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Extreme heaviness by end of day in lower abd, pins & needles pain lowr abd, tired, weak, back pain, bending lifting things hurts tummy, lmp29dec?

Extreme heaviness by end of day in lower abd, pins & needles pain lowr abd, tired, weak, back pain, bending lifting things hurts tummy, lmp29dec?

Need more info: Can you tell me where the pins and needles are located? Are they strictly in your abdomen? Do you have any change in your bowel or bladder habits? Do you know of any change in your balance or symptoms in your neck? I wish you well hope you feel better. ...Read more

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


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Sudden severe lower back pain bending at waist to pick up backpack cause? Hist: htn pcos 209lbs 18yrs old fell on tailbone 2 yrs ago no md evaluation.

Sudden severe lower back pain bending at waist to pick up backpack cause? Hist: htn pcos 209lbs 18yrs old fell on tailbone 2 yrs ago no md evaluation.

Too numerous: The possible causes are too numerous to go over in detail. Without knowing your height, a diagnosis of obesity is impossible, though 209 lbs is typically quite a load for the low back muscles, disc, and joint to handle. You may in fact have an issue with your lumbar facet joints even at your young age. A proper evaluation by a spine specialist is certainly needed. For now google coccydynia too. ...Read more

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Back pain when bending backwards after bending forwards?

Facet: Many reasons for back pain, and diagnosing facet pain is not that easy, but as a kind of a rule, pain with bending forwards tends to imply the "disc" being a source, whereas pain bending backwards tends to come from the facets, or joints that connect the spine. This rule can vary quite a bit however, so see a physiatrist. ...Read more

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Why am I having back pain when bending or straightening?

Muscular strain: Depending on how long this has been going on and what other symptoms are present the diagnosis can vary. It is likely due to muscle strain or deconditioning. Physical therapy is always the initial treatment along with anti inflammatory medications. If it does not resolve, an MRI can be considered to rule out disc disease or spinal stenosis among others. ...Read more

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Lower back pain when bending neck?

Couple of things: Sounds as if either there's traction on the cord sometimes referred to as a tethered cord...or you may be experiencing a funny thing called Lhermitte's sign though your description's not classic. Have you recently developed SEVERE migraine like headaches by chance with fever? Hopefully not. Just a question. In any event, any of these possibilities deserves a workup by a doctor. Cheers! ...Read more

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Pain on right back when bending down to the right like when I want to pick something and back pain when bending my neck backward plus leg pain..

Pain on right back when bending down to the right like when I want to pick something and back pain when bending my neck backward plus leg pain..

Sacroiliitis: Likely inflammation of the sacroiliac joint. This a joint between the sacrum and the ilium. The joints are located bilaterally where the small dimples in the low back are located. Pain in this joint is made worse by rising from a seated position, rolling onto the affected side while in bed, and taking a step up on the affected side. Apply ice at night in addition to anti-inflammatory medications. ...Read more

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Upper/mid back pain when bending my neck forward. What does this sound like?

Upper/mid back pain when bending my neck forward. What does this sound like?

Upper back pain: More likely muscular from trapezius and cervical para spinal muscles, esp if there are no arm symptoms such as tingling and numbness. Regular gentle stretching and aerobics would help. ...Read more

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Lower right back pain when bending neck forward and When walking lower back pain on the right side.??

Lower right back pain when bending neck forward and When walking lower back pain on the right side.??

LBP is in the muscle: LBP starts out as simple in the back, yours has got complicated due to the other complaints. Start self-care with a Wellness Program of Vits, Magnesium supplements, sleep hygiene, exercise, massage, yoga, heat, Epsom tub soaking, stretching and formal PT. Move up to a Chiropractor. Then ask for dry or wet needling which is like acupuncture. Trigger point injections. No epidurals or surgery. ...Read more

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Am having severe back pain while bending forward. And sometimes severe blood coming in the motion. Please give some tips to get rid of this. Married?

Bending backpain: Pain while bending forward can be most likely from a damaged disc, but stretching back muscles that are in spasm may also cause pain while bending forward. Blood in stool should not be ignored. Most likely hemorrhoids, but could be something deeper within the bowel. Please see a surgeon for that. For the back, avoid lifting heavy objects, bending while seated and sit with your back straight. ...Read more

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I'm 10dpo. Suffering from severe lower back pain when bending forward and while sitting. What does this mean?? Sign of pregnancy??

I'm 10dpo. Suffering from severe lower back pain when bending forward and while sitting. What does this mean?? Sign of pregnancy??

Muscle pain?: One cause of your symptoms could be sore muscles in the lower back. They may hurt to the touch also. They are supposed to keep your spine straight, and they are bothered sometimes with sitting or bending forward. When you lie flat on your back, does it help? If it were pregnancy, this probably would not help. Besides, a pregnancy test can help determine if that is the cause. ...Read more

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Lower back pain when bending back a little a lot of gurgling in stomach its like a watery feeling in lower back and my eyes are irritated not too bad?

Lower back pain when bending back a little a lot of gurgling in stomach its like a watery feeling in lower back and my eyes are irritated not too bad?

Back pain: There are many reasons for back pain: arthritis, strain, herniated disk, kidney infection or stone, sciatica among many others. See physician for evaluation., . ...Read more

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Upper back pain when bending neck forward~1 year. Pain on touch in ribs at times. Chest 2 chest CT in 1 yr clear. What could this be Docs did not find?

