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Sharp pain lower left back side of head. It hurts when I move my head and it's going on 8 hours. I'm a 38 year old woman with no medical hx.

Sharp pain lower left back side of head. It hurts when I move my head and it's going on 8 hours. I'm a 38 year old woman with no medical hx.

Isolated pain with: Movement like you describe usually is from a strain of muscles or sprain of ligament or tendon. If the pain is localized (that is, doesn't travel down your arm) it's most likely a muscle strain. Gentle range of motion of the head and neck, Tylenol or Motrin, and a heating pad will help ease the symptoms while it heals up. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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Lower back pain left side woman who carries heavy toddler around on same side hurts worse when first lay down?

Lower back pain left side woman who carries heavy toddler around on same side hurts worse when first lay down?

Biomechanical: Carrying a heavy toddler will, of course, put a strain on the back muscles. The deep muscles of the back, along with quadratus lumborum may be involved. Start with yoga style stretching for the low back, also leg crosses and pulling kness to chest while lying on the floor. If your hips have rotated from repetitive strain, you may need to see a physical therapist for sacroiliac joint correction. ...Read more

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I'm a 25 year old woman IV got peroid like cramps pain both my sides and n my lower back feelin sick and dizzy and got bad headache want can it be?

I'm a 25 year old woman IV got peroid like cramps pain both my sides and n my lower back feelin sick and dizzy and got bad headache want can it be?

Many things: You could be having a urine / kidney infection, a kidney stone, infection of uterus, bowel infection like diverticulits, appendicitis. ..Several possiblities. You should see a doctor and be evaluated it could be something more serious. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a woman that is 5 months pregnant to have lower belly pain for 2 days after having sex? While having sex I lay on my back and he is on his side.

Is it normal for a woman that is 5 months pregnant to have lower belly pain for 2 days after having sex? While having sex I lay on my back and he is on his side.

No,: No, that is not normal and you need to be evaluated. You should have a pelvic examination and should have a urine test to be sure you don't have an infection (urine infections feel different with different when you are pregnant). Please be seen and be sure that your cervix and urine are normal. If you have cramping, spotting, bleeding, or back pain then you must be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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36 year-old woman whose mother was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 34 and a PALB2 mutation wonders if mastectomy is needed to lower her risk.....?

36 year-old woman whose mother was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 34 and a PALB2 mutation wonders if mastectomy is needed to lower her risk.....?

No!: Although the PALB2 mutation increases risk, preventive mastectomy is not recommended. There are other ways to decrease your risk including taking raloxifene or tamoxifen. See a medical oncologist to discuss this (and a genetic counselor!) ...Read more

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I have pain in lower right side. Female, 25, 5/6 and 120 llbs.?

I have pain in lower right side. Female, 25, 5/6 and 120 llbs.?

Pain: It is impossible to tell you what the pain is from unless you have an examination ...Read more

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Hi, 36yrs old female, after periods feeling minor pain in lower right side abdominal also feeling weakness too. I know am not pregnant kindly suggest?

Hi, 36yrs old female, after periods feeling minor pain in lower right side abdominal also feeling weakness too. I know am not pregnant kindly suggest?

Some ideas: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health,
the colon and intestines are there, colitis, irritable bowel, even appendicitis
The urinary tract is there. Kidney stones, infection, sometimes other bladder issues
Muscles are there and minor strains can occur.
Nerves go there. Rarely shingles can occur there. More rare (and that's RARE!) other nerve. ...Read more

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Why do women have dimples on both sides of the lower spine?

Surface anatomy: The preceding answer suggested these are seen in thin people. These are part of the normal surface anatomy and one need not be thin, or female, although they are celebrated in art, usually in Rubenesque women. Google "sacral dimples of Venus" for some illustrative examples. ...Read more

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24 year old female with pain in my lower back on the right side. It has been getting worse and I've had it for three days I can hardly move.

24 year old female with pain in my lower back on the right side. It has been getting worse and I've had it for three days I can hardly move.

Low back pain: The most likely cause is a musculoskeletal process like strain, arthritis, disc herniation. Is there any history of injury, strain, associated rash (as seen in shingles)? Kidney stone is unlikely. In addition to resting, try alternating cold and hot (not too hot) applications. If you can take them anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve should help. See your MD if you are not improving. ...Read more

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45 years women has a moderate pain in left side of lower 3rd of back she cannot move her back normally pain radiated to corosponding front side why?

