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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sisselman
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Back pain: Maybe your back pain this time is worse? Different? Try Advil (ibuprofen) and ice and stretching. If symptoms worsen or change or go unimproved for ... Read More
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Sacroiliac joints: Sacroiliac joint inflammation. Anti-inflammatory and neuropathic pain medication can relieve the pain. Physical therapy, chiropractic care, and cortis ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Numerous: Pain in that area could be due to a trigger point (localized soft tissue inflammation) vs muscle sprain/strain vs facet joint pain vs degenerative dis ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Cause: need to determine cause of pain. Likely muscle strain which will hurt more with movement, but could be kidney infection which would cause typically u ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
28 years experience Family Medicine
Why fusing?: Is your spine fusing from surgery? Ankylosing spondylitis? Severe scoliosis? How old are you? These things all impact on what you may or may not be ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Low back pain: Difficult to diagnose where 'always' pain comes from. Finding a good doctor is important if pain lasts for more than three months. Please see one of ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst?lipoma?others: You should have it checked as we can tell you what it may be without examination and feeling the lump.It may be s cyst, lipoma(fatty tumor)or some oth ... Read More
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Dr. Monica Wood
27 years experience Hand Surgery
This : This is a difficult question: on the one hand, back pain occurs in 80% of people in their lifetime. Most back pain is not structural and does not ca ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Spasm: it is most likely a muscle spasm, that is able to transfer from right to left/ use heat pad. take ibuprofen, and ask your doctor for a muscle relaxant ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Stevenson
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Sounds like muscle s: Sounds like muscle spam , try heat applied locally, anti-inflammatories and some light stretching.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
What comes next?: It's a good idea to have done the physio work. Now you are wondering, what next? Let's say the pain occurs all the time. It may be the physio is no ... Read More
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