I have chronic pain on the left side of my back that spreads to the left side of my stomach?

62,Female-Hello, I think I may have a condition (muscle spasm) but I’m not sure. I have chronic pain on the left side of my back that spreads to the left side of my stomach. It’s painful (like needles puncturing),itchy,as well as,burns. What’s interesting is that during the day, the pain isn’t as bad as the night as I tend to try to soak up as much sunlight. The nights,however, are pretty bad. I’ve tried heat/icing the area and massages. What also helps is apple cider vinegar (topical) as it is soothing. But the pain is chronic and U don’t know why. Can you help to diagnose my condition,please?





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Dr. Ayman Darrag
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Dr. Ayman Darrag

Hi and welcome to question doctors.com
This sounds like something internal..I am between a hiatal hernia…does the pain increases on lying down?
Or stomack issue like gastritis or ulcer… Do you have bowel color changes or reflux of food?

Nouran Mamdouh
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Nouran Mamdouh

It may be intercoastal muscle strain if increases with breathing.
Try hot packs for longer and breathing exercises would help you.
Other wise check your stomach with a GI doctor.

Dr Ahmed Fawzy
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Can u possibly do a urine analysis and show me your results