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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Low back pain: Is a common complaint. Most people in the world will experience low back pain at least once during their lives. The good news is that this condition i ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Elskens
34 years experience Neurosurgery
What's low back pain: Unfortunately that is way too vague a question. There are probably several hundred causes of low back pain. Important questions include is it only bac ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: The first steps are a good history of the back pain, where and when it occurs, how did it start. Questions about family history of a back pain. Then p ... Read More
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Strain: Could be strain, kidney stone, herniated disk among other reasons. See a doctor.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Many things: Many things cause low back pain. See your doctor for a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Karelis
22 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: Tough question. Pain in lower back and tingling in the legs may or may not be related. You should see your doctor to have it evaluated, especially if ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Bladder/pelvic cong.: Urin.Bladder infection, pelvic inflmmatory disease in females, stones in the ureters, chronic constipation, lumbar radiculopathy endometriosis in feml ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhonda Simons
14 years experience Family Medicine
Get ready to: Have that baby! you are likely having cervical changes and dilating and effacing. Good luck! might want to head to the hospital!
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sometimes, but...: Occasionally disks in the mid back (thoracic) can irritate nerves that can cause pain in the belly area (skin level). It may be accompanied by numbnes ... Read More
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A 37-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 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Most commonly PsA!: Psoriatic arthritis would be most likely! but with so many., it is likely inflammatory. See a rheumatologist!
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A female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
General term: Sciatica has become a generalized term implying a nerve problem involving the leg. Low back pain associated with groin pain can indeed be due to nerv ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Pbp: Posture posture posture. Need to work on strengthening the lower back muscle. See pt to help with a good program.
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Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get gyn check: Severe pain warrants an prompt evaluation. Sounds like ovarian cyst or pelvic infection if it's only this cycle.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Many: A kidney stone or a kidney infection can cause low back pain and flank pain. It largely depends on the other symptoms you're having. The pain with kid ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
19 years experience Pain Management
Possibly: Helping your cervical spine and cervical muscles can help your low back pain by improving your body mechanics, and possibly relieving some muscle tens ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Ovarian: I would certainly look at ovarian and/or other gynecological causes first. Is there a pattern to the pain?
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Variable: what is the cause? Trauma? Strain Congenital issue.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Part of the yoga workout should include painless stretching and range of motion exercises.
A male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Need an evaluation: May be a kidney stone.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Pierce
32 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe: Stretching your hamstrings may help low back pain...Depending on how you go about stretching them...And whether or not your hamstrings are the problem ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Referred pain: Nerves leave spine and come around; all organs are innervated by nerves arising in spine, as are the abdominal wall muscles and skin overlying it all.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: But i see that you already have a herniated disc so my guess would be that you're simply feeling the pain more with the virus in your system releasing ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Fiber: Add fiber twice a day with water. See how it goes after a week. If worse see a GI doctor.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
May be spondylitis.: See a rheumatologist first for labs and X-rays.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
MRI: Need orthopedic evaluation.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Not common: To have low back pain with abdominal pain. Sure it happens, but when it occurs, it helps diagnose the cause. Usually though, back pain remains in you ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sciatica: True sciatica is leg pain that shoots from back, down the leg past the knee. This mimics the path of the sciatic nerve, thus it's name. Mri of the spi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Flexibility: Lose weight, flexibility exercises, no smoking, walk and exercise daily. Simple statements- very beneficial results.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many things.: You may have a viral infection which should subside in about 10 days or possibly a kidney infection. See a doctor if not resolved in a few days or ge ... Read More
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