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lower back pain that radiates to the front

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Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience Urology
Flank pain : Flank and back pain, especially in combination with nausea often represents passage of a ureteral calculus. Hydrate well, and watch for blood in the u ... Read More

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Back pain: There are many reasons for back pain from strain, arthritis, kidney stones to herniated disk, see your physician for evaluation of your back pain.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Evaluate: See a dr. And get appropriate diagnostic tests. Medications might help.
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A female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
We need...: We need to know more information about what is going on with you. Did suffer any injuries?Did this start all of a sudden or has this happened before? ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Low back pain: Low back pain typically radiates into the low back lumbar region and down the legs, it does not usually radiate up above the back.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
See Doctor: You could have kidney stones, you could have a hernia, you could have a primary back problem- but if it is severe you need to ahve this checked out.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
It it what we call: Radicular pain . This is irritation of the nerve either at the root or in its course
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Sciatica: It sounds like your right sciatic nerve may be involved. Recommend staying active w/out overdoing things, though. Using a non steroidal antiinflammato ... Read More
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A 42-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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raghotham Patlola
17 years experience Cardiology
Arthritis: You probably have "shoulder rotator cuff" problem. You will possibly need an MRI of your shoulder and on orthopedic evaluation.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mammogram: A 57 y/o woman with breast pain should see a doctor and have a mammogram done, an electro cardio gram, and a sonogram of the aorta.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
45 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: All the nerves come out of the spine and go around to the front.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Pantelyat
16 years experience Neurology
Pinched back nerve: A nerve compression in the lower back would be the most common cause; this can be from a slipped disc in the lower back pinching a spinal nerve root, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Many Things: Back injury back trauma twisting the back back muscle injury spinal disc disorder ligament injury too soft mattress ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
More info!: How long has it hurt? Do you have fever, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, trouble urinating? If this lasts more than a couple of hours and is consta ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Difficult to tell: Without physical exam, but it sounds like it could be facet arthopathy/arthritis. This can often be felt in the back on one side often with radiation ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Sciatica: Although, there are tons of different reasons for your presentation, sciatica is one of those that seem to be more commonly seen in every day practice ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Talakkottur
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve impingement?: Hi SierraY172. This is possibly a pinched nerve in your neck. Do you have numbness and tingling? Consider imaging of your neck especially if it feel ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: This is sciatica. Forget the chiropractor. You need to have this issue evaluated and treated. Start with you family doctor. If you do not have one, se ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. TORY MCJUNKIN
18 years experience Pain Management
Back/Sacrum Pain: The back is made up of 5 vertebra and their adjacent discs. The lowest disc is connected to the sacrum, and the coccyx (tailbone) is connected to the ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Many body parts...: The left lower abdomen has muscles of the abdominal wall (and the nerves coming out of the spinal cord, going to the muscles), part of the large intes ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Explanation: There is not enough information to accurately diagnose your pain, there are too many unknown factors. you have to make an appointment with your docto ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
See a Doctor: Burning pain can be due to many things. Nerve entrapment, herniated disc, reflux disease or heartburn, heart problems, muscle spasm all can cause thi ... Read More
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