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A 19-year-old male asked:

back pain in a specific spot for years?

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Dr. Cynthia Archer
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Best answer.: Be evaluated in person by a doctor. It's unlikely to be anything serious, but you will not find out what it is until a good doctor performs a history and physical examination. Good luck!
Dr. Craig Morton
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 18 years experience
See below: Low back pain is often a chronic condition. There are many conservative treatment options including medication, therapy, and sometimes injections. Surgery would be a last resort. Often the best way to treat chronic pain is to work on posture, exercise, modify diet. Seeing a physician would be recommended to discuss these options.
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When to see a doc?: Severe back pain that is associated with: weakness in the leg, problems controlling your bowels or bladder, numbness when wiping yourself with toilet paper should be seen immediately by a doctor: http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/living-with-low-back-pain-11/when-to-call-doctor

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