Does it hurt when you breathe in? Is it a sharp pain? If so you could have pleuracy. This is inflammation between the ribs and can cause very sharp pain when you breathe in. You may need antibiotics for it. CVS pharmacies have a nurse practitioner now and I wonder if they may take medicare. Do you not have supplemental? Do doctors not take medicare alone? In the mean time you can try a hot water bottle on the area and see if that relieves the pain. If you symptoms are different then disregard the hot water bottle and see a doctor if you can.
no, it does not hurt when i breath in.just when i turn or lay on it.i have been lieing on my back or right side.yes i do have a supplememtal it is first health and health insurance company.i have first health part d.thank you
This could be renal colic. Small stones can obstruct the passage of urine and when the body tries to 'push' against the blockade this results in colic, which is severe attacks of pain. The other causes for the pain could be infections of the bowel, prolapsed intervertebral disc or inflammatory diseases of the colon. Please consult your primary care physician who will do blood tests, x- rays and may ask for an ultrasonogram to find out the cause for the pain. In the meantime you can take OTC naproxen for relief from pain.
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