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my lower back is itchy

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julian Goldman
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Healing may itch: You didn't say why you had the local. If it was to remove a mole or for some other minor surgery, you probably have a small incision that is healing. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes, you should: In my opinion you should ALWAYS be worried when a mole acts up. Either it is being irritated, or it may be infected, or it may be becoming a melanoma ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Nahm
26 years experience Neurology
Neurological itch: The feelings of an itch are complex and fascinating. People often think of an itch sensation as something related to the skin, which it often is. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Allery, infection?: Need more information. See you family physician asap.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
See your doc: See your doctor for an evaluation as it is hard to tell without all the info.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
In a 28 year old gal: How about a urinary tract infection? Excessive strain and strain after a hard workout, lifting furniture, moving out from a dormitory, moving in to a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Praveen Mambalam
16 years experience Pain Management
Sensitive Back: Would recommend evaluation by pain specialist to rule out serious causes of low back pain like the discs. The musculature can also be sensitive in co ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Many possibilities: Burning sensation can come from many things - a pinched nerve, a muscle spasm, etc. Both of these can be chronic in nature, but can usually be helped ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Josefson
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Lumbar stenosis: Could be sciatica from lumbar spinal stenosis or a herniated disc- an MRI can confirm this
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Several possibilitie: In that region, pain can arise from a hip, spine or si joint problem. It can also be a referred pain from your abdominal or pelvic region organs as w ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Back pain: The most common causes of pain in this area is inflammation of the sacroiliac joint. Also, an inflamed facet joint in the lumbar spine or the sacrospi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Did you: Bend, twist, lift something heavy or sleep in your bed the wrong way? Try gentle stretching, Ibuprofen if not allergic. Warm soaks . Gentle walks. If ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Indravadan Gatiwala
41 years experience Neurology
Thoracic and lumbar : You might have upper lumbar-lower thoracic radiculopathy. It could be herniated disc, spur formation, arthritis.
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A female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Backpain: In complete information here, age and associated condition would be helpful. Id the pain is bad enough to be described as it is killing pain need to b ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: If it goes away with your period more likely relates to it. If it doesnt probably these are not related. If it is serious enough to bother you go see ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Arcos
37 years experience Pain Management
Disc: Your symptoms fit the diagnosis of lumbar disc herniation with root compression. You need a thorough physical exam by either your family doctor , or a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience Pain Management
Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... If your pain persists, seek help from a health ca ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Need follow up: You have "radicular" symptoms i.e. something is irritating the nerve. See the doctor who did the surgery or an orthopedic specialist.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
If pain is getting: Worse, i'd suggest u go to an urgent care or er right away. Your pain could be from appendicitis, diverticulitis, nerve impingement etc. Take care! ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
37 years experience Family Medicine
Stressed Muscles: Heat stretch and massage. Magnesium is also vital. It will help relax the associated muscles, decrease stress, stabilize sleep and help other meds and ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Lower Back Pain: It is possible you could have kidney stones. You should see your doctor. Checking your urine and kidneys may be indicated.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
27 years experience Neurology
Inflammation or disc: It may be the pinched nerve trapped by the sick disc or inflammation of the hip.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Difficult to say: There are so many reasons for a person's back to hurt, it's difficult to guide you without knowing more information and examining you. FYI, the most ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Muscular v disc: This is either muscular issue if only several weeks. If longer, it may be from a disc issue that could be a tear in the disc or a herniation. If musc ... Read More

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