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I am having lower back pain right side plus swollen?

I am having lower back pain right side plus swollen?

NEEDS TO BE CHECKED: We don't know what your question is. You have back pain and swollen?What is swollen. Best will be you can take some pain med and make an appointment with your Doctor and have it checked Need a detailed history if any trauma,how long the pain,any radiation etc.And physical exam and may or may not need imging like Xray/MRI/CAT SCAN and other tests if needed ...Read more

Dr. James Chapman
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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Lower back pain right side goes up back to right shoulder causing knot?

Lower back pain right side goes up back to right shoulder causing knot?

Back Pain and lump: Symptoms of a "knot" or "lump" are most likely a muscle spasm if painful. Understand that the spinal muscles attach from base of skull down to pelvis. So, spasms may travel the entire length in some cases. Shoulder pain/knot suggests levator scapula syndrome, which is a spasm of the muscle at the upper junction of shoulder blade and spine. Usually a posture problem. Try salonpas patches & stretch. ...Read more

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Urine has a strong oder it's dark yellow i drink water only have lower back pain right side

Urine has a strong oder it's  dark yellow i drink water only  have lower back pain right side

Could be UTI: The symptoms you have are consistent with a urinary tract infection. The fact that your back hurts implies that it may have begun to spread into the kidney. If you develop nausea and vomiting, the kidney is certainly involved. Dramatically increase fluids to the point your urine is clear. Drink apple or cranberry juice to acidify the urine. If sx don't improve, or fever, need to see doc. ...Read more

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25 yr f, lower back pain ( right side) my boobs hurt and at some points it's a shooting pain around nipple area, I am 4 days late?

Wait a few more days: I would wait for a total of 7 days for your period to come and if it doesn't then, you should do a pregnancy test at home and check the results. ...Read more

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Blood in stool and on paper, lower back pain right side, and fatigue, any ideas?

Need to examine: Any abnormal bleeding needs to be evaluated and that can only be done in person. You may have just hemorrhoids but even that can cause anemia. Please consult your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Last few months have noticed just before menstration severe lower back pain, right upper side pain and headaches. What could be causing this?

Last few months have noticed just before menstration severe lower back pain, right upper side pain and headaches.  What could be causing this?

Period problems: IF this is happening with each cycle it could be a sign of PMS, endometriosis and other causes. An evaluation by your gynecologist is the next step for this complex issue. ...Read more

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I have been on pain meds. For 6yrs.I have lower back pain, right leg pain/numbness and it seems my whole right side is worse?

If your back pain: Is increasing and you are not getting better i would recommend visiting a spine doc or pain doc to see what else can be done. Chronic pain med use is often worse than the back problem itself. Treatments can include therapy, steroids, cortisone injections, bracing and surgery. If it is getting worse definitely see a spine doc or orthopaedist. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause a sensation down the side of your legs and lower back pain (right above buttocks) ?

Can constipation cause a sensation down the side of your legs and lower back pain (right above buttocks) ?

Yes, I think so.: Severe constipation changes the way your organs fit together and that can create pressure on nerves that connect with other nerves. So the pain can pop up in places you don't expect. Get this cleared out as soon as you can by seeing a doctor for treatment or prescription. From then on - keep yourself from getting so blocked. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I get lower back pain only on the left side?

Why do I get lower back pain only on the left side?

Anatomical: The pain generator is on the left side, be it a out of place disc compressing on a nerve, muscle spasm, sacroiliac joint, etc., etc., etc. A more precise answer can be provided after your doctor examines you and obtains further facts about your symptoms. ...Read more

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When I lay a certain way I get lower back pain only on my right side.

Nerve impingement: is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the US. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. It can cause severe vision impairment and muscle spasms. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. ...Read more

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Extremely bad lower back pain on the left side. What can I take for this?

Flank pain: Understand, any internal organ that is irritated or inflamed, may send pain to a region of your body that mimics "back" pain. Based on your age, kidney stones, GI problems, spleen, pancreas or even stomach problems could be present. If the above are ruled out by history and exam (muscle spasm present, obvious injury) then rest, ice, anti-inflammatories may help. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain shooting pains on my lower right side. What can I do for relief?

