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What's the best medication for backache?

What's the best medication for backache?

Depends: There are multiple potential causes for back pain. The best treatment would depend on the suspected cause. Some cases may not require medication. Others may require drugs like Acetaminophen or nonsteroidal anti inflammatory agents. Other possibilities would be dictated by the circumstances. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

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Very painful backaches, took pain relief but its not working. What should I do next? Hospital?

Very painful backaches, took pain relief but its not working. What should I do next? Hospital?

Not hospital yet: Perhaps a doctor who might refer you to a back specialist but there's no need to jump to hospital at this point. Exercises, braces, proper footwear, acupuncture, etc. Are all earlier steps to try. Best! ...Read more

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I have constant severe backache in thorasic (T8) region when standing and sitting. However I can get great relief dancing, brisk walking & lying down.

I have constant severe backache in thorasic (T8) region when standing and sitting. However I can get great relief dancing, brisk walking & lying down.

Diagnosis: It really comes down to knowing the specific diagnosis for your pain. Only then can things like prognosis and good treatment options be known. Consider being seen and fully evaluated. ...Read more

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I've got headaches, backache, stomach aches on right side left and top. Breasts hurt a little, bleeding for an extra week this month, tested negative?

I've got headaches, backache, stomach aches on right side left and top. Breasts hurt a little, bleeding for an extra week this month, tested negative?

See you Ob/GYN: Please go to see your ob/gyn sometimes the tests are negative for pregnancy but you can still have retained tissue in your uturus, or an infection. ...Read more

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Can I be pregnant even with two neg. Test? I have had morning sickness, backaches, cramps, bloating, heat flashes, I've been exhausted extra tired.

Can I be pregnant even with two neg. Test? I have had morning sickness, backaches, cramps, bloating, heat flashes, I've been exhausted extra tired.

Depends.: Depends upon when the tests were done. If they were completed 5 days or more after your missed period it is not very likely that you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Steps to avoid backache?

Steps to avoid backache?

Backache: Proper posture, good diet and regular exercise are the best to adopt. Care with lifting heavy/extra heavy objects. ...Read more

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Why do I have backaches?

Why do I have backaches?

Backaches: I don't know why you have backaches but I do know you should have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. The doctor will look after you very carefully and almost certainly will get an xray of your back.
Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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How can you cure a backache?

How can you cure a backache?

Lifestyle: After 18 years practicing medicine, I have come to the conclusion that if there is to be a cure for spinal pain, it will be in enduring lifestyle choices: an active lifestyle, proper nutrition, adequate hydration, pacing (reasonable work hours), avoidance of toxins, excellent relating with people important to you, and stress management. ...Read more

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I have backache from past 10 days?

I have backache from past 10 days?

Most get better: Most back issues are self limiting but could take several weeks to resolve but you can try tylenol (acetaminophen) or anti inflammatories like ibuprophen or Naproxen if you have no Aspirin allergy or problems with stomach & are not on any blood thinners. Lifestyle can play a role in terms of weight control, not smoking and regular exercise to keep backs healthy. If pain persists or worsens, see your physician. ...Read more

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How to manage ourself from backache?

How to manage ourself from backache?

Exciting to try: 80% of Americans suffer back pain sufficient to miss work in their lifetimes. You are young and asking the right question.
Avoid sitting over one hour. Practice healthy eating (weight control), normal sleep hours for your needs, and stress management by healthy living. Get fresh air, 8 hours of general activity and one hour of more vigorous activity per day. Stretch daily. Be strong. ...Read more

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What is good for backache naturally!

What is good for backache naturally!

Yoga, Acupuncture. Exe: Without knowing what is causing the back pain, like a herniated disc, or just muscle pain, or a back sprain caused by injury or chronic back pain. It is better to get it checked by a doctor to find the cause of the back pain. And then you can try natural treatments. These may include Back Exercises, Yoga and Accupucture. ...Read more

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What should I do for severe backache?

What should I do for severe backache?

