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49 yr old healthy woman takes no medications began experiencing constant aching all along lower back out of nowhere. No falls or injuries. What is it?

49 yr old healthy woman takes no medications began experiencing constant aching all along lower back out of nowhere. No falls or injuries. What is it?

Tough to say: Especially since you are healthy and 49yo without any pre-existing issues,. it is difficult to tell you what that may be. I would recommend you get a good physical and clinical exam to properly diagnose your ailments. Simple viral illnesses to Lyme's, rheumatoid, Fibromyalgia, etc. etc. could all be possibilities Best to get it checked out. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I am an 18 year old female, sudden sharp pain in abdomen followed by aching in lower back, right hip, and anus. ?

I am an 18 year old female, sudden sharp pain in abdomen followed by aching in lower back, right hip, and anus. ?

Acute abdomen: Your stomach pain could be due to multiple reasons. If you are active sexually, get a pregnancy test. A pelvic exam will be necessary to rule out pelvic infection. Get a urinalysis to rule out urinary tract infection. Further examination of your hip and a rectal exam is warranted. ...Read more

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27, female, w/ frequent lower back pain & dull ache in left chest for 7 months, ecg, x-ray, bloods = normal. Echo = trivial mr. Is this anxiety/stress?

27, female, w/ frequent lower back pain & dull ache in left chest for 7 months, ecg, x-ray, bloods = normal. Echo = trivial mr. Is this anxiety/stress?

Description: Your summary of your back problem does not give full picture. Consider getting 2nd opinion from spine orthopedic or neurosurgeon. Physical therapy, sports sometime can diminish the problem, but should be guided by physician. ...Read more

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Why is my lower back aches all the time?

Why is my lower back aches all the time?

So many reasons: That is difficult to say, and you will need a history and physical to nail down the diagnosis. Be sure to discuss core strengthening with your physician as core weakness is the main cause of general back aches and fatigue in a young, healthy person. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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My lower back aches when I sit but lessen when I straighten my back? what could it be?

Strain: You've strained your muscles or sacroiliac ligaments. Try Ibuprofen or Naprosyn (naproxen) for a week and if no improvement try just a few visits with a chiropractor. If no improvement after that, then see your family doctor and get some physical therapy. ...Read more

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My friend kicked at my lower back which aches there since while i'm sitting or lying but not standing.I have lot of sitting work as well.Plz suggest.

Get a new friend: And it does not sound like a kidney punch as the pain is positional suggesting probably muscular & it should get better with time but heat and/or ice may help as well as otc medication if no medical reasons not to use them. Get up from sitting for a minute or two every 15 minutes during the time it is healing as well. ...Read more

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What causes a dull aching pain on sides of lower back?

What causes a dull aching pain on sides of lower back?

See pcp: Could be due to a muscle strain or some problem with your kidneys or maybe pathology with your back. ...Read more

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Always sore with my lower back?

Core: If overweight lose it. If not start doing core strength exercises. If white and in Scotland. check vit D levels and start taking supplements. Avoid alcohol tobacco soda and junk food. Drink lots of water. Sleep on a firm mattress. If having menstrual problems, see an Obgyn. If pain worse after and around drinking too much soda , it could be kidney stones . ...Read more

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Lower back ache so what matterss?

Lower back ache so what matterss?

A good one: Generally it is not the mattress that will solve your back issues unless it only is occurring after you sleep on yours. Then, just a relatively firm one will do and regularly rotate it to keep it longer as they need to be replaced by 7-10 years or sooner if obese. Otherwise it is lifestyle that plays a role: regular exercise, weight control and avoiding smoking with good nutrition & sleep habits. ...Read more