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Intermittent Middle Back Pain
I'm having left flank weirdness, intermittent left side pain, nausea, pulsation on left upper abdomen, diarrhea, upper middle back pain.?
Needs eval: Although not every possible cause is dangerous, seeevverbal are. You should be evaluated soon by a medical profession. ...Read more
Numerous causes: The range of possibility is very wide. It begins with a simple strain and can be severe like an aneurysm of a blood vessel. This is exactly why a quality doctor who can perform a physical is important. In addition, chest and spine x-rays may help narrow the possibilities. ...Read more
I'm a 24 years old and I suffer from a middle back pain for two days, what should I do to relief that pain?
Depends: How did it start? Trauma or some injury, or out of the blue? It could be something simple that will get better with anti-inflammatories and time, but if there was a specific injury or it doesn't get better in a couple weeks, you should go be evaluated by your physician. Sooner if you have any other associated symptoms like weakness in your legs. ...Read more
Extreme lower and middle back pain, trying to lay down, but can't get comfortable. What can I do to help my back?
Obesity put sever stress on the spinal ligaments. Nsaids prevent healing and perpetuate the injury. Pregnancy loosens ligaments.
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I have been dealing with really bad middle back pain, it doesn't go away. Its been going on for about 3yrs now. What's wrong?
I have lower left sometimes middle back pain that comes an go it don't get worse and the pain is mild I feel like someone is poking me?
Get it evaluated: See a rheumatologist or orthopedist and have the issue evaluated. There are numerous possible causes. ...Read more
I have been getting severe middle back pain since the past few months. No sitting / standing position is comfortable. Please help! Is this serious?
I had a lidocaine injection for middle back pain which provided much relief. Forgot to ask how long it will last.
Back Pain: Depends on whether you had an epidural steroid injection or a "trigger point" injection. The duration could be anywhere from months to years based on the condition being treated and if you reinjure the area. If you have a herniated disk it will probably be a reoccurring problem. If all you had was muscle spasm from physical activity them it should be permanent relief. Learn how to avoid injury. ...Read more
I have been having this middle back pain on both sides for a few days now it hurts to move or breathe what could it be?
Anything: Back pain is very non specific and be caused by multiple things such as muscle strains, bone disorders. In addition, internal issues such as lung problems, heart problems, and stomach/pancreas problems can also cause back pain. With the development of pain with respiration this should be evaluated urgently for things such as pulmonary emobli (blood clots). ...Read more
Lower-middle back pain. Should I be resting completely, working out still or something in between like stretching? Notice stretching helps temporality
RICE method: Studies show rest, ice, heat (modalities) and Physical Therapy are beneficial for back pain. You probably have back sprain from some activity that requires rest to heal. However a full medical history and exam are needed. For instance, if you have had trauma or have scoliosis or other contributing factors we need to know. With low back pain, studies show yoga is effective, as is physical therapy. ...Read more
Muscular v disc: This could be muscular pain or related to underlying degenerative discs or even a herniated disc or other spine based conditions. Other issues could include referred pain from a lung or pulmonary issue or gastrointestinal issue like an esophagitis, ulcer, gallstones or reflux. Even a renal or kidney issue may be a cause. See your doctor if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
Lots of things: Go see your physician first to make sure it isn't something scary. Then take a look at how you sit, your general conditioning, how you use your body. For help, try physical therapy to include mobilizations and increasing thoracic mobility, treatment by an osteopathic physician and a supervised stretching program. If these aren't helpful, sometimes it's from an old injury- physical or emotional. ...Read more
Upper middle back pain for over a month, gets worse as im standing up at work gets worse as the night goes on almost unbearable?
Need a consultation: This pain can be originating from the spine or surrounding areas such as the kidneys. Given the severe nature of the pain, a consultation and likely an mr imaging examination would be needed. Information from this exam along with the clinical info would help determine where the pain is originating from and whether it is mechanical, neurologic or solid organ based. I advise seeing a pain specialis. ...Read more
See below: Rather than figuring out what to take it is more important that you evaluate your lifting technique, the amount of weight and reps you are doing rather than taking medications. You may need to alter your technique as well as the amount of weight and reps. I am sorry if this was not the answer that you are looking for but better to follow the above advice than to get hurt and not be able to lift. ...Read more
Needs Evaluation: It could be coming from your spine, from your stomach or gall bladder, from something going on inside your chest like pneumonia or a lung tumor, could be your heart or great vessels (aorta). Bottom line is there are too many things that it could be without some investigation. Some of these conditions are life-threatening. Get to a doctor asap. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: "hurts to breath" could be pain due to movement of the ribs if the movement irritates the rib joints and cartilage, could be due to irritation or pressure on nerves coming from the spine to that area, or due to other things like lung problems (infections, etc...), etc..., so if a doctor should talk with the patient and do an exam to get an idea of what might be happening. ...Read more
I got a middle back pain when I got hungry yesterday, mostly on the left side, when I got a rest, it is mostly gone, but still there. What is it?
I have lower/middle back pain also hurting my thighs (mainly the front). I have not had any injuries. I have been told different by many doctors.?
Drs may give u: Different diagnoses based on their assessment.Back pain among young people like u is usually muscular in origin. Of course, there are many other possibilities like arthritis, slipped disc, pinched nerve, scoliosis etc. Imaging studies may help pinpoint the exact diagnosis. Get reassurance from all of them. Http://www. M.webmd. Com/back-pain/default. Htm. ...Read more
Severe middle back pain 7 months straight. Dr appointment made didn't take test or see actual dr?
Had an X-ray for middle back pain two days ago. How long before my dr contacts me with the results?
Contact him/her: Your best best would be to contact your doctor to see if they have the results. Usually the doctors nurse can read the results to you over the phone. ...Read more
23 years, male having lower and middle back pain for the last couple of weeks. Pain generally occurs alternate days after 5-6 hrs of sleep. Please help.
I am having really bad middle back pain to the point of when I inhale deeply it hurts. It's more on my right side. Left side feels discomfort?
Pain: Did you have any trauma? That type of pain is concerning and could even be arising from problems within the chest also. Please be evaluated as that sounds concerning. All the best! ...Read more