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My Back Is Deformed
Fell flat on my Back.a sore neck at the top below my skull,the too of my spine&my tail bone hurt,half way down my back my spine hurts there is a lump.
See a doctor : I would suggest that you see a doctor and get it checked out. Good luck. ...Read more
My back is always out of alignment my L4 is the worst i can move my leg but i get sciatica pain from my back down my butt and leg?
Out of "alignment"?: Sounds like you've been going to a chiropractor who's been hoodwinking you with quack chiropractic claptrap. Don't be surprised that you're not getting better. You're not really being treated. When it comes to health, chiropractic is one of the most dangerous frauds ever perpetrated on the ignorant and the gullible. Go see a REAL doctor. You should have no trouble finding one in Massachusetts. ...Read more
My big toe was fractured 3wks ago, i fell and it bent backward. Drs put a cast, my toe is still swollen and looks bent back a lil is it normal?
Is my spine misaligned? After someone lifted my back, I heard a crack and now my back feels sensitive and tender but my back does not hurt.
Probably not: If you feel fine, you are probably fine. Chiropractic manipulation a often create an audible pop which releases spasm and improves alignment! ...Read more
That depends on what: Is curving and it what direction as well as what symptoms you are experiencing along what may or may not be present on your clinical or physical examination. If you are not improving or questioning your treatment or diagnosis, see an orthopaedic surgeon, physiatrist, neurosurgeon or a neurologist for another opinion or start with your family physician who can refer you out if needed. ...Read more
My back always hurts. My lower back always hurts right on the spine. Sometimes the pain spreads up my spine. What is this? Can i fix it?
Lumbago: Generalized back pain is the most common form of back pain in the us, with 80% of americans experiencing it at some point. If you work in an environment that encourages a lot of heavy lifting, you may notice it more at the end of your work day. If it's just muscle sprain, it can be fixed. However, follow-up with your doctor to be sure it's nothing serious! ...Read more
Not @ Ur age. : U should C a rheumatologist, or start with Ur PCP, & go from there. "Growing pains" R what U tell kids with unexplained vauge complaints, after all proves negative. ...Read more
My lower back is very sensitive. My husband just lightly touched my spine and i had severe pain. It goes all the way down my lower back to my butt.
Injured my ankle and after 2 months it is still inflamed and very painful, i can't point my toes out straight and straighten my ankle, what is it? Tnx
Can take time: After a couple of months and your ankle still hurts, there are some things to consider: how long was it immobilized, what kind of x-rays have been taken? Ankle sprains can take a while, but you are relating a lot of inflammation. Under normal circumstances, there is bound to be some stiffness, but not so much inflammation. Ankle sprains could also be a "subchondral fracture" of the ankle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in my right side, not my mouth but to the back of my neck under my jaw line. When I push my Hand into my neck It is very painful no bumps tho?
Parotid: It sounds like you have a parotid gland infection. This is your major slivary gland, and sits at the angle of your jaw. ...Read more
Tailbone: Or sacrum. Most pain there is from trauma. Usually goes away with otc pain medications. ...Read more
See details: Then see a doctor and have the issue evaluated and treated. ...Read more
My left hip hurts and my right talus bone is missing so im uneven. Could this be the cause of my hip pain?
What could cause bad lower back pain? It is now spreading up my back around my sides and down my right hip.
In a 28 year old gal: How about a urinary tract infection? Excessive strain and strain after a hard workout, lifting furniture, moving out from a dormitory, moving in to a new place after moving out from your parents? Pregnancy, rheumatoid arthritis, scoliosis, muscle spasms (which CANNOT be solved by eating bananas for heavens sakes!). Tell me more and I'll do the same! www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more
When i feel my spine, it feels like it has 2 dents in it. One by my neck and another in the middle of my back. What posture is correct? To fix it
Proper posture: A properly balanced spine keeps the head centered over the pelvis as viewed from both the front and the side. It is normal to have the so called "dents" as previously explained. Best way to maintain "perfect" posture is practice with a book on your head. Balance the book, and your head is balanced. Now, remember this position. The curves that exist when balanced are your normal curves. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer