A 45-year-old member asked:
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why does my lower back hurt when i lay on my stomach when being obese?

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Dr. David Liu
Dr. David Liu answered
18 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
More detail?: To answer this question, i would need more details. In general, people who are obese are more likely to have back pain because of the strain that the abdominal fat puts on the back. But it is best to see your provider, because there could be something else happening.
Answered on Jan 10, 2020

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See details: It is impossible to say without being able to examine you and order appropriate studies. Have it evaluated.

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