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Been put on adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) works wonders except for a back ache in the lower left and lower right quadrant. Go off of it and back pain stops. Any ideas?

Been put on adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) works wonders except for a back ache in the lower left and lower right quadrant.  Go off of it and back pain stops.  Any ideas?

Muscle tension?: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) can cause increased muscle tension as well as anxiety, I wonder if this could be related to physical tension in the muscles in your back , also possibly related to your physical position. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

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What might cause severe back pain in the upper left quadrant of my back?

What might cause severe back pain in the upper left quadrant of my back?

Back pain: Inflammation of the rib head as it inserts into the spine. Upper back pain is in the thoracic spine. In general, most pain is muscular or tendinous in origin. Herniated discs in the upper spine are uncommon.An MRI of the thoracic spine can help make the diagnosis. See a neurosurgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have severe abdominalpain around my navel to the right side and back pain in the mid to lower quadrant. but am shaking and get dizzy when I stand.

I have severe abdominalpain around my navel to the right side and back pain in the mid to lower quadrant.  but am shaking and get dizzy when I stand.

Go to ER now!: If you still have pain now, please go to an ER right away. Severe abdominal pain that does not respond in 30 minutes or less, needs urgent evaluation. The cause may be something simple, but, can also be due to something serious. Get checked now, if it still hurts. ...Read more

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Back pain. Left side upper quadrant. Done acupuncture, massage, took acetaminophen, rubbed pain reliever lotions, hot compressed it. Still n pain ?

Back pain. Left side upper quadrant. Done acupuncture, massage, took acetaminophen, rubbed pain reliever lotions, hot compressed it. Still n pain
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Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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Upper left back pain at the quadrant. pain left rib cage & swollen, painful stomach near ribcage. No injury occur. Gastriritis? Wbc is 10.1.

Wbc not cons w: An elevated white count is not common with gastritis. Have they checked your pancreas? Your pain could be referred from the stomach, pancreas or intestines. The spleen sits at the upper left quadrant too... Hard to say without the full exam and labs to look at. ...Read more

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I have upper quadrant back pain that comes and goes and worsens with movment most Times. Im on xarelto fir bpes ... is this par for the course?

I have upper quadrant back pain that comes and goes and worsens with movment most Times. Im on xarelto fir bpes ... is this par for the course?

Call ur doc; go 2 ER: Xarelto is one of 4 novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) available in the States (yes, I know you're our neighbor up North). Unlike Warfarin, which can be corrected w/vitamin K, if taken in excess, we still don't have a good way to stop bleeding as a result of NOACs, aside from applying pressure & waiting for medication to wear off in 24hrs. While I don't know what "bpes" is, given symptoms, call doc ...Read more

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Upper right quadrant pain, back pain, vomiting, nausea, metallic taste.Clear us, hida scan %74 but had reaction to cck. Can i still get it removed?

RUQ pain: Could be sphincter of oddi dysfunction. This is the sphincter that controls the drainage of bile into the intestine. Yo may want to get a consult from a GI that performs ercp. Sometimes people that have your symptoms benefit from opening the sphincter endoscopically and preventing sphincter spasm. ...Read more

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What are the causes of lower left side back pain?

What are the causes of lower left side back pain?

Refer to answer: Causes of left sided lbp are left sided sciatica, left sided sacral ilitis, and rarely left sided pelvic lesions or inflammation. We suggest refer to your physician to identify the problem and resolve the problem. ...Read more

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Could lower left back pain cause youur left testical to have pain?

Could lower left back pain cause youur left testical to have pain?

Testicular pain: In the womb the testes are decended from the abdomen to the scrotal sack. So they have innervation from the back. However, if your testes are in pain, i would get checked out asap as testicular cancer is the #1 cancer that has a high mortality rate in young males. See your physician and tell them of your symptoms to rule out any thing that can be prevented. ...Read more

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My bf sneezed and a lower left sharp back pain hit him like a ton of bricks. What now?

My bf sneezed and a lower left sharp back pain hit him like a ton of bricks. What now?

Most likely: Most likely a muscle spasm, can try ibuprofen or Tylenol for pain relief or heat pad to relax muscles. Follow up with a physician if symptoms don't improve. ...Read more

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I am experiencing constant lower left back pain. After a nights sleep it is fine but reoccurs during the day. ?

I am experiencing constant lower left back pain. After a nights sleep it is fine but reoccurs during the day. ?

For how long??: There are numerous questions you need to answer in order to evaluate and treat this. You may wish to see a DR. Meanwhile you can try beginning each new day with 500mg naproxen for a week or 2. ...Read more

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I have lower left sometimes middle back pain that comes an go it don't get worse and the pain is mild I feel like someone is poking me ?

Get it evaluated: See a rheumatologist or orthopedist and have the issue evaluated. There are numerous possible causes. ...Read more

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Day 8 of my cycle i started having pain on my lower left side this has cont'd its now day 18 w/lwr back pain difficulty walkin @ times frm pain?

Day 8 of my cycle i started having pain on my lower left side this has cont'd its now  day 18 w/lwr back pain difficulty walkin @ times frm pain?

Have you: Ever had this happen before? Are you dizzy? Pale? Sweating? Heart racing? If any of those, the hospital is where you should go for an evaluation, otherwise to your gyn doc, or primary care. ...Read more

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Lower left back pain and burping?

Lower left back pain and burping?

Reflux: You may have gastric reflux.Try an antacid and if no improvement see a doctor for a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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What is causing my lower left side back pain?

Degenerative changes: This could either be from degenerative disc disease, a disc herniation or from degenerative arthritis. If this is significantly limiting and/or painful then you should seek attention for this from an interventional pain management physician. ...Read more

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Sharp lower left back pain. Help what should I do?

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

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Lower left back pain that has been getting worse in the past week, could anything be serious?

Yes it could be: There are several maladies that will cause lower back pain. Since it has persisted you should see your family doc to be certain. ...Read more

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What could be causing my lower left side back pain. I shift in my seat constantly to avoid it?

What could be causing my lower left side back pain. I shift in my seat constantly to avoid it?

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

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more