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: Hi doctor,I have heavy backbone pain for a quite few days. I also face severe pain after cleaning the floor by tilting for a quite period of time. I use to sit in a bad posture while working and it is getting improved now. I am working a lot by sitting on the chair and I have high screen time withou...  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammed Wajid


Answer: Hi, Welcome to Pain is considered chronic when it lasts more than three months and it exceeds the body's natural healing process. Chronic pain can occur in the lower back due to disc problems, joint problems, or irritated nerve roots. The other common causes are lumbar herniated disc,...  Read Full »

I have back, knee, and joints pain. Is it an autoimmune disorder?

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing back pain, knee pain and aching joints. I have severe burning sensation across my entire mid abdomen. Autoimmune disease runs in my family. Previously, I used to get red rashes all over my body from time to time over the years. My doctor is testing for Lupus. I have h...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar


Answer: Hi, Welcome to As per your description, it seems to be an autoimmune disease. In the available blood reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), the antinuclear antigen (ANA) is positive. ANA is the common marker for autoimmune diseases. You might be suffering from system...  Read Full »

Can RA result in pain in different parts of the body?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 37 years old with a weight of 72 kilograms and a height of five feet seven inches. I have pain in the body for twenty days. Sometimes, I have pain in my ankles and there is a pain in the knee both on the front and backside. I have pain in the neck along with back pain. I have difficul...  Read Full »

Dr. Nupoor Acharya


Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your symptoms and blood tests do not suggest rheumatoid arthritis. But this pattern of joint and back pain is seen in another form of arthritis called spondyloarthropathy. Please mention whether you have stiffness in the hip or buttock in the morning. If yes, then it is...  Read Full »

Kindly go through my MRI impression and suggest.

Query: Hello doctor, I have Li-Fraumeni syndrome; therefore I am in a study. It conducts annual full body MRI to detect anything early if it should arise. I had a 19 mm lesion laterally in the left kidney with signal suppression for three years. However, there is now a new 14 mm heterogeneously T2 hyperin...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Relax and do not worry. I have gone through the MRI report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) that you posted. MRI shows a 19 mm lesion suggestive of angiomyolipoma with 14 mm heterogenous appearing lesion within it suggestive of hemorrhage. Now, according t...  Read Full »

Kindly examine my MRI report and suggest the cause for back pain.

Query: Hi doctor, Other than Bell's palsy, I have a problem of back or neck pain now. In fact, this has been going on for a few months now. More recently, the right of the back (lower back and hip) has been causing a lot of pain. I got an MRI of spine done four weeks ago. I am attaching the report here fo...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajyaguru

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Regarding your new symptoms, they are due to degenerative changes in your spine that is, wear and tear after usage (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The changes are there in the whole of your spine, maximum at the neck than at the lower back. There is no ...  Read Full »

Please provide some measures to have relief from left lower back pain.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 20 years old. I have lower back pain on the left side for two to three years. I am doing exercise to get relief. But it did not help me in the long term. When I do squats, I feel the muscles working on the right leg. But I do not feel any effort when I do it on the left leg. I feel ...  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammed Wajid


Answer: Hi, Welcome to Physiotherapy treatment includes both interferential therapy (IFT) and ultrasound therapy (US). Traction can help you to provide relief. After the pain reduces, you need to do some exercises such as lower tummy strengthening, deep abdominal strengthening, bridge, pelvis...  Read Full »

Why am I in more pain after cyst removal surgery than before?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23 years old. I had a cyst removal in two sites on my lower lumbar area due to pain when bending. After the surgery, I was in more pain than before. I was treated with Kenalog, acupuncture, NSAIDs, and chiropractic care. It is five years of pain, and sometimes I feel numbness dow...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Quka


Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and explain that your symptoms are related to the disc herniation and the sciatica nerve's irritation. Coming to this point, I would recommend consulting with a spinal surgeon and discussing surgery to help improve your situation. Another...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain with pulling sensation in the lower left side of my back?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 17-year-old female. Before two weeks, I started to have a pulling sensation on the lower left side of my back. I started to have a hard time while standing and getting up from sitting or during lying down. After a week, I fell down on the stairs and rolled down. I started to have pa...  Read Full »

Dr. Abhaya Kant Tewari


Answer: Hi, Welcome to The backache with a pulling sensation and radiating pain can occur due to a mild prolapse of the intervertebral disc. It can also occur due to pain associated with the nerves. The recurrence around the hip region also occurs due to the same cause. The stiffness in the b...  Read Full »

What to do for spinal and lower back pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I struggle with spinal and lower back pain for the past four years. It radiates through my ribs. Only I feel great when I have a sleep for four to six hours and I wake up after a few hours due to the excruciating pain. I am so stiff and I can move. I have pulsating pain and I feel like e...  Read Full »

Dr. Nupoor Acharya


Answer: Hi, Welcome to These symptoms can be due to ankylosing spondylitis or spondyloarthropathy. It is an inflammatory arthritis that primarily involves the spine, ribs, and hip joints. These symptoms usually become worsen with rest and it improves with activities. They are associated with ...  Read Full »

Why do I mild testicular and back pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old with a weight of 83 kilograms and a height of six feet. I have mild testicular pain with mild back pain. It is not constant throughout the day. It is all of a sudden and I have this pain for three days.   Read Full »

Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This type of discomfort occurs in young men. It can occur due to unsatisfying masturbation or due to episodes of sterile prostatitis. These symptoms rarely occur in testicular cancer. This is very unlikely and young men are at higher risk and it is completely curable in...  Read Full »

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