• 2 months ago

    Mysterious and progressively worse morning pain

    Hi,

    I am an 18 year old female and for the past month or so, every morning I am beginning to be woken up with extreme pain on my right side of my back. It feels like my muscles are on fire. Laying back down does nothing to help, really only makes it worse. Mornings like today, I just lay there until I fall asleep again. Strangely, if I do manage to fall back asleep, it's gone when I wake up again. If I stay up, it will go away within about 30 minutes to an hour.

    I have tried taking ibuprofen for the pain, but I don't quite think that's really helping. I am just really tired of being woken up by this pain every morning and shedding tears trying to stand up. I'm eighteen, not eighty. :(

    I move around in my sleep and don't sleep in the same position all night. And it is always the right side that hurts.

    Does anyone know what could be wrong? I can't afford a doctor as I'm a broke uni student, I don't have insurance anymore since I'm 18 now.

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