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Pain in backs of thighs and hips?

Pain in backs of thighs and hips?

You might want to: Re-ask with a little bit more information. Did the pain of things & hips occur directly after knee replacement surgery. Is is accompanied by other symptoms? ...Read more

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I have pain in back area?

I have pain in back area?

Need context: With such a vague symptom, it is impossible to give a good answer unless we know the context of the pain (when, where exactly, how painful, etc, etc). ...Read more

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What cause pain in back butt?

What cause pain in back butt?

Difficult to say: Pain in the low back on either side could be due to a variety of things from muscles, joints nerves and problems with your internal organs such as your kidneys. It is worth getting evaluated to make sure it is nothing serious. Try physical therapy and conservative measures. You may benefit from seeing an interventional pain physician. ...Read more

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Why has the pain come back?

I am not sure: Without any info regarding your pain and where it is I can't seem to offer any advice. ...Read more

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My head is paining at back why?

My head is paining at back why?

Muscles: The back of the head is a funnel for all the stress in your neck and shoulders to collect and can drive you crazy. Think flesh=muscles/tissue and not bone/ligament/disc/nerves. Start self-care with a wellness program of vits, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, exercise, self/pro massage, acupressure, chiropractor, yoga, heat, epsom tub soaking, and stretching. In my practice, I use acupuncture. ...Read more

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Pain in back right side of my head?

Pain in back right side of my head?

How bad?: Headaches are very non specific. One sided pain could be due to migraine or sinusitis. Stress or cluster type of headaches. If you have a very bad headache, then that could be originating from brain and needs urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes pain in back of shoulder?

What causes pain in back of shoulder?

Many causes: Pain the the back of the shoulder can relate to neck arthritis, muscle strain or rotator cuff problems. ...Read more

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Please explain pain in back when I cough?

Please explain pain in back when I cough?

Referred pain: When you cough you increase the pressure in your chest and your neck and head. If you have coughed a lot, you can strain muscles in the chest which can be painful. This increased pressure can also disturb nerves in the neck which supply the back and cause referred pain. If persistent see your family doctor for analysis and treatment. ...Read more

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Squeezing pain in back just below belt line?

Spine nerve irritate: You may have over use these muscles or that there is the spinal nerve root irritation. Do not perform exercises that cause you more pain. Spinal nerve root irritation always causes muscle spasms. If the pain is primarily due to nerve damage, there are symptoms of pins and needles, numbness, burning, shooting and sharp pains. If the pain is due to nerve irritation with predominant muscle spas. ...Read more

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Had a microdiscectomy but now the pain is back?

Several reasons: There is a chance of a recurrent disc herniation (5%). Another cause can be scar tissue forming (1-2%) or development of back pain post op (10%) as a result of the disc comtinuing to deteriorate in spite of the herniation being treated. If you are a smoker, these risks are higher. Infection post op is a small risk unless you are diabetic, obese, had prior back surgery and/ or smoke. ...Read more

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Best medicine for pain in back, shoulders and neck from anexiety?

Best medicine for pain in back, shoulders and neck from anexiety?

Depends: If you have long standing anxiety, see your pcp and an ssri like zoloft or Celexa may help. If this is pain from recent acute stress or anxiety, some topical anesthetic like bengay with some tylenol (acetaminophen) and ibuptofen, and maybe a massage and warm bath may be more beneficial to work out the muscle cramp. But you should see your pcp to discuss further. ...Read more

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I am feeling an odd sharp pain on back and shoulders, what do I do?

I am feeling an odd sharp pain on back and shoulders, what do I do?

Thoracic Spine Pain: Thoracic spine areas will allow nerves to exit out of the spine and wrap around into the chest wall and abdomen. So herniated discs there can cause pain into these areas as well. I would consider seeing a pain specialist for treatment options like epidural steroid injection or even facet joint treatments. ...Read more

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Severe pain in back when coughing I am currently taking amoxyclin duo 875?

