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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
See your doctor.: numbness isn't normal and needs a physical exam. Normally numbness doesn't move either. So have it checked out for peace of mind.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Liver: You are pointing to liver gallbladder and colon area. From simple constipation to, hepatitis, gallstones, colitis.......... Pulled muscle possible. Se ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Xrays : You need to go to EMS of your local hospital for examination and possibly Xrays examination to rule out bony injuries. Good luck 🍀
Dr. Jeffrey Gross
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Poss: cauda equina: Your symptoms are worrisome for critical spinal stenosis and possibly features of cauda equina syndrome and require immediate evaluation with imaging ... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haleh Agdassi
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Stretch!: If stiffness is due to muscle tightness/imbalance a good stretching program can be helpful. Be mindful of your posture in both sitting and standing. I ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Muscular spasm: either due to injury, overuse, stress, tension, anxiety, nutrition. You must be examined.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
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39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Pinched nerve(s): At your lower spine, you need to see your doctor for evaluation and possible referral to a neurologist, good luck
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Lipnick
29 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pain and tightness: The back muscles get tight and it is tough to move secondary to pain. If you stretch and put some warmth on this area of the back, it will help. Mas ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Rest is key: For back problems , the key is to allow the injury to heal. If one keeps performing the exacerbating activity, there is no reason for the injury t ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Depends: Muscles atrophy for different reasons. If the atrophy is from say being in a cast for 3 months, the muscles should come back fine with exercise and ju ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Back muscles: This is a normal mechanism of your back muscles.

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