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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Chestpain: I assume you have chest pain in the front and back. May be muscular or from the bones and joints or may have pleuracy that is the inflammation in the ... Read More

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Dr. David Dinhofer
41 years experience Radiology
Start simple: Sciatic/back pain has many possible causes. The most common is musle/joint related. So, it is good to stretch your back gently and exercise your bac ... Read More
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Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Sit down: Only for 2hrs or less. Take frequency breaks throughout the day where you stand or take a walk. This allows less stress on the herniated disc that ma ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Many possibilities: The diffuse pain described could be muscular strain/sprain from acquired injury, but might represent underlying inflammatory arthritis or fibromyalgia ... Read More
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Dr. Rashid Khan
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Improper posture: You are straining your back and neck due to bad posture while using your gagdets. Make sure you maintain a good posture while working.. Begin your day ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hip or back pain: Back problems can give you hip pain and hip problems can give you back pain. Probably not enough information here to help you know what the cause is. ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Very common: You are not alone. You need a thorough assessment and a treatment plan that includes options. The more conservative-the better. Understand that there ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Arcos
38 years experience Pain Management
Discogenic: In your age group, recent studies suggest the primary cause of persistent low back pain is the lumbar disc. I suggest a high field (1.5 tesla or grea ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Miller
46 years experience Anesthesiology
Back pain: From those symptoms and length of time u certainly deserve an X-ray nog ur lumbar spine to help diagnose the problem
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to know: These are worrisome symptoms and i would recommed you see your pcp or an orthopedist or neurosurgeon.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Bad pain: Clearly looks like you are having a bad time. This is best evaluated - so yes go to Urgent Care or an ER - you may need to get some imaging done etc.. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Beall
28 years experience Radiology
Degenerative changes: This is most likely from degenerative disc disease or degenerative arthritis of the facet joints. Some degree of pain is normal but if it significantl ... Read More

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