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Ribs (8, 9,10) hurt to touch on right side. I haven't exercised or pulled a muscle. What could cause this tenderness?(My back & spine hurt often too).
Costochondritis: I understand your distress. “Ribs (8, 9,10) hurt to touch on right side” is likely due to inflammation of the cartilage, cartilage and ligaments in the rib joining the rib to the sternum. Stress can make pain intense. See Orthopedic Physician for Diagnosis, have X-rays needed and Physical Therapy. See Psychiatrist for Therapy to cope with the pain, Relaxation and Medication. ...Read more
Just got X-ray for back pain and spine tenderness, notes were 'lumbarization' and 'mild facet hypertrophy'. Could this explain the pain and tenderness?
Likely: Lumbarization is an X-ray finding indicating that the top of the sacrum actually appears t be part of the lumbar spine. This is a congenital defect that can limit mobility and cause chronic pain. Facet hypertrophy can be an indicator of excessive force/strain on that area of spine. Follow up with your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. Take Care! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there an at home cure for tenderness in your spine? It's particulary sore when I try to sit up, painkillers are useless
Tenderness is a word: we use to describe having pain when your back is examined. I believe you are having chronic back pain. You'd think if you knew exactly what the problem was it could be fixed...but often one can't precisely diagnose the cause. It requires a multifactorial approach. I refer you to "Taking Care of Your Back at Home" from the U.S. National Library of Medicine: nlm.nih.gov. The info there is excellent ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Worsening back pain, spine tenderness and short of breath. See a bone specialist next week. Do these symptoms sound like spine cancer?
R-Hip, low-back, groin pain at times pain in leg worse a night, spot mid spine tender, vag bleeding after sex, right upper abd pain radiates to back?)
Hip pain /vaginal bl: Back pain may be sciatica and may need pillow under legs at night when sleep. vaginal bleeding can be vaginitis/ cervicitis/endometriosis but need PAP also check HCG . If all negative may need ultrasound/CT y to check for ovarian /uterine lesion which could be causing both. May need LS spine xray / F/U w/doc this week ...Read more
Sounds muscular: If worsening rather than improving, need to see medical professional ...Read more
Fell down stairs landing directly on my spine. It hurts to sit or stand for more than a few minutes and tender to the touch. Did I just buise myself?
When I press on my spine right above the tailbone it feels tender, and I've been having mild pain in my lower right back for about two weeks.
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