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Sudden Onset Of Lower Back Pain
Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more
Sudden onset of pain in the lower right abdomen, the lower back and down the right leg. Managed with pain medicine but comes back. Just happened.
Cause of back pain: If the pain is worse when lying down, it is more worrisome. Many people with chronic problems are unable to lie down on the back. Have yourself be evaluated by a spine specialist, neurologist or rehabilitation medicine specialist. ...Read more
Chronic lower left back pain. Sudden onset of pain in confide area below the ribs and left of spine. Could this be kidney related?
100 choices: This question is the sort they ask medical students to test their skills at differential diagnosis, meaning how to select among many possibilities to arrive at the correct answer. The information you provided is minimal. The possibilities are enormous. No way to answer your question except by wild speculation. Don't speculate, get facts. See your doctor. ...Read more
See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
Sudden severe pain in lower left side, painful walking, bending, sharp cutting pain in side, Burning in thigh, pain spread to in abdomin, and low back?
Sudden stabbing pain in the lower back just right above the right buttock, accompanied by nausea?
Many Things: Not enough info for detailed answer, but proper diagnosis is ABSOLUTE KEY to proper treatment.I recommend exam by a dr. skilled in hands-on osteopathic diagnosis & manipulation.Since pain could be caused by anything from disc injury to QL spasm, SI inflammation or ligament injury, acute SI or lumbar vertebral dysfunction, etc.-someone who can truly differentiate cause can give you the best answer. ...Read more
Had a 3LevelLumbar Fusion in 2012, all the sudden getting severe constant low back pain, also stabbing pain in legs, why???
Varies: Multiple possibilities from a problem above or at the surgical site to something not spine related. I would not hesitate to be seen and evaluated for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
Numbness in right arm. Cause? I also have lower back pain with random sharp pains down the back of my right leg
NEUROLOGIST: Etime for a neurological workup. Problems in low back could account for pain in leg - but not arm. A neurologist should gt a history and examine you and see what needs to be done. ...Read more
Extreme, sudden onset of pain just below stomach. Crippling. Frequent urination, nausea. Back pain for few days. Interrupted sleep because of the pain
See your doctor.: There are many possible problems that can cause abdominal pain, associated with back pain, nausea, and urinary complaints. You should see your doctor to evaluate it fully, since the symptoms are so severe. You certainly should have your urine checked out to be sure that you don't have a urinary tract infection or pyelonephritis. Don't delay. Good luck. ...Read more
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See a doctor: Differential diagnosis is too broad for anyone to be able to help you online. Abdominal pain radiating to the back and sides could be anything from appendicitis, kidney stones to cholelithiasis (gallbladder stones). Pain radiating to the left side of your chest could be musculoskeletal, gastric, or cardiac. No way to know. Please go and see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more
DVT: I recommend you be checked by a doctor right away. Don't take any chances with a DVT. ...Read more
Kidney stone?: Your symptoms sound most like a kidney stone, but with the severity of your pain, a trip to the er is in order. ...Read more
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