I have back pain in lower back. It hurts when i cough or sneeze?
i am female aged 46. for the past few months i have had back pain in the lower back on the right side. It hurts when i cough or sneeze. I sometimes have difficulty getting up. I tried to lift something heavy at work and since then my back hasnt been right. I have been prescribed painkillers but the pain is sill there.
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You are suffering a lower back muscle strain …
You should start hot application ,deep friction massage over the site of strain by a physiotherapist and ultrasound therapy…
Hot showers and baths will help..
If the pain radiated to your leg or thigh you need a MRI done..
if the pain has started after lifting heavy weight then there are chances that this may be a intervertebral disc prolapse. Get a mri of lumbar spine done to confirm the diagnosis, consult a orthopedist.
use lumbar belt support . hot fomentation and local gel application should help.
YOU MAY HAVE STRAINED YOUR BACK MUSCLES, TAKE ANALGESIC MUSCLE RELAXANTS,APPLY LOCAL ANALGESIC SPRAYS AND TAKE REST. ICE PACKS WILL HELP.
IF IT DOESNT HELP,CONSULT A ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALIST
Only pain killers won’t be enough. u should take muscle relaxants as well. Physiotherapy exercises will help. Mri of the spine will help you rule out any underlying pathology related to spine
I have has lower back pain for years especially when I cough and sneeze. It will be so painful it stops me in my tracks, this has to be more than a stain, right?