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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.

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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There is a part of my spine that protrudes in lower back. If I touch it it is very sensitive - feels like one vertabrae is larger than others ?

There is a part of my spine that protrudes in lower back. If I touch it it is very sensitive - feels like one vertabrae is larger than others  
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An xray of your: lower spine might answer the question. Please ask your doctor to order it. This may or may not be serious but it's worth your time. ...Read more

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My lower back is very sensitive. My husband just lightly touched my spine and i had severe pain. It goes all the way down my lower back to my butt.

Sensitive Back: Would recommend evaluation by pain specialist to rule out serious causes of low back pain like the discs. The musculature can also be sensitive in conditions like fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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I have compressed nerves in my spine and it causes my nipples to be hyper sensitive due to the inflamed nerves. did injections once worked 1week Help?

I have compressed nerves in my spine and it causes my nipples to be hyper sensitive due to the inflamed nerves. did injections once worked 1week Help?

Unclear: The thoracic spinal nerves subserve the respective dermatomes of the chest, which are uncommonly compressed to produce a radiculopathy. Moreover, it is unclear how these become "inflamed" as a result, nor how injections (blocks? epidural?) were used as treatments. Suggest you visit your doctor who was involved in the diagnosis and treatment plan previously who has a full history on these issues. ...Read more

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I have constant pain in low back and left hip over 3 months. Extremely sensitive/painful to touch at 2 points directly on spine and down left hip. ?

I have constant pain in low back and left hip over 3 months. Extremely sensitive/painful to touch at 2 points directly on spine and down left hip. ?

Your medical history: Suggests you have degenerative lumbar spine disease, spinal stenosis or osteoarthritis of the hip, or some combination of the above issues. See your physiciain and start with a physical. your doc can then order tests as appropriate to make a diagnosis. Once that is established then a treatment plan can be formulated. If you develop sudden severe tearing back pain that isn't like usual pain? 911. ...Read more

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Cervical spine pain and sensitive to touch. My bones feel like they are crunching together. What do I do?

Cervical spine pain and sensitive to touch. My bones feel like they are crunching together. What do I do?

See a doctor: See a doctor who specializes in these problems. That could be a physiatrist (specialist in physical medicine and rehab), orthopedist or neurologist. ...Read more

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What is a deteriating spine?

What is a deteriating spine?

Arthritis: 95% of the time, this means you have every day wear and tear changes. This otherwise is the same as degenerative spinal arthritis or ddd or degenerative disk disease. These wear and tear changes are a normal part of the aging process. Doing general core exercises 15-20 minutes 3-5 days a week will slow the process. ...Read more

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Curvature of the spine sexy?

Curvature of the spine sexy?

Self image is good: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. ...Read more

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Thign pain after spine fused?

Thigh pain: After fusion can be multifactorial. It can be due to nerve irritation along the front of the thigh, nerve irritation after decompression, hip flexor stretch, etc. Most often this settles down in a few weeks but you should bring it up with your surgeon to have them evaluate you. ...Read more

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How u fix a misaligned spine?

How u fix a misaligned spine?

Depends: the term your using is vague . Usually a chiropractor, osteopath or a physical therapist. NSAIDS,muscle relaxers ,injections,surgery,braces,etc . need more info . ...Read more

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Can texting mess up your spine?

Can texting mess up your spine?

Maybe if prolonged: If there's a major change in posture, in the long run there's also a risk for strain and pain. Prevention is best. Step one is to stop using the device so often and/or try a different one like a tablet. Next one could also consider yoga or physical/occupational therapy if primary care doctor approves. If there's a problem after stopping using the phone or tablet, then a physiatrist could be seen. ...Read more

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How did fluid form in my spine?

How did fluid form in my spine?

If you are talking : About the fluid removed on a spinal tap it is known as cerebral spinal fluid and it is constantly being formed in the brain by astructure known as the choroid plexus at a rate of about half a liter a day and is resorbed into the circulatory system. It turns over almost 4 times daily and it plays several roles or functions for the brain and spinal cord. ...Read more

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Pain in my spine! who can help!?

Pain in my spine! who can help!?

Physiatrist: Could start off by seeing afamily doctor. I would then recommend you see a physiatry .If your pain persists and you've undergone conservative treatment i would see an orthopedic spinal specialist. ...Read more

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What exactly is a prominent spine?

What exactly is a prominent spine?

See below: This is not a medical term but in context this would be a description used on the physical exam . Protuberant , standing out , and fullness are similar words . As far as the back exam this would refer to the spine, ribs or scapula. There are several causes and having an orthopaedic spine eval by an orthopaedic surgeon , not saying you need surgery . Hope i was helpful . Thank you. ...Read more

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What is triangulation of the spine?

What is triangulation of the spine?

Triangulation: My apologies but I don't understand "triangulation of the spine" in a woman your age.
Can you please send me some additional information. ...Read more

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What causes a weird pain in my spine?

What causes a weird pain in my spine?

Muscles!!!!: Think flesh/tissue and not bone/ligament/disc with chronic pain! began selfcare with a wellness programs, vitamins b-100, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, exercise and self or prof massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, stretching all are needed. My favorite in my practice is acupuncture and myofascial tissue release with trigger points w lidocaine. ...Read more

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What to do about spurs on your spine?

How much discomfort?: A bone spur is a bony growth formed on healthy bone and may normally occur as you age. Generally, treatment for a bone spur involves taking pain medication and avoiding activities that worsen the pain. If you have a spur on your back physical therapy may help. Surgical intervention is a last resort option for severe pain and impairment. Discuss with your primary doctor if this is the case. ...Read more

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What is normal curvature of the spine?

What is normal curvature of the spine?

Three: Cervical lordosis, thoracic kyphosis, and lumbar lordosis. This provide a balanced erect spine. ...Read more

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When will the pain in my spine go away?

When will the pain in my spine go away?

Depends: Depends on what is the cause of the pain. Chronic back pain is a common problem and can be difficult to treat. A pain specialist may be able to help. ...Read more

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I have like a dimple in my lower spine?

I have like a dimple in my lower spine?

Dimple: A dimple on the spine area is common considering how the body develops embryologically. If this is on the lower spine it could be a pylonidal cyst. Those can get infected and need treatment. Double check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a fairly large curve in my spine?

I have a fairly large curve in my spine?

Scoliosis: It is called a scoliosis. And most often it causes no problems, but if it is severe It can affect many parts of your body. ...Read more

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Why does my spine stick out from my back?

Varies: There are a number of potential considerations. I would not he firsts to be seen for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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What commonly causes damage to the spine?

What commonly causes damage to the spine?

Varies : It varies. Injuries, over use, arthritic degeneration can all lead to varying degrees of "damage" to the spine as can things like being overweight or smoking. ...Read more

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My spine is painful, hence what shall i do?

My spine is painful, hence what shall i do?

Back pain: For mild symptoms, muscle pains or degenerative changes are most common. If symptoms persist, you probably need at least some baseline xrays and doc to evaluate. If all negative, core strength is a start: pilates/yoga/piyo, nsaid's, salonpas hot patches. Mckenzie pt if no better but requires a doc's rx. ...Read more