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Constant, sharp and throbbing lower back pain. Left side.

Constant, sharp and throbbing lower back pain. Left side.

See below: The most common cause of low back pain is usually due to arthitic changes in the spine although in some cases there is a more serious problem. See your physician sooner than later if you have fever, chills, night sweats, or back pain that wakes you from your sleep. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

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


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3esi, doctor wants to do nerve burn, throbbing lower back pain and burning down left butt and pain in foot. Annular tear and buldge in l5/s1what to do?

3esi, doctor wants to do nerve burn, throbbing lower back pain and burning down left butt and pain in foot. Annular tear and buldge in l5/s1what to do?

Nerve burn: I assume you had epidural injections. With regard to the nerve burn you have to have had a regular local anesthetic block first before the burn. Also the results should have been good in order to proceed with the burn. You need to ask more questions. If you go ahead nerve burns are quite straight forward. ...Read more

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Lrq pain, dull ache, throbbing 1wk. Also lower back pain over hip. Doc found enlarged ovary. Woke up 5am vomited, fever 100.4, and body aches and continued lrq pain 7/10. Appendix or virus/ovary?

Lrq pain, dull ache, throbbing 1wk. Also lower back pain over hip. Doc found enlarged ovary. Woke up 5am vomited, fever 100.4, and body aches and continued lrq pain 7/10. Appendix or virus/ovary?

Needs to be seen: Most likely not appendicitis, but cannot rule it out unless there is a current workup. Enlarged ovary should not cause fever (normally). Have this worked up, but please let the er doc know what previous workup has been done. And go to the same hospital where the enlarged ovary was diagnosed so they can refer to any labs/studies done. ...Read more

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Throbbing abdominal and lower back pain feels like period pains and my left leg is throbbing as well. My last period was a week ago.

Many causes.: Their are many possible causes of pelvic pain. Sometimes an ovarian cyst can cause pain that radiates into or down the leg. If the pain worsens or persists then you should see you your doctor. ...Read more

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Low back pain hurts to just lay down and bend over or just to do about anything. Constant throbbing pain and had little spasmims in lower back at firs?

Low back pain hurts to just lay down and bend over or just to do about anything. Constant throbbing pain and had little spasmims in lower back at firs?

Spine Pain Options: This pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more

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I have Rheumatoid Arthrits my tail bone is throbbing, shooting pains going down my leg and lower back pain. Why would my tail bone throb?

I have Rheumatoid Arthrits my tail bone is throbbing, shooting pains going down my leg and lower back pain. Why would my tail bone throb?

Inflammation: Possible inflammation of the vertebra or sacroiliac joints. Your rheumatologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you for this. A ruptured disk is another possibility in view of the radiation into the leg. ...Read more

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Woke up with a severe migraine that got worse with calf and lower back pain, tramadol did nothing. Blurred vision, dizzy, throbbing. Advice?

Woke up with a severe migraine that got worse with calf and lower back pain, tramadol did nothing. Blurred vision, dizzy, throbbing. Advice?

Many symptoms that-: -R not related, but the migraine, vision & I assume the throbbing is in Ur head. This needs 2 B evaled. Since a cerebral event can cause these. A neurologist is the place 2 start. If U R on BCPills & calf pain could also tie in with all symptoms except back pain. A CVA could come from DVT. A MRA of the brain may B indicated. It's a young age, but women in this age group mid 20's-mid 2 late 30's. ...Read more

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Will I need to get an X-ray if I see a doctor for a throbbing low back pain?

Will I need to get an X-ray if I see a doctor for a throbbing low back pain?

Depends: Every person with back pain presents differently. If needed the Dr. Will order them. ...Read more

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What is it? I have low back pain and aching muscles. The following also describes me: Back pain, throbbing pain, no relief in laying, standing, sittin

What is it? I have low back pain and aching muscles. The following also describes me: Back pain, throbbing pain, no relief in laying, standing, sittin

Back Pain: Any systemic complaints. Fever chills etc. If not then likely musculoskeletal in nature. Start with advil/aleve. If it is severe enough to go to urgent care, then please go for an xray. ...Read more

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36w5d with lower sharp throbbing back pain in the mornings? What is it?

36w5d with lower sharp throbbing back pain in the mornings? What is it?

Hard to say: Back pain can be caused by many things including muscle, joints, discs, tendons, ligaments, etc....You should visit your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Left lower back pain?

Left lower back pain?

Vague: Left low back pain. Radiate into leg? Most painful movement? Injury? Illness? Sudden? Long time? Age? With just the question to go on, what is likely in the left lower back area with no leg radiation? Could be your left sacroiliac joint or your left l5s1 facet joint or even early shingles. ...Read more

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What cause lower back pain?

Many reasons: Local infection, muscular strain/ sprain, ruptured disc, facet impingement, spondylolisthesis, sacro-iliac dysfnctn, lumbar stenosis, cauda equina syndrome, pyriformis syndrome. See doctor and evaluate all of these possibilities. ...Read more

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Lower back pain how to stop?

Lower back pain how to stop?

Stretch: There are many causes of low back pain. Usually acute back or hip pain will improve over 1-2 weeks with anti-inflammatories, gentle streching, and use of heat/ice. If your pain does not improve or gets worse you should contact your physician. ...Read more

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How to help lower back pain?

How to help lower back pain?

Conservative first.: Big question. Whole books are written on this subject alonbe. Conservative treatments like pt, exercise, ice/heat, short rest, are all good for mild acute pain. But if pain becomes severe or chronic, then you need to find out what is wrong. Prescription meds, injections in different areas of the spine are viable options. Don't jump into surgery. ...Read more

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Lower back pain, what to do?

Lower back pain, what to do?

Osteoarthritis: This may be osteoarthritis of lower spine causing pressure on the roots of the nerves that come out between the vertebrae.
Anti-inflammatories will help but take with food.
See your doctor if no improvement. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more