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What is radicular joint and disc back pain?

What is radicular joint and disc back pain?

"radiating pain": If refers to radiating pain from a specific nerve distribution - usually from an upper region to a lower region, i.e. Back down th leg, or neck to the arm or shoulder.. Each nerve carries a signal (and pain) to a specific anatomic location. (compare to a sprained ankle that can be diffusely painful and numb rather than focally numb and painful in one location. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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When evaluating lower back pain, can radicular pain on left affect right butt, hip & hamstring when there is a problem with L4, L5 and sacrum?

When evaluating lower back pain, can radicular pain on left affect right butt, hip & hamstring when there is a problem with L4, L5 and sacrum?

Left Radicular Pain: Left side radicular symptoms won't cause right side symptoms. Radicular implies that specific nerves are involved (example: left L5 and S1 radicular symptoms can cause side of the left leg and back of left leg pain-sometimes all the way into the left foot.). You have the same set of nerves on the opposite (right) side which could cause the same symptoms-depends on what that path is at L4/5 & L5/S1 ...Read more

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Insidious onset of low back pain, no radicular signs but assoc with mild nausea and lack of appetite. Can LBP be referred from gallbladder? Have sonogram that shows 3 gall polyps, 3, 5, 6 mm.

Insidious onset of low back pain, no radicular signs but assoc with mild nausea and lack of appetite. Can LBP be referred from gallbladder? Have sonogram that shows 3 gall polyps, 3, 5, 6 mm.

Back pain: If pain is mid to lower back on right side gallstone could be responsible but usually more behind right shoulder blade. The nausea and lack of appetite is concerning especially if this is after a high fat or high protein meal. See your provider. May need abd CT and labs. ...Read more

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I'm 32 years old female with 3 children. I had back pain for 6 months on middle left back. What it could be?

Back pain: Back pain is not that uncommon. Especially if you spend a lot of time carrying children. Take some Ibuprofen and a yoga class twice a week. At your age a good stretch can go a long way. If it does not resolve in 3-4 weeks, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can marital strife between parents cause cronic back pain in adolesent children>?

Can marital strife between parents cause cronic back pain in adolesent children>?

Stress related issue: Stress such as marital issues in parents can manifest itself as physical ailment in children involved. You should look closely for signs of physical or emotional abuse in children exposed to this hostile environment. ...Read more

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I have been bleeding for 11 days, with abdominal pains that come every two minutes, and back pain. I have had four children and my youngest will be 4 in april.

You: You must be seen immediately prolonged bleeding with abdominal and back pain is extremely concerning. If you think there is any chance of pregnancy then you must be tested. If your doctor can't see you immediately then go to the er right away. ...Read more

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I'm having very short periods, only 2 days but am getting worse back pain & cramps after the bleeding stops? I'm 29 & have 2 children.

I'm having very short periods, only 2 days but am getting worse back pain & cramps after the bleeding stops? I'm 29 & have 2 children.

Hard to answer: Without further information, this is difficult to determine. Bleeding amount are based on the amount of uterine lining that needs to be shed each cycle. However, the cramps and back pain are usually from the uterus contracting to expel menstrual tissue. The back pain is usually from the uterosacral nerve running from the cervix to the lowest back bones in the sacrum. ...Read more

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My boyfriend is not able to have children. I had my period for 3 days. Very minimal bleeding. Now severe cramping and low back pain days later. Why?

My boyfriend is not able to have children. I had my period for 3 days. Very minimal bleeding. Now severe cramping and low back pain days later. Why?

Can't tell: Unless examined, what you described warrants medical attention, doesn't need to be pregnancy, there are reasons that can produce same symptoms as pelvic inflammation, kindly see your dyfor evaluation, best wishes ...Read more

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Over 2 weeks I have taken 80 children's chewable Tylenol (80mg) and 102 extra strength Tylenol (500mg) could this cause liver damage? I'm not trying to harm my self just having back pain. I'm not havin nausea or vomiting I feel ok

Over 2 weeks I have taken 80 children's chewable Tylenol (80mg) and 102 extra strength Tylenol (500mg) could this cause liver damage? I'm not trying to harm my self just having back pain. I'm not havin nausea or vomiting I feel ok

Too much Tylenol (acetaminophen): You have taken 80 x 80mg = 6400mg and 102 * 500mg = 51000mg for a total of 57400mg of Tylenol (acetaminophen) over a period of 14 days. This means you are averaging 4100mg per day of Tylenol (acetaminophen). If you have a liver condition (such as hepatitis or cirrhosis), are drinking a lot of alcohol, or are taking this dosage over long period, permanent damage can occur. ...Read more

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Can you help with my back pain?

Can you help with my back pain?

When to see a doc?: Severe back pain that is associated with:
weakness in the leg, problems controlling your bowels or bladder, numbness when wiping yourself with toilet paper should be seen immediately by a doctor:

http://www. Webmd. Com/back-pain/living-with-low-back-pain-11/when-to-call-doctor ...Read more

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Upper sharp back pain diagnosis?

