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Pain On Both Sides Of Lower Back
More info needed: Need more information to answer your question. When did the pain start, any associated symptoms like worse with food, any pain with movement, any history of ulcers, taking anything like Aspirin or ibuprofen, any history of utis or kidney stones, any prior surgeries, any nausea, vomiting, fever? ...Read more
Muscular: More than likely this is increased muscle tension in the neck muscles and is related to chronic stress or strain such as can occur with certain activities,exercises or sleeping in awkward positions or with use of poor pillow support. Stress management, change of pillows or posture at work, muscle relaxants, massage therapy, antiinflammatories like Advil (ibuprofen) are possible treatment measures. ...Read more
What causes pain in lower stomach across from belly button on both sides and in my back on both sides , nausea.
Spasms: One possible cause is spasms of the intestines causing a cramp like discomfort which can radiate around both sides to the back with reflex nausea. Irritable bowel syndrome may have this symptom with constipation or diarrhea. If this occurs often,consult a gastroenterologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have tightness and pain on the back of my legs in the thighs. Pain on left side back of thigh and tightness in back of other areas of both thighs.
Common complaint: What is your usual level of activity? Have you done any extra-ordinary exercise? Walking up stairs? Heavy lifting? All of these things can cause 'tightness.' Usually just muscular in nature. Of course if you're having other complaints like foot weakness, instability of your gait, difficulty/losing control of urine - bowel ; you should see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trapezius: Pain along the top of your shoulders and toward the neck suggests irritation of the top edge of the trapezius muscles. You stress those muscles when you lift weight from below in a rowing motion. It's not necessarily bad if it's from exercise. Try a warm, damp towel around the back of your neck and over your shoulders. Also Acetaminophen or aspirin. If worsening see doctor. ...Read more
Come & Go Neck Pain: What are you doing when the sharp pain attacks your neck? Bending your head forward? Tilting it back? Turning your head abruptly to one side or the other? Anything traveling into the base of your skull? If attacks are noted more with tilting your head back or turning your head to the sides, then your cervical facet joints might be intermittently getting irritated. ...Read more
A few Considerations: Back pain can be caused by Muscle pulls or sprains which occur as a result of excessive bending or lifting by someone who may not be engaged on vigorous lifting or exercise before. An infection in the kidney can also cause pains in the flank but it would likely affect one side. If the pain does not go away in 2 weeks or gets worse, medical exam and CT scan of the abdomen may help to find the cause ...Read more
Have slight discomfort/ sometime pain on lower stomach by hip bones both sides but mainly on left side?
Bilateral hip pain: Could be diverticulitis, I have seen it with vaginitis ( mycoplasma/ureoplasma), ovarian or UTI. Get urinanalysis, consider sonogram to check ovaries, if diverticulitis may need antibiotics( CT is used for diagnosis but so can physical exam) and sometimes i give a course of Zithromax( or doxycycline) and flagyl for vaginitis and it helps. F/U with doc ...Read more
Most likely hip: If pain happens with walking, getting out of the chair or bed, walking up flight of stairs then it is most likely hip OA. Other things that could be present is limping after long walking. If your overweight, then this is more likely. Get xray of your hip and Lspine and consider physical therapy, use of cane, wt loss, glucosamine, nsaid, tylenol (acetaminophen). Hip shot or replacement are last options. ...Read more
I'm feeling stiff in my neck, both side of upper and lower back pain and I'm also feeling pain inboth side of hip and both side of lower back?
Infection: With or without the low back pain, a greed stool is frequently a sign of infection and should be cultured and treated. There are, of course, numerous causes for back pain, and this would be just one of them. Call your physician. He or she will probably ask you to bring a stool sample to the office and come in for an examination. It's the only way to really find out. ...Read more
I am constipated and"pushing very very hard" to get stool out I have pain in both sides of lower back I am assuming its the strain from pushing?
Quite likely: Increase fluid intake; add fiber to diet (either fiber-rich foods or fiber supplements like metamucil/citrucel/ fiberchoice). Use stool softener not laxative to help get things moving. Remember that fiber without adequate fluid will constipate; it's the combo of fiber and fluid that does the job. May be long-term affair if chronic problem or if u take meds that constipate. Check w/ doc about those. ...Read more
I have occasional epithelial cells in urinalysis and rest all is good.have cramps in abdominal and started with pain in both sides of Lower back. This all Started after having unprotected inter course with my partner for 1st time . Penis tip Burns after f
My husband is having pain on both sides in his lower back and its moving to the front....He feels nauseous at times and bloats when he eats. Help?
What causes pain on both abdominal sides and lower back , to the point that I have to walk slowly?
May B renal: C ur pcp 4 evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
My period is very late and I have an IUD . I'm experiencing pain on both sides of the lower back . Im not pregnant .Any suggestions ?
May be your menses: What kind of iud do you have. Sometimes women can have late or light menses if it is a mirena (levonorgestrel). If it is a pargard, then generally that does not effect cycle timing and your cycle could be late due to delayed ovulation. However if the pain is persistant, i would see a gynecologist to rule out an ovarian cyst. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have been told I have saiatica but recently the pain in my both sides of my lower back has been also moving to my hips. Is this the same thing?
Could be nerve pinch: Sciatica is name for pinching of nerves in low back area that can affect hips and legs. 27 is very young. You might have the back problem ankylosing spondylitis. Look it up on wikipedia and check it out with a doctor. If no insurance can get lab tests through direct lab services. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was being woken up by an intense aching pain both sides around & above hip area & lower back.New mattress helps,,right side pain persists sciatica?
Not sciatica : Is there tenderness near the protruding bones at your hips? Is it worse when you lay on your side ? ...Read more
I'm a 25 year old woman IV got peroid like cramps pain both my sides and n my lower back feelin sick and dizzy and got bad headache want can it be?
Sharp, stabbing pain on both sides of lower abdomen. No back pain, no frequent urination, no constipation, and I'm not sexually active. ?
I have a pain on both sides of my waist towards my lower back and its been like this for almost a week and it even hurts then i I have a pain on both sides of my waist towards my lower back and its been like this for almost a week and it even hurts then
This : This could be musculoskeletal in origin (strained muscle) or be a sign of a urinary tract infection or even a kidney stone, or dehydration. Have you tried tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil? Warm compresses? If so and this helped, then you may be dealing with a muscle sprain or even spasm. If not, you should schedule a visit with your primary care provider for a complete evaluation and treatment as deemed necessary. Best of luck. ...Read more
Im sitting up and moved my lower back inward, and had a horrible sharp pain on both sides, like flank area.Now my upper rib hurts to.Miserable lol.Help?
Likely rib/spine: ...Pain from movement and subluxation, now w/spasm. Try stretching--forward to toes & hold, can gently pull upper body toward legs while bent over. Then try arching backwards slowly as far as you can go--often if have both arms crossed behind low back & lifting upward can get release/relief. If fails--head to urgent care for eval and meds. ...Read more
My husband woke up two days ago with complaints of lower back pain in his left side, the next day he had the same pain on both sides and also pain ra?
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