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Why is my left side painful or sore after a right side perc stone removal?

Why is my left side painful or sore after a right side perc stone removal?

Shouldn't be: Having a procedure on the left kidney should not cause right kidney pain. The pain on the other side may also be from the positioning of your body on the or table during the procedure. ...Read more

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Terrible pain in my left side. Sore to move or anything. I can feel a knot or swollen more behind my ribs. Could I have a pulled muscle?

Terrible  pain in my left side. Sore to move or anything. I can feel a knot or swollen more behind my ribs. Could I have a pulled muscle?

Be seen: If you are in severe pain, I would certainly be seen. It would seem that if you had simply "pulled a muscle" you would have known immediately when you did it. More likely considerations would include pancreatitis, kidney stone, kidney infection nog other possibilities. Be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What's it mean if your left side is sore?

It can mean so..: .. Many different things. But to answer your question there is more info needed, like a complete medical history and an exam, something not possible over the internet. Call a local physician for an appointment. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning and my left side felt sore .. still kind of feels sore .. why would that be?

I woke up this morning and my left side felt sore .. still kind of feels sore .. why would that be?

Vague: Left side of your??? Face, body, legs, etc. Need a thorough history and evaluation to offer advice. ...Read more

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Why is my rib on the left side sometimes sore?

Many causes: Most concerning left sided pain is associated with the heart, but many other causes include trauma, costochondritis, anxiety, stress, gastroesophageal reflux, and sometimes from abdominal organs such as bowel. Stomach , gall bladder, etc. In the chest pleuritis, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, collapsed lung etc. You should consult physician for physical examination and testing if appropriate. ...Read more

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Tingling soreness on my upper back and left side. What can I do for this soreness?

Tingling soreness on my upper back and left side. What can I do for this soreness?

Ice, rest, meds.: Assume this is not from a trauma, but rather overuse. The usual treatment includes rice, rest, ice, compress, and elevate for most soft tissue injuries. In addition, if you can take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications it will likely help. As the pain eases, please do stretching exercises. If the pain persists for more than a few weeks, consider evaluation by your doc. ...Read more

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Hi there I have a soreness to the touch on my left side fron neck area. What can cause this?

Depends on the cause: Neck pain may be due to: trauma (fracture, sprains, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), structural or biomechanical abnormality, or nerve damage. A thorough history and physical exam by a professional and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams may help to determine the right cause and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My back right side was sore and now it has move to the middle by the spine area just today i notice the pain has moved to the left what is this mean?

Muscle strain.: May be a pulled muscle, or an irritation of the nerves to the muscles of the back. At age 64, I am guessing that you may have arthritis of the back as well, and that is associated with back soreness to different parts of the back due to the diffuse nature of back arthritis. If the pain does not go away, or intensifies, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 21 years old and I rarely ever drink. But when I do I get a severe soreness in my lower left side of my back.Can you tell me why or what it is?

Hi I'm 21 years old and I rarely ever drink. But when I do I get a severe soreness in my lower left side of my back.Can you tell me why or what it is?

Need more info : I'm not sure why you have that low back pain, but it's certainly not your kidneys, if that's your worry. More likely it's from muscle strain; but I don't know what your infrequent drinking has to do with it unless you can give more information. See your clinician for a more detailed evaluation & explanation. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Hi, I have neck and sore just on the left side. It's a bit hard to turn my neck on the left side. I went for a whole body massage but still painful. ?

Hi, I have neck and sore just on the left side. It's a bit hard to turn my neck on the left side. I went for a whole body massage but still painful. ?

Neck pain: This could be a simple strain with muscle spasm. NSAID with heat may be helpful. If conservative treatment doesn't seem to be helping within a couple of days then getting an evaluation by an Osteopath or Chiropractor may be warranted with X-rays to insure a simple fix with manipulation. ...Read more

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I fell onto a hard object on the left side of my lower back two months ago and although much of the pain subsided within one week, i still feel sore sometimes when i lie on my right side with my back slightly bent. Will it ever heal completely?

Contusion: Such an injury causes contusion to tissues like muscles and bones. Bone contusions or bruises in particular can cause rather long term discomfort and tenderness. Of course, if significant pain persists, a physician should examine you and an xray may be ordered depending on physical findings. ...Read more

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Left side of scalp sore hurts why?

Left side of scalp sore hurts why?

Need more informatio: There are many possibilities. You say you have high blood pressure. How high? This could be one cause. Did you have any trauma? Need a better history. See your doctor for a complete evaluation ...Read more

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I am so sore on my left side but it so sore when i walk or move?

I am so sore on my left side but it so sore when i walk or move?

Your question is: Hard to understand, it is hard to walk or move or improves when u walk or move? If applicable, try 2 aleve (naproxen) 2x per day, not with other similar drugs, everybody gets sore. I'm not sure i'm reading you correctly. Gd luc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the left side of a woman's chest is sore?

What does it mean when the left side of a woman's chest is sore?

Fibrocystic disease: The most common causes are: fibrocystic breast disease (benign cysts in the breast under hormonal influence) and myofascial syndrome which includes fibromyalgia and costochondritis (sore muscles, joints, and connective tissues of the chest wall). ...Read more

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The left side of my left boob is sore and tender to touch. What could this be?

The left side of my left boob is sore and tender to touch. What could this be?

May be an infection: Needs to be examined to rule out an infection like a boil, other possibilities are a cyst or a tumor or a bruise it needs to be checked by your doctor to find out what it is and if it requires treatment. ...Read more