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Why Does My Spine Always Sting
My spine, in between two vertebrae, it's burning stinging with sharp pain. Nothing helps. EBay should i do?
Spinal pain: There are 24 movable vertebrae. Knowing which two would help. At your age a discitis is possible if you have had unclean IV injections or a serious systemic infection. A fever is frequent with this. The area is often tender and movement is painful. This is dangerous and needs and MRI and needle biopsy with culture. W/O more specific info my guesses are useless. ...Read more
Hi can anyone shed any light on what could be causing me to keep getting bee sting type shocks on certain parts of my spine? Thankyou
Shocking spine pain: "Electrical shocks" down the spine may be a serious problem. If you have sharp stabbing pain in your low back, that may be muscular or referred pain and should respond to physical therapy and conservative treatments. If you have shooting electrical shocks from the neck to low back, particularly when looking down, that can be from spinal cord compression and you should see a spine specialist. ...Read more
Stinging burning sensation slightly to left of spine,lower-to-mid back area.Worse when press.Temporary btr with position changes but come back shortly
Paraspinal Muscles?: The location is the paraspinal muscles that position the spine. Since changing positions helps then likely muscular. Or maybe arthritis in the spinal facet joints or worn out discs can cause discomfort like this. BUT very unusual at 21 years old. I have severe arthritis in my spine. Not getting surgery. I do core strengthening and flexibility exercises every day. Plus I take NSAID & Acetominophen ...Read more
My 7 yr old has a red rash in middle of her spine says it stings n burns. It's getting longer down her spine also has headaches n palish skin.
Unable to diagnose: Typically rashes are difficult to diagnose accurately without an examination- under most circumstances, rashes are not an emergency but you should schedule an appointment to see your pediatrician. ...Read more
Sharp like stinging pains in legs?? And deep like bone pain in spine and back I have scoliosis could this be a factor??
Possibly: What your describing could be due to nerve impingement in your spine, or narrowing of the spinal canal where the spinal cord is located. I suspect your scoliosis might be a factor, but many people have similar symptoms without scoliosis. Best to discuss this with a back specialist. Ask your family doctor first and see if a referral is indicated. ...Read more
18yrs old. Fell off roof 8 months ago. Had persistent "tightness" in spine, shoulders to skull, since, that makes turning head most ways sting. ideas?
Pinched nerve: It could be related to residual muscle spasm and sprain, but there could be a herniated disc causing impingement on nerves. Start with an exam by your doctor who may start cervical x-rays and recommend PT if normal, but if no response, I recommend MRI to assess for herniated disc. Best wishes ...Read more
I lifted a beer barrel an instantly had a pain from right hand lower spine across right hip ending right side of lower abdomen feels like nettle sting?
Low back strain : Or maybe even a ruptured disc might need to see a doctor soon esp if the symptoms do not clear soon. ...Read more
Cellulitis signs: Cellulitis is an infection of the skin that begins locally then starts to spread systemically. It can itch and sting if the skin is stretched from the edema or swelling. Seek a medical professional for help. You will need to take antibiotics. Also, you may apply a cool compress of an astringent such as witch hazel to help with the stinging. ...Read more
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