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What is the main cause for pain that is sharp in the left lower back

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Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Back pain: Kidney stone broken back disc problem shingles muscle spasm due to low blood K need more details.

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
More info needed: Lower back pain most often is due to musculoskeletal problems like strain, arthritis, disc disorders and,in older people, compression fracture of vert ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Pls see a physician: Pain happening every where randomly with no pattern are more likely to be due to psychological reasons pls see a physician to be sure.
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: Your symtoms require a thorough physicial examination and blood workup. Call for an appointment.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Breiner
34 years experience Podiatry
Pinched nerve: Sometimes this pain can be caused by a pinched or irritated nerve. Sometimes a pulled muscle can also cause this type of pain. If it persists or wor ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Something else: Yeast infection, limited to the vulva and vagina, is not likely to cause back pain. You may have an associated uti, but the history you provide is to ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
18 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: There are many causes of neck and low back pain. They are usually separate issues, but in some cases neck and shoulder pain are connected. A pinched ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Lewis
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The process is bilat: When the sciatic nerve gets compressed or even irritated it can cause the type of pain that you are describing. Therefore,it would be appropriate to ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pain: An ovarian cyst can delay a period. And it can also cause pain, or pain with intercourse, bloating, or pressure. If a cyst ruptures or twists on itsel ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Could be several : There can be cervical or neck issues that can cause pain in that area as well as ear or mastoid problems. Problems related to the occipital nerves wh ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor now: If you are experiencing weakness, this is an emergency. You need to go to the nearest er.
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