pinching of the nerves that run between the ribs. These may be accentuated with a deep breath. Heart pains are not usually sharp and fleeting. Rib problems may cause sharp pains but usually have a tender spot also. Fleeting pains in the esophagus and lung pains are less likely causes of fleeting sharp chest pains. ...Read more