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Cause for loiwer back pain?

Cause for loiwer back pain?

Most often: muscles: The common, every day type of back pain is usually from the strain on the muscles and ligaments of the lumbosacral spine. Underlying arthritic changes can be the cause of chronic back complaints. If the symptoms travel down the leg(s), the disc structures of the spine can be involved. If ice/heat, short rest, and otcs cannot treat the pain, seek further evaluation by your doc. ...Read more

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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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Middle back pain radiating to hip and buttock, right side. Finished antibiotics for UTI yet continued back pain. Causes please?

Middle back pain radiating to hip and buttock, right side.  Finished antibiotics for UTI yet continued back pain.  Causes please?

Does not sound like-: -an infection, but a radiculopathy from a disk protrusion. Back-hip-buttocks is usually L-4/L-5, effecting the L-5 nerve root. Has this been checked out 4 U? If not, C a fellowship trained spine surgeon 4 eval. ...Read more

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Homoepathy medicene for back pain and sciatica?

Homoepathy medicene for back pain and sciatica?

Not Alot: Traumeel is a homeopathic medicine used for inflammation and injuries used in the sports medicine world alot. Look up a naturopathic doctor or a physician that does a lot of homeopathic treatments. ...Read more

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Having stomach pain. Rt shoulder pain. And lower rt back pain. Is this normal. Can i b prescribed meds for pain?

Having stomach pain. Rt shoulder pain. And lower rt back pain. Is this normal. Can i b prescribed meds for pain?

Pain: Don't mask with narcotics. Get to the root of your pain. Many possible causes: vascular, gi, cardiac, orthopedic, pulmonary. ...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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What is treatmetn for lower back pain or kidney pain?

What is treatmetn for lower back pain or kidney pain?

2 separate problems: For back pain, lifestyle changes are important like not smoking, weight control and regular exercise. You can use medication if no contraindications like ibuprophen or naproxen, try a back support, guided exercise & activity modification. If no better, then see your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. For kidney pain, you need to be seen and treated by your physician. ...Read more

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Reason for severe ovary and back pain when period is over?

Reason for severe ovary and back pain when period is over?

Cyst?: Could be a cyst, endometriosis, urinary tract or intestinal issues. See your doctor for more answers. Good luck ...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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My question is what causes pelvic pain and severe back pain?

Back pain: Pelvic pain can be caused by arthritis in the low back with impingement of the nerves that radiate into the pelvis and legs (lumbar plexus). Alternatively, inflammation of the sacroiliac (si) joints, kidney stones, or ovarian cysts can cause back and pelvic pain. ...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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What pain medication is strongest for chronic back pain?

What pain medication is strongest for chronic back pain?

Complicated Answer: It is not so much which medication is strongest, but rather which one is best for you depending on the cause of your pain and anticipated duration. Also, one must consider kidney and liver function when prescribing various types of pain medications. Some of the classes of drugs used to treat pain include narcotics, anti-inflammatories, anti-depressants, and topical applications. ...Read more

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What to do for chest pain and back pain?

What to do for chest pain and back pain?

Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause the sudden sharp pain in my back for no reason?

Several poss. causes: It can be caused by a pinched nerve, muscle spasm or tear, over-stretched ligament, tear in the capsule around an intervertebral disc, etc. If it is in the mid to upper back: pleurisy, pancreatitis, gallbladder problems, etc. Could be causes. A dysfunctional rib is often the culprit. A good history & physical exam, including an osteopathic hands-on exam could help find & maybe even treat it. ...Read more

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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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I have had constant severe pain in my jaw on the right side for 4 days. Is there a way to take the pain away without pain meds?The pain is unbearable.

TMJ: It sounds like Temporomandibular joint pain. In the acute phase you could apply ice to the joint in front of your ear. Avoid moving your jaw as much as possible such as chewing and even talking. See a doctor if this is not the source of the pain or no improvement. ...Read more

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Lower back pain for a few month's, now radiating in buttock, and severe groin pain.

Lower back pain for a few month's,  now radiating in buttock, and severe groin pain.

Good time to eval: It is a good time to go in for a thorough interview, exam, and possibly some tests to help determine the cause and the best treatment plan. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is it? I have low back pain. The following also describe me: Pain shooting down the leg, Back pain, and Leg pain.

Back & Leg Pain: You MAY have spinal stenosis, a narrowing in the spine that can pinch nerves. Please see your doc for diagnosis and treatment if needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What coudl cause lower back stiffness and pain for over a year?

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What coudl cause lower back stiffness and pain for over a year?

Still: Many causes. You may need to see a neurologist or neuromuscular specialist. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain and pain when urinating doc says no uti. Also tired all the time nauseated pain in back also.Schuled for scope but pain is bad .What to do?

Pelvic pain and pain when urinating doc says no uti. Also tired all the time nauseated pain in back also.Schuled for scope but pain is bad .What to do?

Interstitial Cystiti: A very common, but poorly understood, condition known as "interstitial cystitis" (ic)could be your answer. Frequently, women (women>men) are evaluated/referred for recurrent utis, but really have "ic." also known as the "painful bladder syndrome, " often associated with hematuria and urinary frequency. One does not have to have all 3 symptoms, however, to have ic. See your urologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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