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Left flank pain relief when pressure is applied,,,why?

Left flank pain relief when pressure is applied,,,why?

R/O KIDNEY STONE: UTI with Flank pain with those symptoms is concerning for kidney stone or kidney infection. You need a full exam labs urine C&S. 24 urine for stone analysis kidney ultrasound or CT.. And usually empiric antibiotic therapy pending the results. Make sure to strain your urine and try to capture any debris , it may be a kidney stone. Push fluids water/cranberry juice. Also Urology Dr of SX worsen. ...Read more

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Pain Relief (Definition)

A recent study showed that in a hospitalized group of patients it was not the actual degree of pain relief that determined patient satisfaction. It was the perceived concern on the part of the heath care providers and their attempts to alleviate the degree of pain that mattered. Even ...Read more


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Relief for back pain?

Relief for back pain?

Agree w Dr. Ibrahim: If you have chronic back pain - it is important that it be worked up. Since you are receiving physical therapy - suspect that was already done. Acupuncture can be very beneficial for a number of types of back pain. It can reduce pain ; inflammation and improve range of motion, blood circulation, lymphatic drainage and nerve conduction. ...Read more

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Remeady for lower back pain and neck pain.

Remeady for lower back pain and neck pain.

Education/exam: Most cases I see are due to sitters disease or gait (ex; foot position). But you need to identify the origin and rule out more serious causes. Any neurologic issues like numbness in the legs, no muscle weakness, no fever, no urinary pain, fever, genital discharge, acute trauma, insect bites, etc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TO8Il3vdxQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6SXiDCMP3E ...Read more

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Bulging disc in lower back. right side hip pain and sciatic shooting pains down legs. medications or non surgical treatments for relief?

Bulging disc in lower back. right side hip pain and sciatic shooting pains down legs. medications or non surgical treatments for relief?

USUALLY: Over 90% of bulging discs with sciatica will get better without surgery. Non-surgical treatments (PT, Chiro, etc) along with either medications (NSAIDs or short burst of oral steroids) and possibly Epidural steroid injection should take care of most. ...Read more

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Best exercise for lower back (lumbar) pain relief?

Best exercise for lower back (lumbar) pain relief?

See below: The best exercises for low back are gentle core strengthening exercises. A great program for this can be found at www.therehabzone.com ...Read more

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Throbbing pain in testicles and sciatic pain. No meds, exercises or stretching help?

Sciatica and testicl: It is very unusual to have sciatica with associated testicular pain. Although it is not prudent to postulate two different causative factors, this must be considered. You should get in for an. Evaluation soon. ...Read more

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Headache chest pain upper back pain and lower stomach pain all lasting for two weeks. Any remedies?

May be due to stress: Too many different systems involed. Are you under stress? Do you exercise and perhaps strained you neck. Tension can cause headaches and stress can induce pain anywhere. Since you make no mention of joint pain, i assume the pain is more musculoskeletal. You make no mention of diarrhea or constipation as well. I would suggest anti anxiety medication and or a muscule relaxer such as skelaxin (metaxalone). ...Read more

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How does acupuncture help pain management for severe back/leg pain with sciatic pain?

How does acupuncture help pain management for severe back/leg pain with sciatic pain?

Acupuncture: It is considered a viable additional or adjunctive therapy that can help contribute to relief. Acupuncture involves placement of almost microscopic needle tips into 'meridians'. It is not painful. ...Read more

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What's the optimal non-narcotic or narcotic pain relief for chronic hip and leg pain?

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What's the optimal non-narcotic or narcotic pain relief for chronic hip and leg pain?

Pain killers: The best pain killer for the hip and leg pain is the one that relieves your pain. It can be over the counter medication like Ibuprofen or tylenol, (acetaminophen) or prescription medication like nsaids, muscle relaxants, narcotics ... ...Read more

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Severe headache for 1week.Neck&back pain down spine &down back of legs And now abdominal muscle pain No fever 800mg ibuprofen only takes edge off pain?

Severe headache for 1week.Neck&back pain down spine &down back of legs And now abdominal muscle pain No fever 800mg ibuprofen only takes edge off pain?

Be seen: I would be seen immediately. Although there are multiple possibilities, you are describing symptoms of meningitis, which is potentially life threatening. Again, this is not to say you have meningitis, but you should be seen to rule this out. ...Read more

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Pain management for chronic back pain?

Options: Always start conservative with any chronic pain, if you can, depending on the severity of the symptoms. If over-the-counter medications, short rest, ice/heat, stretching/exercise, doesn't relieve the problem, seek professional advise. You might need different prescription meds, injections into the pain generators of the spine, physical therapy, to help decrease the pain. ...Read more

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Lower back pain is causing shooting pain referred leg and hip and knee pain. What can I do for relief?

Lower back pain is causing shooting pain referred leg and hip and knee pain. What can I do for relief?

See details: Your description suggests you have sciatica which is due to a nerve root compression in your back. Try rest, heat to the area and aleve (naproxen). If the problem persists, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Constant body pain teeth headaches back and rib pain nothing is helping relieve any pain plz help?

Constant body pain teeth headaches back and rib pain nothing is helping relieve any pain plz help?

Sorry to say but you: -need a complete workup by an internist, and an oral surgeon. This will most likely include appsychological workup. ...Read more

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Chest pain goes thru to the back. Very right side, only with movement. Stabbing pain. Advil (ibuprofen) didn't help.

GO TO THE ER NOW: You may be describing a cardiac (heart-related) event. This is nothing to mess around with and could be life threatening. You should take yourself to the emergency room nearest your home or call 911 now. ...Read more

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Can Spinal Stenosis present itself as lower back pain without leg symptoms and still maintain pain relief by bending forward or sitting?

Can Spinal Stenosis present itself as lower back pain without leg symptoms and still maintain pain relief by bending forward or sitting?

You need evaluation: It is not clear this could be mechanical or inflammation. You can ask your physician to evaluate and/ you for both and if there is a clue of inflammatory back pain. ...Read more

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Neck pain arm pain back pain leg pain jaw pain and i can't tilt my head all the way back. No health insurance got two weeks any ideas of what this is?

Neck pain arm pain back pain leg pain jaw pain and i can't tilt my head all the way back. No health insurance got two weeks any ideas of what this is?

It could be: Something serious, when you have this much pain in these different areas. I don't think any home remedies would help if you had it for 2 weeks already. Ask a doctor for a discount if you don't have health insurance coverage. Most doctors will try to help you even if you can't pay the full fee. ...Read more

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I've had low back pain for 3 years. Neck pain for 6 months. Headaches. Sometimes I get burning pain along spine/mid back. And tingly fingers.???

I've had low back pain for 3 years. Neck pain for 6 months. Headaches. Sometimes I get burning pain along spine/mid back. And tingly fingers.???

Back pain and CTS: It sounds as if you suffer from low back and neck pain. The pain may originate from arthritic joints of the spine (facet joints) or the strained muscles. You really should discuss with Pain Dr who will determine the exact source of your pain and treat accordingly. The tingling fingers may be carpal tunnel or sign of spinal issues. Treatment includes PT, meds, injections or CAM ...Read more

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Is duexis suitable for back pain relief?

Is duexis suitable for back pain relief?

Yes: Duexis is a combination of the anti inflammatory medication Ibuprofen and Omeprazole to protect your stomach from irritation and possible bleedingl from it. ...Read more

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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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