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Mild Moderate Back Pain
Meds and exercise: The easiest way to alleviate mild to moderate back pain is a short course of anti-inflammatories, such as ibuprofen. As well as exercise, especially core strengthening and stretching. An excellent way to do this is yoga and pilates. Because they focus on core and stretching without impact and stress to the low back. But please see a physician first for medication and exercise safety. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Back pain: I would always recommend seeing your pcp first so they can exam you or a spine specialist. When you see a spine specialist they will do a thorough exam and would get a MRI to check your disc spaces, nerves and facet joints. Once getting those results and comparing it to your history and physical exam, they then can formulate a plan from most conservative to least conservative. ...Read more
Let me try: Few suggestions, take your medication when your board the plane, take frequent walk around , if you do not use medication on regular basis, i will take some anti-inflammatory when boarding the plane and some pain medicine. If you do not want to do that you could use patch for pain relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My last period date is 31st march on 28th april i feel mild to moderate lower back pain but its not like period back pain its little different.What is?
Impossible to know: These questions are impossible to answer without an in-person evaluation. See a doctor. ...Read more
Frequent urination moderate back pain nausea headaches mild cramps but negative pregnancy test what could this be?
Possibly a urinary : Tract infection so go to your doctor for evaluation to rule this out. ...Read more
Lower Back Pain: Conservative therapy works well for most patients with lower back pain. The use of prevention is the best - exercise, stretching, and strengthening. During the acute phase of pain - nsaids or acetaminophen, if not contraindicated, and heat and/or ice, usually work well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
(Isotretinion) moderate back pain a side effect for only being less then 2 weeks in. will it go away. Hurts when exhaling laying on back 4 couple mins?
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
While squatting at the gym, I dropped the bar &140 lbs behind my back. since then I have had moderate back pain in middle. possible kind of injury?
I have been having moderate back pain for the last seven days. The pain is making it hard for me to sit down, bend and pick up objects. Today i can feel two swollen lumps on either side of my lower back that feel about golf ball size. What should I do?
R flank pain and back pain. Moderate and comes and goes x 1 wk. no other sx. Causes and treatment?
Not enough info!: There is not enough information to be able to answer your question. Does the pain hurt only with movement? Have you changed your exercise routine? Do over the counter pain relievers, in normal doses, help? If your pain persists, see a doc this week. If you have fever, numbness, tingling, weakness, or loss of control of bowel or bladder function, or black or bloody stools, go to an ER. ...Read more
I am experiencing abdominal pain all over (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (severity: moderate) , back pain (severity: severe) (side: lowe...
Uncertain of cause.: I am sorry but your statement was cut off. It looks like we are missing part of the description and the question. Consider re-submitting with clarification. ...Read more
I have been having extreme back pain in my lower back to the point where I can't stand up after laying down or when I do I am hunched over and it last all night and during the day it's just moderate back pain but I get twitching in my legs and my legs get
Yes and No: Compression of the spinal cord in the thoracic spine can cause bowel incontinence and is a medical emergency. Compressed nerves will not cause incontinence but can result in back pain or pain traveling into the ribs, abdomen or upper leg. Bowel incontinence is the most concerning symptom. Go see you doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Moderate back pain for 3 wks. Been to chiro and md. Doctor ordered an X-ray that showed nothing wrong. The pain feels bone deep not muscle related.
Need specialist: An x-ray will really only show gross findings and will not show any disc herniations. You probably should see someone who specializes in back pain such as a physical medicine/ rehabilitation doctor or a pain specialist. A careful exam will help direct if further studies such as an MRI may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having some moderate back pain in upper and lower back accompanied by stomach pains. Had severe stomach pains with nausea and diarrhea 2 days ago. ?
Back pain: Dear Juan, You clearly had an infectious gastroenteritis 2 days ago The back pains you are feeling is likely part and parcel of having a virus, and the residual abdominal pain you feel is part of the healing process the human intestine must go thru and can last for 1-2 weeks. If any nausea/vomiting/diarrhea recurrence, or if you do not feel completely better in 2 weeks. Dr. A ...Read more
I am experiencing excessive menstrual cramps, nausea (severity: moderate) , back pain (severity: severe) (side: lower) , chills, vaginal odor and ...
Time to see GYN MD: A multitude of gynecological symptoms requires a visit to a GYN MD to sort our and resolve these issues and treat them. ...Read more
Is it common for doctors to prescribe Suboxone for mild to sometimes very moderate chronic back pain. I'm not an opiate addict. Are they peddling it?
I have mild pain in upper stomach. Moderate Mid back pain. Chills with no fever. Very flatulant. Been diagnosed with gallstones and sludge. However GI?
More info?: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but... When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Pancreatic ca (thankfully) is very rare. And if it were causing symptoms i would expect 2 see a mass on ct ...Read more