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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Disciitis: Many patients who suffer ruptured discs turn out to have infections locally, and this may well explain why post-operative chronic low back pain persis ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
30 years experience Neurosurgery
Conservative Rx 1st: After a thorough neurological evaluation, your doctor might prescribe anti-inflammatory medications, muscle relaxants, narcotic and/or non-narcotic p ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
15 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, many: There are multiple formulation of steroids that can be used. Cortisone isn't actually used on the back, generally triamcinolone is the preferred stero ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Stevenson
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Xray: Probably need an xray, but heat, light stretching and anti-inflammatories arte a start.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Depends: They will first make a diagnosis.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
20 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: There are many causes of back pain. The treatment will depend on your specific type. Please see your md for specifics to your case. In general, lower ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Some questions: Bony, musculoskeletal, or originating in the abdomen/pelvis? Duration and intensity of symptoms? Severity of distress? What testing have you had an ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Levine
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Meds and Exercise: Treatment depends upon when acute or chronic. Usually will include analgesics such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaids. May include cymbalta. Also ma ... Read More
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