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A 41-year-old female asked:

My lower back hurts only during my morning sheep after lying down all night.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
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 could also be from an inadequate mattress. Discuss this with your physician who may send you for an x-ray of the spine.

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Last updated May 3, 2014

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