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I have been having muscle spasms in my lower back all week?

I have been having muscle spasms in my lower back all week?

Determine cause 1st: Postural or nerve compression are most likely the cause. Treating these conditions may help to resolve the condition. You may need an evaluation to determine what is the cause if these do not resolve spontaneously. ...Read more

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I have back pain?

I have back pain?

Not uncommon: In many people better after a couple of days. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have pain in my upper back to the right of my thoracic vertebra Ive had this pain since i was little when im stressed do I have chronic back pain?

I have pain in my upper back to the right of my thoracic vertebra Ive had this pain since i was little when im stressed do I have chronic back pain?

Yes,but if you: only have it when you are stressed,, it is due to tension and should be relieved w/muscle relaxers or pain killers or antianxiety medications ...Read more

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I have scoliosis 37degree curve. I have horrible pain on right side ofneck radiating down to shoulder. I have constant muscle spasms but none this bad?

Dr. Ki-Hon Lin Dr. Lin
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2 conditions: It sounds like you may have 2 separate conditions. A 37 degree scoliosis (presumably in your thoracic and/or lumbar spine) is approaching surgical consideration and should be followed/treated by a spine surgeon. Right sided neck pain radiating down to the shouder may be caused by a cervical spine herniated disc causing nerve impingement, and would also warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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I am having bladder spasms and lower back ache. What should I do?

I am having bladder spasms and lower back ache. What should I do?

Do you have: Any other issues, such as a spinal cord injury? If not, and even if you do, consider seeing your doc for a quick urinalysis to make sure you do not have a UTI or a UTI that is climbing up toward kidneys which can be even more serious. Hydrate well and see a doc. Hope you feel better! ...Read more

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When i woke up, i stretched and got pain on my lower leg muscle. Could I have hurt myself?

When i woke up, i stretched and got pain on my lower leg muscle. Could I have hurt myself?

W/c leg muscle group: Lower leg muscles; w/c group, anterior (edl, ta) or posterior (achilles tendon)? If anterior lower leg, you could have strained the edl or at muscle; if posterior, the achilles tendon (=heel cord, w/c is attached to the gastrosoleus). In either case, the pain should improve gradually. Otherwise, you need to make an appointment with a foot and ankle specialist for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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I have back pain i can't feel my toes

I have back pain i can't feel my toes

Many possibitities: You may have a pinched nerve that is causing numbness in the toes. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in my back and i am starting to have spasms and often my back goes out i hunch foward also i think i need breast reduction surgery?

I have severe pain in my back and i am starting to have spasms and often my back goes out i hunch foward also i think i need breast reduction surgery?

Back spasms: Back spasms in some cases, can be kept at bay with a regular regimen of stretching. I know it sounds silly. But when muscles spasm, the act of spasm can cause irritation, swelling, and more spasm. When you stretch, slowly, but holding a stretch for at least 5 minutes, the muscle has a chance to relax, and stop the vicious cycle. It can take 3-4 days of consistent stretching but it will help. ...Read more

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How come I have constant back pain?

Many causes: Need more history regarding the pain -where it is, does it radiate , what brings it on , what makes it better. You need to see your doctor who can best decide what the best course of action is depending on the answers you give. ...Read more

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Why might I have lower back pain when i wake up?

Why might I have lower back pain when i wake up?

Arthritis: There are many causes of low back pain. The most common cause is usually related to degenerative changes to the discs or joints of the lower spine. It is common for this type of arthritis to be worse in the morning and improve throughout the day. If your pain lasts greater than 2 weeks be sure to see your physician. ...Read more

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I have spondylothesis i don't know what grade . I am having severe muscle spasm on both sides of my lower back and constant pain in upper back . What?

I have spondylothesis i don't know what grade .  I am having severe muscle spasm on both sides of my lower back and constant pain in upper back . What?

See someone: There are several types of spondylolisthesis, and two are quite common. Depending on the whold picture (all your symptoms, your story), many will do well with an exercise program to strengthen your core (back and tummy muscles) and increase general fitness. Medication and therapy, sometimes injections, sometimes surgery play a role. See your primary doctor or a spine specialist. ...Read more

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Could I have fibromyalgia if back ache?

Could I have fibromyalgia if back ache?

Not if only symptom: Generally, fibromyalagia creates more general aches and pains not just one region like the back. People with fibromyalgia can have back pain. After the common cold, back pain is the most common reason people seek medical attention. ...Read more

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What can I do I have constant neck, hip and back pain?

What can I do I have constant neck, hip and back pain?

Osteopath: 51 y with chronic "neck, back & hip pain". No mention of acute or repetitive mechanical injuries. This constellation of symptoms is often seen in cases of fibromyalgia (FM). FM seems to have multiple vectors of injury, which vary from one sufferer to the other. Rheumatologists are skillful at discerning this diagnosis. Osteopaths are skillful at discovering attendant soft tissue pain generators. ...Read more

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Why have I have back pain and sometimes my chest hurts?

Why have I have back pain and sometimes my chest hurts?

Chest pain: Many of the muscles in the intercostal spaces (between ribs) attach both to the rib cage/sternum (front) as well as the spine (back). Inflammation/pain at either site (front or back) can therefore affect the opposing side. ...Read more

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I have constant upper back pain and neck?

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I have constant upper back pain and neck?

Neck and back pain: The neck and back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... If your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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I have severe back pain when I walk?

Hmmm?: This can be from a simple muscle spasm to something as complex as spinal stenosis; please have your doctor examine you! ...Read more

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