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How To Relieve Lower Back Pains While Sleeping
I am active duty military n sleep on a bad barracks bed, I have a lot of lower back pains, how can I relieve my back and new bed is not an opition?
Egg Crate/Foam Pad: When i was in iraq i had the same problem. You can get a memory foam pad or "egg crate" pad at the px for not very much money. That really helped my back, maybe it will help yours? If the problem is that the mattress/springs are too soft, you can try some 1/4" plywood under the mattress to stiffen it up. An air mattress might help, too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have lower Back pain which radiates to my sides. It's painful to sleep and stand from sitting. Bowel movements give short relieve. What could it be?
Have a pain at lower back it occurs only after few hours of sleeping, i can't even lay down, pain makes me walk to be relieved what can it be
SIJ: Disorder of the sacroiliac joint (sij) is known to worsen when the pelvis is stressed by ground force of mattress, unlike other axial spine problems, which are relieved by lying down. In a male your age, participation in extreme sports & significant or repetative falls onto buttock is explanatory. Skateboarding & snowboarding are the worst. See an osteopath to be properly diagnosed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have such bad lower back spine pain. Prevents me from sleeping or doing other things. Have been to chiropractor but only immediate relief. Any tips?
Need X ray and mri : Also need a muscle relaxant. If the pain is going down your leg, you need Gabapentin also. If the pain is bad, at least 800 mg of ibuprofen. Most back pain is relieved with rest and a heating pad. Add the above meds and you should find relief soon. Stay away from chiropractor until you know what the MRI shows. ...Read more
I fell last night and hit my lower back dull ache with sharp pains when i turn or get up and can't sleep then i fell again this morning same pain?
Pain: I am sorry about your pain. However, I am more concerned about the fact that you have fallen twice within 24 hours. Could these be due to weakness or any other problem of your legs? My recommendation is that you discuss these concerns with your physician as soon as possible for proper diagnosis and treatment. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fell on a large rock when thrown off a horse. Keep getting lower back pains when keeping back straight .Painful when sleeping ,must sleep curled up.
It pains in my upper and lower back when i wake up in morning.My legs starts paining if i don't keep'em between 2 cushions while sleeping.What to do?
Not specific: Your symptoms are not specific for one diagnosis but being young you need to see a doctor to get a good history and physical exam and may need a set of blood work. ...Read more
I want to know if I have a cyst or not I have been having lower back pains, gotten a little sick, its been buring around my vagina and itching plus I have a blister on my vagina walls, it hurts when i walk, do stuff and sleep and i've been have a thick di
Hello. : Hello. Can't determine if your lesion is a cyst just by this description alone. I am going to assume (tell me if I am wrong) that you are a sexually active female. Between thick vaginal discharge, vaginal itching and burning, vaginal lesion and back pain - this is suggestive of an infection. You really need a complete sexually transmitted disease work up. Please see your gynecologist for evaluation. Take care. ...Read more
Ive been havin lower back pains, cramping on my left side(for wks now),headaches n extremely tired no matter how much sleep i get. irregular periods?
Multiple areas: Headaches: When was your vision last checked? Tired: Has your GYN or PCP checked you for anemia, folate & B12 deficiencies? Has your thyroid been checked? Cramping left side: Is this in your abdominal area or your back? Low back pain: What aggravates this? Have you tried, ice, heat, OTC oral or topical meds for cramps +/- back pain? ...Read more
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