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A 32-year-old female asked:

Lower rt back pain started 3 days ago and getting more severe. meds and massage don't help. hurts to move, including cough. what can i do for relief?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
One option: Try acupuncture. It is excellent for many types of back pain.
Dr. Lauren Elson
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
See physiatrist: A physiatrist can help identify the cause of your symptoms and recommend a treatment plan. If it is determined to be related to the spine, a brief course of steroids to decrease inflammation, followed by a course of physical therapy to relieve pressure and improve the condition of the surrounding muscles may be warranted.

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