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What are the causes of lower back pain in the morning?

What are the causes of lower back pain in the morning?

Check the mattress: A common cause for back pain upon awakening is a mattress that is too soft and not supportive of your spine. A firm mattress (or placing a large piece of plywood between the mattress and box spring) may help. If back pain persists or worsens, be sure to check with your doctor to rule out the many other causes of back pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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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What are some causes of lower back pain in the morning lower?

What are some causes of lower back pain in the morning lower?

Back pain: Most common cause is muscle strain (pulled muscles). There are several other spine related causes such as disc herniation and arthritis. Non spine causes include kidney infection/stones, gallbladder stones, pancreas inflammation, ulcers , etc. Morning back pain with stiffness is usually related to arthritis....Disc degeneration. ...Read more

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What could be causing debilitating lower back pain that occurs early in the morning? Also accomodated by nausea.

What could be causing debilitating lower back pain that occurs early in the morning? Also accomodated by nausea.

Doctor can evaluate: The more common causes of lower back pain include: back muscle strain, back ligament sprain, herniated disc, spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis, urine infection, kidney infection, kidney stone, tumor in the spine, tumor in the kidney or other places, fractured vertebra, fibromyalgia, other bacterial infection, etc... So, with such a long list of possibilities, a doctor needs to evaluate. ...Read more

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I was pain-free when i went to bed but had lower back pain this morning. Same mattress...Possible cause? Do not recall any injury yesterday.

"Sleep wrong": Assuming you have only back pain, done nothing physically unusual in the preceding few days, and are not menstruating/ovulating, then most likely your sleep position strained your back or compressed the facet joints in the back of your spine. Either way, such pain should be short-lived. If it isn't, something else is wrong. ...Read more

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What causes bad back pain and stiffness in the morning? I have even got a new memory foam mattress and there is no change. Mid and lower back pain.

See doctor : Most likely musculoligamentouss and a good back excercise/stretching program will help,but you should see an orthopedist to be examined and get at least x-rays to rule out other causes ...Read more

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Could sleeping on my stomach cause lower back pain the next morning and day?

Could sleeping on my stomach cause lower back pain the next morning and day?

Could: Certainly could be an issue. Try sleepin on your back with pillow under knees or side with pillow between knees. Chiropractic may be useful to align the vertebra fro stomach sleeping. ...Read more

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What would cause numbness in my fingers and toes as well as lower back pain upon waking in the morning? This all started after a workout five days ag.

What would cause numbness in my fingers and toes as well as lower back pain upon waking in the morning? This all started after a workout five days ag.

Nerve compression: Sounds like you nmay have injuried your back which is causing excessive pressur on nerves to extremities. If it does not resolve, see a physician. ...Read more

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What would cause middle and lower back pain?The pain also wraps around to both sides of outer hips. Pain is constantis at its worse in the morn and PM

What would cause middle and lower back pain?The pain also wraps around to both sides of outer hips. Pain is constantis at its worse in the morn and PM

Disks in the spine: MAY be pinching nerves. Also, the way you sit or move at work or home may be tightening muscles. Please see your doc who will diagnose and advise you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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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