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Popped Disc In Lower Back
Could a bulging lumbar spinal disc cause dull ache in right groin and on/off pain/ache in right upper leg and hip...Also lower back?
All Possible: It is certainly possible that a bulging lumbar or sacral disc would be causing the symptoms you are describing. ...Read more
Doctor can check: Back pain on either side of the spine (called flank pain by doctors) can be caused by kidney disease, especially if the person doesn't remember hurting her back by lifting or working too much. Other abdominal problems can also show up as back pain, so evaluation by a doctor is needed. A doctor generally examines the liver, stomach, pancreas, and intestine areas for possible problems, too. ...Read more
Tension: Number one cause for pain radiating into neck from back is stress and tension in neck and upper back muscles. Differential is much more than can be answered here. Reduce caffeine esp energy drinks and develope stress relief exercise for neck and upper back. Drink more water and look into getting a better nights sleep. ...Read more
Yes: Testicle/groin area is a common referral for l5/s1 disc pain. ...Read more
Mri showed 4 bulging disc and kyphosis lordosis in neck. Have sharp pain in the upper back and shoulders. Now when back is flexed one side hurts?
Need an orthopedic: Or neurological consult.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pain radiates from beneath my lower left jaw in a knot beside my esophagus. Starts with back lower skull pain or pop. Thoughts?
Examination needed: You could be suffering from a dental occlusion issue or there could be a cervical radiculopathy or entrapped branch of the occipital nerve though your age is against the radiculopathy choice more than the other conditions and an pinched occipital nerve doesn't explain jaw pain very well. Caution to you though on the chiropractic manipulations of the neck. Those can be DANGEROUS. ASK about risks. ...Read more
Pain in shoulder that runs into back of arm when moving or sitting slouched. I have a slipped disk in my lower back is this from it?
Not likely. : Disc problems in the low back can cause irritation of the lumbar nerves leading to pain, tingling, numbness, in the legs. The nerves that go to the arms start out in the neck (cervical spine). Pain from the shoulder going down the arm can be a number of things including pinched nerves in the neck or near the shoulder, muscle problems, or problems in the shoulder itself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stretching needed: If there is pain and tightness to outer side (lateral) knee as well as the thigh, this may be a tight iliotibial band (ITB); when it affects function at the knee its called ITB syndrome. Stretching of the lateral thigh and knee, and the use of a foam roller or massage here can help. Tightness of the hamstrings can also cause some lower back pain. If popping is painful get check by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lower back pain on spine, mid back muscle tightness, tingling in back of both legs from mid buttocks to knees about 50x/day. Xray normal. 8 months now?
Lower back pain: Is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the us. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. ...Read more
Pain in lower back, through buttock inside right thigh, down leg. Sometimes goes away, but comes back again. Came on after increase in exercise. Pull?
I have been having pain in my back lower neck. The pain stretches from shoulder to shoulder. Sometimes it stretches down my spine to lower back.
Neck pain: Pain in the neck that is muscular is frequently felt between the shoulder blades and down to the mid back. This follows the anatomy of the trapezius muscle. Pain is likely from spasm due to overcompensation if these muscles for painful neck muscles or joints. The other source if pain is "referred" pain. Disc arthritis pain may also be felt in this region. Treatment is nonsurgical with pt, nsaids. ...Read more
Sharp pain that went from my neck to the back of head while playing basketball trigger pain in my upper back? Have kyphosis and 4 bulging disc in neck
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
Stepped out of my shower - felt a pop in my lower back right side; have done rest, ice, heat - pain was mostly gone. This morning pain is back radiating across my entire lower back. Changes in position are excrutiating; deep breaths hurt?
Back pain. : This is likely related to an acute muscular spasm, which can take a week or two to fully resolve. Anti-inflammatory medications may help. Exercise would actually be preferable to rest. If pains are not resolved in a couple of weeks then a doctor's visit would be in order. ...Read more
L scapula: The bone in your back behind your heart is the scapula - it's generally not involved in heart pain. Unless you only get it with lower extremity exertion (like walking), i'd look for a local cause: shoulder arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis or cervical spondylitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Sitting crosslegged should not give you pain. Many people are siiting crosslegged. If your symptoms are new, then you need to get evaluate by a doctor.Perhaps your back is out of alignment.And needs to put back. ...Read more
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