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Back pain severe what can I do to ease it. So bad cannot walk?

Back pain severe what can I do to ease it. So bad cannot walk?

See osteopathic doc: I recommend seeing an osteopathic doctor that specializes in manual therapy. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Difficulty Walking (Definition)

Difficulty walking is a broad term that encompasses multiple medical conditions. One type of difficulty walking is called claudication. In claudication, a person can begin having severe pain or tightness or cramping that can make it difficult to walk. Claudication can have a vascular or neurological cause or both. Cardiac and pulmonary patients can have trouble walking ...Read more


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2 Wèks after being induced with epidural having severe back pain. cannot walk every movement hurts to the point where i cry. what can this be?

2 Wèks after being induced with epidural having severe back pain. cannot walk every movement hurts to the point where i cry. what can this be?

Make a doctors appoi: It is important to visit a doctor because lower extremity weakness, urinary incontinence, fevers all are signs and symptoms of something much more serious. It s not usual to have some back pain after delivery and this corresponds more to just walking around with more weight due to the pregnancy but when someone has so much pain, other things need to be ruled out. ...Read more

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Severe low back pain on/off for years, after open gallbladder surgery it has hurt constantly. Sitting/ are ok. cannot walk/stand for more than 1min without pain in low back. leaning over/sitting help?

Severe low back pain on/off for years, after open gallbladder surgery it has hurt constantly. Sitting/ are ok. cannot walk/stand for more than 1min without  pain in low back. leaning over/sitting help?

Low back pain: The gallbladder surgery is unrelated to the low back pain. The symptoms that you describe are caused by lumbar spinal stenosis or narrowing of the spinal canal. The narrowing is caused by bulging discs, overgrowth of the ligaments and facet joints. See a neurosurgeon for treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if i cannot walk long distance due to back pain?

What to do if i cannot walk long distance due to back pain?

Back pain: Walking s one of the best exercises for backpain, but many patients cannot walk due to pain! Try aquatic exercises, walking in water upto neck deep. You may benefit from interventional pain treatments to relieve joint pain from the spine, or if you have stenosis even a steroid injection can provide short term relief wile you get the therapy started. Good luck ...Read more

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Is there a cure for Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease? I am overweight and cannot walk more than 10 steps without severe pain.

Is there a cure for Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease? I am overweight and cannot walk more than 10 steps without severe pain.

Treatment not cure: Lumbar degenerative disc disease can usually be managed with weight loss, exercise, anti-inflammatories and non-narcotic pain relievers. Surgery is reserved for severe cases accompanied by stenosis or necrologic symptoms. Diabetes and obesity compromise the outcome of surgery. ...Read more

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I have severe pain on my right side that seems to get worse just before and during my menstrual cycle. Pain is severe and i cannot walk at times.?

I have severe pain on my right side that seems to get worse just before and during my menstrual cycle. Pain is severe and i cannot walk at times.?

Severe dysmenorrhea: Dysmenorrhea=painful menstruation that interferes with daily activities. This menstrual pain can be sharp, throbbing, dull, nauseating, burning, or shooting in character and may precede menstruation by several days or may accompany it. It can also occurs with excessive blood loss. Since your symptoms are severe and adversely affecting you, i advise seeing doc for eval. Motrin may help. Good luck. ...Read more

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4 days now I've had severe lower back pain (L4 - L6) 2 painful to sit, stand or walk. Cannot bend. What is it and what can be done to correct it?

4 days now I've had severe lower back pain (L4 - L6) 2 painful to sit, stand or walk. Cannot bend. What is it and what can be done to correct it?

Get evaluated: after medical reasons are ruled out, needs evaluation. can be anything from infection to arthritis to stress fx to h herniated disc to just a pulled muscle. needs evalutation ...Read more

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Bent down to pick something yesterday. Severe lower back pain since.Cant walk,sit, stand, bend over, sleep. ice, heat. nothing helps. HELP!

Bent down to pick something yesterday. Severe lower back pain since.Cant walk,sit, stand, bend over, sleep. ice, heat. nothing helps. HELP!

Low Back Sprain: It seems you have sprained your lower back and possibly pulled a muscle while bending down.The usual treatment for that is rest,ice pack locally and may need over the counter or prescription pain killers like Naproxen or Ibuprofen and muscle relaxants.If pain does not get better within 48 hours,then consult your Doctor ...Read more

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Lower Back pain at hip level since last Monday,so severe now cannot stand straight can't walk cant sit feels like I'm bent backwards like banana. ?

U B sure U R not on-: -any meds in the Thorazine/compazine family, they have such side effects. If not get in 2 C an orthopedic surgeon & B evald. Only a hands on xam & some images. There U may find the answer. ...Read more

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How do I treat rib and back pain I have two left side ribs causing me not to be able stand erect , lift anything on the right side, and severe pain in lower back , left side at l 2 and 3 vert. I can't sit and type almost in tears it hurts so bad.

This : This degree of pain is unusual for pure musculoskeletal problems to the "ribs" of to the thoracic area. You are not giving much information but i would want to make sure you don't have another problem internally that coulb be causing problems. You need a comprehensive evaluation of your condition with a good review of systems. ...Read more

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Bad back pain on left side that goes around to my front side under breast. Feels like it's under rib cage. severe pain?

Bad back pain on left side that goes around to my front side under breast. Feels like it's under rib cage. severe pain?

Intercostal: Pain that radiates from back to front , usually sharp and stabbing in character, may be related to intercostal neuralgia. This irritation of the nerve supplying each rib can be treated by rib mobilization techniques or by intercostal nerve block, which is diagnostic as well as therapeutic. In either case it is crucial to assure proper rib motion is re-established , or pain will return ...Read more

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Every time i have my period i have severe pain, to the point i cant work or anything.N/V to the point of bile and a watery mouth, back pain as well.

Every time i have my period i have severe pain, to the point i cant work or anything.N/V to the point of bile and a watery mouth, back pain as well.

Dysmenorrhea: Painful menstrual cycles is a common finding, especially in younger patients. There is not a specific cause usually, but this should be discussed with you FP doc to rule out any potential causes such as endometriosis or uterine fibroids. NSAIDs can be taken during your period to help control the pain. You can ask your FP about hormonal birth control to help control your periods ...Read more

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My periods have become very heavy, severe pain in uterus and lower back. Pain is so bad feels like contractions and I feel the need to push. Not pregn?

Options: NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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Mid back pain and ULQ/Epigastric pain for 3 Mos. Fatigue, tiredness, & trouble sleeping. Went to ER for severe pain 1 week ago, but blood work didn't show anything. Back pain bad today. Should I go to ER and insist they do more? My PCP won't help.

Mid back pain and ULQ/Epigastric pain for 3 Mos. Fatigue, tiredness, & trouble sleeping. Went to ER for severe pain 1 week ago, but blood work didn't show anything. Back pain bad today. Should I go to ER and insist they do more? My PCP won't help.

Ct scan , ultrasound: need this to finalize diagnosis, or maybe laproscopy if gynecological problems,, may have ulcer so go to g.i. dr for endoscopy[scoping] since epigastric pain, try proton pump inhibitor for 1 month like prilosec. avoid much alcohol , never smoke. hope /pray it helps. be sure not constipated, use mirilax /colace, senna/dulcolax. chnag diet if so , less white flour products. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...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