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2 1 Thu, 1 Dec 2022
Hi. I just finally begun to feel better after a nasty spell of food poising in Zanzibar. I am backing the US and my back is in pain especially the lower right side and especially when I lay dow or cough. My coughing is from my allergies as the seasons change. But each cough (about one an hour) is...
2 1 Sat, 19 Nov 2022
hello I have lower back pain and it feels as if my lower waist was about to twist I have to move slowly side to side and it goes away for a while im 44 years old I did not get my period this last two months and I gained 12 pounds in less then a month my lower abdomen on my right side hurts and my...
2 1 Tue, 15 Nov 2022
Hi...I am an active 76 year old (as opposed to sedentary) and recently I have a pain down the left side of my back. It is mostly evident when I lie in bed at night. It seems to be muscular but as such I thought it would have gone away by now. It s been about 2 weeks. Any suggestions?
2 1 Sat, 1 Oct 2022
I have been having severe pain in my lower back, particularly on the left side. It feels like severe muscle spasms that go across my lower back and down my legs. This has been going on for nearly six weeks. Sometimes the spasms are so severe they almost cause my legs to collapse. I am 67 and...
2 1 Fri, 30 Sep 2022
I was prescribed Gabapentin previously for back pain (300 mg capsule once daily at bedtime) didn t help at all. I notice that some patients have dosages up to 1500 or more mg s daily (according to information on the computer). Is a dosage of these higher mg s possibly going to help me? Also is...
2 1 Tue, 20 Sep 2022
I had lower back pain for about a week and a half. Went to ER twice. Took Prednisone, muscle relaxants. That has now subsided, but now have pain in the right buttock, and at times I can see and feel like a nerve twitching in my thigh. Should I be concerned?
2 1 Tue, 13 Sep 2022
My boyfriend is having chronic back pain in his lower back to point where he’s crying. About 6 years ago he damaged his back when he was on his high school football team and he’s never had it taken care of. I just want to know what I can do to help this pain go away for him or how to get him help.
2 1 Tue, 30 Aug 2022
Hello, For the last few days, it feels like someone punched me in the back on my right side. No has hit me and no other bumps. It has seemed to be getting better but it still hurts VERY BADLY to take a deep breath. I have had my appendix removed several years ago. Would just like some...
2 1 Wed, 10 Aug 2022
I have lower back pain on both sides and I went to the hospital I did a urine test which came fine and the blood test my kidneys enzymes BUN was 19 and creatine was 1.79. do you think there is something wrong with the function of my kidneys? My mouth is very dry and I ve been going too often in...
4 3 Fri, 29 Jul 2022
Helo. 25 yr old and my weight is 111kg but I am healthy but last I got back pain after MRI I got to know that everything is normal but I have swellings in L4-L5 .after seven session of physiotherapy I felling better. this thing is gonna again ?? I am scared what if it will swell again Can I do...
2 1 Fri, 29 Jul 2022
2 days ago we had a flood in our basement. We had been cleaning it up for over 7 hours. I had been going up and down cellar stairs that whole time. I had also been doing alot of pulling to get rugs up also. I woke up yesterday morning with lower back pain along with pain in my calves, butt and...
3 2 Fri, 29 Jul 2022
i think i might be getting a kidney infection back hurts but nothing else i am on meds for high blood pressure not been on for long time maybe a month but feels like sore muscles in upper backright below shoulder blades and above middle of back on both sides
2 1 Fri, 29 Jul 2022
I have back pain between my left shoulder blade and the center of my back. It doesn t take my breathe, I have no chest pain. I m not nauseas or sweating. It almost feels as though there is a knot in my back similar to a charley horse in your leg. It goes away for long periods of time, seems to...
2 1 Thu, 28 Jul 2022
I recently had just had a UTI, but I got Cefdinir to treat it,( have been taking for 3 days now) but I also have not had my period in almost in a month & I woke up this morning and went to the bathroom and peed out blood and some minor aching in my back.. what could this be???
2 1 Thu, 28 Jul 2022
47 yr old female One year post ablation (still having periods) presented with lower quadrant pain started May 2018 OB/GYN biopsy no cancer referred for ultrasound and colonoscopy. 2 separate ultrasounds shows small fibroid or cysts that switch from right to left ovary and cystic lesion on...
3 2 Thu, 28 Jul 2022
HI, I bent over to reach for something this morning and felt a twinge in my back. I have a herniated disk. the pain is going down my left leg and all across my lower back, my twinges in the front of my thighs as well. I went to urgent care and was given a muscle relaxer but after a few hours it...
2 1 Thu, 28 Jul 2022
I have been a smoker for 7years. Since the last 3-4 weeks i have been having constant rib and back pain and dizziness (which continues throughout the day) . Few times i have had panic attacks too where i have become breathless. What could it be related to?
3 2 Thu, 14 Nov 2019
Hello, my name is XXXX 20, I m having a lot of physical pain, back pain, leg - thigh, ankle,feet,swollen nerves . Everytime i woke up in the morning i feel so tired . My body hurts so much . Welcome to Ask a Doctor . Please type your question here...
2 1 Thu, 7 Nov 2019
I have been having serious lower back pain that started on the left side about 3 weeks ago and as time progressed it turned into the full lower back and my upper leg down to my knew. i ve taken 2 800mg Ibuprofen and some muscle relaxers the past 2 days and pain has subsided yet now the whole left...
3 2 Thu, 7 Nov 2019
I am having severe lower right sided back pain. It makes my right leg to my knee get numb and weak. Sometimes when walking its like my leg gives out and I have almost fallen several times. The back pain is constant now and has been gradually getting worse for about 5 weeks. It Is almost...