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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
16 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not sure which: dimples you refer to, but anyone skinny, whether male of female will have a noticable sulcus (or you may call it dimple) at the region of their sacroi ... Read More
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Surface anatomy: The preceding answer suggested these are seen in thin people. These are part of the normal surface anatomy and one need not be thin, or female, altho ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Milam
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
LBP: Low back pain can be frustrating. The key to understanding what to do for it is knowing what the cause is. Generally exercise and nsaid's are the best ... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: If it does not respond to simple things like rest it anti inflammatories,consider being seen for a more specific diagnosis about the cause of the pain ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Back Pain and lump: Symptoms of a "knot" or "lump" are most likely a muscle spasm if painful. Alas, may simply be a normal variation, but could also indicate sacroiliac p ... Read More
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See your Doctor.: You should go and see your doctor so you could be investigated. It could be a fatty tumour, muscle injury, kidney, bone tumours or collection of blood ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Back pain in young: Young patients rarely need further evaluation for back pain as it is usually self-limiting. For mild symptoms, muscle pains are most common. Consider ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Behnam Myers
20 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Get seen : Excersise may not be the answer. You will benefit from an orthopedic evaluation to make sure you do not have a scoliosis. Please see a physician.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle: Could be muscle and nerve irritation of the abs or intercostal muscles from scoliosis or nerve root irritation.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Arthritis: seems highly likely and he should be seen and tested particularly for something called Ankylosing Spondylitis.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
60 years experience Pain Management
Does not sound right: Get a second opinion. Please.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Cannot say: without an exam, I can only give general information, but these are usually within the muscles on the side of the spine and represent muscle spasms.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See your physician: Musculoskeletal pain can have a number of different causes. Whether there is a disc abnormality, a vertebral problem in that part of the spine or a m ... Read More

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