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Lower and upper back pain can't lay on my back hurts to much and im only 24 years old?

Lower and upper back pain can't lay on my back hurts to much and im only 24 years old?

Need Evaluation: Please see your medical doctor to basic evaluation of your back. You might find simple recommendations once the cause of your pain is identified. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Praveen Mambalam
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Thoracic (Upper Back) Strain (Definition)

Upper back pain is discomfort or pain in the back at the level of the rib cage to the neck. While upper back pain is not as common as low back pain, the causes are often the same and include muscle strain or irritation (most common), injury to the spine leading to slipped disc or degeneration, or the pinching of a nerve in the back. ...Read more


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I have put on 30kg in the last 10 months due to meds and poor diet. I have lower and upper back pain, aching legs, could be due to weight gain?

I have put on 30kg in the last 10 months due to meds and poor diet. I have lower and upper back pain, aching legs, could be due to weight gain?

Yes, see a doctor: It may be due to the weight gain; However it may also be due to another underlying problem; So need to be examined by a doctor ASAP to know what to do; ...Read more

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Lower and upper back pain, but mostly lower, very slight sore throat and fatigue. What could this be?

Lower and upper back pain, but mostly lower, very slight sore throat and fatigue. What could this be?

Coincidence?: An MRI will detect any local vertebral and ligament problems. There are some bacterial or viral diseases that come also with lower back pain and fatigue. They will show up the mark on CBC. It is important to treat the cause and not the symptom of the disease. If the disease is in the back the treatment is different than of the e.g. multiple myeloma (very bad disease). A physician is needed ...Read more

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Lower and upper back pain for 20 years and muscle spasms in my legs arm neck back for 10 years numbing and tingling in my legs hands feet for 10 years?

Obviously something: is wrong. What have you done so far? What recommendatiosn did prior docs have? or is this the first tiem your seeking treatment for this? ...Read more

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Why do I have hands, lower arms, & upper back pain? Gone & back 3x /6 mos. Began in left pinky. Blood test good(-d). Eeg great. No xrays yet. Help:-(

Why do I have hands, lower arms, & upper back pain? Gone & back 3x /6 mos. Began in left pinky. Blood test good(-d). Eeg great. No xrays yet. Help:-(

Spine vs Extremities: There is the possibility this arm pain could be coming from the neck, however the other options include peripheral nerve entrapments, carpal tunnel and ulnar tunnel syndromes. In order to narrow down the possibilities we would need more info. If concerned, please see your doctor to further evaluate you. ...Read more

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Im having sticky white discharge , an bloating the pressure of bowel movement is every strong an have lower an upper back pain can I be pregnant ?

Mucus & bloating...: Mucus occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced due to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous rectal tumors. No bleeding, weight loss, fever, tenderness...Right? Exposure to pinworms or other parasites changes the answer entirely easy to get checked--see doc. ...Read more

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Worried.Had lost ten lbs in a yr.Gained 6 back.Now lost 3 again.Lower appetite.High anxiety.Upper back pain .Spasms.C.Xray.Cbc.Bmp norm.Scared?

Worried.Had lost ten lbs in a yr.Gained 6 back.Now lost 3 again.Lower appetite.High anxiety.Upper back pain .Spasms.C.Xray.Cbc.Bmp norm.Scared?

Worried: High levels of stress can have a tremendous affect on the physical structures of the body producing symptoms. Symptoms can manifest like illness however it is mostly psychological. Consult your internist psychologist or psychiatrist for evaluation and possible treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (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. 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