I have lower back pain shooting pains on my lower right side. What can I do for relief?

Instability in back: There are weak ligaments that allow for false motion of vertebrae in the back and this causes the shooting pain . Prolotherapy can help. Visit www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org for a doctor to help you. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain on the right side. I have spasms as well. What could be the cause. ?

I have lower back pain on the right side.  I have spasms as well.  What could be the cause.

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Urinary tract : Problems. Urinary tract infections (utis) are infections of the urethra, bladder, ureters, or the kidneys, which comprise the urinary tract. Back pain, pain or burning when you urinate.Pain on one side of your back under your ribs were the kidney are, some fever. Your belly feels tender or heavy. All are symptoms of urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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I have been having really bad lower back pain that is mainly on the left side i was wondering what it could be?

Depends: Lower back pain can be a temporary condition of a chronic one. The causes vary from biomechanical issues to diseases such as degenerative disk disease. It may also reflect pain from another source, such as your kidney. At your age you should not have this issue. I suggest your contact a doctor to have this evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower left side of my back, it started with bad lower back pain, now it's centered on left lower side.

I have pain in my lower left side of my back, it started with bad lower back pain, now it's centered on left lower side.

Could be a number of: various causes, including sacroiliac joint pain, piriformis spasms, strains of various lumbar muscles & ligaments, intervertebral disk problems, myfascial pain & others. See your doctor or physiatrist for proper evaluation and treatment based on specific diagnosis. If a specific diagnosis is not made, see a physiatrist or other spine specialist. There are many good ones in your area. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have lower back pain, mainly in the left side, when I'm standing and leaning back but I have no pain when I lean forwards. ?

Muscle, or bone: What you described could be due to irritated muscles .the position you assume causes them to change their tension. It could also be due to a problem with the bones, something that could be congenital. You may need x-rays. Ice, stretching exercises, ibuprofen, all may be helpful ...Read more

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Last night i started the master cleanse and this morning i woke up with excruciating lower back pain on my left side. Is that normal?

No: I have never heard of the master cleanse causing that. I would go to a doctor and make sure you don't have a kidney infection or stone. ...Read more

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I'm 24 and have been have a lot of lower back pain mostly on the left side even hurts to bend over i was wondering what could be going on?

Diagnosis: Most cases I see are due to sitters disease or gait (ex; foot position). But you need to identify the origin and rule out more serious causes. Any neurologic issues like numbness in the legs, no muscle weakness, no fever, no urinary pain, fever, genital discharge, acute trauma, insect bites, etc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TO8Il3vdxQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6SXiDCMP3E ...Read more

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29 yr old female sharp lower back pain on the left side comes suddenly and then goes away specially when i stoop down to pick up something?

29 yr old female sharp lower back pain on the left side comes suddenly and then goes away specially when i stoop down to pick up something?

Sciatica: It's possible that you have a disc in your spine that's pinching a nerve, also known as sciatica. It;s also possible that this could be a muscle strain. An examination from a sports medicine doctor, physical medicine and rehab doctor or orthopedist can figure it out and start you out with physical therapy if anti-inflammatory medication, rest and massage have not been helpful. An MRI may be needed. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain on my right side. It comes and goes and sometimes it hurts so back i can't get up for a few minuets. What's going on?

Could be: Sacroiliac joint related pain, low back pain due to psoas muscle spasm or something completely unrelated to musculoskeletal system. Try some upward dog yoga stretches for a few days and see a physician. ...Read more

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Are they any stretches I could to help relief lower back pain? It's just on the left side and it hurts worse when I am sitting down or standing.

Are they any stretches I could to help relief lower back pain? It's just on the left side and it hurts worse when I am sitting down or standing.

Cause of back pain?: Have you had the back pain evaluated by a physician to find out the cause? I think that is important to do before seeking out advice on stretching exercises by a network such as this where we don't really have the ability to examine you first. Stretches could help your condition or depending they could worsen things. Your doctor should be able to direct you to a PT specialist as well. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more