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Sharp back pain along spine

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
History: Of present illness and physical evaluation are the most important elements for proper diagnosis. To support the findings MRI and ct scan are usually r ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Back pain: It all depends on what has been going on the days prior to the onset of pain. Did you fall? Lifted something heavy? Sometimes injuries on muscle may ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Low back pain: Most likely causes are sprain and strain. Given your age, costochondritis is also a possibility.Less likely are herniated discs, since you don't descr ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Upper GI: No. Not very well. Making any useful diagnosis would be more luck than anything. Sharp pain could be from your GI system, though. Finish getting that ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Kaufman
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes it is normal. : Aortic valve replacement is a big surgery. It involves major derangement of the thorax, ribs and spine. It is normal to have pain after a procedure li ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: For the short term , you may take acetaminophen. Do not take more than 4 grams in one day and do not drink alcohol. For the long term, exercise regula ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Usually a disc : Usually a disc issue due to loss of its structural integrity with bending over placing a 4 times body load on the affected disc. You may need to get i ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Lykins
24 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Can you think of any trauma to the area, like leaning against a hard chair or bra strap, or a fall? Do you have any fever? Has it been there more th ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need evaluation: There are many causes for back pain. In pregnancy, changes in posture and increased abdominal weight can be the culprit. Postparum, the back pain is e ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience Family Medicine
Exercise: Ur 2 questions may be related. Strengthen your stomach muscles. Gentle, short crunches. If you don't hurt ur back worse , ur stomach muscles can act a ... Read More
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