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why does my lower back hurt when I drink

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not sure: Not sure, but soda is terrible for you and is at least partially responsible for the obesity epidemic in this country (and that includes diet soda too ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julie Stevens
23 years experience Family Medicine
Several possibilites: Your body objects to processing alcohol. Pain is meant to tell us something is amiss. This could be expressed as referred pain from your stomach, li ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Once sign of lymphom: Pain induced by alcohol is one sign of a lymphoma. Should be checked out. However if a behavior causes pain, is that behavior important enough to re ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience Psychiatry
Could be multiple: Could be multiple things. Could just be a virus or a stomach ulcer or more. Would need further work up by your physician to be certain.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Hard to say: but the fact that you have kept drinking despite the fact that your back hurts when you drink tells me that I should be concerned that you may have an ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Bladder, bowel, gyn: See your doc. Infection, irritation, inflammation, enlargement, r.G. Ovarian cyst pregnancy. Could even be appendicitis. See you doc asap, especially ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Different reasons: I would need to have more history. Do you have history of injuries to the low back. Sometimes spinal stenosis is one condition that triggers low bac ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Hastriter
18 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Back pain : Many causes for pain in back. When you breathe deeply you ribs and the muscles connecting them stretch and if you have strained your back this could ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
18 years experience Podiatry
Exercise: I recommend stretching before and after exercising, it reduce injury and pain.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
20 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Back pain from cough: Your lungs fill your chest cavity .When you cough, you take a deep breath in, then the vocal cords close. This causes a rapid increase in pressure w ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Either Arthritis or: Muscle related Problems. Improper posture and not enough exercise or heavy exercise, Obesity, repeated heavy weight lifting without proper back suppor ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Rib dislocation: Could be a rib dislocation or possibly costochondritis (inflammation of where the ribs and cartilage meet). I would recommend seeing a osteopathic ph ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, i would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
38 years experience Psychiatry
See Ur Dr.: you will have to see your Doctor for a full evaluation for this, there are multiple reasons that requires face to face evaluation good luck and feel b ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Sensitivity: Any of a number of conditions can cause pain when you sneeze. Mild transient pain probably isn't serious, More serious or sever pain can be caused by ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Could be acid reflux: It could be acid reflux. Certain foods relax the esophagus like chocolate, caffeeine tomatoes and alcohol. Acid coming back up can cause the abdominal ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spi ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anhkiet Tran
14 years experience Urgent Care
Depends: Maybe you bed is too hard or too soft. If it's too hard, your body weight can produce pain at the pressure points of your back because you back is not ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Cough: Forceful coughing often involves abdominal muscles being used in ways that differ from how they are used on a normal basis. They become sore just as m ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It is impossible to say without being able to examine you and order appropriate studies. Have it evaluated.
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: It sounds like you might have a urinary tract infection. You should get seen today. If it is an infection and it does not get treated, it could spre ... Read More

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