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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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Pain radiating from back to groin?

Pain radiating from back to groin?

ER/UC: possible kidney stone, renal colic or an infection in your urinary tract: get to the ER or UC clinic now. ...Read more

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Pain from hip downwards on left side after getting up from sitting position?

Pain from hip downwards on left side after getting up from sitting position?

Sciatica: This could be multiple things. Ranging from sciatica and slipped intervertebral disc to muscle spasm. Probably would be best to see your primary provider about this if it continues longer than a week. ...Read more

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Having serious pain in neck keeping me from sleeping?

Having serious pain in neck keeping me from sleeping?

Neck Pain: Neck pain can result from a variety of causes, including: muscle strains worn joints nerve compression injuries diseases i would start with my pcp. ...Read more

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Is sciatica pain different from back pain?

Is sciatica pain different from back pain?

Symptom Vs Cause: Sciatica is the symptom of leg pain caused by a disc herniation or narrowing where the nerve exits the spine. A disc herniation is a outpouching of the disc from its normal place into the spinal canal or on the nerve and can be a source of pain in the back or down the leg, . ...Read more

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Suffering from persistent back pain when sleeping at night or sitting down. Any resolutions?

Suffering from persistent back pain when sleeping at night or sitting down. Any resolutions?

See your dcotor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Lower back pain from lifting heavy barbell. Acute lower left back pain. No problems walking, running. Pain bending down. Strain or herniated disc?

Lower back pain from lifting heavy barbell. Acute lower left back pain. No problems walking, running. Pain bending down. Strain or herniated disc?

Most likely...: Most likely you have lumbar strain but it still could be something else... If the pain gets worse, starts shooting down a leg or doesn't go away, see a healthcare provider. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pain shooting down my spine from neck?

Pain shooting down my spine from neck?

See your doctor: Does it happen when you flex your neck or turn your head? You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain radiating from middle of back to lower ribs?

Many possibilities.: Rib injury. Spondylitis. Internal organ pain, lncluding liver, gb, pancreas. And quite a few other possibilities, including shingles-before blisters appear, thoracic disc. Need to be evaluated! ...Read more

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Excruciating upper back pain from just sitting or laying in bed. What's this sound like?

Excruciating upper back pain from just sitting or laying in bed. What's this sound like?

Nerve root irritatio: You may have neck nerve root irritation. Please make sure that you are not over exercising or lifting heavy things. You will need to be evaluated by your family doctor and a specialist and physical medicine and rehabilitation. ...Read more

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I have upper right back pain and right side neck pain, right side chest pain. It shoots from the back to the from. Back pain when taking deep breaths?

I have upper right back pain and right side neck pain, right side chest pain. It shoots from the back to the from. Back pain when taking deep breaths?

Rhomboid and: levator scapulae muscle spasm is known to do the same thing with localized sharp back pain radiating to the front under the collarbone. Try warm compresses and firm massage on that side of back. Usually resolves so long as you are not experiencing breathlessness. If you are proceed to the ED for a chest xray to eliminate a pneumothorax or pulmonary embolus. ...Read more

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How different is sciatica pain from back pain?

How different is sciatica pain from back pain?

Different symptoms: Back pain and sciatica may be related, or can occur independently. Sciatica describes the pain that radiates down the back of the thigh to the leg, most often due to a herniated disc in the low back compressing/irritating a nerve that contributes to the sciatic nerve. There are other causes of sciatica. There are also many different causes of back pain. ...Read more

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Back pain in upper left of back worse at night?

Cause of back pain: If the pain is worse when lying down, it is more worrisome. Many people with chronic problems are unable to lie down on the back. Have yourself be evaluated by a spine specialist, neurologist or rehabilitation medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Can you get back pain by shoulder blade from sleeping wrong?

Can you get back pain by shoulder blade from sleeping wrong?

Yes: Most of the times poor sleep postures are also associated with daytime poor postures. This creates fatigue and overload in some muscles leading to pain. ...Read more

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Sharp pain up back of head ear some facial pain too, neck pain dull sharp pain back of head when lying down certian ways?

Headache: Sounds like tension headaches. Find comfortable head positions. Try memory foam contour pillow to sleep on at night, light massage, warm applications, Ibuprofen or naproxen. If no relief, see doc. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more