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Pain In My Back
Yes: Testicle/groin area is a common referral for l5/s1 disc pain. ...Read more
Multiple etiologies: The middle of the back is not a common place for disc disease, which is more common in the neck and the lower back. Depending on your age and your other medical problems, the pain could be a muscle spasm (eg from exercising), pain radiating from other places (e.g. Abdomen in case of pancreatitis), trauma to the back, compression fractures (e.g. In osteoporosis), and cancer with bone metatasis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain: I'm sorry to hear you have pain in so many locations. What is your question? It may be best for you to address your concerns by scheduling a consultation with a clinician. Best wishes. ...Read more
Muscle strain: Most likely you've strained your back & gluteal (butt) muscles lifting something improperly. That's why it's so important to bend at the knees when picking something up rather than just bending straight over from waist (most people aren't warmed up or limber enough for this - watch pro golfers grab golf ball after sinking putt). Go see doc if any pain down legs, loss of strength or incontinence. ...Read more
Upper back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... Without additional information, it's hard to identify the cause of your pain. You might experience rhomboid muscle weakness. Please seek help from pain management doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A few things : This depends on the examination. This depends on what activities you're doing when it occurs. In the back you have muscles, bones, joints, discs, bursas, tendons and ligaments. Any of these alone or together can cause symptoms. Your evaluation will clarify this. ...Read more
And the question is?: This could be musculoskeletal or neurogenic (bone or disc of the back irritating spinal nerves). You need to see your family doctor who may then refer you to a specialist. ...Read more
Possible disc troubl: You possibly have some lumbar/low back disc disease which could be impinging on a nerve root which causes pain to your leg(s). At times, non-discogenic but severe low back pain can radiate to your buttocks and upper legs, but if symptoms down to knee or below, it is likely from a disc problem. Severe hip pain can cause low back and leg pain as well. Motrin/aleve may help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
A number of causes: There are a number of different things this could be, from gallstones to gastritis to kidney stones. Push fluids, take Tylenol (acetaminophen) (if you can) and if your symptoms persist, see your physician. They will do an exam, check a urine sample, and decide on further testing based on the about findings. ...Read more
See doctor: This sounds like something that needs a good evaluation and possibly some testing to sort out. Unfortunately, can't help much online ...Read more
Groin pull?: Most likely thing is a muscle or tendon strain/tear. If severe, unrelenting, keeping you from normal activities, or you just can't stand it, see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation and exam. Hope this helps! ...Read more
See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
Back pain left side: Need musculoskeletal exam. Two major structures that commonly cause this-1) iliolumbar ligament or 2)attachment of major extensor muscle ( quadratus lumborum) at sacrum ( enthesiopathies)3) myotonic point in overused muscle. Usually localized. May respond massage, manipulation or needling. Common cause is rotating lower back during lift or abnormal position while working. Physical therapists. ...Read more
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
I have a little pain on my back shoulders since I weared yesterday a bra. What seems to be the cause and how to treat it?
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