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I've had constant pain in my lower back and left side of hip for a week now, what can I do?

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Dr. Brian Le
Pain Management

In brief: Back pain

The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement .
.. One sided back pain might also be caused by kidney issues. Without additional information, it's hard to identify the cause of your pain. Please seek help from a pcp, pain management physician, neurologist or physiatrist, you might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment.

In brief: Back pain

The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement .
.. One sided back pain might also be caused by kidney issues. Without additional information, it's hard to identify the cause of your pain. Please seek help from a pcp, pain management physician, neurologist or physiatrist, you might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment.
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le
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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Stretch

There are many causes of low back pain and hip pain.
Often they are related. Usually acute back or hip pain will improve over 1-2 weeks with anti-inflammatories, gentle streching, and use of heat/ice. If your pain does not improve or gets worse you should contact your physician.

In brief: Stretch

There are many causes of low back pain and hip pain.
Often they are related. Usually acute back or hip pain will improve over 1-2 weeks with anti-inflammatories, gentle streching, and use of heat/ice. If your pain does not improve or gets worse you should contact your physician.
Dr. Craig Morton
Dr. Craig Morton
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