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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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What causes low back pain on both sides of back?

Several Reasons: The most common in your age group is multi-level degenerative disease or arthritis of the spine. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower back on both sides?

I have pain in my lower back on both sides?

Kidney: bilateral back or flank pain indicate a kidney source, infection most likely, doubt stone. check your urine, for blood, or infection, or ketones, or white cell. continue to hurt see your doctor. ...Read more

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Terrible lower back pain on left side and pain to the left of top of buttock crack?

Terrible lower back pain on left side and pain to the left of top of buttock crack?

Sacroiliac pain: The location is suggestive of pain from the sacroiliac joint. It could also be a pinched nerve in the lumbar spine. Get evaluated by your doctor, and try ice and an antiinflammatory medication like ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Having Sharp pain on the back of my neck comes and goes spreads top both sides of my neck?

Having Sharp pain on the back of my neck comes and goes spreads top both sides of my neck?

Come & Go Neck Pain: What are you doing when the sharp pain attacks your neck? Bending your head forward? Tilting it back? Turning your head abruptly to one side or the other? Anything traveling into the base of your skull? If attacks are noted more with tilting your head back or turning your head to the sides, then your cervical facet joints might be intermittently getting irritated. ...Read more

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What causes pain in lower stomach across from belly button on both sides and in my back on both sides , nausea.

What causes pain in lower stomach across from belly button on both sides and in my back on both sides , nausea.

Spasms: One possible cause is spasms of the intestines causing a cramp like discomfort which can radiate around both sides to the back with reflex nausea. Irritable bowel syndrome may have this symptom with constipation or diarrhea. If this occurs often,consult a gastroenterologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Knots and pain on both sides of my neck.

Knots and pain on both sides of my neck.

Muscular: More than likely this is increased muscle tension in the neck muscles and is related to chronic stress or strain such as can occur with certain activities,exercises or sleeping in awkward positions or with use of poor pillow support. Stress management, change of pillows or posture at work, muscle relaxants, massage therapy, antiinflammatories like Advil (ibuprofen) are possible treatment measures. ...Read more

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I have tightness and pain on the back of my legs in the thighs. Pain on left side back of thigh and tightness in back of other areas of both thighs.

I have tightness and pain on the back of my legs in the thighs. Pain on left side back of thigh and tightness in back of other areas of both thighs.

Common complaint: What is your usual level of activity? Have you done any extra-ordinary exercise? Walking up stairs? Heavy lifting? All of these things can cause 'tightness.' Usually just muscular in nature. Of course if you're having other complaints like foot weakness, instability of your gait, difficulty/losing control of urine - bowel ; you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in groin, hip, and lower back when moving. All on the right side?

Sharp pain in groin, hip, and lower back when moving. All on the right side?

Most likely hip: If pain happens with walking, getting out of the chair or bed, walking up flight of stairs then it is most likely hip OA. Other things that could be present is limping after long walking. If your overweight, then this is more likely. Get xray of your hip and Lspine and consider physical therapy, use of cane, wt loss, glucosamine, nsaid, tylenol (acetaminophen). Hip shot or replacement are last options. ...Read more

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Lwhat causes lower back pain on your lower left side?

Multip possibilities: Low back pain can be caused by various conditions and often a combination of sorts. The history (due to trauma?/how long present/ etc) , severity of the pain, radiation of the pain(does it move down your leg) & other factors, and exam are helpful in identifying the cause. It coud be be due to mechanical prob, muscle strains, disc disease, arthritic problems, joint d/o. See your md as a start! ...Read more

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Lower back pain on left side?

Lower back pain on left side?

Probably your muscle: Usually lower back pain is due to muscle strain that should improve with gently stretching the back, giving the muscle some rest (but remain active if you can!), and using an over the counter pain reliever / anti-inflammatory. If the pain becomes severe or does not start to improve, or if it's accompanied by other symptoms, you should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Pain on both sides of stomach?

More info needed: Need more information to answer your question. When did the pain start, any associated symptoms like worse with food, any pain with movement, any history of ulcers, taking anything like Aspirin or ibuprofen, any history of utis or kidney stones, any prior surgeries, any nausea, vomiting, fever? ...Read more

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Lower stomach pain on both sides worse on my right side. Towards my overies.?

Lower stomach pain on both sides worse on my right side. Towards my overies.?

Belly pain: I think gynecologic reasons (ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, pelvic inflammatory disease), intestinal (appendicitis, inflammatory bowel, functional or ibs), and urologic (kidney stone or infection) among others. ...Read more

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Have a burning pain in my back on both sides?

Vague symptoms: Other information such as inciting event/truama, time course, exacerbating/relieving factors, referring areas of pain, and concurrent symptoms( fevers, pain with urination) etc is needed as the differential is large. Get formal evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain and groin and testical pain all on the right side?

Get evaluated now.: This needs evaluation. There are several possible causes including a kidney stone, infection and even testicular lesions. ...Read more

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What causes pain in lower back and down back of legs?

What causes pain in lower back and down back of legs?

Pinched nerves: Decreased space for the nerves in the low back can results in low back pain that radiates into the lower extremities. This can be due to a herniated disc, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, or a variety of other reasons (including hip arthritis, poor circulation, etc.). ...Read more

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Please help! pain on both sides of abdomen and lower back?

Possible causes: Causes of back and abdominal pain include kidney stone, appendicitis, pancreatitis, gallstone & irritable bowel syndrome. Only way to know what is going on is through medical eval. Severe abdominal pain = er. ...Read more

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What can cause lower back pain and numbness on the left side and middle back pain and numb on the right side?

Disk disease?: You need to be evaluated by a doctor. He needs to obtained a detailed history and perform a thorough physical exam. If your doctor is concerned, he/she will order appropriate imaging to confirm his suspicions. Numbness is not normal. ...Read more

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What causes a dull aching pain on sides of lower back?

See pcp: Could be due to a muscle strain or some problem with your kidneys or maybe pathology with your back. ...Read more

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Have slight discomfort/ sometime pain on lower stomach by hip bones both sides but mainly on left side?

Bilateral hip pain: Could be diverticulitis, I have seen it with vaginitis ( mycoplasma/ureoplasma), ovarian or UTI. Get urinanalysis, consider sonogram to check ovaries, if diverticulitis may need antibiotics( CT is used for diagnosis but so can physical exam) and sometimes i give a course of Zithromax( or doxycycline) and flagyl for vaginitis and it helps. F/U with doc ...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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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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