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Got hit by car 3 days ago on a bike. No injuries. Some memory/reasoning problems. Back pain and some neck pain if tilted back. Haven't seen doctor.?

Got hit by car 3 days ago on a bike. No injuries. Some memory/reasoning problems. Back pain and some neck pain if tilted back. Haven't seen doctor.?

See A Doctor NOW: Your symptoms indicate that you have had at minimum some degree of injury to your head/upper body; you possibly had a concussion. Head injury can lead to serious consequences and long-term impairment both physical and cognitive. Additionally you may have other injuries, eg. Soft tissue injuries & bone fractures. See a doctor NOW for diagnosis and treatment of these potentially serious symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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What problems can back pain cause?

What problems can back pain cause?

Depression: Spin off probems of chronic over 6 weeks back pain in some people I have seen depression obesity deconditioning narcotic dependance insomnia all preventable keep as active as possible don't stop walking or doing things that are enjoyable don't isolate. ...Read more

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Can gastric problem cause back pain?

Can gastric problem cause back pain?

Back pain: Yes gastric reflux can cause back pain when the acid from the stomach irritates the esophogeal lining or heart burn. You need to see your doctor to discuss the best way to solve this problem. A lot of times its life style changes of foods and stress that will help. Otherwise medications can help. ...Read more

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Do spine extension problems cause back pain?

Do spine extension problems cause back pain?

See below: Not sure I understand this question some people have more back pain when they bend forward, this is usually seen in people with disc problems. Other people have more pain when they bend backward which suggests problems with the back joints (facet joints) or can be a sign of spinal stenosis which is a condition that typically occurs in older adults. ...Read more

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Dr. Plez help me I am having chronic problem of Back pain now a days.2 yrs before I had problem of Loss of Lumber lordosis.

Dr. Plez help me I am having chronic problem of Back pain now a days.2 yrs before I had problem of Loss of Lumber lordosis.

Exercise regularly: For persons with chronic, greater that 3 months of continuous pain, a muscle strengthening and stretching program can help decrease symptoms. In addition, NSAIDS my be of benefit in treating this type of discomfort. If these fail to reduce the symptom I suggest you see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Can back problems or back pain be causing erectile dysfuction?

Can back problems or back pain be causing erectile dysfuction?

Rarely: Very serious back problems often seen in people who have had multiple surgeries and have a lot of scar tissue causing nerve compression will have genitorurinary problems but this is not usually the case in most men with back pain. See a urologist and have a work-up. ...Read more

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Why do gallbladder problems cause back pain? Is there any way to alleviate it? Was diagnosed with moderate sludge, and I have pain after most meals.

Why do gallbladder problems cause back pain? Is there any way to alleviate it? Was diagnosed with moderate sludge, and I have pain after most meals.

Referred pain: Is the way that your body perceives pain from internal organs. Gallbladder irritation can be felt as back pain by your body. The pancreas also classically causes pain that radiates to the back. In general, you can decrease GB symptoms by avoiding fatty foods. Surgery is another option, esp if you are having consistent pain despite diet modification. ...Read more

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Have some problem of back pain and muscular pain?

More detail: I cannot tell if this is a statement of fact or if there is a question hidden in there. ...Read more

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Treated for UTI but still feel very sick, weak limbs, muscle spasms all over body and very weak. Did my UTI cause kidney problems? No back pain.

Treated for UTI but still feel very sick, weak limbs, muscle spasms all over body and very weak. Did my UTI cause kidney problems? No back pain.

"Damage" unlikely: It often takes time to feel 100% again after treatment of any type of infectious process including a UTI in a 27 year old. Just stay the course with your medications, drink plenty of water, cranberry juice if that's your persuasion during this decade when it appears to be helpful, and remember, to wipe "Front to Back." If symptoms still persist within the next few days, call your doctor. ...Read more

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How can foot problems result in back pain?

How can foot problems result in back pain?

Limp: The limp is more pelvic motion with gait than your used to the back compensation at the spine sacral junction. ...Read more

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I have problem with my back pain especially at my shoulder and it will effect me with dizziness. What type of medication should I take. Tq.?

I have problem with my back pain especially at my shoulder and it will effect me with dizziness. What type of medication should I take. Tq.?

None w/out diagnosis: Presentation is interesting. In my pain practice, I've seen similar. Frequently, the problem is rib dysfunction which causes pain near the shoulder (usually behind shoulder).This same problem can affect muscles, nerves, & blood flow to the head causing neck pain &/or problems like dizziness.A good history & physical including an osteopathic hands-on exam may find the cause leading to cure-w/out meds. ...Read more

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I hv a gud posture but I hv problem of lower back pain from 20 days and I apply pain releif creams, they don't help me and the next day the same?

