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What to do if I have back pain when i cough or laugh..?

What to do if I have back pain when i cough or laugh..?

Work up: Back pain with coughing/laughing/sneezing could indicate disc herniation. Pls get it worked up by your doc. .Mri. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Really bad back pain when i cough or laugh. Should i be worried?

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

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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?

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?

Muscle spasm: The sneeze caused acute muscle spasm and the nerves between the ribs causes it to radiate. It is possible you disrupted the junction of the rib and its cartilage. Either way, give it time. It will get better. ...Read more

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Could Neurontin (gabapentin) be making my back pain worse?

Maybe: It's pretty infrequent, but Neurontin (gabapentin) has been known to cause joint pain or swelling, muscle pains and/or leg cramps. Again, this is not very common but has been known to happen. ...Read more

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Why is my back pain worse when arising from a stool or chair?

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

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Causes of lower back pain which become worse when laying down?

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

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Lower back pain, same pain for about 2 years? Some days are worse, others are better.

Lower back pain, same pain for about 2 years?  Some days are worse, others are better.

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

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I have a sharp stabbing pain in my groin which gets worse during the course of the day and back pain?

I have a sharp stabbing pain in my groin which gets worse during the course of the day and back pain?

Back: This can be coming from your back and radiating to your groin. You also might have two separate problems, eg. Hernia and herniated disc. ...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