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It started with severe back pain and nummness and pain down right leg, chiroprictor made back better, was pinched nerve. Still having pain right thigh?

It started with severe back pain and nummness and pain down right leg, chiroprictor made back better, was pinched nerve. Still having pain right thigh?

Leg pain: Your chiropracter helped the muscle pain, but it sounds like something else is going on. I would suggest you see your family doctor, an neurologist or an orthopedist and evaluate further. Nerves can be pinched by many things, including disc fragments, bone spurs and even tumors. ...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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Lower back pain radiating down the front of both thighs but mostly my left front thigh Started after having to set in uncomfortable chair for hours?

Lower back pain radiating down the front of both thighs but mostly my left front thigh    Started after having to set in uncomfortable chair for hours?

Possible stenosis: If these symptoms occur with prolonged standing or walking they are certainly consistent with spinal stenosis. If they are occurring street other possibilities exist there could be a form of neuropathy after your prolonged sitting.i would suggest seeing a neurologist to assess where the pain is coming from ...Read more

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I have been experiencing bad lower back pain, radiating down my left leg. I can't afford to go to my doctor...Any advice would be so appreciated!

Stretch and walk: Stretching and walking are the best for low back pain radiating to the leg. Lie on your back with one leg flat and bring the other knee up to your chest and hold for 10 seconds, then alternate legs. Repeat that 3 times. Do this every day. Try to walk at least 5 minutes 3 times a day. Ice and heat can help. Drink adequate fluids. If you tolerate them, you can take acetaminophen and/or naproxen. ...Read more

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I had l5-s1 spine fusion and a L4 foraminotomy in several months ago, is there a way to relieve back pain radiating down my left leg?

I had l5-s1 spine fusion and a L4 foraminotomy in several months ago, is there a way to relieve back pain radiating down my left leg?

Several ways: Some of this depends on what part of the leg is affected and the underlying cause. Treatments include medicine, injection therapy, pt, spinal cord stimulation and further surgery. ...Read more

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Upper right quadrant back pain radiating to front. Had UTI tests, blood tests and back X-ray. Diagnosed arthritis. Two weeks. Is this possible?

Upper right quadrant back pain radiating to front. Had UTI tests, blood tests and back X-ray.  Diagnosed arthritis.  Two weeks.  Is this possible?

Possible: It is possible, but if you are having recurrent pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen as well as back pain you may have something else going on. I see that you are also on prednisone - this may make you more likely for other problems as well. You need to get in for reevaluation of your pain. You may need an ultrasound or other studies. Please get in. Take care. ...Read more

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I have really bad lower back pain radiating to the front. It worsen at night but i have the pain all day. It started Saturday night.

We need...: We need to know more information about what is going on with you. Did suffer any injuries?Did this start all of a sudden or has this happened before? Any urinary symptoms? Any vaginal bleeding or discharge? If pain is persistent then you should go to the nearest urgent care for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Upper back pain radiating to the front and nausea. What does this sound like?

Not spine problem: This does not sound like primary back problem but rather a referred pain to your back. Typically back problem do not cause nausea. Possible GI problems such as peptic ulcer disease or similar things may be the cause. ...Read more

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I've been doing physical therapy, but after exercise yesterday, why would I have lower back pain radiating into my knee and front knee on the right?

Radiating pain: Pain after therapy radiating down the leg to the knee is most likely related to nerve irritation. I suggest you go back into the physician who referred you to physical therapy and be reassessed. ...Read more

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Slept across 2 seats on bus. 24 hours later severe back pain radiating to side and abdomen. Worse when lying down. Is this related to bus trip? Help!

Slept across 2 seats on bus. 24 hours later severe back pain radiating to side and abdomen. Worse when lying down.  Is this related to bus trip? Help!

Back pain.: Sounds very uncomfortable. It could certainly be due to sleeping in such a position, but also other more worrisome causes of back pain. If it doesn't improve within a week, best to see a physician. Back strain/sprain is very painful. ...Read more

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I am having sudden severe radiating upper back pain radiating sometimes to both shoulders. Sometime back i was having dizziness and shortness of breat?

I am having sudden severe radiating upper back pain radiating sometimes to both shoulders. Sometime back i was having dizziness and shortness of breat?

Be seen: Your symptoms could be a number of things of which a more detailed history and physical examination would be very helpful in assessment. Best to visit your local doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Cause of left lower back pain radiating to hip?

Cause of left lower back pain radiating to hip?

Disk, sij: Pain could be from a bulging disk, sacro-iliitis (sacro-iliac joint), facet joint arthropathy, lumbar stain, muscle spasm or many other causes... Go see a medical specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause sharp intense upper back pain radiating down left arm?

See below: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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I have mid thoraic back pain radiating to the right jaw. What could be causing it?

I have mid thoraic back pain radiating to the right jaw. What could be causing it?

Check it: There is a slight chance this kind of pain is coming from your heart. The jaw pain could be referred pain. If you have chest pain with jaw pain (with shortness of breath) you should go to the er. There are many other causes of this kind of pain that are less worrisome but you need to rule out your heart. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain radiating through to my left side, it seems to ease if i drink lots of water.

Kidney stone?: the first thing I think of is a kidney stone. Of course there can be other causes and your physician will help clarify what's happening. ...Read more

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Middle back pain radiating to hip and buttock, right side. Finished antibiotics for UTI yet continued back pain. Causes please?

Middle back pain radiating to hip and buttock, right side.  Finished antibiotics for UTI yet continued back pain.  Causes please?

Does not sound like-: -an infection, but a radiculopathy from a disk protrusion. Back-hip-buttocks is usually L-4/L-5, effecting the L-5 nerve root. Has this been checked out 4 U? If not, C a fellowship trained spine surgeon 4 eval. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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