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back pain for over a year

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Several causes: Without more information and really an exam it is tough to say. Could be muscular, arthritic, related to pleural disease, etc. Get an evaluation and ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jose Barreto
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Evaluation: You need an evaluation by your doctor and likely physical therapy. Avoid sleeping for more than 8 hours to minimize back pain (if doing so) as when yo ... Read More
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Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Chronic back pain: Need to start with a good physical exam and likely mri. The right diagnosis can guide the correct treatment. Proper stretching and strengthening is ke ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. L. Stoney
Dr. L. Stoney answered
37 years experience Pain Management
Pain: The pain you describe may be muscular in nature, especially if the pain is present better with rest. A course of physical therapy is a good option ho ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
28 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Evaluation: You need to be evaluated by a spine specialist. The pain may not be related to the history of uti. This may be structural in nature.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
35 years experience Integrative Medicine
TB Exposure?: A straight forward thing to check for is TB exposure. In many cases it can be treated successfully.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jin Luo
Dr. Jin Luo answered
37 years experience Neurology
Still: Many causes. You may need to see a neurologist or neuromuscular specialist.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
See your Dr.: There are many causes of back pain. The most common is muscle strain. If this has been going on for over a year, you need to check that there is no sp ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Second opinion: Do not know who you have been seeing or what the assessment has been, but what you describe suggests a possible need for a second opinion. Would sugg ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
25 years experience Radiology
Reasonable: It's worth a try. You may or may not find anything "treatable".
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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One year?: Time to get examined and xrays. I would advise orthopedic evaluation.
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