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37 year old has scoliosis, lumbar lordosis and curved spine, and was born with hip dysplasia.Had several surgeries. Now has joint and back pain walkin?

37 year old has scoliosis, lumbar lordosis and curved spine, and was born with hip dysplasia.Had several surgeries. Now has joint and back pain walkin?

Joint/Back pain: You have a difficult problem because of your history. You should seek the advice of a qualified physiatrist who specializes in spine care. Preferentially they should work in the same practice as a spine surgeon so you can get both opinions. ...Read more

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I have been on Accutane for 6 weeks on a dose of 1.5mg/kg and started getting lower back pain 2 weeks ago. Should i be worried and is it permanent?

I have been on Accutane for 6 weeks on a dose of 1.5mg/kg and started getting lower back pain 2 weeks ago. Should i be worried and is it permanent?

Usually no.: Accutane is a very powerful medication with significant side effects including joint pain. Once you stop the accutane, the joint pains, in your case back pain, should slowly resolve back to your baseline. You should report any side effects, however, to your dermatologist who is managing your accutane. ...Read more

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Does Accutane cause permanent back pain if you have the side effect and don't stop med? Someone says their back pain never went away.

In my 20 year : experience, all joint pains are resolved after stopping medication. If blood work severely abnormal during course then accutane would be discontinued ...Read more

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Are there sure ways to get rid of this back pain from accutane?

Are there sure ways to get rid of this back pain from accutane?

See details: First of all, i would not assume the back pain is related to Accutane but there have been cases of back issues (hyperostosis) related to its use. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Can using Accutane cause low back pain?

Can using Accutane cause low back pain?

Yes: I has been associated with back pain secondary to a condition known as hyperostosis. ...Read more

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Need helpful advice. Low back pain when I lay down or get up from bending down when exhaling. Didn't start til on Accutane 40mg 12day. Is the SERIOUS?

Side-effects: Muscle aches and pains are a reported side effect of that medication. Certainly stop using it, and if the effects don't clear within a week, ask your Dr to check for labs.. ...Read more

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I get bad back pain from accutane, should I stop taking it?

No common: Accutane is usually not the etiology of back pain. Please see following information about Accutane side effects. http://www.drugwatch.com/accutane/side-effects.php. ...Read more

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Day 14 on Accutane 40mg my severe back pain has been dialed down to moderate with help of therapeutic heat wraps. Is this a cause for concern anymore?

While you can get: joint aches and pain with accutane, it is unusual to start that early in the course of accutane therapy. I would think perhaps you may have strained a muscle but if pain continues you should talk with dermatologist who prescribed the accutane, and may need to discontinue. ...Read more

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