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A 39-year-old member asked:

What are the causes of lower back to hurt and what can heal it?

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Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Need diagnosis first: First in order to make it heal you need to know what is causing the back pain.They are multiple causes to back pain and a proper diagnosis is imperative before offering a cure.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

What causes your lower back to hurt?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bettina Herbert
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Lots of things: Low back pain will resolve in normal people in 4-6 weeks max. If you have other signs such as bowel or bladder changes, severe searing pain, weight loss, night sweats, shortness of breath, etc, go immediately to your doctor. For most people being out of shape or lifting, sitting poorly may all contribute. If your doctor says you're ok, start a gentle exercise program and keep core muscles strong.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Why could my lower back hurt? Possible causes?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Craig Morton
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 18 years experience
See below: There are many potential causes of acute low back pain. The most common causes are related to strain or injury to the mucles and/or structures of the lower spine. The pain should improve in the next week or so with rest, anti-inflammatories, and gentle stretching. See your physician if you have pain greater than 2 weeks.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What would cause your lower back to hurt and right under your rib cage?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Multiple causes --: From the back bone itself, like a disc prolapse, infection, pinched nerve from arthritis, or from a right sided kidney stone, infection, etc. Others maybe sprain of ligaments, muscle tears, fractures of back bone or rib(s). Abdominal lesions can be responsible. See your doc.
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A 46-year-old male asked:

Lower back hurt when I have to deficate?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Could be serious: Could be serious. Have primary physician evaluate to assure not related to bowel or disk disease or something more serious.
A 20-year-old female asked:

Why does my right lower back hurt?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: There are numerous causes. You do not mention how long it has hurt and this fact is very important. Possible causes range from sprains and strains to congenital issues to spondylitis. Have it evaluated

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