Upper back pain when bending neck forward~1 year. Pain on touch in ribs at times. Chest 2 chest CT in 1 yr clear. What could this be Docs did not find?

Fibromyalgia?: If MRI if the spine was normal, and chest CT also, then very unlikely to be serious. Fibromyalgia can cause upper back pain and tenderness and testing is normal. Perhaps a referral to rheumatologist would help. Good luck. ...Read more

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Chest CT clr in jan, chest pain on touch in ribs symtricly opposite ~4mnths, back pain with bending neck frwrd~10mnths smoker, lung cancer?

Neck/back pain: Lung cancer is unlikely. The symptoms are more likely due to muscle/tendon strain or a disc herniation in the neck or mid back area. Smoking dries out the tissues and can accelerate arthritis. Smoking slows healing from muscle strains and tears too. See a neurosurgeon to evaluate the pain and see your medical doctor to work on a program to quit smoking. ...Read more

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Chest/rib aching on left side. Mid-back pain when bending. Ekg, chest xray, blood work clear. Overly sweaty sometimes (esp. Night). Er thought pleurisy but naproxen doesn't seem to help. Thoughts?

Chest/rib aching on left side. Mid-back pain when bending. Ekg, chest xray, blood work clear. Overly sweaty sometimes (esp. Night). Er thought pleurisy but naproxen doesn't seem to help. Thoughts?

Nerve pain: The rib cage discomfort may be due to pressure on a nerve caused by a spur or disc in the midback spine. A deep breath can also pinch the intercostal nerve which runs between ribs. I recommend an evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon who will order the appropriate images. ...Read more

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Get this back pain only when bending down for a long time. It's right between my butt and lower back. It's a shooting pain that travels. What is this?

Get this back pain only when bending down for a long time. It's right between my butt and lower back. It's a shooting pain that travels. What is this?

Back pain: Mechanical low back pain. Active young people involved in sports can suffer a fracture of the pars interarticularis (pars defect) from a hyperextension injury to the spine. Fortunately, this fracture of the lumbar spine often heals if the person rests, wears a brace, avoids smoking, and refrains from sports and heavy lifting until the back is free of pain. See a spine specialist for treatment. ...Read more

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I ve noticed, I get lower back pain with regular bending while doing house work & other people don't get it, ie doing garden, any possible causes y me?

I ve noticed, I get lower back pain with regular bending while doing house work & other people don't get it, ie doing garden, any possible causes y me?

Muscular v disc: This is either muscular issue if only several weeks. If longer, it may be from a disc issue that could be a tear in the disc or a herniation. If muscular, it will get better by about 6-8 weeks and 90% of discs improve over time. Otc meds can help as can heat &/or ice as well as guided exercise & activity modification. Lifestyle changes like weight control, not smoking & regular exercise are key. ...Read more

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If pancreatic cancer causes back pain why would bending forward take the pain away?

Nerve root relief: Back pain associated with pancreatic cancer is due to compression by the tumor on the celiac plexus nerves that run along the spine. Leaning forward could theoretically cause pain relief by opening the disk spaces and relieving the tension off of the celiac plexus. Leanin forward will also allow the pancreas to fall forward, thus relieving pressure off of the nerves that transmit the pain. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm 21 years old girl, I am having lower back pain while forward bending?

Positional LBP: Back pain here sounds more like static backache (postural or strain), than fibrositic (arthritis) or mechanical (disk or instability). You need an exam to make sure you don't have curvature of spine and an x-ray to eliminate developmental problems - 'missing parts'/birth defects. Treatment will be, at the least, abdominal strenghtening (CORE) exercises and perhaps posture correction. ...Read more

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I had spinal tap 3 months ago and still have bad lower back pain mostly when bending over or sitting too long. Is this normal? Will it go away? Thanks!

I had spinal tap 3 months ago and still have bad lower back pain mostly when bending over or sitting too long. Is this normal? Will it go away? Thanks!

Spinal tap: This is somewhat normal. May last 6 months. As long as no fever, vomiting or headache associated, this shouldn’t be too concerning. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain from constant bending and twisting at work. Only thing that helps is rent. Is this likely a strain/sprain?

If the pain: Is localized to low back and you have no other symptoms, most likely cause is muscle strain. If you continue your bending and twisting without strengthening your back muscles, you can get more serious problems. Ask your doctor or physical therapist for suggestions, and your employer for work modification. ...Read more

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Lower back pain, spasms, hurt bending coming back up about a week ago. No better; which med Mobic, (meloxicam) Flexeril or Tyl/codeine? Take 0.5 Ativan 1 a day.

Lower back pain, spasms, hurt bending coming back up about a week ago. No better; which med Mobic, (meloxicam) Flexeril or Tyl/codeine? Take 0.5 Ativan 1 a day.

Talk to your doctor: Typically non-steroidals and rest is best. No heavy lifting. Conservative treatment over several weeks. ...Read more

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Sharp, stabbing mid-back pain occasionally when bending or lifting. Radiologist found old compression fracture at T11 on xray. Should I be concerned?

Sharp, stabbing mid-back pain occasionally when bending or lifting. Radiologist found old compression fracture at T11 on xray. Should I be concerned?

Find cause of Fx: If you recall the injury cause of the fracture-no worry -just minor arthritis. BUT a compression fx at age 20 warns of possible metabolic disease. IF no injury get a DEXA and see your PCP for further diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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