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A 24-year-old female asked:

I woke this morning with an intense pain in my lower right back, feels as though it's effecting my breathing , please help ?

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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology 56 years experience
Stones not bones: Sounds like kidney stones. In the absence of prior low back problems, spinal disorders are unlikely. Other possibilities include blood clots in muscles adjacent to the spine, spasm in diaphragm, lower lobe pneumonia, liver or gallbladder problems.
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