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What can cause back pain that radiates to the front?

What can cause back pain that radiates to the front?

Pinched nerve: There are a few muscles that wrap around from back toward front but a nerve have pressure on it more likely. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (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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Low back pain that radiates down the front of my left leg. No meds help, not even muscle relaxers. This is day 5 of pain. Any ideas?

Low back pain that radiates down the front of my left leg. No meds help, not even muscle relaxers. This is day 5 of pain. Any ideas?

Seek medical eval: The symptoms you are describing warrant a medical evaluation to look for signs/symptoms of nerve root compression that can occur with some muscle spasms, or with vertebral disc problems (bulging, herniation, or spinal stenosis). ...Read more

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I have lower back pain that radiate down the front of my legs what could be?

I have lower back pain that radiate down the front of my legs what could be?

Pinched nerve: Rest your back and try otc ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen). If pain persists beyond a week or so or if you develop any weakness of your legs, you need immediate medical attention ...Read more

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I'm having mid to low back pain that radiates around to my front on both sides. The pain is moderate. Could this be kidney pain what should I do?

Sounds like LBP: It is unlikely that kidney pain refers to the feet, but is very likely that you may have a pinched nerve in your back. I would see your md for an evaluation and treatment plan. ...Read more

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I have severe back pain that radiates to my hips and front of thighs. Could that be back spasms or something else?

Yes: There would be a number of possibilities including spasm, inflammation, or even an irritation of the nerves in the back. I would not hesitate to be seen if it is particularly severe. ...Read more

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Back Pain on right side radiates to the front lower rib area. Hurts when I breath or cough. Hurts to lay down even.

Get evaluated: You should have your chest pain evaluated by a physician in person. Several serious conditions could be causing those symptoms including pneumonia, blood clots in your lung, tumors, and gallstones. Less serious causes like viruses or muscle tears/spasms could also be the source. Best to have a professional help you sort it out. ...Read more

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I have back pain that radiates to hip and butt and front of thigh. What can be the problem?

I have back pain that radiates to hip and butt and front of thigh. What can be the problem?

Back or Hip: There are many causes of low back pain and hip pain. Often they are related. A bad hip can cause buttock, groin, and/or thigh pain. Sometimes a pinched nerve in the back can cause back, buttock, and thigh pain depending on which nerve is involved. If your pain does not improve or gets worse you should contact your physician to help identify the cause. ...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