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Back pain, achy pain when coughing, no radiation . Why does this keep happening? How to prevent it?

I have had acute back pain episodes for years!!! Xrays normal. Usually middle low back or left sower back top of buttocks region. Happening more often with no or minimal trigger. Lying on sofa, got up, hurts to straighten. I can bend. Achy pain when coughing. No radiation . Why does this keep happeining?? Very frustrated, seems like I can t do anything anymore. How to prevent it. Motrin, rest, ice, and brace help.
Asked On : Sun, 10 Mar 2013
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Thanks for writing to us.
The pain in the lower back that you have described seems to be due to an acute disc prolapse. This is usually related to degenerative changes in the spine. You need to consult an orthopedician for proper investigations and treatment.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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