A 19-year-old female asked:
Lower left sided back pain when relaxing. sharp and intense but short duration. also a small bulge on low spine. what is it?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Back pain: It all depends on what has been going on the days prior to the onset of pain. Did you fall? Lifted something heavy? Sometimes injuries on muscle may present with a bulge. I recommend that if symptoms last more than a few days you get checked by your pcp.
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Last updated May 11, 2018
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