Multiple things: First assess your weight & exercise routines. Do you smoke? If a couch potato, smoke & overweight you need to correct all! In addition, core exercise & flexibilty along with cardio workouts will help. Otc medication & heat may benefit as can a back support. You may need an evaluation to see that pain is not referred from other area: ie a urinary issue like infection, GI issue or gynecologic one. ...Read more

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What might cause lower right backache?

What might cause lower right backache?

See below: Potential causes include problems with the spine including, discs, joints, nerves and muscles. Other problems include kidney pain, pain from the abdomen, problems with the major blood vessels, masses in the back or in the reproductive organs. Most back pain is benign meaning not due to malignant tumors but if this has been going on for more than a few weeks, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is between backache and kidneypain?

Can be similar: Classically, kidney pain is severe flank pain, but of course there is overlap. See a doctor and they will help you separate the two. ...Read more

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What are the best teatments for backaches?

What are the best teatments for backaches?

Depends: Backaches is general term. What are the associated symptoms of your backache? One has also to identify the causes of the backache. Is it due to your lumbar muscles or due to degenerative or arthritic conditions. Options range from conservative approaches such as physical therapy, massage, tens. Drugs like nsaids, non opioid analgesics, interventional procedures help, surgery for serious coditions. ...Read more

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I have a right lower backache what can it be?

I have a right lower backache what can it be?

Back ache: The most common cause of back ache is muscle spasm.
If the pain is on the side then the back muscles beside the vertebra cause the pain when having injury or physical exercise or even a sudden changing of your position, the other cause may be disc prolapse which needs a physical examination by your doctor. ...Read more

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How will white willow help a chronic backache?

How will white willow help a chronic backache?

Her the story: The bark of white willow contains salicin, which is a chemical similar to Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid). It is thought to be responsible for the pain relieving and anti-inflammatory effects of the herb. In fact, in the 1800s, salicin was used to develop aspirin. ...Read more

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How do I get a referral for pt for my backache?

How do I get a referral for pt for my backache?

See your doc: In some states, a doctor needs to write a prescription for physical therapy. That is true in my state (massachusetts). In other states a doctors prescription is not needed but insurance companies may need a doctors prescription to pay for it. Any actively practicing, licensed physician, nurse practitioner or physicians assistant working under a licensed doctor can issue a referral. ...Read more

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I wake up every morning with a backache. What should I do?

I wake up every morning with a backache. What should I do?

Get checked: If it has been persisting for a long time you should see a doctor. An exam as well as xrays can help find a diagnosis. And if necessary some blood work. Most often it is just muscular pain, or even as simple as your mattress or daily activity. However, you may need to be checked for ankylosing spondylitis if your doctor thinks it is worth checking for. ...Read more

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What would cause a backache from just below the shoulders?

What would cause a backache from just below the shoulders?

Cerv Radiculopathy: Pain here is likely a pinched nerve from arthritic pressure and/or a herniated disc, or tendinitis (levator syndrome). Aggravated by poor posture at a computer. An exam by your doc can help determine if there is significant injury deserving of further studies or treatment. No hurry if not worsening, but, should be seen if not getting better. Nonsurgical usually helps. Try salonpas hot patches. ...Read more

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Backache when slumping. Told I look like gamer. What can I do?

Backache when slumping. Told I look like gamer. What can I do?

See doctor: Without more information and an examination it would be impossible to even speculate. See a good back surgeon and get a full detailed evaluation, which may necessitate imaging studies (plain x-rays, ct scans, mri, etc.) good luck. ...Read more

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Can you please recommend us some stretching exercises for backache?

Can you please recommend us some stretching exercises for backache?

Exercise & Stretch!!: Need to be more proactive in terms of daily exercise program in terms of flexibility & cardio along with core strengthening while limiting prolonged positioning. Yoga is a great way to do core strength & stretching. If a smoker stop and if overweight, lose some pounds. You can try otc meds if no medical reasons not to and if persists, see pcp. ...Read more

Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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