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27 y/o female. Severe lower R back pain, radiating to abdomen and down R leg. Feels like muscles are tearing, joints being drilled in incapacitating pain. Can ER or urgent care do anything? PCM unable to see me until next week.

27 y/o female. Severe lower R back pain, radiating to abdomen and down R leg. Feels like muscles are tearing, joints being drilled in incapacitating pain. Can ER or urgent care do anything? PCM unable to see me until next week.

Low Back Pain Relief: Assuming you have simple muscle related back pain, most LBP is not serious and goes away with time, physio, stretching exercises, and simple analgesia. Warning signs include numbness, weakness, urinary or defecating problems, or fever. If you are older or have a cancer that is concerning also. If any concerns or symptoms persist you should see your doctor. The ED or UC may prescribe analgesia. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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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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Severe lower back pain radiating through sides and sides of belly. Blood in urine early today. Period ended 2 days ago. What could this be?

Severe lower back pain radiating through sides and sides of belly. Blood in urine early today. Period ended 2 days ago. What could this be?

Infection or stone: You likely have a kidney stone, though a urinary tract infection can cause similar symptoms, especially if tracking up from the bladder to the kidney(s). I think you should see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Cause of left lower back pain radiating to hip?

Cause of left lower back pain radiating to hip?

Disk, sij: Pain could be from a bulging disk, sacro-iliitis (sacro-iliac joint), facet joint arthropathy, lumbar stain, muscle spasm or many other causes... Go see a medical specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain radiating through to my left side, it seems to ease if i drink lots of water.

I have lower back pain radiating through to my left side, it seems to ease if i drink lots of water.

Kidney stone?: the first thing I think of is a kidney stone. Of course there can be other causes and your physician will help clarify what's happening. ...Read more

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I have really bad lower back pain radiating to the front. It worsen at night but i have the pain all day. It started Saturday night.

I have really bad lower back pain radiating to the front. It worsen at night but i have the pain all day. It started Saturday night.

We need...: We need to know more information about what is going on with you. Did suffer any injuries?Did this start all of a sudden or has this happened before? Any urinary symptoms? Any vaginal bleeding or discharge? If pain is persistent then you should go to the nearest urgent care for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Lower back pain radiating down the front of both thighs but mostly my left front thigh Started after having to set in uncomfortable chair for hours?

Possible stenosis: If these symptoms occur with prolonged standing or walking they are certainly consistent with spinal stenosis. If they are occurring street other possibilities exist there could be a form of neuropathy after your prolonged sitting.i would suggest seeing a neurologist to assess where the pain is coming from ...Read more

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I have been experiencing bad lower back pain, radiating down my left leg. I can't afford to go to my doctor...Any advice would be so appreciated!

Stretch and walk: Stretching and walking are the best for low back pain radiating to the leg. Lie on your back with one leg flat and bring the other knee up to your chest and hold for 10 seconds, then alternate legs. Repeat that 3 times. Do this every day. Try to walk at least 5 minutes 3 times a day. Ice and heat can help. Drink adequate fluids. If you tolerate them, you can take acetaminophen and/or naproxen. ...Read more

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I've been doing physical therapy, but after exercise yesterday, why would I have lower back pain radiating into my knee and front knee on the right?

Radiating pain: Pain after therapy radiating down the leg to the knee is most likely related to nerve irritation. I suggest you go back into the physician who referred you to physical therapy and be reassessed. ...Read more

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Developed severe stabbing lower back pain, radiating around hip to front groin area. Mri showed an hemangioma? What does this mean? A neurologist ?

Depends on exact: Location of hemangioma, but get an opinion from a neurosurgeon if your doctor thinks hemangioma is cause of your pain. ...Read more

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58 y pt. With severe low back pain radiating towards both legs.Unable to move xray showing straightening of lumber spine ?Diagnosis and treatment?

58 y pt. With severe low back pain radiating towards both legs.Unable to move xray showing straightening of lumber spine ?Diagnosis and treatment?

Evaluate Low Back: If you are not improving have your doctor order a lumbar spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the back can cause leg pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more

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Lower back pain on left side numbness in my abdomen ?

Lower back pain on left side numbness in my abdomen ?

Pinched nerve: A pinched nerve can cause numbness in the lower abdomen but usually low back radiculopathies cause radiation of discomfort to the leg. Perhaps the superficial nerves of that portion of the abdomen are pinched or irritated. A neurologist is qualified to evaluate your symptoms. ...Read more

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I am having lower back pain and discomfort in lower right abdomen. What should I do?

Try Psoas stretches: A common cause of lower abdominal and back pain is the psoas muscle. Inguinal hernia is less likely but possible. A simple self test for psoas strain is put your hand in the sore area. Raise your leg on that side. If it is less sore, it may be the psoas. Roll on your side. Raise the leg to the side. If it is more sore, the muscle may be the problem. If it bulges with these, hernia is likely. ...Read more

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I had pricking pain on left side of my abdomen on liver side and had lower back pain?

