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How do I sleep with severe back pain?

How do I sleep with severe back pain?

Sedatives: Ask your physician to prescribe you pain medicine or sedatives, if he finds it appropriate. First you need to go for evaluation of your back pain. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Why does sleeping on my back give me back pain?

Why does sleeping on my back give me back pain?

Mattress too soft: Soft matress cause back extension and allowed shorten muscle to spasm more pressur on overused degenerative facet joints. ...Read more

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What should I do for back pain caused from sleeping?

What should I do for back pain caused from sleeping?

Back pain and sleep: Back pain could during sleep rather than caused by sleep. This has more to do with th type of mattress, position while sleeping and activity before sleep.
Try to locate the cause for pain and which position causes more pain. Sleeping on tummy can cause more facet joint related pain. A saggy beg can aggravate disc apin is lying on the back. ...Read more

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Sleeping on floor for back pain is helpful, harmful or has no effect?

Sleeping on floor for back pain is helpful, harmful or has no effect?

Back pain: Sleeping on a floor is not a remedy for back pain. Often people blame the low back pain on the mattress, the car seat, or a chair in the office. In most cases, the cause of the pain is degeneration of a lumbar facet joint or herniation of a lumbar disc. See a neurosurgeon for evaluation and treatment of the low back pain. ...Read more

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What can cause full uncomfortable back pain? I can't sleep cause of it.

What can cause full uncomfortable back pain? I can't sleep cause of it.

Strain: Muscle strain can cause significant pain. Nsaids can helpful as well as heating pad and muscle relaxers. Feel better soon. ...Read more

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I have back pain every morning. Looks like something is wrong with my sleeping?

I have back pain every morning. Looks like something is wrong with my sleeping?

Back pain: It could be the way you are sleeping, it could be related to a bad mattress, or it could be related to being 43 yo and having degenerative disk disease. If it continues I would recommend having it checked out. ...Read more

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I have back pain after I sleep for about 6-7 hours. It fades away after I get up. Please help.

I have back pain after I sleep for about 6-7 hours. It fades away after I get up. Please help.

Mattress proble: You are getting pain from a bad bed and sagging mattress probably, but the other issue may be weak ligament in an area is painful.

If the bed is bad, change it. If the back is still sore see a prolotherapist. Find one at www. Getprolo. Com or at www. Aaomed. Org. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve back pain? My back keeps having spasms and it's extremely painful to sleep/walk.

What can I do to relieve back pain? My back keeps having spasms and it's extremely painful to sleep/walk.

Instability: Un unstable back due to prior injury will no always heal on its own. ''

prolotherapy doctors can identify the areas causing the pain and treat them to foroce healing.

Visit www. Getprol. Com or www. Aaomed. Org for education and to find a doctor. ...Read more

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Sir/madam, I have back pain for over a year now. Which goes up and down. It increases after I sleep for long...Plz help?

Sir/madam, I have back pain for over a year now. Which goes up and down. It increases after I sleep for long...Plz help?

Chronic back pain: Need to start with a good physical exam and likely mri. The right diagnosis can guide the correct treatment. Proper stretching and strengthening is key. ...Read more

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25m 6'3" 87kgs;am suffering from back pain, use to sleep only 6 hrs (4+2) in a day, will this help if I start sleeping on bed without matters.

25m 6'3" 87kgs;am suffering from back pain, use to sleep only 6 hrs (4+2) in a day, will this help if I start sleeping on bed without matters.

Back pain management: Chronic back pain is unusual for someone under age 40; see your neurologist to look for correctable spine problem. To alleviate back pain, you can sleep better--8 hours every night, practice good posture, avoid hunching forward when sitting, start walking for leisure about 30 minutes/day, quit smoking (if applicable), use moist hot compress on your back 3x/day for 20 min. Each time. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have been having back pain (middle to upper back) for the past few days. Last night it was horrible, I couldn't sleep. I also kept having very sharp?

I have been having back pain (middle to upper back) for the past few days. Last night it was horrible, I couldn't sleep. I also kept having very sharp?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. ..

The treatment depends on the cause of the pain.

If your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How can one sleep with backpain?

How can one sleep with backpain?

First, treat it!: Lifestyle changes are important like not smoking, weight control and regular exercise. You can use medication if no contraindications like ibuprophen or naproxen, try a back support, guided exercise & activity modification. If no better, then see your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. Generally, sleep in a fetal position. If pain is worse at night, get checked immediately. ...Read more

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How can I get to sleep with back pain?

How can I get to sleep with back pain?

Sleep & back pain: If you cannot sleep due to back pain, you need to have your back pain addressed.

The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. ..

Please see your pcp or pain management doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a serious back pain I can't sleep?

