A 35-year-old member asked:
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what might cause lower back pain in the left side right near the spine?

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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Numerous: Pain in that area could be due to a trigger point (localized soft tissue inflammation) vs muscle sprain/strain vs facet joint pain vs degenerative disc vs disc herniation, among other causes. If your symptoms are persistent or worsening, see a physician.
Answered on Sep 12, 2018

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Dr. Alexandre De Moura
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Disc herniation: This could be an upper lumbar disc herniation. It could also be referred pain. If the pain persists see year orthopedic spinal specialist.
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Dr. John Goldman
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May be muscle : I have an evaluation o to see if there is any other process besides muscular. So your physician, and if necessary get a consultation
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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See dermatologist: For exam and treatment. May need a biopsy.
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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Likely, Both: Could most likely be both. The spine can pinch nerves that would then cause the muscles to hurt or spasm resulting in your pain. If not resolved wit ... Read More
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