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lumbosacral contusion

A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
39 years experience in Dermatology
Deep bruise: The lumbar area is the lower back. I think of a contusion as a deep bruise. I'd expect it to be painful. They often result from blunt trauma or injury ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience in General Practice
Ligament injury: 36yo now 2 months out from "lumbar contusion" has generous pain radiation "up & down spine", but no radiculopathy reported. An MRI seems indicate ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Get x-ray: I would suggest you get an x-ray. Even if it's not a fracture, it could be a misalignment. Furthermore, you may have pinched a nerve or slipped a disc ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes is possible: May be you can try a muscle relaxant drug plys anti-inflammatory.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience in Geriatrics
Whether you need: Further investigation would depend on amount of trauma ; how long ago it occurred- if prolonged seek help pcp.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience in Family Medicine
Need more info.: Were x-rays done? You might have injured a low back nerve or contused the lumbar musculature. It could be that there is still muscle swelling in the l ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
It depends on how: much he's healed. If still significant pain in a week, then no sports until the pain gone. Playing before he is healed, it could make the injury worse ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Giannini
35 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pulling muscles: Lumbosacral refers to the low back region. Sprain and strain are sometimes used interchangeably, but these refer to overstretching ligaments in the ca ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience in Radiology
Not needed: Acute lumbosacral injuries do not require MRI with contrast.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Exercise: First.See your primary care provider to be sure of the proper diagnosis. Then be sure to take prescription exactly as prescribed. Stretching exercise ... Read More
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