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Sharp pain on left side, lower back pain and low white blood cell count what could be the problem?

Depends. Abdominal has many causes and many implications. Some are minor and some can be life threatening. More information a complete history and physical is recommended by your doctor if you indeed have these symptoms. I would go to the emergency room if your pain is severe. Good luck. Read more...

Blood pressure high on meds potassium level doc told me was low 3.3 lower back pain exhausted etc any clue to what it could be?

Your symptoms and. findings are too nonspecific to provide you with a specific diagnosis. It may be as simple as you needing to eat a more nutritious diet and get more exercise. Discuss this issue with your health care provider who has all of your information or schedule a video appointment with a physician on HealthTap. Read more...

Is my lower back pain a possible medical problem?

Yes. It is very common to have back pain. 80 percent of the population will have back pain at one point in their life. If this is ongoing pain, i would recommend see an orthopedic spinal specialist. Read more...
It may be a sign. There are certain medical conditions that can present as back pain: ovarian cysts, fibroids, kidney stones, ulcers, aneurysms. Gallbladder problems, tumors, infections-the list is long especially if the pain is not made worse or better by change of position or activity and tends to be worse at night or with rest. Other symptoms like weight loss, appetite loss, fever, sweats and/or chills look for. Read more...

Could right lower back pain be a symptom of kidney or appendix problems?

Low back pain. The kidneys are not positioned in the low back. The appendix in most people is in the right lower part of your belly close to the groin area. Usually the pain from this is acute and very severe - extreme pain on simple movement and it generally would occur in the front before it would be in the back. Chances are you would not be well enough to post a question here! Read more...

My lower back pain has gotten to the point where I'm having problems moving around. Worse yet is I can't wipe after going number two b/c I can't bend!

Need eval. Minor back pain is expected. However, if your pain is so intense it limits easy activities if daily living, you should be evaluated. This could be bulging disc which is made worse by bending over. I'd see a doctor and get images done. Read more...
Muscularskeletal . Although there are other possibilities the most likely are an inflammation of what is called a facet joint, disc bulge or herniation, lumbar sprain or trigger points. I would begin treatment with drugs like advil (ibuprofen) which are ant inflammatory and analgesic, a muscle relaxant, physical therapy and possibly chiropractic care. An MRI to follow if needed. Read more...

Can neural therapy help solve my lower back pain problems?

Possibly. Neural therapy works well for soft tissue problems, especially if they are acute. However, back problems can also be due to many other factors. If a disc is involved, discosan is the best therapy. There is also the question of why you are getting back pain. Underlying infections and other causes must be determined and corrected to get long lasting relief. Read more...
May help. Depends on what therapy is used on what pain. Diagnostic blocks followed by radio frequency lesioning may work on facet joint related low back pain. Read more...

Is lower back pain a problem for someone at a young age?

Back pain when young. Not so much of a concern as far as serious issues, but it could lead to a disabled body. Maintain ideal body weight, watch what you at and stay active without straining your back. Regular aerobics are better than binge exercising. Read more...

Will chiropractice help lower back pain problem?

It can. Both chiropractic care and osteopathic manipulation have been shown to be effective for treating low back pain. The advantages of seeing a do is that, being a doctor, they can offer a more global treatment, using manipulation, medicine or whatever you need to get better. Read more...
It depends. It all depends on the cause of your lower back pain. See your to determine the cause. A do is a type of medical dr who has been trained in treating muscle/skeletal problems & may be able to help. Do's can use different techniques--osteopathic manipulative medicine to help treat low back pain-kind of like a chiropractor but also using gentle techniques like stretching, relaxing muscles, realignment. Read more...
Limited. This is their stock in trade but they do not offer actual diagnosis (everything is due to 'subluxations') and you will receive a deep massage which cannot cure anything and might miss something serious. For lower back pain always see your orthopedic specialist first and follow their recommendations. Read more...
Spine Specialist... Certainly an orthopaedic specialist can diagnose, however in my view a diagnosis and treatment utilizing the least invasive protocols possible is a preferable solution. There are many good ortho doctors who will refer out if surgery is not optimally indicated, however there are also those who will operate because "they can". Whichever route you choose, select minimally invasive wherever possible. Read more...