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    Unknown cause for pain in left side of body
    An_245953 posted:
    Hi everyone, I am having a problem i hope some one can help me with. For the last 6-7 yrs i have pain in my back which has now become pain in my full left side of the body. The pain is continuous and always gets worse @ night, I have been to many doctors, some specialists who have run all tests possible including autoimmune. I have done full Xrays from my shoulders to my hips.front back and side ways. I have gotten the same answer from all of them THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH YOU. they know i have inflammation. And thts where it ends.
    Please help if you can or if anyone else has gone through something similar.

    findingpeacewithpain responded:
    I am so sorry for your pain. Yes I have been told many times the same words....there is nothing wrong with you......and it sucks. Soon after they usually try to put me on an antidepressant. I found out at 21 that I had congenital abnormalities in 5 body systems but all only on the left side. I can explain it more if it interests you just ask. It took the right doc taking biopsies of my vagina tissue to find out it was bladder on the the left side. also.......
    Your situation sounds complicated but keep searching for the doctor who wants to solve the mystery. Keep on it.
    Have you had an MRI of you Neck / Brain?
    I just asked because when I did then found something called a Chiari Malformation and to me it explained a lot. It means my cerebral tonsils hang outside of my skill 6mm and go into my spinal canal The docs don't agree on if it is having an effect on me or not. I know it is and that peace of mind is golden. I am still looking for a doc to look into it more closely but I have so many other things going on right now.....Good Luck with your search. I hope my input doesn't scare you....sorry

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