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How long can i wait with back pain to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor

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Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Back pain: Most back pain will go away on its own, but it can take anywhere from 1 to 6 weeks. If you can still get around, you'll probably be ok with just otc i ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Back pain in young: Young patients rarely need further evaluation for back pain as it is usually self-limiting. For mild symptoms, muscle pains are most common. Consider ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chiang
10 years experience Rheumatology
Needs more info: Your age and symptoms are concerned for potential connective tissue/rheumatic condition other than Gallbladder issue with elevated bilirubin, such as ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sitting can place : Maximum pressure on portions of the back -which can translate to ^ back pain. Hard to know what the cause of his back pain is. I am guessing that his ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Jeu
43 years experience Family Medicine
You : You should see your physician or go to the er. Chest pain associated with shortness of breath, lightheadedness, and confusion are symptoms that could ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
15 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Possible disc: If you have a pinched nerve in your back due to a "slipped disc", you may find relief in a position of low pressure on this disc. You may want to try ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Orthopedic specialis: If these are chronic symptoms your may have issues with your lower spine such as curvature, spondylolisthesis,disc disease or arthritis. It may be as ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Your 1ry M.D. first: If no 1ry doctor go to urgent care or ER, for initial evaluation and possible referral to a neurologist/ neurosurgeon, good luck
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Now: You need to make appointment now. No needs to suffer. You need evaluation and treatment.

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