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Left Back Pain For 4 Months
What's wrong with my back? Chronic back pain for 4 years. Don't have full range motion. When I try to move left right or back there's a dull pain.
Time to get checked: As you are young for this type of chronic pain is very unlikely to be related to disc degeneration although disc issues can occur at your age as well as another condition that affects 6% of the population known as spondylolysis/spondylolisthesis that typically manifests itself during teenage years. You need to see yocur doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Nothing wrong: Back pain is common in late pregnancy. In some women contractions are felt in the back and sometimes back pain may be the only symptom of labor (not frequent, though). If the back pain is better and nothing else is happening, then most likely you're not in labor. You may want to talk about that with your obgyn, though, to make sure there is nothing else that he needs to know. ...Read more
Every 2-3 weeks I experience lower left back pain which last 3-4 days, along with that I experience no other symptoms, been happening for a year or so?
I have a great back pain in my left side. I have got it from singapore as carrieng some things from 4 years. It becomes more and more painful and now I can't bare it. Tell me, what would I do now?
I'm sufferring from back pain for four days straight now. On the first day, it was hard to stand from lying down. I keep on applying hot compress.?
Conservative care: Generally you will start with conservative treatment such as physical therapy (including strengthening and stretching) and anti-inflammatory medications. In fact the vast majority of patients will improve just with good, persistent conservative treatment. Subsequently, spinal injections and possibly surgery are also options. See a physician if your symptoms continue to persist, or if they worsen. ...Read more
Cause of back pain: If the pain is worse when lying down, it is more worrisome. Many people with chronic problems are unable to lie down on the back. Have yourself be evaluated by a spine specialist, neurologist or rehabilitation medicine specialist. ...Read more
Water exercise: After seeing your physician, start a plan of water walking, chest deep water, for thirty minutes thrice weekly. It should help within two week or less. ...Read more
Several possiblities: Without a more precised description of location it's impossible to say, but it could be rib dysf., muscle cramps, pleurisy, kidney disease, quadratus lumborum spasm, etc. Etc. A proper history & physical exam, including an osteopathic hands-on exam might be able to determine the exact cause. ...Read more
Hard to answer:
The cause of nighttime back pain isn't always clear.
injuries such as sprains or fractures
Nocturnal back pain can be a symptom of spinal tumors. It could be a primary tumor, one that originates in the spine, or it could be a metastatic tumor, one that results from cancer that started elsewhere in the body and then spread to the spine.
The cause of nighttime back. ...Read more
Difficult to answer as to the etiology of the pain without the advantage of a medical exam.
There are many possibilities, many minor, some more serious.
Guessing at the cause without an exam is not something that should be done. ...Read more
See below: Pain that occurs from sitting could be more than one thing. It could be related to your posture. It could be related to a painful disc which typically is more bothersome when people sit. See your doc for an evaluation. ...Read more
I have constant lower left back pain nothing I do will make it go away. It's about a 6 on the pain scale.?
Get Checked Out: Without a history of injury or strain, this could be a lot of things. You need to get examined and checked for problems like kidney disease or stones as well as for conditions that arise from the spine. You will need some basic labs like blood and urine analysis and possibly some x-rays. More than likely, this is a muscle or ligamentous strain which might respond to local ice packs and pt. ...Read more
I'm 32 years old female with 3 children. I had back pain for 6 months on middle left back. What it could be?
Constant lower left back pain to where I can't bend down, get up from laying down, or sit comfortably. What is it?
Most commonly: What you are describing is a lumbar paraspinal or iliopsoas strain or spasm at your age. However, there are many other things that can cause this that should be checked by a physician, including but not limited to si joint pain, facet pain, and even discogenic pain that has not infringed on a nerve root yet. If it is a paraspinal spasm, then it should continuously get better each day, keep walking. ...Read more
I'm having bad low left side back pain, right below the small of my back for weeks now at night when I lay down and I can hardly move by morning.
You must be examined, evaluated, x-rayed and treated.
Please call for an appointment or proceed to your local ER or UC clinic. ...Read more
Sharp back pain below bra strap on left side. Started today in the a.M. Lasted a few minutes and went away. Concerned cause it hurts again. Causes?
Sharp pain: Most sharp stabbing pains could me due to muscle spasms. Try heat and any otc ointment like bengay. If the pain does not resolve within a week, see a physician. ...Read more
Do you have: Low left back pain and are asking if it could be from your kidney? Probably not. The kidney is higher like way up just yonder your rib and and slightly to the side. If you had that you would be ill. Not just have a pain. Low back pain is usually musculoskeletal and occurs from son bending twisting lifting or other activity if not an injury. Do you have fever, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, UTI, . ...Read more
Likely muscle pain:
Myofascial pain is the most common pain in the upper back area.
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Muscle or pleurisy: Need more information about pain type and aggravating factors. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
It COULD be: However, it is possible that you might have broken a rib with coughing. It is also possible that something is in your lung to have caused your pneumonia, and it now is causing the rib pain. It is VERY IMPORTANT to have a follow up chest x-ray to be sure that everything is clear, even if you feel much better. Good luck to you. ...Read more
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