A 18-year-old female asked:
my eyelids are puffy and i have uncomfortable back pain.. may this be a serious problem?
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Cosmetic Surgery 29 years experience
Kidney disease?: I would suggest a trip to your family doc for some blood tests to rule out kidney disease.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
I get a lot of back pain when isit at my computer. Do I need a new chair?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Maybe: Could be chair support, height, workspace, posture.
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A 71-year-old member asked:
Manageing back pain
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Wound care 38 years experience
Assemble your team: Back pain can be due to many different problems. See your regular doctor for a physical examination, diagnosis, and initial treatment plan. Have a radiologist review x-rays and mri. Consult physical therapist for exercise program, if ok with the general doctor, and consider a consultation with a pain specialist for chronic pain management with conservative management fails.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Does inversion therapy work as a treatment for back pain?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Making more room: The theory of inversion or decompression therapy is that the bones of the spine have a chance of spreading out with the help of gravity or traction. This spreading of the bones allows for more space where the nerves exit the spinal column. More space equates to less chance for the nerves to be impinged or irritated. Check with your doctor to see if this form of therapy may be beneficial for you.
6.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 39-year-old member asked:
How can you reduce back pain while standing at work?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Sports Medicine 46 years experience
Refer to answer: Need to stablish the cause. In general a back brace, and exercise is a good start. If pain persists refer to your physician.
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 43-year-old member asked:
What can be done for debilitating back pain?
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Orthopedic Surgery 40 years experience
Several things: Start with gentle but regular aerobic exercise (walking, cycling, water exercise). Build up core strength (tummy and back muscles). Eliminate tobacco use. If such simple measures have been ineffective, consult your primary doctor or a spine physician.
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