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Doctor insights on: Sudden Shooting Pain In Lower Back

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Shooting pain in lower back. Help meeeeee?

Shooting pain in lower back. Help meeeeee?

See a doc: It is not really possible to help you without doing a physical examination. That is why you should get into see a doctor. They will be able to hopefully figure out what is going on and prescribe the correct treatment to help you. ...Read more

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What can cause low shooting pain in lower back right above the tail bone?

What can cause low shooting pain in lower back right above the tail bone?

Back/Sacrum Pain: The back is made up of 5 vertebra and their adjacent discs. The lowest disc is connected to the sacrum, and the coccyx (tailbone) is connected to the sacrum. Sacral pain can develop from one of many of these contiguous structures. It is possible that your pain is coming from a disc, the bone, the spinal joints (facets), sacroiliac joint, ligaments, tendons, or muscles. See your doc to find out. ...Read more

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I have a shooting pain in lower back down in my right leg. Is this sciatic nerve pain? How can I prevent this?

I have a shooting pain in lower back down in my right leg. Is this sciatic nerve pain? How can I prevent this?

Sciatica?: Symptoms sound consistent with sciatica, however, c your doc for an eval to receive proper diagnosis. If sciatica, cause must b must be determined & treated if necessary. Usually standing causes pain to be worse, as does sitting. Lying is usually more comfortable. If your doc agrees that these are safe 4 u, NSAID or Tylenol (acetaminophen) may help, as well as physical therapy. C ur doc & feel btr soon :) ...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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I'm a 50 yr old white female having sharp, shooting pain on my right side, a little above the lower back. Could this be something serious?

Further evaluation: Consider getting evaluated for disc disease that is compressing your nerve and causing radiating pain down your leg (e.g., x-ray, mri). ...Read more