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sleeping on side causes lower back pain

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
? pinched nerve : I would see a cheiropracter. They are very good at fixing that and they are highly profdessioal people.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: Get examined with back xrays
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Same as old mattress: Mattress only helps if it was the cause.
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Dr. Chris Faubel
13 years experience Pain Management
Sag on mattress: Usually, a sag. Ultimately, the problem is with the body being in an awkward position for several hours a night. A firm pillow between the knees w ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Back pain: There are many reasons for back pain from strain, arthritis, kidney stones to herniated disk, see your physician for evaluation of your back pain.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Ament
57 years experience Psychiatry
ANSWER: See your dr & get checked out. This could be many different things, but after evaluating it either your dr will be able to help or will refer you to s ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Many problems: You describe many symptoms here. You should see your family md for a workup and rule out any problems such as a connective tissue disease. Also, due ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Sangal
Dr. R Sangal answered
42 years experience Sleep Medicine
No and yes: Many people sleep on their stomach and have no back pain. However, if you do have back pain, sleeping on the stomach may often make it worse. The best ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Yes: Lower back pain can be aroused by a sleeping position not mechanically aligned with a person's anatomy and/or idiosyncratic chronic injuries. The wis ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Not less sleep: If you have back pain then it is not due to less sleep. There is likely to be some underlying cause which needs to be investigated. See a neurologist ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Back pain: A mattress can be part or all of the cause of the pain. Please see your doctor for diagnosis. Beyond that, consider a new mattress or flipping the m ... Read More

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