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Sudden sharp lower back pain on left side

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
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
Dr. Craig Morton
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 18 years experience
See below: The most common cause of low back pain is usually due to arthitic changes in the spine although in some cases there is a more serious problem. See yo... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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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
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Requires exam: cannot be diagnosed without an exam.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Arcos
Pain Management 38 years experience
Biomechanical: Carrying a heavy toddler will, of course, put a strain on the back muscles. The deep muscles of the back, along with quadratus lumborum may be involve... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Pain: Kidney stone, diverticulits or ovarian problem would be high on the list for consideration.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Lumbar strain: due to overuse or injury of the muscles of the lower back. Sciatica is usually one sided sharp, knife-like pain radiating from the buttock straight do... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Praveen Mambalam
Pain Management 17 years experience
LBP and menstrual pa: Low back pain is common around the time of menstruation. It may be referred from the uterus, fallopian tubes or ovaries. Have you had regular period... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandeep Sherlekar
Pain Management 25 years experience
See your OB/gyn: You should see your OB to make sure that it is not an infection and undergo testing if required by the md.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See your doctor: Return to your surgeon for a repeat examination to see what's going on.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Full exam info: I doubt the source is w/drwl but the extreme experience might be related. W/o knowing much more about you, it's hard to know the source. Clean abdo CT... Read More

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