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dragging pain in lower back

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Schaeffer
30 years experience Pain Management
Treatment Options: Unless there is a reason you can not take them, standard over the counter analgesics include anti-inflammatory medications such as Ibuprofen or naprox ... Read More
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Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Spine Pain Options: This pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
It could be facet: Pain, but often during laminectomies they obliterate the medial branch that feeds the facet, so it is not the only possibility and other things, like ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Hsu
Dr. Kevin Hsu answered
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Core: I would recommend formal physical therapy if not done recently. Granted it's time consuming but having someone observe your technique and plan for in ... Read More
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Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Could be anything: Many things can cause pain after surgery. Scar tissue, re-herniation, facet disease, weak muscles etc... Recommend start with the basic stuff like w ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Kidney bleeding?: Bruising of the flank can result from internal bleeding near the kidney, which could cause pain similar to kidney stone. However, a stone itself is no ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: X-ray does not show soft tissue well. So, if tumor, ct or MRI would be needed to show it. You mention that you have had a ct for stones. Usually this ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Back pain: is unfortunately somewhat common. Please start w/a visit to your doctor for diagnosis. Consider all treatment options. Search the work of John Sarn ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Many causes possible: Low back pain is one of the most common symptoms in medicine: causes include sprains, disc problems, facet joint arthritis, kidney diseases, colon di ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Well many possibilit: Many causes are possible. You. Oils have just Kaye's wrong and pulled the back, perhaps an infection. And on and on. The best course of action is to s ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Peterson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Ovulating?: If it is approximately 10-14 days since the beginning of your last period, it is possible that this kind of pain is from ovulation and will pass in 24 ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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U have positive: Ra? What were the rest of your tests? Don't put blame on fibromyalgia right away-check out other possibilties.
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