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Back pain under ribs, upper abdomen, left side chest. What can be my problem?

I have a back pain under my ribs and time to time it goes from lower back to the upper back like a wave. It feels so awkward. Also from lower back to upper abdomen also. All these things happen only in the left side of my body. I feel a dull pain in left side of my chest too. I drink lot of in the past few months..what do you think is my problem?
Asked On : Mon, 25 Feb 2013
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Pain in the left side of the back can be related to a muscular pain or a renal pain due to infection or a calculus. An ultrasound scan or an MRI of the area will help in the proper diagnosis. Do consult a physician for a physical examination.
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Answered: Mon, 25 Feb 2013
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