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Can a almost reversed cervical spine, a curve in my spine & partial sacrilization of mylumbo sacral joint cause severe back pain with muscle tightness?

Can a almost reversed cervical spine, a curve in my spine & partial sacrilization of mylumbo sacral joint cause severe back pain with muscle tightness?

See Spine Specialist: Many people have anatomical variances in their spine like you, however not everyone of those people has or will have pain. Since this has been bothering you enough, i would suggest seeing a pain ; spine specialist to see what exactly is bothering you to see what they can do to help with your pain. ...Read more

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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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I have a severe back pain can't seat, laydown either stand.I feel it burning indide the outside is hot and tight.Im only 23 yrs old?

I have a severe back pain can't seat, laydown either stand.I feel it burning indide the outside is hot and tight.Im only 23 yrs old?

Many answers: That question can't be answered in 400 characters. You need to be evaluated by your doctor with a thorough history, physical exam, a trial of conservative therapy, and possibly an mri. There are many, many pathologies that can cause what you are describing. Most will heal on their own, some will require surgery. Some are no big deal, some are dangerous. See you doctor about it. ...Read more

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I have severe muscle tightness & pain around my middle back & my spine. Very painful. Hard to move. Muscles in other parts feel different. ?

I have severe muscle tightness & pain around my middle back & my spine.   Very painful.  Hard to move.   Muscles in other parts feel different. ?

Muscle strain: It sounds like you have back muscle strain from weak back & core muscles, & poor posture. Plan on starting exercises to build your back and core strength and flexibility, as well as your overall fitness. This might be all the help you need. ...Read more

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Moderate-severe pain when moving or using wrist. Started few weeks ago, went away for a while but is back and worse. splinting helps a little, cant grip or make a tight fist or twist wrist without sharp excruciating pain. no finger involvement. ?

Give it time: If splinting helps - do it and be patient. Also try both warm and cold - use both or either if it helps. Let it rest for days and days. It takes time to heal. If it's still bad - have an eval - carpal tunnel can be tough but can be treated. Patience and caution! Best wishes. ...Read more

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Exhausted, freezing, severe pain in neck and back, face tight and tingling. Should i go to hospital?

Exhausted, freezing, severe pain in neck and back, face tight and tingling.  Should i go to hospital?

Urgent Care: I am suggesting to visit the urgent care for further investigation and treatment. Better safe then sorry. ...Read more

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What to recommend for tight neck and upper back muscles that been hurting for a month. Taking Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil every other day having severe pain?

Take muscle : relaxant such as Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) with the pain killers. You need a prescription for that. Also apply warm compresses for 20 minutes x2 a day. If symptoms persist see a Physical therapist provided that no major problem such as herniated disc has been found. ...Read more

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Severe headache, my head is throbbing and I have pain above my eye brows, it feels tight and painful. The back of my skull gets shooting pain as well?

Severe headache, my head is throbbing and I have pain above my eye brows, it feels tight and painful. The back of my skull gets shooting pain as well?

Cervical Facet Dz: The cervical facets in the neck can develop the osteoarthritis you mentioned and can cause headaches as well. Typically facet injections can help relieve the pain and reduce headaches. If these are short lived then the nerves supplying those joints can be ablated for long term relief, this is called radiofrequency ablation or rhizotomy. Botox injections to the neck and head can also be helpful. ...Read more

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Severe lower back pain, headache, legs weak/ache, dizzy. Not preg. Awoke this way, got worse thru day with some tightness in chest. PR shot up to 120.

Severe lower back pain, headache, legs weak/ache, dizzy. Not preg. Awoke this way, got worse thru day with some tightness in chest. PR shot up to 120.

Chest pains: or tightness in the chest is a red flag. Regardless, could be only muscle pain or GI problems, or migraine, pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always important to check and appointment with your PCP for evaluation or a cardiologist is warranted. Take care. ...Read more

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I have Graves and are experiencing sore throat and tightness in my throat, burning pains in my back, no sleep, fatigue, severe anger mood swings. ?

I have Graves and are experiencing sore throat and tightness in my throat, burning pains in my back, no sleep, fatigue, severe anger mood swings. ?

Possible pharyngitis: Hello Tanya . The sore throat is most likely due to viral or bacterial infection and Is. Not related to Graves'. Are you taking any treatment for Graves"s disease now ? . You will need repeat labs to evaluate your thyroid status . Good luck ...Read more

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I have back tightness. What can I do?

I have back tightness.  What can I do?

Tightness: I would suggest trying some local heat and that I'm in and and anti-inflammatory may help in the form of Advil or Aleve (naproxen) ...Read more

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