Low back pain

What is Low back pain?

Low back pain or lumbago () is a common disorder involving the muscles and bones of the back. It affects about 40% of people at some point in their lives.

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sir i am 28 years old i suffering from low back pain only in left side from month 10 days back i will take an MRI report says L4-L5 disk was extended and it compressed the nerves , but i am able to walk some distance if cotunious walking pain will come on also standing countinueious pain wii come leg what s u r suggestion pls tell me doctor

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Hi,Welcome to healthcare magic.After going through your query I think your You are suffering from lumbar disc prolapse.There are two treatment options.First option is Rest in position of relief(generally lateral position with both knee bend),NUROKIND GOLD ONCE DAILY and analgesics (Diclofenac...

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intermittent, sharp, pricking pain on the low back area (L>R), graded 6-8/10, aggravated by bending movements, and relieved by returning to the previous position, causing difficulty in prolonged walking ~30 mins is the complain of the patient after falling on his buttocks.. what is the possible diagnosis for this case?

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Hi,Welcome to healthcare magic.After going through your query I think you are suffering from lumbar disc prolapse.There are two options.First option is Rest in position of relief(generally lateral position with both knee bend),NUROKIND GOLD ONCE DAILY and analgesics (Diclofenac three times a day...

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my doctor has put me on amitriptyline hydrochioride for cumbling of my really low back pain ..i was on morphgesic 10 mg and gabapentin400mg i have dropped cups of hot driinks down me and dropped dish dish i could not drive i sleep the day away as i did not want this i ask if there was adrug to help me sleep the night he has given me the drug above what are the side affects of this drug i many thanks kathy

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Hi, thanks for posting your concern in the HCM.
Firstly, Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant. It has several side effects. Commoner are headache, nausea, dizziness, weight gain and anticholinergic symptoms (dry mouth, blurring of vision, urinary hesitancy, constipation etc.). Anxiety,...

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low back pain , anxiety , dizziness , very hard to concentrate tired all of the time , very bad tingling in both feet , burning dry eyes need drop in early morning ,prescribed by doctor i000mg each day, diagnosed by a doctor with naturopaty ect_

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Hello,
Thanks for choosing health care magic for posting your query.
I have gone through your question in detail and I can understand what you are going through.
Neuropathy can present in this way with burning sensation over the limbs. You have not quoted the name of the medicine that you doctor...

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good afternoon, i was wondering on how to ease low back pain and on my 16th week pregnancy with anterior low lying placenta grade 2 with 1.4 distance to os. Does having my feet elevated while lying down effective or it will just worsened my condition. thank you

doctor1 MD

Hello dear,I understand your concern.In my opinion anterior low lying placenta does not affect back pain.The pain might be muscular origin .I suggest you to avoid physical strain and intercourse.Take good rest.If severe, take paracetamol tablet for pain.Foot end elevation might not be that...

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Hi i had low back pain and for that i done an operation in back bone.after 7 months again im having back pain sometimes when i wakeup from bed in early morning.now doctor prescribed to have hifenac sr tablet for 1 day.can i have that tablet.any side effects?

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Hifenec is a safe drug usually. It does not cause any moajor reaction. But us shod be taken more long time, ci mean it should not be taken for months. For Your back pain for one month it is ok to take one tablet.

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i am suffering with backpain. it began as low back pain. latter as low back pain reduced with phisiotherapy and anelgesics and muscle relaxants, i started having pain in upper back and then at the center af the chest.( there is strain and pain in the right leg also. )

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Common causes of low back pain are-
Poor postural habits
Muscular strain
Ligaments sprain
Herniated disc
Spinal stenosis
Osteoporosis
Fibromyalgia
To allow me to help you better, please let me know if you also have any of the following complaints:
- Pain radiating to lower limbs
- Parasthesia and...

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hi,im suffering from burnig pain in anus since last 3 years.dr has prescribed me prothiaden 50.daily after dinner im taking 1 tablet after dinner.though burnig sensation is less now.but i m suffering from soreness in anus.i have cosulted 4 nos. of gastroenterologist.i m very much worried.i m also suffering from lumbo sacral pain(low back pain) please give me any advice.

doctor1 MD

Hello there,welcome to Healthcaremagic.
I can understand how distressing the pain in the anal region could be.I would like to explain you in detail about the anal region pain so that You can have an understanding of the condition and can proceed accordingly.First of I would like to know if the...

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Hi dr. My mother is facing back pain and after conducting MRI scanning dr. has said that there is a nerve compression in L4 and L5, hence they are suggesting a operation. what can be done as an alternate to operation. Thank You

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The first step in the treatment of low back pain is to rest the spine. Because most cases of back pain are due to muscle strain, it is important to avoid further irritation to the spine and the muscles that surroung the spinal column.
Applications of heat packs help ease much of the discomfort...

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hello myself raju. since the last two years i have been musterbating 3 to 4 times a day in regular basis. from the initial stage i got a lower back pain on the lower side of my back bone. since the last 1 year i feel sexually week and had night falls in regular basis. my back pain was increasing and now i have stopped musterbating but i have a severe backpain on my back bone and every part of my body. the night fall is reduced and already comes to an end. pennis size is also getting small. please help me to overcome from this hell

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My doc started me on an antibiotic for a bladder infection because he said i had high amounts of protein & blood (visable) in my urine. I ve been on the medicine for a week, & still have low back pain. Is it possible this pain is related, & should i be concerned?

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Hi Doctor My wife is suffering from a low back pain since last year. All of the tests suggested by the doctors are normal. Even then also the pain is there. Exact position of the pain is lower back left side. Please let me know in case any other details required Thanks Mani Goel

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I am 55, slim built, no disease. For a month, I have stated having pain in my knees. it started with left knee and soon having constant pain in both knees. Sometimes I feel pain in different parts, from thigh to calf mussles and I feel a strong urge as to tie some rope at different places for 1 or 2 minute as it gives me temporary relief. While waking up in the morning, I feel low back pain. No arthritis history in our family. I had been an airlines officer with a quite hectic life. After taking voluntary retirement, I am confined to home, though regularly taking 2-3 kms walk daily. I am taking calcium tablets, voveran 50 mg on my own and applying local pain relieving creams. My urine test is normal. Should I go for blood uric acid or any other test. Kindly prescrible some remedy.

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My wife is getting severe back pain . Which doctor to consult.

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Dear Doctor, I am a 42 yr old woman experiencing acute low back pain that is recurrent. Happened 2 nd time this year. Since the back pain subsides in 2 weeks time, the doctor never suggested that I get an x ray done. I am in bed rest for last two...

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I get bad pains in lower back.within 5minutes pain starts bad pain but then it starts on right sides but then it goes to the other side sometimes goes back again.I can't stand up straight a lot of pain. On my back there is a dark red area that...

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