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Mild head ache mild pain in lower left side of back?

Mild head ache mild pain in lower left side of back?

NSAIDS, ice, heat...: Pain, stiffness, and inflammation can be relieved with over-the-counter medications like advil or aleve (naproxen). Follow directions on label. Ice for about 45 minutes will address inflammation and swelling, never apply ice to the skin, always over a towel or clothing. Follow this by heat for about 20 to 25 minutes to help soothe and relax tight muscles. Gentle range of motion and stretching exercises. ...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


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Could scoliosis cause mild to severe back pain and severe tension headaches?

Could scoliosis cause mild to severe back pain and severe tension headaches?

Yes: It can, if coupled with c-spine or thoracic abnormalities, contribute to uncontrollable repetitive movements. You need to be seen by a good Neurosurgeon who can evaluate your cervical thoracic and lumbar spine. I suspect there will be other findings beyond the scoliosis. Good information is available at http://www.srs.org/patient_and_family/scoliosis/early_onset_scoliosis/tis/index.htm ...Read more

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Neck pain with mild spondylosis?

Neck pain with mild spondylosis?

See below: Neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint (spondylosis) or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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Moderate to severe diffuse upper & lower abdominal pain x12hrs;dull,crampy,♯moderate back pain too.No fever.BM yesterday, passing gas now.Ddx?

Moderate to severe diffuse upper & lower abdominal pain x12hrs;dull,crampy,♯moderate back pain too.No fever.BM yesterday, passing gas now.Ddx?

Impossible to say: Your symptoms are not specific and you ask someone who cannot even examine you or order test to make a diagnosis??? Go to the ER if the pain is significant. ...Read more

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Severe pain in right side of mid back - severe nausea?

Kidney stone?: Your symptoms sound most like a kidney stone, but with the severity of your pain, a trip to the er is in order. ...Read more

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What causes left severe abdominal pain along with left back pain?

What causes left severe abdominal pain along with left back pain?

Depends: May be many things, you don't state your sex, but everything from constipation, kidney stone, ovarian if female, diverticular disease of the sigmoid colon, inflammatory bowel disease, hernia, infection or tumor. More detailed history and an examination would be needed to give a more specific answer. ...Read more

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Severe upper back pain and stiffness when lying down?

Severe upper back pain and stiffness when lying down?

Hard to say: I would try to see a physician in real life to determine your cause of pain. Good luck ...Read more

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What can cause severe neck pain with lower back pain?

What can cause severe neck pain with lower back pain?

Many things: 30's female bemoans neck & low back pain. Assuming no more than chronic soft tissue problem, absent acuity, urgency & infection, then thought of primary pelvic sacroiliac joint injury; type commonly associated with chronic muscle spasms of contralateral posterior shoulder girdle (trapezius, rhomboids & latissimus dorsi). Rocky pelvis supports tilted spine tower with spastic muscle-cable supports. ...Read more

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Severe back pain over left ribs?

Severe back pain over left ribs?

Likely muscular: Back pain over the ribs that does not radiate and is not associated with numbness or weakness of the legs is generally muscular or due to irritation of the rib joint that connects to the spine. These conditions are generally self limiting. ...Read more

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Moderate back pain in upper back also achy pain in lower back with numbness. What is your diagnosis?

Moderate back pain in upper back also achy pain in lower back with numbness. What is your diagnosis?

Pain in Back: I would need to know more about your pain. It's quality, intensity and associated symptoms. Also it would be helpful to know more about your medical history. The numbness is where? Pain can be due to muscular strains, sprains, muscle spasms, or more structural causes such as nerve or nerve root related. It can be due to muscle disease or related to medications or electrolyte abnormalities. ...Read more

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Acute hip pain. With back. Pain and. Leg pain?

Acute hip pain. With back. Pain and. Leg pain?

Back pain/ sciatica: Sounds like mostly low back pain from early arthritis or a disc problem with nerve irritation see a doctor about it. ...Read more

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Having left shoulder pain with mild chest discomfort?

Having left shoulder pain with mild chest discomfort?

See doctor now: See a doctor. It may be nothing or it may be a heart problem - do not delay. A man your age may be at high risk for the onset of heart disease. ...Read more

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Severe back ache?

Severe back ache?

Causes: There are multiple causes of back pain: arthritis, cardiac pain, sciatica, herniated disk, shingles, kidney stones among many other. See physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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25/f/i'm having mod to severe r side pain which extends straight to my back. Also having intermittent severe lower abdominal pain which causes nausea?

See your doctor: Isabella i would recommend seeing your doctor because there are several potential causes and some can be serious. Some possibilities include gall bladder disease, pancreatitis although there are many others. . If your pain tends to be worse after eating especially meals with fat this is consistent with gall bladder disease. Seek medical evaluation immediately in the case of yellow skin or fever. ...Read more

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Severe pain in lower left abdomen pain does not ease?

Severe pain in lower left abdomen pain does not ease?

There are several: possible explanations for your symptoms but these cannot be determined over the internet. You need to be seen by a health care professional and examined as soon as possible. Don't delay. ...Read more

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33 weeks. Mild pain in lower abdomen and back?

33 weeks. Mild pain in lower abdomen and back?

Pregnancy/clarify.: This is likely due to pregnancy if you are 33 wks pregnant. This is to be expected. Pregnancy can cause symptoms like leg pain and sciatica/deep nerve pain, and lower abdominal pain. If it persists, see your doctor to find out what medications, etc. You can have. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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