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My Lumbar Hurts
Multiple possibiliti: You should see your doctor for evaluation. This may be mild self-limited, or require further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
See your doctor: This could be pylonephritis which is infection in your kidney depending on where in your back it hurts or it could be something else. The only way to know is to see your physician for an appropriate history and physical exam. Further testing may be required. ...Read more
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Hi my left hip pops when i walk it causes pain down my left leg into my lower left side of my back. Laying on my back is a no , lower back hurts?
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Check and see: If you have flatfeet, this is a common complaint amongst flatfeet foot types. ...Read more
Feel itchy all over my body, upper and lower back hurts, left elbow hurts, right thumb joint hurts, right hip hurts, both ankles hurt, why?
Varies : The most common cause would probably be a pinched nerve in your neck. Other potential causes could potentially include thoracic outlet syndrome or one of multiple peripheral nerve entrapment syndromes such as cubital tunnel syndrome. I would not hesitate to be seen and a good exam could go a long way in determining the cause. ...Read more
Back bones of head at bottom hurts. Fingers, hand, wrist hurts. Back hurts. Eye pain. Shoulders hurts. Achy. What could it be?
I have Rheumatoid Arthrits my tail bone is throbbing, shooting pains going down my leg and lower back pain. Why would my tail bone throb?
When i lay on my back and lift my left leg up straight not bending my knee i get sharp shooting pain in my lower back. I also can't stand straight up.
Back sprain: The pain on straight leg raising is indicative of either ligament tears and laxity in the lumbar spine or sacroiliac problems with weak ligaments . It might also involve an inflammation of a lumbar disc and nerve root irritation. Visit www.Proloshot .Com or www.Aaomed.Org to find a doctor who does prolotherapy as the ideal treatment to rectify this problem. ...Read more
I have lower back pain. Xrays show my spine is disconnected from my pelvic bone. Grade one spondylolsisthesis l5s1. When i lilift my left leg it hurts?
I have lower back pain, more like stabbing pains. I hurt under my buttock and down my right leg to my knee. Help?
Maybe: The symptoms need to be worked up first . Sounds like sciatica or lubar disc problem. Xrays, cat scan, mr of lubar spine, emg+nct of lower extremities , would all be reasonable. See your doc for an eval before tryig to " fix "it yourself or going to a chiropractor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a sharp pain near my right hip, it shoot down my right leg paining my hip and my right toe. ?
Probably the back: This is likely coming from a back sprain . You may have a disc problem though you are young for this problem. Contact sports could allow back injury that becomes symptomatic at a later date. You should rest your back, avoid long periods of sitting or standing. You need a program to strengthen and limber your back and teach you how to protect your back. See your MD. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. They may take some x-rays or it could simply be a bruise of some kind. ...Read more
More details: Did you experience any trauma to the back? The pain can be due to muscle overuse, trauma, inflammation, infection (meningitis) etc. See your physician to provide a detailed history and to undergo a physical examination. http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/tc/upper-and-middle-back-pain-overview ...Read more
Am I pregnant or dying. My head has been throbbing all day my right shoulder blade on my back hurts my left ankle hurts my lower back hurts my navel hurts and near my fallopian tubes on both sides more near to my hip hurts and my breasts have sharp pains.
