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Doctor insights on: Sharp Pain In Lower Back When Bending Over

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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?

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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I was bending when all of the sudden I had a sharp pain in my lower back when I went to bed I couldn't put any weight on it and woke up it still hurts?

Pain: You probably had a myofascial strain occur. I would try local heat such as a heating pad and try an anti inflammatory such as Aleeve, two tabs once a day with a meal. If no improvement occurs after 5 days see a doctor to get help ...Read more

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I have some unexplained pain. Do I need to be worried about it? My lower back hurts if I stand for too long, walk, or sit in one position. Bending over hurts. Also sometimes my arm, finger, or toe gets a sharp pain in it. Almost like its broke, but the

I have some unexplained pain. Do I need to be worried about it? My lower back hurts if I stand for too long, walk, or sit in one position. Bending over hurts. Also sometimes my arm, finger, or toe gets a sharp pain in it. Almost like its broke, but the

Multiple possible ca: Many causes for your complaints from ligament injury to foos allergy to other underlying toxins in the body.

You would benefit from a work up to see whjat is going on in your body and to correct the problem, not just taking pain med to cover it. ...Read more

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Hi, Yesterday while shopping I bent down to pick something up, and had sharp pain in lower back, just left of spine. Still got pain now.?

Hi, Yesterday while shopping I bent down to pick something up, and had sharp pain in lower back, just left of spine. Still got pain now.?

Acute back pain.: You’ve experienced an acute lower back pain (obviously). Two possibilities. More likely, you pulled a muscle which is now in an intense and painful spasm. Also possible, you may have herniated or swelled a disc acutely when you started to come back up again with the item you were lifting. If you’re having numbness or tingling down your leg (s), you may want to seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Excruciating sharp pain in lower back & buttocks when I move even a little! Sudden onset when lifting the cat would it be nerve? What should I b doing

Excruciating sharp pain in lower back & buttocks when I move even a little! Sudden onset when lifting the cat would it be nerve? What should I b doing

Possible Sciatica: Sounds like you make have pinched a nerve near your spine while lifting the cat. Go see a neurologist for an evaluation. He/she may order an MRI to look for this, and recommend the next course of action. ...Read more

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Had burning/sharp pain in lower back/buttocks 4 months. It's gone now but now the same pain is in my right shoulder blade. It's constant pain. I'm 29?

Had burning/sharp pain in lower back/buttocks 4 months. It's gone now but now the same pain is in my right shoulder blade. It's constant pain. I'm 29?

Muscle spasm: In a 29 year old, with this information, think muscle spasm. It could also be other things but less likely. I would try rest, hear, stretching. Also antiinflammatories. It should get better with rest. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain in lower back that comes on sometimes with movement and sitting pluse electrical shocks in hips also cramping at night. Bulging disk?

A few causes: There could be early arthritic change in the lower back, but you might have a facet issue, or sacra-iliac problems, or merely muscular strain/sprain. A physical therapist could help instruct for a home exercise program, which would allow you control and stabilization of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back shooting up into head and sharp pain when breathing?

Spasm: That is a muscle spasm.
Take a hot shower.
Apply heat to your back.
Have your doctor prescribed a combination of ibuprofen which you can get from OTC and muscle relaxant which you need a prescription for it.
Relax stress increased tension and make pain worst.
If you do not have a doctor start with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 50 mg at bed time and Ibuprofen 600-800 mg every 6-8 hours, and heat, or go to urgent care. ...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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Sharp pain in lower right abdomen Lower back pain & nausa Have had appendixs removed What eles could it be?

Sharp pain in lower right abdomen Lower back pain & nausa Have had appendixs removed What eles could it be?

Myriad possibilities: Off the top of my head, you could have Urinary Tract Infection, Kidney stone, atypical Gall Bladder pain, diverticulitis, even an appendix remnant with recurrent appendicitis. See your doctor or health care provider. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain by lower belly button. I have also have loose stools for 3 weks with in an hour after eating. Also having dull pain in lower back,?

I have a sharp pain by lower belly button. I have also have loose stools for 3 weks with in an hour after eating. Also having dull pain in lower back,?

See doctor: There are several possibilities for these symptoms, some more serious. It is best to see a doctor preferably in an emergency room so you can be seen quickly, tested and treated if need be. ...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, 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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Why sharp pain in the lower back?

Why sharp pain in the lower back?

Depends.: We need more information like the location, radiation of pain, duration of pain, how long occuring, etc. ...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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Sometimes when I lean back I feel a sharp pain in my lower back. What can cause this?

Probably muscle pain: If the pain is only when you lean back and in all probability it may be muscular pain but to be sure have it checked. ...Read more

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Just bent over to pick up a spoon and got this sharp pain at my lower back what to do?

Lumbar strain: It is likely that you have strained your lower back. This occurs as a result stretching the ligaments and muscles of your spine beyond their limit causing acute pain. Treatment should consist of icing for the first 72 hours at 4-6 hour intervals when awake, using anti- inflammatory meds, avoidance of heavy lifting, bending, and squatting. Physical therapy can also be recommended. Good luck! ...Read more

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58 years old active exercise 2 to 3 hours per day. Pain left lower back 3 days? Sharp pain

58 years old active exercise 2 to 3 hours per day. Pain left lower back 3 days? Sharp pain

Did you strain ms?: Is is possible you might have strained a muscle during
your exercise?
I'd take a couple of days off and use some nsaids.
If symptoms persist or get worse I'd get a good
ortho exam of your lumbar spine to rule out possible
disc pathology. ...Read more