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Im having shooting pain in my lower back-left side. Sometimes it shoots down my leg(siatica). Pain gets bad where I throw up all the time. What can I ?

Im having shooting pain in my lower back-left side. Sometimes it shoots down my leg(siatica). Pain gets bad where I throw up all the time. What can I ?

Lots: Medications like gabapentin, lyrica, (pregabalin) amitryptyline, etc can be helpful. However if you haven't seen a spin/pain specialist you might want to do so, there are interventional treatments that can help reduce significantly or eliminate pain all together. ...Read more

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What are the causes of shooting pain on the right side of your lower back?

What are the causes of shooting pain on the right side of your lower back?

Disc or muscle spasm: Possible disc herniation or muscle spasm in back. If stretching or heat does not allievate discomfort seek examination by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been experiencing shooting pain in my lower back and sides. Can someone help?

Muscle spasm: Try ice/massage. Anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen, stretching hamstrings. If no relief, visit doctor. ...Read more

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Have pain in my middle to lower back.Not by spine but on the sides. always a dull pain but then all of a sudden I get shooting pain. Worse whenbreathe?

See your PCP: It may be muscular, renal, pulmonary, intestinal. Your primary care provider can do a complete history and physical to evaluate these complaints. Please see your doctor for further management and guidance. ...Read more

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When i lay on my back and lift my left leg up straight not bending my knee i get sharp shooting pain in my lower back. I also can't stand straight up.

When i lay on my back and lift my left leg up straight not bending my knee i get sharp shooting pain in my lower back. I also can't stand straight up.

Back sprain: The pain on straight leg raising is indicative of either ligament tears and laxity in the lumbar spine or sacroiliac problems with weak ligaments . It might also involve an inflammation of a lumbar disc and nerve root irritation. Visit www.Proloshot .Com or www.Aaomed.Org to find a doctor who does prolotherapy as the ideal treatment to rectify this problem. ...Read more

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25 yr f, lower back pain ( right side) my boobs hurt and at some points it's a shooting pain around nipple area, I am 4 days late?

Wait a few more days: I would wait for a total of 7 days for your period to come and if it doesn't then, you should do a pregnancy test at home and check the results. ...Read more

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I have a shooting pain in my left lower back.No leg pain..Just a sharp cringing pain.That last a second .Comes and goes.What could it be.Kidney stones

I have a shooting pain in my left lower back.No leg pain..Just a sharp cringing pain.That last a second .Comes and goes.What could it be.Kidney stones

Or back muscles: It may be your back muscles trying to protect you. Doubt it is kidney stones as they last longer and are debilitating. See your doctor. ...Read more