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Dragging pain in lower back

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Schaeffer
Pain Management 32 years experience
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
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 18 years experience
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
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine 13 years experience
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
Dr. Kevin Hsu
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine 19 years experience
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
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 18 years experience
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
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
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
Nephrology and Dialysis 41 years experience
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
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
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
Family Medicine 22 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 20 years experience
Get checked: Could be a kidney, intestine , muscular related issue . If no injury and in severe pain perhaps an emergency room or urgent care visit would be approp... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
Neurology 31 years experience
Yes: If low back pain caused your walking pattern to change, that can put asymmetrical forces on the hip, knee, and ankle.... Leading to inflamed and pain... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Roberts
37 years experience
Yes and yes.: Low back pain can be associated with nerve root irritation, that can cause abnormal muscle tone, and even abnormal muscle contractions. However, it i... Read More
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