Severe pain in back when coughing I am currently taking amoxyclin duo 875?

May not be related: Sounds like you are taking antibiotics to treat a respiratory tract infection. One way your infection and back pain may be related is if the infection traveled to your spine. Or you may have had a back condition such as a disc herniation which can become painful by coughing, as well as by sneezing and forceful laughing. Mention it to your doctor if not getting better. ...Read more

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Bp goes up n down it waz 170/98 then droped down to 108/55 n then shot up to 171/101 n havein n havin pain my back on left side kidney area?

Bp goes up n down it waz 170/98 then droped down to 108/55 n then shot up to 171/101 n havein n havin pain my back on left side kidney area?

See you doctor: Limited by inability to take a complete history and exam. Your BP elevation and fluctuations can certainly be related to pain, so I recommend having your back pain checked out. A urinalysis can help exclude kidney sources of pain. ...Read more

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Middle right side of pain in back when I get up out the chair, pain when I reach over my head and pain when I bend foward, what could this be?

Arthralgias: It sounds like you have at least general arthralgias and "joint pains." there are numerous causes, so you should see a dr. To get properly DX and treated. ...Read more

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Pain in back nd stomach.?

Seek urgent care: Seek urgent care at a local er or urgent care center. ...Read more

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I am having testiculer pain and back pain?

I am having testiculer pain and back pain?

May have ureteral st: If pain is colicky good likelihood of a stone wedged
in the U-V junction Drink copious amount of fluid and'
try to pass the stone - be sure to strain all urine ...Read more

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Low right side pain twords back?

Low right side pain twords back?

Some possibilities: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually has fever), gall stones, kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy), stomach flu, etc... Most people with "moderate pain", meaning more than mild pain, need a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not appendicitis, which would need surgery. ...Read more

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Is there any pain in back after 10 days of ivf]?

Is there any pain in back after 10 days of ivf]?

No: This is not normal and may be caused by something other than the ivf. If it is severe I would seek your doctors attention. ...Read more

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How can I best find cause of pain in back below rib cage?

How can I best find cause of pain in back below rib cage?

Back pain: Muscle strain is the most common cause. Other spine related causes include disc degeneration, arthritis, disc herniations, slipped vertebra. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain in back by shoulder blade?

Shoulder blade pain: Could be muscle sprain/strain/imbalance. Possible nerve impingements. Possibly ergonomic or postural as well. Tumors and masses less likely. ...Read more

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Took a breath and got sharp pain in back what does that mean?

Muscular pain, rib I: Can be anything from a muscle spasm to an irritation of the lining of the lung (the pleura). If it continues and if associated with any shortness of breath, you need further studies and other tests. ...Read more

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Pain in back on left side. Hurts worse if I lean to the right. Muscle pull?

Pain in back on left side. Hurts worse if I lean to the right. Muscle pull?

Possible muscle pull: If you have strained your back and that fits the clinical presentation then it is likely. If you stretch a muscle that has been irritated or damage then the pain will increase. If the pain does not resolve then see your dr. As there may be other causes of side pain. ...Read more

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I am having light pain in right upper side abdomen. Light pain in back too. What can be the cause?

I am having light pain in right upper side abdomen. Light pain in back too. What can be the cause?

Depends...: Can definitely be due to a lot of issues - gallstones or simply an upset GI system are common culprits, especially if it corresponds with eating/meals. Recommend discussing with your pcp or GI specialist to determine if diagnostic testing is necessary. ...Read more

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Hi hurt my back a few years ago, and the pain is back am guessing its inflammation what can I take?

Try a topical: There are some great topical medications out there. My favorite is super blue stuff, which is available on amazon. I use it on myself for the most severe back pain, and within 5 minutes I'm better. It has emu oil, which penetrates the skin and drives the medication into the muscle--camphor, menthol, and herbs. Try it! It's amazing! ...Read more