Back Pain

Back pain, although common, can be due to a variety of reasons associated with spinal issues, disc problems, muscular pain, skin inflammation, etc. It is important to address it quickly as it can be a debilitating condition.

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How to get rid of increasing back pain?

Query: I have been receiving heavy backbone pain for quite a days. Also I have been facing severe pain after maybe vacuuming the floor by tilting for quite a time. I used to sit all the time in a bad posture which I have been working on and its improving. Also these days, when the pain increased.. I have b...  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammed Wajid


Answer: Hi. Pain is considered chronic once it lasts for more than three months and exceeds the body’s natural healing process. Chronic pain in the low back often involves a disc problem, a joint problem, and/or an irritated nerve root. Common causes include: Lumbar herniated disc Degenerative d...  Read Full »

Can back pain with painful periods be symptoms of PCOD?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing pain in my back on the right side for a few weeks. The problem varies from flank to lower back. With some movement, I have pain. My bladder also feels full, very often having an urge to urinate even if the bladder is not full. So I took a muscle relaxant and I...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for your query. I have gone through your history and USG (Ultrasonography) reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) . Your ovaries are bulky, but ovarian volume is not mentioned in the latest report. According to the size, it will be more than 1...  Read Full »

Is Femilon the right drug to treat vaginal discharge with abdominal and back pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old female with a weight of 48 kg. I have had watery heavy white vaginal discharge for the past four months. I had abdominal pain and back pain, and now I do not have the abdominal pain. I consulted a doctor, and she is treating me for hormonal imbalance with Femilon. I als...  Read Full »

Dr. Sini P

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From your query, I understood that you have vaginal discharge and abdominal pain. Tell me a few details about you, 1. Are you getting regular periods? 2. Do you have any fever during those days? 3. Have you taken any scan or blood test before starting Femilon (Desoge...  Read Full »

What can be the cause of lower back pain while sitting or lying down in certain positions?

Query: I have a lot of lower back pain when im sitting or laying down only in certain positions. When I straighten my back out and try to stretch it, I get pain in my middle/lower back. I'm a gamer, I sit down pretzel style on my chair with my body leaning forward. Most comfortable position when playing ...  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammed Wajid


Answer: Hi, welcome to icliniq. Here you may be suffering with Disc bulge. Pain is considered chronic once it lasts for more than three months and exceeds the body’s natural healing process. Chronic pain in the low back often involves a disc problem, a joint problem, and/or an irritated nerve root. C...  Read Full »

I have a dull pain on the right side of the bottom of my spine. How to stop them?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old male, around 199 cm tall and 85 kg weight. I have been playing sports when I was young (volleyball, tennis, and basketball) and I was fit for a long time. However, since I started with higher education (around six years ago), I tended to study in a semi-bent positio...  Read Full »

Dr. Sreenivasa Rao


Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your concern. I feel the pain what you describe is due to bad posture adapted all these days. It could be a neural pain due to any disc issue and may not be a worse prolapse. This may warrant a thorough examination of your spine and hip. As of now, I recommend...  Read Full »

I did deadlifts and squats on the same day and have a very bad back pain. What should I do now?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19-year-old male. Three weeks ago, I did deadlifts and squats on the same day. I have been training for two years, and I never faced any lower back issues. I experienced pain and soreness in my lower back about two days and a week goes I thought it was a little pain, and I did ...  Read Full »

Dr. Jay Indravadan Patel


Answer: Hello, Welcome to It sounds more of the lower back ligament sprain. You may have injured the back. The first thing to do is to look for an MRI, like any soft tissue Injury if not focused, then might become chronic. I will advise you to do some exercises for strengthening the paraspina...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for left-sided upper back pain.

Query: Hi, I am suffering from left side upper back pain as well as left sided chest pain for the past one year. Day by day it has been increasing. I underwent ECG, Echo and TMT eight months back. All the tests were normal. My lipid profile is as follows:Tryglicerides - 276, LDL - 85, HDL - 28 and tot...  Read Full »

Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your upper back pain and left sided chest pain might be due to a condition called cervical radiculopathy. It is a condition where the nerves at your neck level get compressed between the neck bones and causes pain in the back of neck or upper back or arm or shoulder or ...  Read Full »

What causes sharp back pain on the right while you breathe?

Query: Hi, i am a very fit person and i have 3 slip disks in my neck c3 -c6 which unfortunately end up with my arms numb at night. I do physio every 2 weeks to help. Last week had this very sharp back pain on the right when i breathe and today it reoccurred and its very painful. Took pain killers but not h...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi ma’am Welcome to icliniq Ma’am it’s possible that you have swelling over those slip discs or may be slight dislocation . So due to that your spinal is getting compressed a bit and because that you are developing such symptoms. Ma’am in such situation you should do your x ray and mri to ...  Read Full »

What could cause back pain up to rib cage and lower abdominal pain while breathing?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23-year-old female. My lower back on both sides hurts when I move, and when I breath-in it gives sharp pain. I have tenderness on my right upper back until the rib cage. My lower right abdomen is also tender. I take Sprintec, and with no prior health issues. I am currently menstru...  Read Full »

Dr. S D Sinha

Family Physician, Infectious Diseases Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Since this episode is recurrent, you should get yourself investigated thoroughly and avoid stop-gap arrangements. Investigations recommended include 1. Radiological ultrasound - abdomen and pelvis or even better a CT (computerized tomography) scan abdomen and pelvis...  Read Full »

Will Opiates be helpful in interstitial cystitis?

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with IC over a year ago, and at first, the pain was manageable. Now, my flares have gotten worse, especially during my cycle. I have pelvic pain, back pain, and urethral pain, all of which are five times worse during periods. I have been working with my urogynecologist wi...  Read Full »

Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I feel sorry about your health condition. Interstitial cystitis is a chronic bladder condition that causes recurring bouts of pain and pressure in the bladder and pelvic area, often accompanied by an urgent and frequent need to urinate. There is no exact cause for it...  Read Full »

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