Depends...: It all depends on how hard the impact to yur body was. Did you get evaluated after the accident? Usually if it was something minor and no fractures associated may last days to couple of weeks. If there was fractures and other more significant injuries involved it may take from several weeks to months. In any case, if nothing severe physical therapy could help with pain. F/u with your dr. on this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Facet or lysis: Pain caused by extension or arching of the back is often caused by elements of the spine called facet joints. Irritation of these joints or a stress fracture nearby could cause these symptoms. If associated with a shooting pain into the legs, then there could also be nerve irritation. To minimize pain, avoid extension and try otc meds as tolerated. See our doc if pain persists. ...Read more
Yes: Physical therapy helps with muscle relaxation and can realign the skeletal system. I the symptoms are not improving with therapy, adding medications ( muscle relaxants and anti-inflammatories, among others) can help. If symptoms not responding to above, consider imaging, usually an x ray and possibly an mri. ...Read more
I have bulging disc in my lower lumbar that really hurts me I've been going to a pain clinic for treatment they had me on 10mg Percocets and was giving my shots in my back. But I stop taking the shots then got upset with that doctor at that hospital. So
Incomplete: Looks like part of your question was cut off. Please re-ask and clarify so we can try to be of assistance. Thanks. ...Read more
I have degenerate disc disease and my lumbar back just started hurting real bad. I bent down and come back up and boom, pain, can't walk, sit, rise, bend?
Go get CT/ MRI: Your description suggests a herniated disc has occurred and is pinching nerves. The exams help identify which disc(s) are the culprit and you can consult with a spine surgeon to help determine if you may benefit from injections, medicines alone or surgery. ...Read more
Yes: The procedure is like most abdominal procedures and are pretty tender for several days. There will be some back aching due to the removal of disk and placement of the graft. These will both get better after time. Your surgeon will manage your pain- it is not unbearable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Well I have depressing, pipoar, and degenarated lumbar desiese and don't have insurance to get help with the pain and hurt what can I use to help me relax?
I was wondering if a lumbar sympathetic block would hurt more on a larger person or a leaner fit person?
Lumbar puncture on 3/10/13 back still hurts when sitting or standing or lying down & fall on butt in nov.2012 no broken tailbone?
Not much?: Usually it hearts more than regular needle. ...Read more
Don't know.: Not sure the connection between the armpit and the lumbar area where you are feeling the discomfort. You should probably follow up with your physician for evaluation, testing, and treatment. ...Read more
Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the spine (mid back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
prolotherapy: Chronic pain after spinal injury is a result of unhealed ligament tissue false movement and chronic inflammation in the area. Treat the cause by restoring integrity to the ligaments enforcing the ligaments to heal this is prolotherapy. Visit www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed .Org for information and to find a doctor near you. ...Read more
I bent down to pick a bottle on the floor and when i stood up by low back has been hurting it hurts to sit and especially walking? I have a lumbar tea
Muscular /ligament : This is probably muscle or ligament injury which should resolve with rest, anti inflammatory drugs such as Motrin or alleve and local treatment such as cold compresses: if it does not resolve in a couple weeks, or gets worse with pain going down the legs , it may be a disc bulgr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need treatment: If jr was jgst do to a pulled muscle it would have resolved in 6 to 8 weeks so you need to get it checked our if it is bothering you enough! ...Read more
I hurt my lower lumbar area in 05. I had a Independant exam today when they measured my thighs & calves one leg was off on both why is that?
Gait: When you were hurt you almost certainly shifted the way you walk to decrease the pain and over time this can throw things off. ...Read more
Can you make a lumbar tear worse by bending down at the waist? I did that and now my back is terrible hurts to walk straight I have to walk bent? Help
Back pain: Probable discogenic low back pain and iliolumbar ligament sprain with secondary muscle hypertonicity (lumbar strain). Begin antiinflammatory, ice, gentle stretching and neutral spine strengthening. Expect 4-6 weeks for full recovery. If worsening pain or radiation past knee with tingling, numbness, or weakness have evaluated. ...Read more
Is it normal to be in pain after a failed lumbar puncture. Had one yesterday and hurts to bend over and sit down. In a lot of pain and back tender?
Sometimes: If they tried multiple times to do the lumbar puncture, but failed, it could certainly be sore. The needle is being passed through tissue and you could have a bruise or hematoma causing the pain. You need to be aware of leg pain, numbness or weakness. Should those symptoms develop, seek immediate care to rule out an epidural hematoma. ...Read more
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Sharp burning pain that comes and goes on lower left side of my back. Bulging lumbar disc starting to hurt againbut both at diff times. Related or no?
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