Injury to a tendon or muscle in the spine is called a spine strain. Depending on the location of the muscle strain, it can result in neck pain, lower or upper back pain. The pain becomes worse on movement, and you might have muscle spasm or muscle cramping.
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Query: Hello doctor,It has been three months since my delivery, but I still have a severe back pain. The doctor told me there could be an infection in the uterus. So, I took tablets for it, but I did not recover. Is there any other reason for having a back pain after delivery? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have missed mentioning if it was a normal vaginal delivery or a caesarean section. If it was a normal delivery, there is a remote possibility that the retained products within the uterus lead to an infection, in which case they have to be removed. Nowadays, this ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor,My son has been complaining of a lower back pain only at night for the last month. It is not severe enough to awaken him but, as soon as he lays down he starts complaining. Kindly note that this issue occurs only at night time. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. An interesting query here. However, this must be a minor issue since it is not interfering with day to day normal activities. These are the points I would like to highlight: There may be a local swelling or pus formation inside the spine or just around it, which migh... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,I have severe lower back pain. I am unable to put pressure on my legs to walk. Before three weeks, I was lifting a dog into my car. After that, I got a sharp pain in my lower back. It went away after two days. Today, I was lifting my two-year-old child into an inflatable tube. I had the sa... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need an examination to determine whether it is a back strain or sciatica from a pinched nerve. Please mention whether you have any numbness and weakness in your legs apart from the pain while walking. Please mention whether you have bladder control. Please menti... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am posting this query for my sister. She is 13 years old. Her lower back hurts at the spine and it feels like some kind of pulsating. It started hurting a couple of weeks ago; however, it was not constant. But, this weekend it has been more constant and hurts almost everytime. It hur... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am an athlete and I had suffered the same twice so I can understand the kind of pain your sister is going through. It is the kind of pain that keeps irritating all the while and increases when you bend forwards. Complete bed rest is advisable for at least two days and... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, My main issue is spine pain accompanied with neck pain (disc is dislocated). It gets worse when standing up from a sitting position. When I get up from floor, I feel lightheaded. Sometimes it is that intense that I faint for a few seconds. While sitting in a car, I lose vision sometim... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry you are having these symptoms. There are many possible causes of your symptoms that may be related to the cervical disc herniation causing nerve impingement on the cervical area. This may be caused by degenerative changes considering your age and history. ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, For the last month, I have been suffering with pain on my spine and lower back. When I touch a specific point on my spine the pain is severe. It hurts when I bend or sit it feels very sore. I visited a GP and she said that she thinks it is a muscle insertion that causes the pain but ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history and being unable to examine you I can only speculate on the cause. Yes, fibromyalgia can lead to trigger spots like tender areas which can be over the muscle belly or their attachment on the bone. The good thing was that the neurological exam was no... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor,I have been having intermittent chest pain since two years. The first time I went to the cardiologist, he totally dismissed it as muscular pain due to bad posture and mild bronchitis. I had an episode of sinus tachycardia last year following which I visited the same cardiologist. He did... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have not uploaded the report of stress test here but you mentioned that it is done. So anyway, firstly I do not think this has any relation to the heart because your ag... Read Full »