RUQ pain: This could be a number of reasons. Most likely cause would be biliary colic (pain caused by gallstones) or gallbladder dyskinesia ("lazy gallbladder). Suggest follow up with your local physicians for further testing if you symptoms persist. ...Read more

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I started having lower back pain a couple of days ago and now it is also in my lower left abdomen. Help?

I started having lower back pain a couple of days ago and now it is also in my lower left abdomen. Help?

See a doctor: I would be worried about the possibility of there being something intrabdominal causing your back pain. You should really get it checked out. ...Read more

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I've had lower back pain for 4 weeks that started radiating to my abdomen. Could Fybroids be the cause? I was told 3 years ago that I had one.

I've had lower back pain for 4 weeks that started radiating to my abdomen. Could Fybroids be the cause? I was told 3 years ago that I had one.

You bet!: Have a GYN MD examine you again to determine if the fibroid has grown and/or is the cause of your back pain. Three years is sufficient time for the fibroid to become more symptomatic. ...Read more

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Hello I have been having severe lower back pain that shots up to my abdomen. It's so bad that I can sit, stand, walk , bend even lay down without pain?

See a doctor: With pain that severe you need to be evaluated. It's possible that it's a kidney stone, your appendix or a problem with the disc in your spine. ...Read more

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A pinching or piercing pain on lower left abdomen accompanied by lower back pain, what could it be?

Acute Or Chronic?: Twenties male w. "piercing/pinching" left lower abdominal pain w. low back pain. If acute & intolerable, then renal calculus, aka kidney stone, or intestinal hernia considered. If chronic & ongoing a sacroiliac joint disorder with pain radiation possible. Severe pain, fever, vomiting, painful abdominal or groin lump & blood in urine indicate need for urgent evaluation. Otherwise see Osteopath. ...Read more

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What could cause lower back pain lower abdomen pain?

What could cause lower back pain lower abdomen pain?

An ulcer, gastritis,: There are several possibilities including disorders of the GI system, kidney or renal system, cardiovascular system & the reproductive system - ulcers, pancreatitis, infections, aneurysms, endometriosis , ovarian cysts, diverticulitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, kidney stones, infarcted intestines, volvulus, intussusception, tumors & adhesions are just a few possibilities. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain when i run, and also pain in my left abdomen. Any thoughts?

Running pain: In most instances, this represents a biomechanical problem in your feet, causing compensations in the hips and pelvis. See a podiatrist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes lower back pain and lower abdomen pain?

What causes lower back pain and lower abdomen pain?

An ulcer, gastritis,: There are several possibilities including disorders of the GI system, kidney or renal system, cardiovascular system & the reproductive system - ulcers, pancreatitis, infections, aneurysms, endometriosis , ovarian cysts, diverticulitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, kidney stones, infarcted intestines, volvulus, intussusception, tumors & adhesions are just a few possibilities. ...Read more

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What causes lower abdomen pain and lower back pain?

What causes lower abdomen pain and lower back pain?

An ulcer, gastritis,: There are several possibilities including disorders of the GI system, kidney or renal system, cardiovascular system & the reproductive system - ulcers, pancreatitis, infections, aneurysms, endometriosis , ovarian cysts, diverticulitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, kidney stones, infarcted intestines, volvulus, intussusception, tumors & adhesions are just a few possibilities. ...Read more

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Twinges in lower abdomen. Gas pains. Lower back pain. Nauseous. What can this be?

Twinges in lower abdomen. Gas pains. Lower back pain. Nauseous. What can this be?

Abdominal Pains: Unfortunately it can be very difficult to diagnose abdominal pains without further information. Any chance of pregnancy? Vaginal discharge/odor? Urinary/bowel changes? Fevers? ...Read more

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Please help! pain on my left lower abdomen and lower back pain on leftside, what can it be?

See your Doctor: A number of things could be going on. Make an appointment to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause twitching in the front of my abdomen with severe lower back pain?

Abdominal spasms: The core is the muscle that supports the spine in front, back and on the sides. The abs, paraspinals, and obliques respectively. If you have pain, muscle spasms may ensue in any of the core group as they overcompensate for those muscles that are painful. Try stretching the abs by twisting when this occurs. Then core exercises as a preventative. ...Read more

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3 days late, went to wipe and it was in between light pink and bright pink.Lower back pain and lower abdomen?

Pregnancy: You may be experiencing normal signs of your menstrual cycle. If you're worried about pregnancy i would encourage you to take an over-the-counter pregnancy test. Please see your regular physician if your condition worsens. ...Read more

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Can i continue to be taking alcohol with a lower back pain nd itching on every area of my abdomen after drinking?

Can i continue to be taking alcohol with a lower back pain nd itching on every area of my abdomen after drinking?

No: While many people use etoh to help relieve anxiety and/or pain- it is not a good idea to try to fix something you don't understand. In your case, i would see your doctor to get labs and check your health. ...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