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Lower back pain on left side?

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Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Probably your muscle

Usually lower back pain is due to muscle strain that should improve with gently stretching the back, giving the muscle some rest (but remain active if you can!), and using an over the counter pain reliever / anti-inflammatory.
If the pain becomes severe or does not start to improve, or if it's accompanied by other symptoms, you should be evaluated by a doctor.

In brief: Probably your muscle

Usually lower back pain is due to muscle strain that should improve with gently stretching the back, giving the muscle some rest (but remain active if you can!), and using an over the counter pain reliever / anti-inflammatory.
If the pain becomes severe or does not start to improve, or if it's accompanied by other symptoms, you should be evaluated by a doctor.
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