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pain inside - midway between my arm pit and hip.

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I have pain inside by body in the area of my right side and towards my back - midway between my arm pit and hip. It can be a sharp pain, also causing pain when I take a deep breath. It is especially painful when trying to sleep. I cannnot lay on my back or my right side without pain. I have no pain by touching this area. I am thinking it may be a pinched nerve somewhere, but I am concerned if there is some kind of organ in that area that could be involved.

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replied November 25th, 2011
Back Pain Answer A28880
Hi, welcome to the ehealth forum and I am glad to help you.
You seem concerned by the pain in right back region midway between the right hip and armpit.
The reason of your lower right back pain might not be so severe, for an example, continuing wrong way of sleeping, seating, standing or walking for long time may lead you to lower right back pain. Or some severe visceral problem like kidney infection may cause this kind of pain as well. Whatever reason, severe or not if you keep ignoring it and leave it untreated, any kind of lower back pain is severe. So, if your pain doesn’t ease quickly, go consult with a doctor without wasting any more time.
Hope this helps. Take care
Note: This answer is not intended as and does not substitute for medical advice - the information presented is for patient education only. Please see your personal physician for further evaluation of your individual case.

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