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What causes my back pain? What could be the problem?

What causes my back pain? What could be the problem?

So many causes: The question is too vague to give a logical answer. Pain can e skeletomuscular, kidney, intestinal, pancreatic, or anything else. Visit a doctor to get examined and try to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (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


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What causes my back pain? I have had severe back pain for a month and I am not sure what is causing the pain

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What causes my back pain? I have had severe back pain for a month and I am not sure what is causing the pain

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. If your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is my back pain from I have had a serious sinus infection for 3 weeks. Currently I am recovering from the sinus infection and pink eye. Since recovery my back has been in chronic pain. I know it is not from coughing or anything and it is not just in

What is my back pain from I have had a serious sinus infection for 3 weeks. Currently I am recovering from the sinus infection and pink eye. Since recovery my back has been in chronic pain. I know it is not from coughing or anything and it is not just in

Most : Most likely you have strained your back from being sick, but rarely infections may spread through your blood to your back and cause an infection in your back. I would recommend being checked out by your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What can my constant back pain be from?

What can my constant back pain be from?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... 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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It seems like my docs just want to medicate me instead of figure out what is causing my back pain. Should I keep pushing for answers or give up too?

It seems like my docs just want to medicate me instead of figure out what is causing my back pain. Should I keep pushing for answers or give up too?

Push for answers....: Find the cause of your pain. Follow up with your doctor and tell him/her you are not better. Be specific in telling how your everyday activities are affected by your back pain. It is useful to keep a diary of all your symptoms, how intense the pain is, what makes it better or worse. You may need to see a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation if not already done so..do not give up!!! ...Read more

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Is there a home test I can do to see what caused my lower back pain?

I do not know of: Any test but if you have arthritis some place else most likely you have it in your back. ...Read more

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What can relieve my back pain ? Most likely right near the upper back beside the end of the shoulder blade /near spine

Specific exercise: You are describing scapulothoracic myalgia – a benign muscular pain. At 16, you are supposed to be healthy with a normal back. Be careful with unsupervised and undisciplined weightlifting with poor technique. Exercises specific to improving this condition include pinching your shoulder blades together – this strengthens your rhomboids and other scapular retractors. Get advice on proper exercise. ...Read more

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What's causing my severe back pain and stomach cramps?

Constipation/ gas: Constipation, gas simply can cause it. For safe dealing- see pmd get checked out. ...Read more

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What could my lower back pain and fever be from along with a cold sore on noes and on off itchy skin?

What could my lower back pain and fever be from along with a cold sore on noes and on off itchy skin?

Mono: Epstein-barr virus which causes mononucleousis, and has variable symptoms on the body. ...Read more

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What can to about my back pain?

What can to about my back pain?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment can include heat pad, massage, exercise, physical therapy, medications, injections... You should seek help from a pain management doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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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