Upper sharp back pain diagnosis?

Multiple diagnoses: We really need more information about your symptoms to make any type of diagnosis. The etiology could be musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal among other things. ...Read more

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Can I relieve back pain at home?

Back pain at home: Can certainly be treated with improvements in posture and flexebility exercises. Try to walk, and avoid being sedentary (or in bed!) for a long time, as 'motion is lotion' for most back pain problems. Core strengthening and healthy eating-and-drinking can help a lot too. Certainly do not smoke, as smokers have a 40% greater chance for backpain than non-smokers! Use anti-inflammatories sparingly! ...Read more

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What can cause serious back pain?

What can cause serious back pain?

Many things: Muscle sprains, ligamentous injury, bone and disk injury, internal bleeding, blood vessel dissection, kidney infection, tumors, infection of the spine, spine or rib fractures, occasionally labor, pregnancy, and kidney stones. Sometimes cancer involving the bones of the spine and sacrum or other internal organs. As you can see the list is huge. More information would be helpful in narrowing it down ...Read more

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What can I do about my back pain?

What can I do about my back pain?

Back pain: The best way to know how to relieve back pain is to determine the cause. This requires medical evaluation. In the meantime, there are many options. Stretching, heat from a shower or heating pad (be careful to avoid getting burned), massage, manipulation/ alignment & acupuncture are some of those. Take care. ...Read more

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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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What to do about constant back pain?

What to do about constant back pain?

See doctor: Your question needs more clarification. Constant back pain can be from muscle, from joint. Frm arthritis, any injury, how long. ...You need to see doctor for better evaluation. ...Read more

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How can you treat serious back pain?

How can you treat serious back pain?

That depends: The best way to know how to relieve back pain is to determine the cause. This requires medical evaluation. In the meantime, there are many options. Stretching, heat from a shower or heating pad (be careful to avoid getting burned), massage, manipulation/ alignment & acupuncture are some of those. Physical therapy, surgery & medications (i.e. NSAID's or muscle relaxants) are sometimes advised. ...Read more

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What can I do to help my back pain?

Work-Up!: Before treating any condition you should be seen by a board certified physician to start a work-up. It is probably best to start with your primary care physician and let that doctor lead the charge. Back pain can be caused by many different etiologies. Some of the causes can be serious and others not so so serious. Again, go see your doctor. ...Read more

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How do I treat my intense back pain?

Back pain: First seek medical evaluation to determine the cause and physician can make treatment recommendation based on this. Second- talk with your physician about acupuncture. It is effective and safe for many types of back pain. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have constant back pain can cause?

I have constant back pain can cause?

TMTC: Too many to count. We need more details that just that in order to answer the question. ...Read more

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What exercise can I do for back pain?

What exercise can I do for back pain?

See below: Core exercises are probably the best for low back pain. A great exercise program for low backs can be found at www. Therehabzone. Com ...Read more

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Afraid about my back pain. Help me!!?

Help how?: Consider HealthTap Prime or Concierge for individualized help. ...Read more

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Is my back pain caused by my mattress?

UNCLEAR: Prior to your spending lots of money on a new mattress, suggest you seek out an experienced osteopathic physician and get an examination, as numerous problems could be causing back pain. So, before acting precipitously, do yourself a favor, and get a precise plan into place. ...Read more

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What activities can lead to back pain?

Any: Any physical activity has the potential to cause back pain, but impact activities such as running, jogging, jumping, and high-impact aerobics, can be particularly aggravating. In addition, very heavy weight lifting, as well as repetitive activities such as bending/twisting, can be causative. ...Read more

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How should one take care of back pain?

Prolotherapy: Back pain is most often caused by laxed ligaments in the spine. Prolotherapy heals those ligaments and gives relief.

Visit www. Getprolo. Com or www. Aaomed. Org for infomation and a doctor. ...Read more

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How can stretching help for back pain?

How can stretching help for back pain?

See below: In my experience, stretching has been one of the most consistently effective treatments for lower back pain although not everyone agrees with that statement. Our spines are meant to move and meant to be flexible. When we lose that flexibility, pain often follows. ...Read more

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How can I get relief from my back pain?

Depends on cause: W/out knowing where your pain is located (upper, mid, lower), type of pain, aggravating factors, etc. It's next to impossible to give good advice on pain relief.To get a proper diagnosis & thus proper relief, seek an osteopathic manipulative medicine dr. A good history & phys, incl osteopathic hands-on exam may reveal cause. In many cases, osteopathic manipulation can relieve pain right in office. ...Read more

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I have serious back pain. Advice needed?

I have serious back pain. Advice needed?

Back pain: The best way to know how to relieve back pain is to determine the cause. This requires medical evaluation. In the meantime, there are many options. Stretching, heat from a shower or heating pad (be careful to avoid getting burned), massage, manipulation/ alignment & acupuncture are some of those. Physical therapy, surgery & medications (i.e. NSAID's or muscle relaxants) are sometimes advised. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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