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Why do I have pain in my lower back?

Why do I have pain in my lower back?

Not sure: Often lower back pain is musculoskeletal in orgin. If it is severe or is associated with significant changes in bowel habitus or other sxs - then medical evaluation would be prudent. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower back on both sides?

I have pain in my lower back on both sides?

Kidney: bilateral back or flank pain indicate a kidney source, infection most likely, doubt stone. check your urine, for blood, or infection, or ketones, or white cell. continue to hurt see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower back what could this be?

Low back pain: A lot of things. Sometimes a strain, sometimes a disc or more serious problems. If it is persisting, have it checked. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower back , due to aerobics.... What should I do ...?

I have pain in my lower back , due to aerobics.... What should I do ...?

Depends on the pain: It depends on how severe the pain is and it's duration. If it is just an ache and short lived and does not stop you, it is ok. Otherwise, try cross training if only doing one type of aerobic exercise and incorporate stretchiing and core muscular workouts as well. If persists, then seek evaluation ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower back where I got my epidural, they were inserting it incorrectly they did it 4 times is this common or should I be concerned?

I have pain in my lower back where I got my epidural, they were inserting it incorrectly they did it 4 times is this common or should I be concerned?

Possibly: Difficulty placing a block is often times a cause of post procedural discomfort, as local tissue may become bruised or traumatized. Sometimes, the actual medication can lead to transient discomfort, this typically resolves. It's important to communicate your concern directly to the clinician involved as this will help modify your treatment. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower back as well. Could it be a symptom of gallstones?

I have pain in my lower back as well. Could it be a symptom of gallstones?

Not lower back: Usually not pain in lower back. Moderate to severe pain under the right side of the rib cage.pain may radiate through to the back around waist or to the right shoulder,severe upper abdminal pain (biliary colic) ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower back that extends down my right leg. I can not lift my leg without help and walking hurts?

I have pain in my lower back that extends down my right leg.  I can not lift my leg without help and walking hurts?

Disk: If this problem has just occurred recently and you dont have a history of back problems, a disk is likely the source of your pain. You should be evaluated by a physician to make sure the weakness is not progressive or serious. You should be evaluated today or tomorrow if possible. If you have any changes in bowel or bladder habits or increase in weakness please go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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