A 25-year-old female asked:
Dull right sided lower back pain. hurts with movement. stops when laying on stomach but increases and is sharp with deep breath. motrin hasn't helped?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bjorn Kraneanswered
Neurology 23 years experience
Muscle Strain: In general, pain that localizes to the side of the body originates from the muscles, bones, nerves, or skin. I suspect laying on stomach relaxes the inflamed muscle and deep inspiration activates this strained muscle producing pain. Perhaps a strained right psoas muscle? Organs to consider include ovaries, colon, appendix, gallbladder, and kidneys but pain syndrome does not match. Visit pt.
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Dr. Andrew Germanovichanswered
Pain Management 15 years experience
Psoas?: Psoas muscle can compress your spine when it's in a spasm. Psoas will pull femur against the ilium and ilium against the sacrum to cause sacroiliac joint dysfunction and facet (spinal joint) related pain in the spine.
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Last updated Mar 23, 2017
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