A 24-year-old female asked:
help! i have a sharp stabbing pain in the right side of my lower left back. it happened mostly when i bend over but sometimes when i twist and when i sit down it feels like a mild pressure. i also feel a bit of pain when i walk especially up stairs.
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Back pain: Some things you can try at home for back pain include a warm shower with the water aimed at your back, a heating pad (insure that you don’t get burned), stretching & Tylenol or NSAID’s. If your pain is severe or chronic, a medical evaluation would be prudent. Acupuncture & massage can be beneficial for some types of back pain.
67 viewsAnswered Jun 5, 2020
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Back pain: Back pain can be caused from disc problems, vertebral issues or referred pain from internal problems. At 33 you would be more susceptible to a disc problem. Were you active when the problem started. Strain would be the most common cause. If you can not bend you should be evaluated.
67 viewsAnswered Jun 7, 2020
Last updated Jun 8, 2020
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