A 56-year-old male asked about a 17-year-old male:
My son is experiencing back pain (severity: severe) (side: both) , back tenderness to touch, muscle cramps or spasms, and hip pain but not stiff joints, hand pain, joint swelling, knee pain, painful swollen joints, and hunched or stooped posture.
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Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Spine problems: hence the need to see a spine specialist, either a neurosurgeon/orthopedic surgeon who specializes in spine diseases, you can start with your primary doctor who would refer you, meanwhile use NSAIDS unless contraindicated, wish you both wellness
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