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What causes throbbing pain in the spine?

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Posted on Sun, 11 Mar 2018 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: I have had several episodes over the past few days of severe throbbing pain up my spine. I have not lifted anything or done anything out of my usual routine.
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Answered by Dr. Ornela Ademovi 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Nerve compression

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

I understand your concern. It sounds like a nerve compression pain, possibly due to a slipped disc.
I recommend you do an MRI to determine the cause.
I hope this helps. Let me know if you have further questions.
Wishing you good health and all the best.

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