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Why Does My Chest Hurt When I Lay On My Left Side
Need neck and hip: support. If either isn't present, you're putting too much pressure on your rib cage that shouldn't otherwise be there and your entire chest. When on your side your neck should remain in complete neutral position w/ your spine and lower back. So no torsional vector forces are placed on your body while you sleep. Get proper cervical support pillow for your neck.May need pillow top mattress pad too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a pain on my right side above my ribs. It hurts a lot and I can not lay on my left side., when I lay on my left side it hurts really bad?
Back pain : Many causes for pain in back. When you breathe deeply you ribs and the muscles connecting them stretch and if you have strained your back this could be a cause for your pain. Have your doctor examine your back while breathing deeply. This can guide further work up. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Why does my side hurt when i lie down on my rifht side? It feels like my stomach is pulling down and i xant sleep on my right sideonly left. Whatisit?
Could be muscle : Spasm , u can see u pcp for evaluation and work up. ...Read more
See your doctor: This does not look like a problem that can be treated on the web. ...Read more
See details: It is impossible to say without being able to examine you and order appropriate studies. Have it evaluated. ...Read more
Back of R ear hurts: If it is the ear itself that hurts, you could have a mild skin infection in the area. Inflammation of the cartilage is also a possibility, although your ear would hurt even without touching it. Do you feel a bump in the area? Try an anti-inflammatory like Ibuprofen for pain relief until you can see your doctor. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Lower right abdominal pain can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain can worsens over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up all the way to the right side, and cause pain. Having gas may or may not be related to the discomfort (lactose intolerance will cause gas). A hernia or ovarian problem can cause pain. ...Read more
Doctor to evaluate: If one has some uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually lower r tummy), diverticulitis (usually l tummy), kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy on l), tumors, intestinal infections, etc... A person with more than brief, mild pain needs a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not something serious. ...Read more
Needs evaluation: Most of us learn that left-sided chest pain might mean a heart attack, but it is usually with exertion--not lying on your left side. Inflammation of the heart surface or pericarditis can be a cause of positional chest pain as can mitral valve prolapse. You should see your doctor promptly for an evaluation. Good wishes:) ...Read more
My left side is lopsided and it's harder on that side then my right and hurts when I push on it and my right side doesn't hurt when I do? What's going
What part: More details of where the lopsided area is could better help discuss differentials. ...Read more
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