45 years women has a moderate pain in left side of lower 3rd of back she cannot move her back normally pain radiated to corosponding front side why?

Pinched nerve: Radiating pain to the front or down the leg is usually pressure on a nerve coming out of the spine. There are many causes and most are from disc disease, spurs, or degenerative diseases. However it's not impossible to have cancer cause this same problem. If this has been going on at least two weeks and anti-inflammatory medications are not helping then see a doctor for the right kind of x-rays. ...Read more

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So im 26 female I had my gallbladder took out two months and 1 weeks ago and this past 2 weeks I have pain on my upper left side and lower right side?

So im 26 female I had my gallbladder took out two months and 1 weeks ago and this past 2 weeks I have pain on my upper left side and lower right side?

Watch and. ..: Your well described information seems suggesting the concern on indigestion so for the time being, watch if what you consumed have been causing indigestion, and then provide behavioral modification for healthy lifestyle. Meanwhile, collect and record the quality and quantity of symptoms with their sequence of events, and bring them to see your pcp or the surgeon for detailing your concern... ...Read more

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Having discomfort in lower right back side, what could be cuasing it. I am a female?

Having discomfort in lower right back side, what could be cuasing it. I am a female?

Depends: Could be muscle, kidney, intestines or other issue. If it is still bothering, the only way to tell is to be examined and possibly run tests. ...Read more

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What is the cause of severe pain in the lower back in women esp. On the right lower side?

What is the cause of severe pain in the lower back in women esp. On the right lower side?

Muscular strain: Depending on how long this has been going on and what other symptoms are present the diagnosis can vary. It is likely due to muscle strain or deconditioning. Physical therapy is always the initial treatment along with anti inflammatory medications. If it does not resolve, an MRI can be considered to rule out disc disease or spinal stenosis among others. ...Read more

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I am a female in my twenties and anytime I go I the bathroom my lower right side hurts & continues to do so afterwards. No burning or anything?

I am a female in my twenties and anytime I go I the bathroom my lower right side hurts & continues to do so afterwards. No burning or anything?

Pain: You should be evaluated with a complete history, exam and some lab tests. It is possibly a urinary tract infection or an ovarian cyst on that side. At any rate, it is not normal to have this symptom. ...Read more

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What can be the main cause of pressure, spasms, and pain in the lower left side of abdomen in a female?

What can be the main cause of pressure, spasms, and pain in the lower left side of abdomen in a female?

Many things: There is a multitude of things that can cause this discomfort: inguinal hernia, femoral hernia, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, ovarian torsion, kidney stone, UTI. See your primary doctor for help. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower right side near the groin area. It is a seven on a scale of 1 to 10. I am a female, age 59, postmenapausal.?

I have pain in my lower right side near the groin area. It is a seven on a scale of 1 to 10. I am a female, age 59, postmenapausal.?

Could be serious: Post menopause cramps are annoying but not too serious. You should see a doc soon, urgent care or er. This could be appendicitis, femoral hernia or inguinal hermia. ...Read more

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I'm a 50 yr old white female having sharp, shooting pain on my right side, a little above the lower back. Could this be something serious?

Further evaluation: Consider getting evaluated for disc disease that is compressing your nerve and causing radiating pain down your leg (e.g., x-ray, mri). ...Read more

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I had a large bm today and had lower right sided back pain during the bm. I am 32, female with no health problems. No blood, regular bm's.?

OK, referred pain?: Sometimes, a large BM can irritate the colon as it passes through and the pain can be referred to the back. If it resolves, ok, if not-see the Dr. To get the pain evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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37 year old female experiencing sharp pains in my lower back that started on my right side & moves to my left side. Gallbladder removed 2003?

Hard to say: Without know more information. The quality, provocating factors and associated symptoms would help with a diagnosis. Does food make your pain worse? Could you be constipated? ...Read more

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I am a 47 year old, 5 feet tall, 150 pounds, hispanic, female with a constant severe pain in my lower left side of my body. The pain started four days?

Go to the Doctor: There are limits to what internet medicine can offer. A four day history of 'severe' pain means one should be at the doctor's office. Please sign off of the internet and go see the family doctor urgently today. ...Read more

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I have lower left side back pain with nausea 25yr female?