I have a serious back pain I can't sleep?

Back pain: Could be benign and good be not. See u
md for evaluation and advise. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the best possible way to sleep with back pain?

Can you please tell me the best possible way to sleep with back pain?

Back pain: Try taking an anti-inflammatory like Ibuprofen before sleep. A heating pad can be very effective. Patches such as icyhot and creams such as bengay also help. Light massage of the area can help keep the tightened muscles loose. ...Read more

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I am experiencing constant lower left back pain. After a nights sleep it is fine but reoccurs during the day.?

I am experiencing constant lower left back pain. After a nights sleep it is fine but reoccurs during the day.?

For how long??: There are numerous questions you need to answer in order to evaluate and treat this. You may wish to see a DR. Meanwhile you can try beginning each new day with 500mg naproxen for a week or 2. ...Read more

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What would cause me to wake at night with severe left side back pain? Doesn't happen all the time but, when it does I can't sleep?!

What would cause me to wake at night with severe left side back pain? Doesn't happen all the time but, when it does I can't sleep?!

Possibly renal colic: Though one can't be sure from your description. Flank pain may be caused by a kidney stone. It may be paroxysmal and go away. It is also extremely painful. I would get a cat scan. ...Read more

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Can sleeping on a hard surface help with back pain?

Some think so but: I do not think it helps. It actually may make things worse.

That said, a saggy bed is really bad and more support in bed can keep the spine in alignment during sleep and be helpful. ...Read more

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I a on dialysis and get back pain at night when I sleep?

I a on dialysis and get back pain at night when I sleep?

Multiple causes: You could have osteomalacia (vitamin d deficiency) that can cause bone pain. There is also risk of osteoporotic compression fracture of the spine. Commonest would be mechanical pain related to muscles and ligaments of the spine. Rare causes include spinal tumors. A good history, exam and some simple tests should establish diagnosis and guide treatment. Discuss with your nephrologist or pcp. ...Read more

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Why do I have back pain after sleeping more than 7 hours?

Why do I have back pain after sleeping more than 7 hours?

Back pain oversleep: May be it is natures way of telling you, that you only need 7 hours sleep.There can be no medical reason why if you sleep more then 7 hours you will get back pain.As long as the pain do not last all day you don't have a medical problem. So get up after 7 hoyrs of sleep. ...Read more

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Can sleeping in a recliner for over a year at night cause back pain?

Can sleeping in a recliner for over a year at night cause back pain?

In a word, yes: But the bigger question is WHY are you or someone else sleeping in a recliner? Trouble breathing? If so what medications are involved? What other medical conditions are at play here? Those are details that are important to discuss with your doctor as they pertain specifically to your or someone else's medical history. Risk factors for fracture of the vertebrae come to mind. Talk w/ your MD. ...Read more

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Will certain types of mattresses help with sleeping with chronic back pain?

Will certain types of mattresses help with sleeping with chronic back pain?

For some: There are no magic bullets when it comes to mattresses. One rule of thumb is not too stiff and not to soft. Before spending a lot of money on an expensive mattress, try talking with a physical therapist on strengthening your core muscles to help relieve tension on your back. ...Read more

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Is it possible to fix back pain from a memory foam mattresses while sleeping?

Back Pain: It seems like it would be important to have an evaluation to determine where origin of the problem. ...Read more

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What to do if I have bad back pain when I sleep at night, what is the best rememdy?

Need to see doctor: Night time back pain is a very common complaint and is often due to accumulated activity during the day, and also because during the day we are often focused on our activities but at night all we think about is our pain. However, night pain, especially if very severe and/or causing sleeplessness, can potentially indicate serious pathology - so I do recommend evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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Can sleeping in a recliner at night for over a year cause or contribute to back pain?

Can sleeping in a recliner at night for over a year cause or contribute to back pain?

Possibly: If the mattress is thin or the springs are pushing up against your back that could cause your back to ache. ...Read more

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I always ve pain on the left back pain to the leg. Very painful especially when I try to sleep on the side?

Pinched nerve: I agree that it sounds like sciatica or a pinched nerve in the spine. But, there are other causes of back and leg pain that need to be considered. You need to see a physician that evaluates back pain. Either a pain specialist, physical medicine doctor, sports medicine physician or spine surgeon. ...Read more

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I still can't sleep on my back (pain and heaviness) after 20 days of normal delivery. I took epidural for that delivery.?

I still can't sleep on my back (pain and heaviness) after 20 days of normal delivery. I took epidural for that delivery.?

Connection Unlikely: The "heavy" feeling you may have experienced during your labor and delivery and associated epidural will long have worn off after 20 days. You may wish to consult your ob/gyn. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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