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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible arthritis: Arthritis of the spine can behave like this with stiffness developing overnight and loosening up after being up and around for a while. The problem co ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
16 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
It depends : If symptoms have been progressive, persisting see your doctor for an examination, he/she will then obtain imaging studies and arrive at a diagnosis. T ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Merrill Reuter
35 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Need examination: At 18 yo, back pain should not make you stop what you are doing. You should be checked. Exam, x-ray and maybe even MRI. Without further evaluation it ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Possible musculature: issue or even a disc type problem with sitting being 4x body weight across the discs of lower back while standing only 2x body weight load so you may ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Depending on where the pain is, it's quality, duration and intensity, whether it radiates anywhere and what relieves or exacerbates it can determine t ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Possibilities: This could be something other than a back issue,. Having a kidney stone can do this since the structures involved pass down along the back wall of the ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Gonya
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Flex the knees: If you are experiencing soreness when lying down, perhaps lordosis of low back is being aggravated. If you can tolerated lying flat, try flexing your ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
33 years experience Cardiology
Neck back pain: Not sure the two are related a swollen neck may be related to swollen lymph nodes ... See a doctor.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Cause of back pain?: Have you had the back pain evaluated by a physician to find out the cause? I think that is important to do before seeking out advice on stretching exe ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
43 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Chiro may help: A good chiropractor may help.
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