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lower back pain concentrated on right side. hurts worst when i'm laying on my side. so l have to sleep laying on back. hard to bend over.

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: Get examined with back xrays
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
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X-rays lumbar spine with flexion and extension views are initially recommended. MRI lumbar spine without contrast would be needed to further evaluate the cause of pain and to rule out lumbar spinal stenosis, disc herniation, nerve root impingement, or any intraspinal abnormality.
Jun 30, 2014

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