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Is low-back pain curable? How long does it take?
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Dr. Chintan Sampat
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes - 2-4 Weeks
Low-back pain can result from a variety of conditions.
The most common reasons are muscular sprains and strains which take about 2-4 weeks to heal. Many other things (such as urinary tract infections, hip arthritis, tumors, ovarian issues, etc). Can cause back pain as well so if it persists, seek medical attention.

In brief: Yes - 2-4 Weeks
Low-back pain can result from a variety of conditions.
The most common reasons are muscular sprains and strains which take about 2-4 weeks to heal. Many other things (such as urinary tract infections, hip arthritis, tumors, ovarian issues, etc). Can cause back pain as well so if it persists, seek medical attention.
Dr. Chintan Sampat
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Yes & most get better without treatment.
Sometimes, back pain can result from tumor or infection in spine but even that can be treated. However, pain in the back may have its cause elsewhere like a kidney stone or infection, GI issue like ulcer or vascular problem like an aneurysm . If a girl, reproductive organ issues can be source of the pain. Again, most are curable & better over weeks.

In brief: Yes
Yes & most get better without treatment.
Sometimes, back pain can result from tumor or infection in spine but even that can be treated. However, pain in the back may have its cause elsewhere like a kidney stone or infection, GI issue like ulcer or vascular problem like an aneurysm . If a girl, reproductive organ issues can be source of the pain. Again, most are curable & better over weeks.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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