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sudden sharp lower back pain on left side

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Lewis
24 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sciatica: It's possible that you have a disc in your spine that's pinching a nerve, also known as sciatica. It;s also possible that this could be a muscle strai ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
See your doctor.: There are many potential reasons for this type of pain, but it is impossible to sort out by just a text message. If this pain has persisted, then you ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Sciatica : You may have inflammation of the sciatic nerve. See your physician for an exam and differential diagnosis. Good Luck
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Depends: Abdominal has many causes and many implications. Some are minor and some can be life threatening. More information a complete history and physical is ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: There are multiple potential causes. The location you are describing is near the location of the left kidney and so kidney infection or kidney stone ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. This condition must be ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See specialist.: See a non-surgical sports medicine specialist, who should be able to pinpoint the problem , and come up with a treatment plan.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. RAYMOND MITCHELL HARAMIS
Specializes in
Lower abdominal pain: You may need to run some tests, urine test to exclude infection etc.. If it persists, I would recommend coming in for the tests.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
Stomach is just: Under left rib cage. Lower could be colon, or if pain radiates from back check for kidney stone. Any other symptoms associated with urination? See pcp ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashwin Patel
41 years experience Urgent Care
Treat muscle sprain: It seems like you have sprained muscle in your left lower back. Apply heat there. Some people report better results with ice than heat. You can use bo ... Read More

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