Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

Back nerve pain

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
All pain is nerve-: -pain, but that related to lumbar nerves is associated with leg pain. This sounds like muscle pain, unless you have some degenerative disk disease. A ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Casey
44 years experience Neurosurgery
Give it some thought: The risks of spinal fusion start with the reason for the surgery-pain. Some 20% of procedures do not relieve the pain. In five percent of cases, the b ... Read More
3
3 thanks
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Yes: There certainly is a possibility of failure of relieve the pain and numbness if you leave the problems untreated. Have you tried anything other than ... Read More
5
5 thanks
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
33 years experience Anesthesiology
Fix pump?: It depends on how well you think your pain was managed when the pump was working. Unless it gave you very significant relief i probably would not advo ... Read More
1
1 thank
Dr. Llewelyn Williams
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Less narcotic better: Try to control pain with scs. Long acting narcotics can sensitize you to the pain and make it worse. After 7 back surgeries your options are limited ... Read More
Dr. Marshall Bedder
38 years experience Pain Management
Possibly neither: Two separate implantable devices for pain is not the norm in most sophisticated pain practices. Pain pumps have many complications and can lead to spi ... Read More
1
1 comment
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
40 years experience Anesthesiology
Low grade fever: I presume your CBC (blood count) is normal. Same the chest xray. It is normal in kids. Very rare in adults and it is the diagnosis when other possibil ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexios Apazidis
17 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Emergency room: You need to go to an emergency room for urine analysis and CT scan, as well as, labs.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Back pain or anxiety: Obviously, you are going to need an evaluation of the cause of your back pain. It should never be assumed that a psychiatric condition causes a physic ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
17 years experience Pediatrics
Concussion: Sounds like possible concussion, even if you don't think you hit your head. Get evaluated by your doctor to make sure everything else checks out on y ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Bucci
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Sciatica: it could be related to you back problems. follow up with your back specialist
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Sciatica: Symptoms are suspicious for sciatica and herniated intervertebral disc. An MRI of your lumboscral spine is indicated, but consult your physician or a ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Towels; heating pads: Bath towels soaked in hot water, wrung out, & placed in plastic bag & then between thin layer of cloth (to prevent burns) will help sooth back muscles ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month