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Lower back hurts when lying down

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
Possible musculature: issue or even a disc type problem with sitting being 4x body weight across the discs of lower back while standing only 2x body weight load so you may ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Possible arthritis: Arthritis of the spine can behave like this with stiffness developing overnight and loosening up after being up and around for a while. The problem co... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Needs to be checked: You have had constant back pain for last six months.It is about time you consult your doctor and have it checked.Have you taken any meds for pain.Any ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Disk problem: Low back pain radiating to the buttock suggests an intervertebral disc bulging or ruptured causing pressure on a nerve root. Most of these improve in ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronen Elefant
Critical Care 13 years experience
Consult PT: This could be a strain. There's a whole bunch of questions that need to be answered to make the diagnosis here as this is one of the most common compl... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 72 years experience
LBA under 30: I assume there is no radiation so this points to localized lesions in a "youngster." See your doctor for an x-ray -most likely spondylolisthesis-a de... Read More
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Dr. Carl Spivak
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 28 years experience
It : It is unusual to have back pain only during bowel movements. I would discuss this with your primary care doctor. Good luck!
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Back pain: There are many causes of back pain: arthritis, herniated disk, compression fracture, kidney stones or infection, shingles, strain among many others. P... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
Cross SLR : This could be a sign of a lumbar spine intervertebral disc herniation or something else. See your doctor for further evaluation and examination. The ... Read More

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