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Higher back pain what causes it ?

Higher back pain what causes it ?

Poor sitting poature: Rhomboid muscle strain the thotacic spine dosent movepainful disc syndromes are rare compression frx occur inthis region after falls get a quick eval from a md or do. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


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I have constant back pain can cause?

I have constant back pain can cause?

TMTC: Too many to count. We need more details that just that in order to answer the question. ...Read more

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Could my back pain be caused by my ms?

Could my back pain be caused by my ms?

Doubtful: Back pain can be caused by multiple events, but MS does not usually cause back pain as a symptom, and certainly does not present this way. If you have recently started the MS drug Gilenya, (fingolimod) back pain could be a transient adverse event. Otherwise search for a pain generator, and get this managed. ...Read more

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Could back pain be caused by an air bubble?

Maybe: How did an air bubble get in your back? Whatever would put the bubble in their could possibly cause pain. See your doctor if it's very painful for a proper medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Could back pain be caused by a pinched nerve?

Could back pain be caused by a pinched nerve?

Absolutely: There are many potential causes of back pain, but certainly among those causes is a "pinched nerve". Among the most common causes of a pinched nerve are spinal stenosis ( in which a boney spur is pinching the nerve) and a disc herniation ( in which a disc is pushing on a nerve). These two conditions are among the more common causes of back pain. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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Can back pain be caused by previous epidurals ?

Possible: It is possible that an epidural can result in scar tissue and thus pain, however it is much more likely that the reason for the epidural in the first place is the cause of the current back pain. ...Read more

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How do you know if your back pain is caused by your kidneys and/ or any other problems? I've had mris/cts, would that show up?

How do you know if your back pain is caused by your kidneys and/ or any other problems? I've had mris/cts, would that show up?

Back pain: Usually assicuated symptoms help with diagnosis . If coming from kidney there will be blood in urine, burning upon urination, pain from loin to groin. Other cause is musculoskeletal pain which is associated with pain on movement , relief on staying still, worse at night. Hope this helps ...Read more

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My sister has hard time sleeping, she can't get any sleep. And she has horrible back pain that causes hard her to walk. What could it mean?

Pain & Sleep: Dear owl, your sister needs a medical evaluation to help determine what is wrong with her back & to treat it. In the meantime please share these sleep hygiene tips with her. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may >>. ...Read more

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Could my lower back pain be caused by stress?

Could my lower back pain be caused by stress?

Seek Doctor's Help: Psychological and emotional factors could lead to physical symptoms including back pain. Psychosomatic factors can cause or maintain back pain. These factors can lead to anxiety, fear, which may then lead to physical deconditioning, which can lead to myofascial pain, and even depression. Although we know that stress can lead to or worsen back pain, the exact mechanism is not really well known. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more