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What causes sharp pains in your left side, back, and ribs?

The most common cause of sharp pains in your left side, back and ribs is gas and constipation! It could also be a strained or ruptured muscle, or conditions involving the pancreas, kidneys, adrenal glands or lungs! If it continues see your doctor! Any Suggestions here?

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  1. Vincenza Reply:

    The flank is the area of the back located between the bottom of the rib cage and the top Depending on the cause, left flank pain can be mild and nagging or severe Having pain on the left side of your head may be simply the effect of a bad Detail:http://www.ehow.com/about_5127482_causes-left-flank-pain_.html

  2. Zola Reply:

    I have this sharp pain, that gets worse with breat… It’s under my rib cage, left side more towards the back then the front. You do have a vital little organ under your left rib cage, it’s your pancreas and I became very familiar

  3. Macie Reply:

    A pulled or bruised muscle or lack of oxygen to that area. {i.e running and taking short breaths}. Hope this helps But I would still get a doctors opinion on this. Feel better soon:) More:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_could_cause_sharp_pain_in_abdomen_under_rib_cage_on_the_left_side_tender_to_touch

  4. Tomi Reply:

    stich!! mmkay GET TO DRINK PLENTY OF WATER, IF STILL THERE ASK YOUR DOCTOR FOR INFO ABOUT KIDNEY PROBLEMS IF YOU’RE MALE BUT FEMALE SHOULD CHECK FOR BLOOD TESTS More:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_could_cause_sharp_pain_in_abdomen_under_rib_cage_on_the_left_side

  5. Jacinda Reply:

    If the pain is stabbing and intense, and radiates, it’s consistent with nerve compression pain caused by either a bulging disk or a disk that’s fully herniated. If the pain goes down the back of your legs, it’s the Sciatic nerve being compr… More:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_causes_left_side_sharp_lower_back_pain

  6. Kena Reply:

    I have pain above my naval ribs on my back right, and sharp pains under the side radiates, to lower right abs? amongst gassy pains, i have had a ct, an ULTRA sound, and an x-r

  7. Nelia Reply:

    My suggestion, since you dont have insurance!!!!!!!go to the nearest teaching hospital emergency room!!!!!!apply for free care and then tell me what has been going on with you! Teaching hospitals have medical students and residents who can help you out and then you can find a new doctor!!!!!!Good Luck!!!!!

  8. Yahaira Reply:

    What causes constant and sharp pain behind ribs on the left side in back area? Answer It! You fell and have a sharp pain on your left side of your back?

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