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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Liver: You are pointing to liver gallbladder and colon area. From simple constipation to, hepatitis, gallstones, colitis.......... Pulled muscle possible. Se ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Anatomy: Kidneys are high in the back, just under the lower ribs. So kidney pain is not usually low back pain given they are higher than most people assume.
Dr. Chris Faubel
14 years experience Pain Management
Difficult sometimes: The kidneys are in the upper outer part of the "low back"; called the "flank". This area is consider the low back by many patients so it can be confu ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Rudolph
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Disc pain= leg pain: Usually low back muscle pain stays localized to the lower back, occasionally it can radiate up your spine. Pain from a herniated disc can cause not o ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Patney
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Radiation: Herniated discs usually cause radiating pain along the nerve pattern of the nerve they compress and often don't cause back pain. Back pain is usually ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends call Dr.: I see you are on a muscle relaxer and pain killer. Are you also on a NSAID. An anti inflammatory? You may want to try a topical patch like Flector pat ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Back pain: Kidney pain is generally felt in the lower back - the flanks more precisely. Pain in your upper back that increases when you take deep breaths more c ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are a number of potential causes of back pain on one side rather than in the midline, these can include a facet joint, sacroiliac joint, or disc ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
See doctor: Chest pain and back pain are by no means typical manifestations of uncomplicated gastroenteritis. Are you vomiting, do you have gallstones, do you dr ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several things: You could try applying heat or cold (experiment; just don't overdo to avoid burn or frostbite). Over the counter pain relievers may help (follow packa ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No.: No connection that is known between the back or wet hair.

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