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    Lower Back pain & Middle Back Pain
    Erika94 posted:

    Hello ,I am in need of some help !

    I am 21 years old ,and I had an car accident in Nov 2015 .I am not sure if this is related. However I have been experiencing some horrible back pain I have had an MRI X-Ray and nothing has shown up. It is in the lower back and it feel as if there were knives in my Sacrum area Even when I lay down it is painful ,getting up from bed it feels as if the pain runs up the spine. I have also noticed the middle back every time I lean on something it feels like one little bone gets inflamed and it hurts so sit back apart from the lower back pain it's enough ! I am going to physical therapy but it is not helping I do not know what else to do!

    daneille responded:
    Hi Erica94,
    Sounds frusterating!! I had a similiar experience.., when you had your mri did your primary care physician look at it? Did you have a spine specialist look at it? I recommend you get 3 opions from different back doctors. My doctors wouldnt operate on my back when i was in my 20s. They said by the time i turn 50 my back would be fused half way up. I had my first back surgery at 35 years old. Anyway, i had many opinions from lots of doctors. Im not saying surgery is the best option for you. I actually recommend surgery as a last resort. You are the only one who suffers and know what pain you have. I hope you can get answers and relief soon! After surgery i found no other doctor would see me for my back. Not even the doctor that referred me. So do lots of research. I hope this can help. Good luck God bless!!
    Kat23429 replied to daneille's response:
    My primary care physician was about to write-off my back pain due to my weight, but a neurosurgeon took me seriously and found the issues causing my pain. Please get a 2nd opinion! There is no reason to continue suffering and if pain becomes unbearable (can't stop crying or can barely move) go to the ER. They will treat you like a drug-seeker, but it's worth it to get taken care of. Do as your medical providers say and I wish you the best!

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