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Can I take a baclofen, if I had taken a tramodol 2 hours ago? I am having 10 out of 10 on the pain scale back spasms. I just n back has been spasming for about 6 hours. Some positions help but not for long. They just seem to come in waves.

Can I take a baclofen, if I had taken a tramodol 2 hours ago? I am having 10 out of 10 on the pain scale back spasms. I just n back has been spasming for about 6 hours. Some positions help but not for long. They just seem to come in waves.

Drug interaction: Tramadol is a opioid pain killer. Baclofen is a muscle relaxers. It is common to have them prescribed together for pain. You can take Baclofen for spasm. Please be aware that taking tramadol and Baclofen together can increase risks of dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. ...Read more

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The muscles in my lower back have been spasming for a couple hours now without pain. What could be the cause?

The muscles in my lower back have been spasming for a couple hours now without pain. What could be the cause?

Back pain: The spasm in the back can be due to lot of reasons, it is mostly seen with back sprain or other related musculoskeletal issues. You can use heating pad, over the counter topical cream such as bengay or asper cream. If symptoms persist then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can tight, spasming hip, butt, low back muscles on one side cause leg to hurt? Had steroid shot in butt gave a little relief but still feels crampy

Spasm: Absolutely, spasm can reduce blood flow and cause pain/aching in the leg. Not sure why you had the steroid IM shot though. Consider getting your low back looked at by a chiropractor or a DO who knows how to manipulate. Odds are you have a structural issue somewhere below L2. Soak in a hot bath then do some gentle stretching exercises. ...Read more

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What causes back spasms?

What causes back spasms?

Injury: Lifting improperly. Overuse, lifting too much, injury, or stress. ...Read more

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What can cause short frequent back spasms?

What can cause short frequent back spasms?

Twisting and lifting: Assess your activities and try to avoid things that aggravate your back muscles such as twisting, lifting, jumping and running. Consider walking, swimming, and lifting weights in isolation without doing squats or overhead lifting. Back strains and pulls from over exertion are some of the most common causes of back spasms. ...Read more

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What causes back spasms? Can shrimp trigger them?

What causes back spasms? Can shrimp trigger them?

No: Back spasms often come from overused or injured muscles. Eating schrimp should not cause them. ...Read more

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What to do if I have spondylolisthesis which causes back spasms. Thoughts?

What to do if I have spondylolisthesis which causes back spasms. Thoughts?

RX for low back pain: Non-surgical treatment for adult patients with an isthmic spondylolisthesis is similar to other low back ailments including medications for muscle relaxation and pain, ice packs, and physical therapy to build up core muscles ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause back spasms? And if so how can I stop the onset of the spasms or treat them once they've begun? They can last up to 48hrs : (

Can anxiety cause back spasms? And if so how can I stop the onset of the spasms or treat them once they've begun? They can last up to 48hrs : (

Valium: In the short run Vailum can help with skeletal muscle spasm and anxiety. Valium is addicting and can cause depression. Physical therapy, massage therapy, other agents (including applied heat and cold) can help. Evaluation by a chiropractor or physical therapist or physician is usually warranted to diagnosis and manage chronic back problems. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are some causes and solutions for back pain? A couple of hours I started to get painful back spasms in my middle back an inch or so left from my spin. At the time I was justbsitting comfortably, and I had not done anything to hurt it

I was wondering what are some causes and solutions for back pain? A couple of hours I started to get painful back spasms in my middle back an inch or so left from my spin. At the time I was justbsitting comfortably, and I had not done anything to hurt it

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. ..
I recommend you try stretching exercise, massage and heat pads first. You also can try Ibuprofen over the counter as needed.
If your pain persists, you should seek help from a pain management doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes sweating an back spasms an headache, disoriented?

What causes sweating an back spasms an headache, disoriented?

A little vague: I'm not exactly sure what this could be but generally speaking those symptoms point to a low blood sugar (best case) or a cardiovascular problem (worst case). I would recommend being evaluated at an Urgent Care or ER today. ...Read more

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Can a ruptured cyst cause painful back spasms and me know?

Can a ruptured cyst cause painful back spasms and me know?

Pain: A ruptured cyst can indeed be very painful and it may result in spasms depends on where the cyst is located. It is imperative though that any spasmodic back pain is evaluated by your doctor to rule out any other worrying cause ...Read more

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What can cause back spasms on the lower left back just above the ribs while eating?

What can cause back spasms on the lower left back just above the ribs while eating?

Varies: There are multiple potential causes. It can me musculoskeletal, such as in a paraspinal strain; it can be from a pinched nerve in the back; it can be from things in that area such as a kidney or pancreas problem. I would not hesitate to be seen and evaluated for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I was in a slip and fall. My Doctor say I have back spasms. Is back spasms cause by my slip and fall.

Not a very simple: Thing to answer as it depends on when spasm started relative to your fall. Good news is that spasms from fall will subside and eventually heal up. ...Read more

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Can the upper back spasms cause tightness in the chest?

Can the upper back spasms cause tightness in the chest?

Yes: The upper back muscle spasms can sometimes very quickly radiate around the chest to the front causing a "vise-like" compression sensation with shortness of breath or inability to take a deep breathe. .. Usually self-limited in duration lasting several minutes. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause lower back spasms?

Can ovarian cysts cause lower back spasms?

Possibly: Ovarian cysts and other causes of female pelvic pain can also cause referred pain to the lower back. If your doctor has ruled out other more common causes of lower back pain, such as muscle strain, then a gyn exam would be in order. ...Read more

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Sudden onset: pain radiating out from xiphoid process with back pain at same level and towards shoulders. What might cause this? History back spasms

Various causes: Acute pain in the pit of the stomach with back and shoulder radiation could be due to gastritis, pylorospasm, peptic ulcer, pancreatitis, gall bladder problems, etc. Xiphoid or sternal inflammation or pinched nerve in the rib cage are less likely. If you have abdominal tenderness, nausea, vomiting, abdominal distension or persistent pain, see your physician. ...Read more

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Back spasms started tonight kidney area to buttocks. 2nd round of antibiotics even though urine clean because of lingering symptoms. Spasms cause??

Back spasms started tonight kidney area to buttocks. 2nd round of antibiotics even though urine clean because of lingering symptoms. Spasms cause??

Needs evaluation: Back spasms could be caused by other problems besides just infection. If you're already on a second round of antibiotics and your urine tests are 'clear' -I would start to look for other causes. Sometimes disease of the spine can cause these spasms, or there could be a muscle or nerve problem. There are medications specifically for muscle spasms, so I hope you can find relief ASAP. Call doctor now ...Read more