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What Can I Take For Lower Back Pain
Depends: Many people can use Acetaminophen (tylenol (acetaminophen) and others) unless they have liver problems. Anti-inflammatory meds like Naproxen (aleve), Ibuprofen (many brands) and prescription brands, but can upset the stomach and may not be appropriate for folks with some medical conditions. All meds (over the counter and prescription) can have side effects. Read the package, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Consult: If pain is right side only and low back and does not radiate it is likely your sacroiliac joint. Si joint problems are common in pregnancy because of the stress of extra weight and increased curvature (hyper-lordosis) that occurs. See your pcp as you may be helped with a simple trigger point injection of the joint ligaments. If he does not do those injections check ortho or pain management. ...Read more
What kind of medicine can you take for lower back pain if you are currently taking high blood pressure medicine?
Flank pain: Understand, any internal organ that is irritated or inflamed, may send pain to a region of your body that mimics "back" pain. Based on your age, kidney stones, GI problems, spleen, pancreas or even stomach problems could be present. If the above are ruled out by history and exam (muscle spasm present, obvious injury) then rest, ice, anti-inflammatories may help. ...Read more
Rest, ice it first..: Rest your back, try icing it down to decrease any swelling om strained muscles, then after time, heat may help the back.. You can try an Over the counter nsaid lie Ibuprofen until you can get in to see your doctor for a more thorough examination and assessment of what is most likely, at the least a sprained back. best wishes, ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As usual, it depends: Low back pain can be caused by many things including bulging or herniated intervertebral discs, nerve impingment, spinal stenosis, spondylosis, or muscle spasm. If rest and over the counter analgesics don't provide relief, you should be evaluated by a spine specialist to determine the cause of your pain and begin a targeted treatment regimen, which may include pt, medications, or injections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have lifted my girlfriend few times in the first month as lovers (108lbs) and I have some mild lower back pain. What course of action should I take?
Time change: Avoid offending activity give its some time. ...Read more
I'm 39yrs old, i used to jogg every morning for about 4yrs, I have lower back pain for 3 w.But i'm still jog, take ibufro ones and get better, can I cont
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