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Can Anxiety Cause Physical Severe Back Pain? Moving Back Pain,

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Posted on Mon, 27 Jul 2020
Question: Can anxiety cause physical severe back pain? Moving back pain, mostly by bra line and low back, feels like spine is moving bad pain? Is it possible to manifest into actual physical pain.
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Answered by Dr. Shubham Mehta (4 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Spinal cause of pain

Detailed Answer:
Hello.
Welcome to Ask a doctor panel.
I can understand your concerns.
Anxiety can precipitate or increase the back pain but it can not be the sole cause of physical pain.
This sever pain could be actually due to problem in spine. Anxiety can increase it.

Hope this answers your query.
Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. Shubham Mehta (1 hour later)
But anxiety can cause actual pain not just in your head pain?
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Answered by Dr. Shubham Mehta (12 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Mild bodyaches

Detailed Answer:
Anxiety can cause mild bodyaches which is usually generalized.

Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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Can Anxiety Cause Physical Severe Back Pain? Moving Back Pain,

Brief Answer: Spinal cause of pain Detailed Answer: Hello. Welcome to Ask a doctor panel. I can understand your concerns. Anxiety can precipitate or increase the back pain but it can not be the sole cause of physical pain. This sever pain could be actually due to problem in spine. Anxiety can increase it. Hope this answers your query. Thanks.