A 33-year-old female asked:
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i fell and now have nagging lower back pain on right side. sore when i stretch to the left. what could the issue be?

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Dr. Tracie Leonhardt
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
Back pain: This could be anywhere from a muscle strain and spasm, subluxation of the vertebrae to a bulging or herniated disc. You should see your physician to evaluate your back if things do not improve within a couple of weeks.
Answered on May 25, 2018
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
If this has persisted then see your PCP
Apr 29, 2017
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Muscle strain: #1 diagnosis 6weeks of gradual improvement to just short of pre injury status all treatments including time alone have same outcome.
Answered on Oct 13, 2013
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