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My Lower Back Has Been Hurting For Months
My lower back has been hurting for 2 months. It hurts when I sit for long periods of time and when I use cardio equipment. Should I be worried?
Get checked: Although it may not be due to a serious problem, why not have your condition evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon to determine the cause of your back discomfort? He or she will order appropriate tests and therapy. ...Read more
Arthritis: In the absence of known trauma causing the pain, then the likely diagnosis is some type of arthritis especially a condition termed ankylosing spondylitis. There are a few really serious conditions that could also cause this. Check with your family doctor for a pathway to diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
My lower back has been hurting for at least 2 days now. It is on the right side. Do you know what it is? It hurts and then goes away
Need more info: One of the most common complaints we see in family practice. Causes range from sprain and strain of low back muscles to kidney problem or orthopedic problems. Best for you to make an appointment with your family physician who after an exam will make recommendations to help stop and/or reduce the severity of your pain. ...Read more
During vball my lower back has been hurting mostly right side. Now it is spreading all through my lower back. Hurts to serve and lean forward andback?
My lower back has been hurting for about 3 days now it progressing towards my back hurts to the touch. Do I have a kidney infection?
Hi, Thank you for your question.
Do you have a history of kidney stones? Do you have a fever? Noticed any blood in your urine? Make sure you drink plenty of water. You may need imaging to find out what is going on.
Hope that helps. Contact me if you have any other questions.
Dr. M ...Read more
The past 2 days my left hip/lower-back has been hurting. Its super sore! It hurts to sleep on my left side, walk and when I push on it. What's wrong?
Hip or back pain: Back problems can give you hip pain and hip problems can give you back pain. Probably not enough information here to help you know what the cause is. May represent greater trochanteric bursitis. I would use an anti-inflammatory like aleve (naproxen) 2 pills with food 2 times a day for 5 days. Ice the area for 20 minutes up to 3 time a day. Think that should help. ...Read more
My left side has been hurting for months. My lab work came back normal and an X-ray of my lower back looked fine. It constantly hurts, what gives?
Back has been hurting for days. Today I can hardly walk or stand up straight. Lower back hurts. Only stops when sitting at an angle. What's wrong?
Sounds like spams:
If you don't have numbness, weakness, or bowel or bladder trouble then it should get better with time. Ice every 2 hours and taking ibuprofen and or naprosyn (naproxen) can help.
If not better after a week seek a doctor to assess your situation.
Try to walk as much as you can and avoid sitting as it can be hard on a sore back, . ...Read more
More ideas: Try finding a good osteopathic physician (do) who does gentle manipulation. Online sources: biodo. Com, cranial academy. Com, academyofosteopathy. Org. A good chiropractor can help, as can other bodyworkers who do feldenkrais or alexander techniques. Yoga w/ a good instructor to supervise your alignment may also be useful. Try tai chi or qi gong. Above all exercise regularly as prevention. ...Read more
Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, I would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Need more info: There are many things that can cause your pain. I would need to know if there was any injury like a fall or a blow to your back. Or a bad sprain. Kidney problems may also be thought of. Please make an appointment with your family physician to find out the answer to your question. ...Read more
Pain free and rehab: It depends on the nature of the injury. Someone who is athletic should see a physiatrist to determine the diagnosis and to guide the rehabilitation. Subtleties like core strength and alignment should be evaluated. American college of sports medicine guidelines recommend no more than 10% increase in intensity, duration or frequency per week. ...Read more
Since I rock all the time would that cause my lower back to hurt all the time? What would u suggests I do
Back pain: Keep the proper posture as much as possible, stting straight with the normal curves and shoulders curved back. Learn some back muscle strengthening exercises as it is probably muscle related problem. If pain persist get xrays to rule out any structural problems ...Read more
I have been a cna for years now my lower back chronically hurts after thirty minutes of standing is it degenerative.
Ok for about two days now my lower back like closer to my side has been hurting. And the pain will come and go, but it hurts so bad.
More info needed: More information is needed in order to make a diagnosis. Possibilities include kidney stones, lumbosacral strain, disc disease. You must be examined by a physician who will order the appropriate tests after his/her assessment in order to diagnose and treat your problem. Since this has been going on for two days and the discomfort is severe, you should go to the hospital emergency room tonight. ...Read more
I'm a 29 yr old female yesterday I started to get sharp pains in my back. Few he's later it started to hurt really bad in my lower back.
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