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Back pain right side of spine

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Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Cause: need to determine cause of pain. Likely muscle strain which will hurt more with movement, but could be kidney infection which would cause typically u... Read More

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Nahm
Neurology 28 years experience
Back pain: A problem in the lumbar spine, either a disc or a bone spur, can cause pain and radiating symptoms in the leg. This is something that requires a phys... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Newton
Pain Management 20 years experience
Trapezius: You are describing the pattern and attachments of the trapezius muscle. This may be a muscle strain or overuse injury. If you are working out too mu... Read More
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
Yes: One concern most important 2r/o is a pulmonary embolus. Get in 2 b cn, once this is r/ot u can b evaluated 4 other less serious causes.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Back pain: It all depends on what has been going on the days prior to the onset of pain. Did you fall? Lifted something heavy? Sometimes injuries on muscle may ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Waskowitz
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Any studies?: This may represent nerve or nerve root irritation. If it is inflammatory an NSAID may help; if no resolution then seek further evaluation.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Numerous: Pain in that area could be due to a trigger point (localized soft tissue inflammation) vs muscle sprain/strain vs facet joint pain vs degenerative dis... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine 46 years experience
I see no problem: I do not feel that massage w/ ventosa would be harmful at all. It certainly could be helpful in your back pain is musculoskeletal. Pain in the back ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
See your PCP: This type of pain is unusuall after a normal delivery.You should see your pcp and get evaluated asap.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Why fusing?: Is your spine fusing from surgery? Ankylosing spondylitis? Severe scoliosis? How old are you? These things all impact on what you may or may not be... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 25 years experience
Low back pain: Difficult to diagnose where 'always' pain comes from. Finding a good doctor is important if pain lasts for more than three months. Please see one of ... Read More
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