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My lower back hurts when I lay down

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Spine Pain Options: This pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Conception: It's possible that you conceived on the 9th or 10th as the egg usually lasts about one day. If your period is delayed, obtain a pregnancy test. Consul... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Arcos
Pain Management 38 years experience
Biomechanical: Carrying a heavy toddler will, of course, put a strain on the back muscles. The deep muscles of the back, along with quadratus lumborum may be involve... Read More
Dr. Tarek Shahbandar
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
Many: This type of pain could be from lumbar strain, sacro-iliac joint dysfunction, arthritic pain or many other possibilities. There may be a simple treat... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Everett
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pregnancy test: I am unaware of how regular your periods are, but pregnancy is always a likely answer. it all depends on your cycle and exposure to sex. Usually I w... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 30 years experience
Low back pain: You may have scar tissue from surgery affecting your back or it could be from your spine. Evaluation by an osteopathic doctor could help.
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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
That is somewhat: Dependent on how you are lying down but it may be of a degenerative nature of your spine possibly disc related or to the small joints of your back kno... Read More
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Stone: Kidney stone. Rarely- pinched nerve because of arthritis in lumbar spine.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, i would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Gaya
Neurology 29 years experience
Back pain: This is likely to be due to a back strain, muscle spasm, bulge or disc herniation. Conservative therapy with massage, analgesic medication, muscle rel... Read More

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