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I have a sharp pain in my lower back n the right side, right above my butt. It is a constant pain, its worse when I bend over, and stand too long. ?

I have a sharp pain in my lower back n the right side, right above my butt. It is a constant pain, its worse when I bend over, and stand too long. ?

Sacroilitis: Diagnosis: Your description is most likely a lumbar muscle strain, myofascial pain and or sacroiliac ligament strain. Home Treatment: Choose between Advil (ibuprofen) or IB, but don't take both. Follow dosage directions for all medications. Family Doctor: You would benefit from a trial of 'trigger point injections' and sacroiliac ligament injections. Call to make sure they do it. Chiropractic could help. ...Read more

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I am a power lifter and I was squatting and I had a sharp pain in my lower back on the right side, now when i lift my leg it hurts a lot?

Disc herniation?: It is possible that you injured a disc. There is risk with lifting heavy weights and back injuries. Take a rest from training and avoid lifting heavy items and especially twisting simultaneously. ...Read more

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I've been having really bad low back pain recently with sharp pain down back of left leg, specifically when bending over, lifting, or coughing. ?

I've been having really bad low back pain recently with sharp pain down back of left leg, specifically when bending over, lifting, or coughing. ?

This is most : consistent with a disc source of nerve compression or irritation although there can be other possibilities. The fact that you can increase the pain with bending & lifting & worsen the pain with coughing most likely to find a disc problem like a herniation or tear of the outer portion of the disc known as an annular tear. These can be treated non operatively 90% of the time. Start with your doctor ...Read more

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I have low back pain that radiates to my hip. It is a sharp pain, at times makes it difficult to move. Loss of feeling in low back skin as well?

Nerve impingement: Of the lower back. S a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the us. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain in lower left abdomen, on left side of lower back, and on left leg down to the knee?

What causes sharp pain in lower left abdomen, on left side of lower back, and on left leg down to the knee?

Pinched nerve: Sometimes this pain can be caused by a pinched or irritated nerve. Sometimes a pulled muscle can also cause this type of pain. If it persists or worsens seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back/hips especially on right side. Tailbone sore to touch and achy down both legs. Sciatica? Also have sharp pain right side of groin.

Pain in lower back/hips especially on right side. Tailbone sore to touch and achy down both legs. Sciatica? Also have sharp pain right side of groin.

Nerve impingement: can be caused by nerve being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain and burning pain. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. Take care. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain in my side and in my lower back what is that caused by ?

Sounds like: Kidney stones. But there are literally 100's of causes, and some of them could be serious. If it persists, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Sudden sharp pain on right side of back but in the middle between the lower back and shoulders. Why could this be?

Sudden sharp pain on right side of back but in the middle between the lower back and shoulders. Why could this be?

Sharp back pain: Most probably, the pain you describe is muscular or facial. A sudden cramp due to muscle tension. Remote other possibilities include viral pleurisy (would worsen with breathing in), pulmonary embolism (atypical for PE and unlikely), pinched nerve (not likely either), or referred biliary stone (rare with no abd pain). Try massage and heat. Get checked if it moves or worsens ...Read more

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I get a sharp pain in my lower back when i stand for a long on the left side. Its like a pinch...Could it be a nerve?

It could be but more: Likely it is more related to a structural problem in your back in terms of load bearing across the joints of your back like facet joints or the discs or even a sacroiliac joint issue. So avoid prolonged positioning and keep in shape in terms of exercise, weight control and not smoking. If it worsens or does not improve, get evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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What to do if i fell down the stairs on my lower back, now have a sharp pain in my side?

What to do if i fell down the stairs on my lower back, now have a sharp pain in my side?

Spine Injury: This back pain you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. Especially since you had trauma it might be best to make sure nothing broke. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in my lower back on left side. It's a sharp pain. What could the problem be?

Could be...: A lot of things, i recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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My partner has been getting pain on his lower back on the left side. A sharp pain when he breathes in. What is this?

My partner has been getting pain on his lower back on the left side. A sharp pain when he breathes in. What is this?

Many things: Could be many things including kidney stones, muscle strain, or infections...I recommend seeing his primary care physician to discuss this and get tested. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hey guys. Just stood, and got a horrible sharp pain in my lower back, circling around to the sides which is persisting. Likely a pull/sprain?

Very common: Most likely you strained your low back. Go with ice, ibuprofen and rest for a couple of days. If the pain persists for over 1 week or you develop leg pain, then see your doctor ...Read more

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I keep getting hives. Seems to worsen when lower back is hurting than sharp pain on both sides ?

I keep getting hives. Seems to worsen when lower back is hurting than sharp pain on both sides ?

You may be surprised: To know that hives is caused by a signal from the brain to the cells in the skin. The commonest cause is poor diet, particularly all the sweet stuff. ...Read more

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My mom is 59 she is having sharp pain on the, left side..She was standing for an hour her lower back was hurting now sharp pain on the left side..

My mom is 59 she is having sharp pain on the, left side..She was standing for an hour her lower back was hurting now sharp pain on the left side..

Have issue evaluated: The only reasonable answer is that your mother needs to see a doctor and have the issue evaluated. The causes can be musculoskeletal or abdominal. ...Read more