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Dr. Robert Janigian
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Infection Of The Back Of The Eye (Definition)

"infection in the back of the eye" probably refers to a bacterial infection internally within the eye, as opposed to an external infection such as "pink eye". This is also known as enophthalmitis. It can happen after penetrating eye trauma, after eye surgery, or even spread from infection within the body through the blood. Treatment is with internally injected ...Read more


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What causes serve back ache especially the lower back, I cannot stand for sit for a long time?

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What causes serve back ache especially the lower back, I cannot stand for sit for a long time?

Many things: Back pain can result from many things such as muscle spasm, narrowing in the spine, nerve root compressions, joint disease, and inflammatory disease. If you can provide further information we may be able to help; otherwise, please see a doctor and have your pain professionally evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes lower back ache during the first trimester?

What causes lower back ache during the first trimester?

See below : Mainly due to muscle stretch/strain. Also changes in the way you walk due to changes in your body and your center of gravity. ...Read more

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What could cause a back ache to show up four days after initial trauma?

What could cause a back ache to show up four days after initial trauma?

Need more details: Many times, the minor symptoms after trauma appear a few days after the accident. But it really depends on what happened. In minor trauma, t may be muscular aches and pains which tend to show up a day or two later. If the accident was more severe, like a car crash, back pain can be a sign of internal injuries. In this case, you should see your doctor soon to have it checked. ...Read more

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What could cause low back ache along with calf and foot spasms?

What could cause low back ache along with calf and foot spasms?

Disc disease: Back and leg pain/ spasms can come from disc herniations or referred pain from disc degeneration. Usually the symptoms will resolve after 6 weeks. For persistent symptoms, a lumbar MRI can show whether the nerve is being compressed. Physical therapy and injections can calm things down. Surgery is reserved for those with disc herniations that don't respond to anything else. ...Read more

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What's causing my lower back ache and hips ache with a little cramping in abdomen ?

What's causing my lower back ache and hips ache with a little cramping in abdomen ?

Lumbar: Low back and hip aching at your age is commonly due to early degenerative disc disease, i.e. Wear and tear of the discs which happens to all of us due to time and aging. Generally the initial treatment for this is conservative - physical therapy, increased activity, maintaining a good diet and weight, smoking cessation, etc. Abdominal cramping is not typically associated and may be separate. ...Read more

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What causes severe waist and back ache?

What causes severe waist and back ache?

Get evaluated by doc: Occasional ache/pain occurs in everyone at some point, but persistent pain should be evaluated. It is possible you may have sprain/strains, degenerative joint/disc disease, stenosis, spondylolithesis (bone slipping off/out), spinal abscess, even kidney stone, colitis, ovarian cyst, appendicitis etc.Can cause back/waist pain .I would consult doc for an evaluation. Motrin/tylenol may help. Good luck. ...Read more

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What's causing my chronic lower back ache?

What's causing my chronic lower back ache?

Low backache: Need further workup to determine if it is from your spine or your kidneys, or other causes. ...Read more

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What causes up back to ache for a year. Not present at rest. Also I have this right flank burning/ gnawing feeling for one year also. Comes and goes?

Too much Hwy 65/50: Comes and goes is likely good. Suggests muscular or arthritic. Doubt much pressure on nerves from your info. Given this fact, i would expect sitting/driving to be worse. Try some core exercises like pilates/piyo/yoga. Use nsaids as needed, ice/heat, salonpas patches. If still an issue after a month or two, time to get medical opinion. ...Read more

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What could cause my back to ache so much?

What could cause my back to ache so much?

Many things: Most common cause of back aches are back strain, many people have arthritis in their back- this can be seen on basic x-ray. Also disc problems may be present - like bulging or herniated disc. Back muscles are frequently weak- so you can do core building exercises that can help back pain--recommend eval by doctor. ...Read more

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What's the most common cause of back ache among young athletes?

What's the most common cause of back ache among young athletes?

