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Back Pain Worse With Laughing
Yes/No: Although coughing and laughing that results in back pain suggests a herniated disk, this will not generally be anything that will harm you in the long run. That said, if there is any perceived weakness or ascending numbness in the legs or arms, that would be of concern. If you are worried I would suggest you see your doctor for further workup with imaging like Xray or MRI. ...Read more
I sneezed and immediately felt sharp upper right back pain. Now whenever I move or laugh I get sharp back pain. It's a little swollen. What happened?
Back pain in upper right side. The pain is worsened by lying down, laughing, leaning forward. No shortness of breath. No issues moving arm around.
See below: Few possible reasons. Sometimes when a person has a disc problem, the intiial movement of the spine can cause pain when going from sit to stand. Also if there is a problem with the joints of the spine which are called facet joints these can cause pain when standing. Muscle tightness/stiffness can also contribute. ...Read more
Could be a large: Centrally herniated disc and/or spinal stenosis but this is assuming you are lying either on your back or on your stomach as your spine is in extension which narrows the spinal canal leaving less room available for the nerve tissue within it. For other diagnoses like a tumor or infection, pain can be worse at night as well. It is worth getting this evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Lumbago: Sounds like you need an evaluation. The best advice would be to see a spine specialist. Most likely a good course of conservative non-operative measures will be recommended, unless severe pathology is identified as the source of pain. ...Read more
Rib and back pain. Hurts worse when I sit or lay down. Threw up the night before. What should I do?
I have been haveing back pain for a year and no doctor knows why and it has gotten worse what can I do?
Work up: I would need to know more about your back pain before I can tell you what it is. I assume there has been work up done, so you will need to tell us the results of your xray or/and MRI if one been done. You may also have referred pain (pain that comes from the structures other than your back, such as kidneys or abdomen), so if not looked into, this may be the reason for not arriving at diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a very bad back pain and chest also. It gets worse when I breath or I move my middle body area.
I have consistent lower back pain. Its getting worse day by day. Its getting difficult to change posture.
Get evaluated by: Your primary care doctor. And make sure you do not use tobacco products, and keep a healthy weight. ...Read more
Is it common to have more pain at night then during the day. I ask this bc my lower back pain is worse at night.
Severe upper back pain when initially lying down. Hurts in chest too. Anything serious? Been going on for 5 months getting worse
Back pain: It's difficult to determine the cause of the pain based on the limited description of symptoms. However progressive pain which is ongoing for five months is a red flag. I would recommend that you see a spine specialist or neurosurgeon to determine the cause of the pain and begin a treatment plan to eliminate it. ...Read more
Have severe back pain at the base of my back was like this for a week snd it got worse woke to find I was nomb in my private dpaert?
I suddenly started having back pain on the mid right side. Movement does make it worse especially if I try to bend down, should I be worried?
Are they any stretches I could to help relief lower back pain? It's just on the left side and it hurts worse when I am sitting down or standing.
Cause of back pain?: Have you had the back pain evaluated by a physician to find out the cause? I think that is important to do before seeking out advice on stretching exercises by a network such as this where we don't really have the ability to examine you first. Stretches could help your condition or depending they could worsen things. Your doctor should be able to direct you to a PT specialist as well. ...Read more
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