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Pain In My Back
Many causes: Back pain can have many causes. If it is severe, if you have fever or loss of control of bowel or bladder then you should be seen by a doctor immediately. If it is not, then try warm soaks, medications like ibuprofen or acetaminophen and gentle stretches. If it is not resolving then you may need to see your doctor or a physical therapist. Acupuncture or chiropractic care may help. ...Read more
Possibly: An early twenties female with low back pain worse in bed might have pelvic girdle instability due to sacroiliac joint ligament laxity; worsened by mattress ground force torque of loose pelvic girdle; usually better lying on good side with pillow vs. Knees & soft mattress best. If vertebral disorder & disk problem then moderately firm mattress is better & discomfort usually worsens when upright. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get it check?: This a sign you having most likely kidney stone or infection (uti). ...Read more
Stretch, ice, NSAIDs: If you have just some mild back pain which is non radiating, simple hamstring stretching, icing of the back and some over the counter anti-inflammatories are a good first step. If the pain is radiating or the pain persists, you should see your medical doctor for further work up. ...Read more
Difficult: We need to know more of your history like age and previous medical problems. I would like to make sure you do not have a thoracic aneurysm that may be dissecting ( if the pain is severe and like ripping something inside). You really need to be examined by a physician. You need at least chest x ray. Utnprobably a ct or MRI good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscles!!!!: Think flesh/tissue and not bone/ligament/disc with chronic pain! began selfcare with a wellness program of vits, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, exercise, self massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, epsom tub soaking, stretching all are needed. In my practice I use acupuncture and myofascial tissue release with trigger points w lidocaine. ...Read more
Center back pain: Any radiation into your legs? What were you doing when this started? Is pain worse when you bend forward to do things like put on your socks and shoes? If so, could be dealing with disc bulge or disc protrusion. If symptoms are pretty recent and you have no issues with NSAIDs or steroids or with your kidney, then you might benefit from short course steroid or Toradol. ...Read more
? musculo-skeletal: There are many possible causes. Because it is worse in the cold weather - that makes one wonder about musculo-skeletal problems. Since it is a chronic problem- medical evaluation would be prudent. ...Read more
I have pain in my back right below my shoulder it feel hard-knot and hot and it hurt most of the time?
Consider trigger poi: Areas localized pain easily located by experienced examiner. It could be a trigger point or myotonic point. Massage may help, needling or trigger point injections. Often occur in areas where there is repetitive overuse. A good physical therapist could tell you or osteopathic physician. ...Read more
I feel a sharp pain on my back for about 5 minutes when i lie down at night. Happens every night. Is it serious ?
Don't : It's hard to tell for sure what the right answer is in a forum like this. First stop should be your gp for a detailed history and physical. ...Read more
I do work out to hard bout 10 hours a week an the lust 2days I have bud pain on my back what i can do just rest?
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more