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2 1 Tue, 18 Jun 2019
I AM HAVING a pain on the right side of my back. The pain is not severe but more of a nagging. sometimes it goes under my right arm. like in the lymph nodes. My family has a history of cancer. I DONT FEEL a knot, just a nagging pain. I thought it may have been from exercising, but its been about...
2 1 Thu, 13 Jun 2019
I have always been a good sleeper. Never had any problem falling asleep or staying asleep. I take 5mg escitalopram & for the last 2 nights have had to take Advil PM to get me to sleep. But, both last night & tonight, I m waking up & can t fall back asleep. As well, my lower back is aching very...
3 2 Tue, 4 Jun 2019
I m 65 years old and have always worked pretty hard. The last few years I have experienced pretty chronic low-back pain. I imagine that it is activity related. This last few months though, I have experienced a clicking feeling in my lower back, particularly if I am doing something that involves...
2 1 Tue, 4 Jun 2019
Halted back mri twice - back spasmed too uch. GP gave me Xanax but said the lithium I take made him not want to Rx anything for the back pain. I also take risporil and am 42, and had a cervical discsurgery ten years ago. Can I not Take gabapentin, Fentanyl or something for my back with lithium?...
2 1 Mon, 3 Jun 2019
I have been having left side pain on the middle of my side but it can be in my back, chest and even my lower right side at times. No other symptoms at all. I had hernia repair with mesh 1 year ago. THe pain is tolerable just annoying. Should I be concerned?
2 1 Fri, 31 May 2019
i have a chronic back problem which is degenerative disc disease and curvature of the spine. My doctor has me on oxycodone 15mg up to 3 times a day and methadone 5mg 3 times a day. I have been on this same dosage for almost 4 years and it doesn t seem to work as well so she suggested gabapentin...
3 2 Fri, 31 May 2019
I have pain in lower back, down left leg sometime in my right leg to. I cannot bend over to put on my socks or cut my toe nails, and when in bed it hurt to move over and I cannot sleep on stomach. When I get up from sitting or sleeping it hurts me to walk. I have no swelling just pain
2 1 Tue, 28 May 2019
I have back pain for several years. just within last few months my back has been catching. For example: I was washing my hair, shaving my legs, cutting my toenails. It hurts to walk or bend over. I HAD FACET SHOTS FEW YEARS AGO, Helped for a few weeks. Is this a pinched nerve?
2 1 Mon, 11 Mar 2019
what could be the cause of lower back pain that seemed to come on gradually with no apparent cause and is now persistent; some days better than others and sometimes seems some supplements makes it worse (such as glucosamine which I have since quite taking and while it has helped the pain hasn t...
2 1 Sat, 16 Feb 2019
I m having severe back pain in kidney area, went to family doctor today, they ran labs, said they should be back in about 2 hours. They sent me home saying that they would call me with the results. I never heard anything back. I have done as instructed, drank plenty of water and used heat on...
2 1 Mon, 28 Jan 2019
i am having severe lowere back pain that has been going on since last Monday. I have been drinking lots of water and iced tea and taking hydromorphone 4mg tabs, aleeve, Tylenol and naproxen but nothing is helping, I can barely walk and i am in severe pain 24 hours a day I need help. e-mail is...
2 1 Fri, 4 Jan 2019
I was lifting a very heavy object and felt a loud pop in my back which caused me to see stars, feel like I was going to through up and pass out. Made it to a chair and sat for a while until pain eased some. Was able to get up and walk but with pain in my lower back. Now my abdomen feels sore and...
2 1 Mon, 17 Dec 2018
I have pain that originates in the lower back and extends down the leg accompanied by numbness and tingling (common) and sometimes up the back to the shoulder. It is aggravated by running and leg movement. It can become severely debilitating. Two MRIs have shown no signs of a problem. Physical...
2 1 Mon, 26 Nov 2018
I had radiofrequency ablation on April 3,2018. It’s been almost 4 months and I hurt worst than before surgery..lower back is very sensitive to touch. Can you tell me what’s wrong. They want to do back surgery where they put in a rod and screws. I’m reuntant to even let them touch me again
2 1 Fri, 9 Nov 2018
I ve had lower back pain for nearly a year now, but it s never been so severe that it literally brings me to tears. Ever since I had my endometrial biopsy on 7/2/18, the pain has become so overwhelming that I find myself stopping several times throughout my workday to lie on the floor at my...
2 1 Fri, 9 Nov 2018
I slipped and fell on a wet surface 8 days ago and landed on my tailbone and my upper back. i sat up and couldn t breathe for at least a minute. now, 8 days later, i am still having extreme back pain and chestpain when i breathe in. the pain in my tailbone is better but it still hurts really bad.
2 1 Fri, 9 Nov 2018
I have had back pain for several days. Then thought that I was passing a kidney stone. I went to the doctor and she put me on a muscle relaxer and flow max and in an antibiotic. The next day I went and had a ultrasound done. the ultrasound found a small subcentermeter parapelvic cyst in both...
2 1 Tue, 6 Nov 2018
two months now into it...started off lower back pain then soreness in hip flexor both legs but more on right. now pain and ackey in both legs ham strings and quads. When driving, 10 min in, severe pain or acke from butt down ham into back of knee. I have to get out and stand up. then good for...
3 2 Tue, 23 Oct 2018
for about a week, pain in my back starting at about the cravical area down to the left side to the rib area. When I try to take a deep breath it hurts more and I have to breath less deeply. I am not aware of having injured myself, no falls.I m a 75 year old female
3 1 Mon, 22 Oct 2018
The past 4 days I ve had pain coming from my left back, side, radiating from under my left ribs. And the ribs feel bruised to the touch.I ve been air traveling & sleeping in different beds, my mattress at home is worn, I flipped about a week ago.It hurts most when sitting or laying down.Are there...