Overuse: Usually overuse or repetitive use injury especially as higher level athletes stay with their primary sport all year round with no rest or change to another sport. Occasionally, this can be a presentation of a condition known as spondylolysis/ spondylolisthesis. ...Read more

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I used to do crazy stunts like jump off things and roll, can that cause back ache?

I used to do crazy stunts like jump off things and roll, can that cause back ache?

Unlikely unless you : Sustained some injuries back then and remember feeling pain in the back for awhile with those injuries. If they did not cause any pain, then there is no relationship. Back pain is a fairly common complaint as we age, in general. ...Read more

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Which ingredient of a multivitamin causes a back ache?

Which ingredient of a multivitamin causes a back ache?

Doubtful: I do not believe that any convincing data relating vitamins and back pain is present. Yes, vitamin deficiency could contribute to back pain, but this is NOT a known adverse effect for vitamin ingestion usually. Suppose an overdose of Vitamin B-6 may be an issue, but here too, regular dose is likely a non-offender. ...Read more

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Why does a curved spine cause back ache?

Why does a curved spine cause back ache?

It varies: In my experience, for two reasons. First, a spinal deformity can cause a muscular pain as the muscles try to hold the spine in a good position but battle a mechanical disadvantage. Second, the spine is loaded in an asymmetric fashion leading to early failure fo the discs leading to premature degeneration, herniations, and arthritis, all of which can certainly cause pain. Thank you. ...Read more

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How does Accutane (roaccutane) cause back ache?

How does Accutane (roaccutane) cause back ache?

Accutane: Accutane does not cause back acne. It is a treatment for severe acne and can be used to eliminate acne--from both face and trunk. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the most effective pain relief for back ache caused by curved spine or worn discs?

Could you tell me what is the most effective pain relief for back ache caused by curved spine or worn discs?

RFA, PT, NSAIDs: Curved spine (scoliosis) and "worn discs" are extremely common in people that have no pain at all, so both of those things aren't necessarily the causes of pain. Both though, can cause pain by putting pressure on the joints in the back. A thorough evaluation by a spine specialist should be able to tell you what is causing the pain (the joints, the discs, the muscles/ligaments, etc). ...Read more

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What could cause throatic middle right back ache? Doesnt hurt when i sleep or when i first get up. Its usually after couple hours. I have lost 60 lbs

What could cause throatic middle right back ache? Doesnt hurt when i sleep or when i first get up. Its usually after couple hours.  I have lost 60 lbs

Several possible : Causes. However, it could be a sign of a gastrointestinal problem like a gallbladder problem that can occur with some diets related to weight loss. It is reasonable to see your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have worn discs in the lower spine and always have lower back ache and strain; what causes the?

I have worn discs in the lower spine and always have lower back ache and strain; what causes the?

Most commonly: These things together in a younger person is a mix between a weak core, carrying extra weight and poor posture. I am assuming since you say you have worn discs, you have already had imaging? If not, consider x ray and/or MRI to illustrate any back issues. Also consider pt as a long term solution. Best of luck and i hope this helps. ...Read more

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What causes my back pains?

Many things: herniated disk, strained/spasming muscles, kidney issues, lack of mobility, trauma etc. If you truly want an answer I would seek help of your local MD or chiropractor to have it looked at. No worries Connect with my Virtual Practice on Healthtap for any dental questions with my special keycode: DFWMCQ! Securely video or text chat by virtual appointment. http://htap.us/28qexs ...Read more

Back Of The Neck (Definition)

Neck x-ray is dedicated to the neck, a complete study is an ap, lat, r&l obliques as well as a swimmers view to visualize the lowest cerv segment and t1. L spine is an ap, lat, r&l obliques & a coned lat ...Read more


Baby Arches Back (Definition)

It's called sandifer sign. It tend to suggest a child has reflux. Please talk to your doctor to help with reflux. While we used to give a lot of medication for gerd, there are many non-pharmaceutical way ...Read more