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Back pain in lower back in certain places. Starting to hurt in mid - back. Pain radiates to legs. Hurts to lay on stomach/back sometimes. Very tight.

Back pain in lower back in certain places. Starting to hurt in mid - back. Pain radiates to legs. Hurts to lay on stomach/back sometimes. Very tight.

Probably ok, but...: in an 18-year-old, unless you've suffered a major trauma to your spine, there is probably nothing to worry about. You should see your doctor and have an exam. IF nothing concerning is seen, anti inflammatory medicines, physical therapy, and trying to keep active are what's usually recommended. But if these symptoms are new, seeing your doctor can help assess for any underlying cause. ...Read more

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I've been having back pain that's sensitive to touch on spine and radiates to the right side of abdomen, rt side is also sensitive to touch.

Any studies?: This may represent nerve or nerve root irritation. If it is inflammatory an NSAID may help; if no resolution then seek further evaluation. ...Read more

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Back pain. Mid back. Only fine laying flat on back. Doesn't feel like a muscle issue as it's not sensitive to touch. Nerve?

Back pain.  Mid back.  Only fine laying flat on back.  Doesn't feel like a muscle issue as it's not sensitive to touch.  Nerve?

Pelvis subluxation ?: 27y fem. w. "mid-back pain" better lying on back. Have seen in cases of sacroiliac subluxation caused by unilateral sacrotuberous ligament injury. Lying on back causes both posterior superior iliac spines to equally incur ground force of sleep surface & thereat shift both sacroiliac joints to neutral anatomic position. Detected by manual exam. Not discovered by MRI, which is "snapshot". Osteopath? ...Read more

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I have a sensitive area on the upper back of my right thigh, the skin feels super sensitive to touch even the lightest of fabrics irritate it ?

Nerve irritation: This type of thing is often due to problems with a nerve. If you have had a rash there or some other inflammation, this can happen afterwards. I would get an exam from your doctor to evaluate what might be going on and get checked for diabetes or vitamin deficiencies that might cause this. ...Read more

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Severe headaches, slight nausea, sensitive skin, lower abdomen pain, and marble sized hard mobile lump on left groin region hurts only when pressed..?

Severe headaches, slight nausea, sensitive skin, lower abdomen pain, and marble sized hard mobile lump on left groin region hurts only when pressed..?

HTN : If overweight lose it. Eat no junk food. Drink 2 littes water per day. Eat fruits kale collard greens. Drink ginger tea. 2-3 times/ day. Sleep. 8 hrs/ day. If u had history of heavy periods get ur iron levels checked. If headache still persists avoid cold soda , Ice water and any cold foods after dark. If still not better, get tested for sleep apnea and high blood pressure and low thyroid ...Read more

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Horrible back pain when standing , radiates to hips , tender even to touch lower back?

Horrible back pain when standing , radiates to hips , tender even to touch lower back?

Ligament weakness: Lower back kigament weakness gives those symptoms and can be from the lumbar spine or the sacroiliac joints. Find a prolotherapist at www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org to learn about prolotherapy and get permanent relief. ...Read more

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Pain on the back of my neck radiating to shoulders and upper back, head ache . Feels like a pinch on back in different spots. 2 blood tests ok !?

Pain on the back of my neck radiating to shoulders and upper back, head ache . Feels like a pinch on back in different spots. 2 blood tests ok !?

Need to be seen by: You need to be seen again by your physician even if blood test ok to check simple thing like blood pressure. Otherwise, this could be related to neck/cervical spine problem as it has typical presentation. If better reclined or with some over the counter medication like ibuprofen/naproxen if not allergic to Aspirin or on blood thinners & no ulcer problem. Then spine issue & can get checked on this. ...Read more

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25f I have very frequent back pain. Noticed if you push on certain spots on lower back sends pain up my back?

25f I have very frequent back pain. Noticed if you push on certain spots on lower back  sends  pain up my back?

See below: Pushing on certain spots does not always tell us what the problem is. Best to see a doctor who deals with back pain on a regular basis and they can help you determine the best approach to your back pain. ...Read more

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Lower pain on right side back and front hot when passing urine?

Lower pain on right side back and front hot when passing urine?

Urine infection: you may have a urinary tract infection, please see a doctor and may need a urine test for confirmation ...Read more

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Random sensitive spots on head that comes and goes and causes headaches?

Random sensitive spots on head that comes and goes and causes headaches?

Neuralgia: Superficial nerves in the scalp may be irritated or inflamed (occipital nerve is common). This can lead to strange pains on the scalp and headaches. See your chiropractor for a good neck evaluation and adjustment. You may need to see your doctor or urgent care as well for medication to help or to see if you need a consult with a pain specialist. ...Read more

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Belly ache lower abdomen. Sensitive to pressure. What could it be?

Belly ache lower abdomen.  Sensitive to pressure. What could it be?

Lower abd discomfort: Causes of recurrent lower abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more

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Left of forehead sensitive to touch for past 8-12 months. Can feel cracks when i rub finger over area. Feels bruised and very very sensitive. Help!

Left of forehead sensitive to touch for past 8-12 months. Can feel cracks when i rub finger over area. Feels bruised and very very sensitive. Help!

forehead sesitive: Please see your doctor he may order some lab test to make sure you don have and inflammatory process, immune condition , infection etc. Record your weight as well. ...Read more

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Left back pain, sensitive to touch & also rib pain with sensitivity, sensitivity under ribs & stomach numbness in left side of body.What could be wrong?

Left back pain, sensitive to touch & also rib pain with sensitivity, sensitivity under ribs & stomach numbness in left side of body.What could be wrong?

Many things, but...: A left kidney infection is possible if your symptoms are associated with fever or urinary symptoms. A kidney stone is another possibility and pain would be colicky. Intercostal neuralgias and shingles could cause symptoms more similar to what you describe. ...Read more

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My forehead hurts and my eyes are sensitive to light. Migraine?

My forehead hurts and my eyes are sensitive to light. Migraine?

Migraine maybe: Migraine is one possibility. Light sensitivity may also be caused by a number of eye disorders, such as iritis. If you headache resolves, but the light sensitivity does not, please contact your local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain right back upper throat, periodically. Red place there. Also bottom very back molar has smelly pus when rubbed sometimes on same side?

Stabbing pain right back upper throat, periodically. Red place there. Also bottom very back molar has smelly pus when rubbed sometimes on same side?

Wisdom tooth ?: From your explanation that is what it appears to be. Most probably infected. May have a large cavity.... those teeth are very hard to keep clean. Please see your dentist ASAP. An infection in that area can quickly turn deadly if the swelling closes off your airway. All the best... ...Read more

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