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pain in flank area and how long can i apply a heating pad

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Dr. Pradeep Parihar
30 years experience Family Medicine
Pain : As needed

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Back pain: Many possible causes as simple as a back strain or as much complicated ones such as spine patology of the lumbar spine produced by degenerative disc d ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: There are many causes of low back pain. The most common cause is usually related to degenerative changes to the discs or joints of the lower spine. ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes, if...: If it helps decrease the discomfort. But if this is chronic, you need a diagnosis. Could be many things, including diverticulitis.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Heating pad: Have something like a towel under it, between your skin and the heating pad but yes you can use one.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Heat is only a problem for sperm when it is stored in the testicle (boxers versus briefs) but not at body temperature inside of the female.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Get checked for: Intestinal and urinary tract problems. Take care!
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Get a diagnosis: Severe back pain can have more than one cause, some of which are not so benign. A 50 year-old female with sudden onset of severe back pain lasting for ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anuj Malik
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: Yes Ashley, please try it. It may help because it is essentially an attempt to divert the resources of your nervous system so that it sends temperatur ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
You're getting: Younger . Suggest to your dr to consider giving u muscle relaxers and/or opioids usual causes of back pain are muscle strain &ddd/degenerative disc di ... Read More
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