I have lower left side back pain with nausea 25yr female?

Back pain: Back pain associated with nausea or vomiting, occurs with kidney stones, but can occur with gall stones, pancreatic disorders, some peptic ulcers, abdominal aneurysms or may be due to lumbosacral or disc disorders. More information is needed in order to advise you, but if you're having severe distress, get evaluated by a physician and appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 38 years old and a female last night I had sharp pain in my lower left side of my back that shot up to my shoulder and it was hard to breathe?

Backpain: Back pain of transient nature probably from musculoskeletal, it is unusual to have pain shooting from the lower back all the way upto the shoulder. If it recurs have yourself examined. ...Read more

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I'm 18, and female. I have been working out, but recently the lower left side in the abdomen area is feeling tender. Do I need to stop? Or keep going?

I'm 18, and female. I have been working out, but recently the lower left side in the abdomen area is feeling tender. Do I need to stop? Or keep going?

Why keep going: If something is bothering you? Take a break. Make sure you have proper form with whatever you are doing. If pain persists see a doctor. ...Read more

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Pain lower right side. Female 21 yrs old pain since 7pm and its now 1100 pm sharp fell it when I lay dwn and move around or up walking. Felt it n leg?

Pain lower right side. Female 21 yrs old pain since 7pm and its now 1100 pm sharp fell it when I lay dwn and move around or up walking. Felt it n leg?

Lower jaw pain: Pain not caused by a stimulus but one that lingers or gets worse is something you should have checked out as soon as possible. It sounds like irreversible pulpitis (an abscess) and it won't go away on its own. ...Read more

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Been experiencing bad bad pains lower left side of stomach very bloated female 46 years old

Been experiencing bad bad pains lower left side of stomach very bloated female 46 years old

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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Been experiencing bad bad pains lower left side of stomach very bloated female 46 years old

Been experiencing bad bad pains lower left side of stomach very bloated female 46 years old

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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I have sharp pains in my groin (female, age 32), abdomen and right side of lower back... What could this be??

Possibly: menstrual or uterine/pelvic pain or spasm due to hormonal influences, inflammation or infection. Other possibilities would be uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts or disease and endometriosis. See you GYN for a transvaginal ultrasound. ...Read more

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I am 38 yr old female having a lot of discomfort in my right side stomach area. Should I be alarmed also my right side lower back none?

Let me help: The most common problem effecting that in woman in your age group related to the gallbladder problem. This pain will more after eating especially fatty food?
Good luck. ...Read more

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29 yr old female sharp lower back pain on the left side comes suddenly and then goes away specially when I stoop down to pick up something?

29 yr old female sharp lower back pain on the left side comes suddenly and then goes away specially when I stoop down to pick up something?

Sciatica: It's possible that you have a disc in your spine that's pinching a nerve, also known as sciatica. It;s also possible that this could be a muscle strain. An examination from a sports medicine doctor, physical medicine and rehab doctor or orthopedist can figure it out and start you out with physical therapy if anti-inflammatory medication, rest and massage have not been helpful. An MRI may be needed. ...Read more

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I am a 21 year old female. I have been having a pain in my lower abdominal region on the left side. I had the same pain about three weeks ago.

I am a 21 year old female. I have been having a pain in my lower abdominal region on the left side. I had the same pain about three weeks ago.

Abd Pain-Many Causes: 1st in any sex active fem check preg test. Otherwise, if happening same time every month could be ovulation. Constipation, a UTI, kidney stone, a hernia, Irrit Bowel Synd, Inflam bowel synd, ovarian cyst, (young) diverticulitis & more. Knowing more about you and other sx's would be very helpful. You may want to set up a HealthTap consult or see your PCP. IF SEVERE/FEVER go to UC or ER. ...Read more

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18, female, lower left side stitch like pain, increases if I suck in my stomach, doesn't last long, fades if I change posture, only at night, worried?

LLQ pain: Could be ovarian from cysts (when ovulating you make a cyst) or infection in vagina or fallopian tubes, or may be from colon- stool gas, diverticuli (rare at young age), or from kidney. Would follow up with urgent care doc check urine, check for vaginal discharge may consider sonogram to check ovaries ...Read more