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

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

Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
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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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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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Can lower back pain only felt when laying down at night be from a heart condition.

Can lower back pain only felt when laying down at night be from a heart condition.

Very unlikely: Cardiac pain may travel to the back, but is usually sensed between the shoulder blades. Pain is usually aggravated by exertion and relieved by rest. Having said that, women tend at times to present with symptoms that are "atypical", meaning that the symptoms may not be classic for heart disease. If symptoms persist, be checked out. ...Read more

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Bilateral meniscus repair 2/18/16.No pain, headaches& lower back pain?Only took Tylenol and walking. Do I need to keep ace wrap on it still?

Bilateral meniscus repair 2/18/16.No pain, headaches& lower back pain?Only took Tylenol and walking. Do I need to keep ace wrap on it still?

Post op meniscus: YOU SHOULD ALWAYS CHECK WITH YOUR SURGEON, it is usually ok to remove the initial dressing within 24-36 hours. Most of the time it is helpful to keep an ace wrap on during daytime hours. ...Read more

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I been having lower back pain only on the right side and lower belly pain since yesterday , i think i had fever due to my clothes were wet this mornin?

See your doc: The symptoms you are describing are very likely nothing to be concerned about but there is a chance that you are describing early appendicitis. When the appendix is located behind the large intestine (as it is in up to 15% of people) then one of the first signs of appendicitis can be back pain accompanied by right lower abdomen pain and fever. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain from standing on hard floor at work. What can I do?

I have lower back pain from standing on hard floor at work. What can I do?

Many things: This is difficult as most all of us get back pain from too much standing especially on hard surfaces. Try different types of shoes and do not wear high heels or flip flops. Try to change positions and move more if possible. Stretch your calves, hips and back regularly. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is also known as Back pain. 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. Thomas Dowling
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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