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What does it mean if I keep getting sharp pains in my head on the left side?

Headaches: Your headaches could be coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, teeth grindgin, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Recently every now and then I been getting sharp pains on the side of my head it only lasts a few seconds or minutes is this bad? What does it mean?

Recently every now and then I been getting sharp pains on the side of my head it only lasts a few seconds or minutes is this bad? What does it mean?

Check BP: If your past Hx includes a brain tumor, your symptoms can be much more than high BP or sleep deprivation, so I suggest you go see a neurologist to see if an MRI is needed to re-evaluate the brain, etc ...Read more

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Sharp pains in side hips at 36 weeks means what?

Sharp pains in side hips at 36 weeks means what?

Usually normal: As the head grows it puts pressure on your inner pelvis. If you notice the pains are timeable then go get checked for contractions. ...Read more

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

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's it mean when a woman urinates blood and has sharp pains on the side above hips?

What's it mean when a woman urinates blood and has sharp pains on the side above hips?

Many causes: The most common thing is a bladder infection but there are other causes like a kidney stone (should hurt) or something in the bladder like polyps or other growths. Some bladder conditions like interstitial cystitis can bleed. See a doctor for the right diagnosis as this could be something important. Always get sharp pain checked out as well. That's our body telling us something is not right. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I get sharp pains on the left side of my head but don't faint and don't have lumps or anything?

Neuralgia: Sharp shooting pains are often due to irritated or irritable superficial nerves in the scalp and are more a nuisance rather than a serious problem. These usually resolve in time. See your physician of they persist or worsen. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you have sharp pains in the left side of your stomach?

What exactly does it mean when you have sharp pains in the left side of your stomach?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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Last period march 13.Ovulation on the 27 & this morning april 2 I have been having crampin & sharp pains in the lower right side what does that mean?

Last period march 13.Ovulation on the 27 & this morning april 2 I have been having crampin & sharp pains in the lower right side what does that mean?

Can't say: You could do a hpt test right before your next expected period; if pains are bad enough see your doc before then days - good luck! ...Read more

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What kind of chest pains do pregnant people get? I've been having tight sharp pains on both sides of my chest. For some weeks now. What can it mean

What kind of chest pains do pregnant people get? I've been having tight sharp pains on both sides of my chest. For some weeks now. What can it mean

Chest pain: Chest pain can be from heart disease, inflamation of the lining of the lungs (pleurisy) caused by infection (pneumonia, etc). Pain may also originate from the joints between the breast-bone and ribs. Indigestion, gall-bladder disease, stomach ulcers and acid reflux into the food pipe may cause chest pain also. Breast pain may be related to hormone changes or fibrocystic breast disease. ...Read more

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Today I felt 3 sharp pains on the left side of my breast what can this mean? After I felt slight pain then I went to sleep because I was tjerd.

Today I felt 3 sharp pains on the left side of my breast what can this mean? After I felt slight pain then I went to sleep because I was tjerd.

Soft tissue strain: In the absence of a mass or skin changes, the pains you felt were probably a strain of the muscle or connective tissue that supports the breast. Keep paying attention and do a self breast exam to be sure there is nothing palpable. ...Read more

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I've been have sharp short pains in my breast under my nipple and on the side and above and around my chest bone hurts what could this mean?

I've been have sharp short pains in my breast under my nipple and on the side and above and around my chest bone hurts what could this mean?

Inflamation: Some one your age (18) with symptoms you have most likely infection in the montgomery glands, that are around the areola. Apply some warm compresses and see your doctor, for some times needs drain the pus, possible antibiotics and to make sure you have no other problems in the breast. ...Read more

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I'm 36 weeks pregnant got sharp pains on the top of my tummy and along the right side of my tummy and along my belly button. What does it mean?

I'm 36 weeks pregnant got sharp pains on the top of my tummy and along the right side of my tummy and along my belly button. What does it mean?

Abdominal pain: It may mean nothing but very well could be contractions at 36 weeks. Watch for an increase in frequency. Watch for bleeding or fluid leak. Hope this helps. Good luck ...Read more

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36 weeks pregnant and 4 CM dilated and hurts when I move and have sharp pains that go up the left side of my stomach does that mean labors coming soon?

36 weeks pregnant and 4 CM dilated and hurts when I move and have sharp pains that go up the left side of my stomach does that mean labors coming soon?

Probably.: You should talk to your obstetrician; symptoms requiring prompt evaluation at your maternity hospital's er are: decreased fetal movements, fever >100 f (38 c), vaginal bleeding, contractions felt every 5 minutes for at least 30 minutes, or leaking vaginal fluid. Best of luck! ...Read more

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36 weeks pregnant and 4 CM dilated and hurts when I move and have sharp pains that go up the left side of my stomach does that mean labors coming soon?

WHAT DID YOUR OB SAY: All? S at 36 weeks and for the rest of your preg should be directed to your OB not here, as your OB knows exactly what is going on with you any sharp pains should be evaluated either by u going to your doc's or to the labor room, that is what I would tell u if u were my pt, esp since u are already 4 cm dilated. ...Read more

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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 I have a really sharp pain in my right side of my back in the bottom?

Back pain: There are various possible causes including strain, muscle, spinal including disk disease, kidney problem including a stone but if motion of the spinal area worsens the discomfort it usually points to musculoskeletal causes. If you can't get relief consult your physician. ...Read more

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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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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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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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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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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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When I breath I'm having sharp pain in the sides of my back in the middle if you know what I mean?

When I breath I'm having sharp pain in the sides of my back in the middle if you know what I mean?

Sharp pains: It is always hard to know exactly. There are many structures involved. If you are breathing OK it is unlikely to be your lung. It may be related to the structures around your lung, ribs, muscles or vertebrae. Press on the area and if it is painful, the pain is likely from there. If it persists or remains confusing follow up with your doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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Hi, what does it mean to have sharp, stabbing pain on right side of ovary? Cycle is to come next week

Hi, what does it mean to have sharp, stabbing pain on right side of ovary? Cycle is to come next week

Ovary, pain: This pain may originate from a in the left ovary. If it becomes persistent and worsening please get a check up. ...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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When I breath in I'm having sharp pain I'm my back. It's no the sides of my back in the middle parts if you know where I mean?

When I breath in I'm having sharp pain I'm my back. It's no the sides of my back in the middle parts if you know where I mean?

Hard to say: Could be pleurisy, musculoskeletal, lung or heart related. Without a complete history and physical the possibilities are varied. Please see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing migraines quite often. I have a sharp like a shock on the left side of my head near the temple, what does this mean?

I have been experiencing migraines quite often. I have a sharp like a shock on the left side of my head near the temple, what does this mean?

Chronic Headaches: Constant headaches should always be evaluated asap as there could be an underlying medical condition causing the pain. Use of medications like Ibuprofen and triptans on a frequent basis can cause headaches. Family history of headaches also predisposes a person to headaches. Other factors involved in headaches include stress, physical trauma, sleep disorders, and previous history of headaches. ...Read more