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Chest/rib aching on left side. Mid-back pain when bending. Ekg, chest xray, blood work clear. Overly sweaty sometimes (esp. Night). Er thought pleurisy but naproxen doesn't seem to help. Thoughts?

Spinal misalignment. Could be a slip disk or simple a vertebral misalignment compressing a nerve. Consult an orthopedist or osteopathic physician. Some people try reverse gravity (hanging up side down) to align the spine. Read more...
Nerve pain. The rib cage discomfort may be due to pressure on a nerve caused by a spur or disc in the midback spine. A deep breath can also pinch the intercostal nerve which runs between ribs. I recommend an evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon who will order the appropriate images. Read more...

I had a UTI last week & took MicroBid for a week. Now this week, I have mid back pain on the right- Kidney. Had a UTI 6 months ago too. Any reason?

Pyelonephritis? Some UTI bacteria are resistant to nitrofurantoin (Microbid). It sounds like your infection might not have been adequately treated and now has ascended to involve the kidney (pyelonephritis). Return to your doctor ASAP. Once successfully treated, speak with your doctor about whether you need evaluation of why you have frequent UTIs and how to prevent them. Good luck! Read more...

I have severe mid back pain near kidney area fie at least 2 straight months had previously fractured a rib back in november in constant pain all day?

Be checked. If the pain has been severe for 2 months, i would certainly encourage you to be seen. There are multiple causes includingusculoskeletal- such as another broken rib or fractured vertebrae; to more internal causes such as a kidney or gallstone, an aneurysm, or other intra thoracic or intra abdominal problem. Appropriate exam and testing can usually determine the cause. Be seen. Read more...

I have mid back pain on right side. It's a very sharp pain. No kidney stones. Blood work normal, 49 female, no injury. Feels like something catches?

Spine or muscle . Sprained muscles can "catch". Spinal motion segments can catch for several reasons. Either muscular or spinal column pains can be "sharp". When in doubt, check it out. Read more...

Pain in flanks & low back radiating down both legs, Occ bad chest pain/mid back pain, difficulty beginning urinating & defecating. Kidney problem?

Spine? Whole there are many nonspecific symptoms here, a problem with one or more of the discs in our spine could be a cause. Best to see your primary care provider for aide complete evaluation. Hope this helps! Read more...
See below. You may have a kidney infection which needs to be evaluated by a physician and may require antibiotics for treatment. Please see a physician asap. (urgent care or ER) Read more...