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I have severe lower back pain when I bend over, lift things, lay down flat on my back, sit for to long, stand for to long that has lasted for 2 years?

Many Possibilities. Depending on how long it's been going on, i would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. Read more...
MRI? If you have pain radiating into your legs, or you have numbness, tingling, or weakness in your legs- you should be checked out by a spine specialist and likely get an mri. Even if you don't have symptoms in you legs, assuming you have tried conservative options, you should probably get looked at by a pain specialist or physiatrist, and still possibly need an mri. Read more...

How long will my lower back pain last? I strained it lifting weights a few weeks ago. And it still hurts. Thanks in advance.

LBP. Usually most resolve with conservative treatment within 4-6 weeks . if persists consider MRI, Conservative treatmetn includes a few days of rest no lifting, NSAIDS, muscle relaxants sometimes steroids, ice/ heat compresses, lidoderm patch, gabapentin sometimes, PT( laser can be very helpful), I use kinesiotape. f/u with doc. Read more...
Hold the weights. See your pcp for questions re lower back pain, possible muscle sprain and guidance on cardio. Hold off on weights until no more pain. Consult with a trainer to avoid injuries, work on strengthening core muscles. Walking, swimming, stretching also good. Great you're exercising. Read more...

I am coming off my monthly cycle and for the last 3 Months I get terrible lower back pain that I can not stand up straight. Doesn't last long.?

Neuropathy. As your cycle ends their may be endometrial material that is pressing against the lumbar nerve roots resulting in back pain. evaluation by your gyn doc with or without an ultrasound might be helpful in finding out the cause. is .The pattern is cyclical with your menses, making some form of endometriosis likely. Read more...

Can Ileus cause stomach growling and slight lower back pain? How long does the symptoms last?

Ileus. implies decreased or absent bowel activity, characterized by a lack of bowel sounds. It could cause pain via constipation, bloating, or lead to obstruction. The duration depends on the cause, which includes surgery, certain medications, illnesses, and neurologic disorders. Read more...

What can you do to relieve long term lower back pain?

Depends on cause. There are many causes of chronic low back pain so treatment varies. You will need to have a proper evaluation of your back to see what treatment options are available for you. Read more...