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A 51-year-old female asked:

hello i have back ache that feel like a cramping feeling can't bend down it feel like its stuck sometimes pain go to my spine.?

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Dr. Bojan Pavlovic
Anesthesiology 20 years experience
May be a disc: In your age group aggravating a disc is very common and acitivities such as bending forward or lifting can set it off. Also things like coughing or sneezing may do it. Get evaluation from pcp and consider pt.
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See below: These symptoms could be serious and need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor.

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