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what would cause pain in my lower back extreme pain

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Muscle spasm: Knots in the lower back are often areas of muscle spasm. These spasms are often "reacting" to an area of deeper damage or inflammation such as a disc ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Back strengthening: Sleeping on the side is healthier for your back, while on the stomach is worse. Plan on starting exercises to build your back and core strengthening a ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerardo Guerra Bonilla
11 years experience Family Medicine
Lower back pain: Low back pain can have many causes. Rarely, back pain is caused by a potentially serious spinal condition, such as infection, fracture, or tumor, or a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get checked !: Your pain may be simply due to low back muscle strain. But your mention of pain in the inner thighs and saddle region suggests a more serious conditio ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Nerve impingement: Herniated or bulging disc....See an orthopedist.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possible causes: In a woman causes of left lower abdominal pain can include: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, hernia, ovulation pain, c ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Praveen Mambalam
16 years experience Pain Management
Lower Abdominal pain: If it is abdominal pain on the right lower quatdrant, there could be several causes: appendix, gut, kidneys, ovaries, muscular, etc.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Several things: Low back pain is usually musculoskeletal (arthritis, strain etc) but it could also be secondary to abdominal or pelvic issues. Get it evaluated.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Rosarion
27 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pain in Back: I would need to know more about your pain. It's quality, intensity and associated symptoms. Also it would be helpful to know more about your medical ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Many: A kidney stone or a kidney infection can cause low back pain and flank pain. It largely depends on the other symptoms you're having. The pain with kid ... Read More
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A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
28 years experience Neurology
Pain: Left lower quadrant abdominal pain may be seen in diverticulitis/ diverticulosis. However, many other conditions can also present with similar symptom ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Arthritis : Arthritis, strain, spinal stenosis are among many other causes. Follow up with orthopedic surgeon.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Too vague: Your question is way too vague without some other information. Sorry.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many possible causes: Could be from your gall bladder or other causes, you should see your doctor to be evaluated.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Need evaluation pls: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in wo ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Visit a doctor: You need to visit a doctor immediately for this problem. Only an in-person physical exam can help a physician diagnose your issue.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Med eval: Causes of lower abdominal pain include but are not limited to: appendicitis, bladder infection or inflammation, inguinal hernia, diverticulitis, ulcer ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Have it evaluated: Pain in that area can be from several causes. You need to have it evaluated and have a ct scan of the abdomen and pelvis to hopefully give you the ans ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Need Evaluation: If you are taking an anti-inflammatory medicine, you may want to stop it for a couple of days and give your stomach a rest. Replace it with tylenol (a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Too many: disorders to simply list.. More information is needed Where Right upper or lower Type sharp..stabbing etc Onset , how long Frequency how often When? ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Back pain: Inflammation of the rib head as it inserts into the spine. Upper back pain is in the thoracic spine. In general, most pain is muscular or tendinous in ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Variable : Could be peripheral neuropathy, referred symptoms from lumbar stenosis or disc herniation, blood vessel insufficiency. Depends perhaps on what activi ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
24 years experience ADHD and Autism
Depends on gender: For women there are more diagnoses to consider including ovarian cyst and ectopic pregnancy. For both genders appendicitis is a consideration dependin ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Abdominal pain.: Could be a process in your back, disc, that could cause symptoms. At you age some type of pelvic problem possible.

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