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Yuma, AZ
A 43-year-old female asked:

I don't have back pain but have a single vertebra that hurts when pressed like when i sit down with a hard backrest or when lying down. why is that?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Back pain: It's still back pain whether it is localized or generalized. It's hard to tell why it hurts as not enough information was provided. A thorough history and exam is needed to start. Perhaps you will need an xray unless the doc is able to pinpoint the problem after an office visit.

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Last updated Dec 15, 2013

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