I hv a gud posture but I hv problem of lower back pain from 20 days and I apply pain releif creams, they don't help me and the next day the same?

Rest and exam: Continuing low back pain in a teenager might be related to chronic muscle strain, injury to joint ligaments, or even referred pain from prostate infections. Avoid weight lifting and extreme sports until it resolves, and see a doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 21 for years I have the same problem which is back pain for years from simple things, the doc took blood tests came back fine, help?

Back pain causes: Answers should not be revealed in blood tests. Maybe you have spondolithiathis. Go see an orthopedist. You may need a CT scan to examine the anatomy of your spinal column. Also you may have an occult spins bifida. More common in the Irish population. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have been having a host of different symptoms. Headache, nausea, abdominal pain, bloating, fever, cough, indigestion problems, chest pain, back pain?

I have been having a host of different symptoms. Headache, nausea, abdominal pain, bloating, fever, cough, indigestion problems, chest pain, back pain?

See a doctor: If you have not gone already, you really should see a doctor, preferably your own family doctor if you have one. Then he/she can determine the most likely cause of your symptoms and get you on the road to feeling better. ...Read more

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What should I do with back pain problems?

Several things: Without more information and really an exam it is tough to say. Could be muscular, arthritic, related to pleural disease, etc. Get an evaluation and work-up to diagnose you properly, so the correct treamtment will follow. To start, you could also try wrm heat to the area, start out slow with back exercises, and take an NSAID type med. An exam is always your best option though. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I alleviate my back pain problem?

Back Pain Options: This back pain as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more

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My age is 27 I have problem of acidity and back pain while acidity?

My age is 27 I have problem of acidity and back pain while acidity?

GERD: You may have gastric/ duodenal ulcer. The pain sometimes goes to the back. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I am a male having a back pain problem. It started when I carried a heavy bucket. Them sometimes I suddenly feel the pain. What is going on?

I am a male having a back pain problem. It started when I carried a heavy bucket. Them sometimes I suddenly feel the pain. What is going on?

Back Pain Options: This back pain as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more

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I am 28 years old. I've a back pain problem. When I woke up the the pain was excessive, but during the day the pain gone. How can I cure it?

I am 28 years old. I've a back pain problem. When I woke up the the pain was excessive, but during the day the pain gone. How can I cure it?

Depends: There are many potential causes of lumbago or low back pain. The most common causes are related to strain or injury to the mucles and/or structures of the lower spine. While a "cure" often depends on the actual cause, prevention can be obtained by maintaining a healthy weight, good flexibility, and a strong core. See your physician if you have pain greater than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Hello DR. I have back pain problem & feels tired every time.

Hello DR. I have back pain problem & feels tired every time.

Need to see doctor: There are so many possible causes of feeling tired and having back pain that no one here can help you other than to advise you see a doctor for a thorough evaluation- you might have a chronic infection like parasites, nutrient deficiencies, thyroid problems, poor sleep etc. Etc.
Make sure you are getting enough Vit D (probably 5000 iu a day, take a good multivit, eat well, relax, do stretches etc. ...Read more

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I have back pain problem (disc herniated) problem. What is the cure?

I have back pain problem (disc herniated) problem. What is the cure?

See pain specialist: The treatment of back pain rests on finding the precise cause of the pain. Although you have a herniated disc (seen on mri), this may not be causing the pain. The way to find out is to anesthetize the structure thought to be the cause and ask the patient if the pain was relieved. If so, the diagnosis is confirmed and treatment plan can be arranged. Too many operations based on MRI have failed. ...Read more

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I have back pain but I have joined dance classes as I love dancing. Is it gonna increase my back pain problem?

Depends: Depending on the cause of the backpain results can vary. If your back pain is a rsult of osteoarthritis (common back pain) physicial activity will not make it worse but if its due to spinal stenosis and other reasons it may make the pain worse. ...Read more

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What to do for lower back pain problems?

What to do for lower back pain problems?

Low back pain: Work on strengthening your core muscles (low back and abdomen) through a low impact routine. Stretching is very important and can include traction, knees to chest, pelvic tilts, etc. A medicine ball is a good tool. These exercises can be guided by a therapist or chiropractor with other modalities as well. More aggressive options include cortisone injections. ...Read more

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Who should I go see about lower back pain problems?

MD or PT: There are many different specialists who can help you with your problem. Many people find relief with a chiropractor. A physician who specializes in pm&r is trained in diagnosing most low back issues. For simple low back pain physical therapy is often the starting point. If the pain is more severe (limiting function or sleep) you might benefit from an interventional spine procedure. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more


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