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I wake up with severe lower back pain, and will have to sit up while sleeping to reduce the pain. It feels like an organ in my right lower back "fell asleep" or lost blood flow. Rolling over doesn\'t help, I have to be in a sitting/reclining position for the pain to leave. Most times flatuating helps the pain go away faster. I have had a colonoscopy and it looked great. I had endometriosis and while my gynecologist tried to get it all, there was too much to get. I wondered if it had somehow wrapped around an intestine causing squeezing when it\'s full of air. Is that a possibility?


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replied January 24th, 2017
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It is difficult to make a diagnosis without a complete medical history and physical examination.

Lower back pain is a physical illness related to nerves, muscle, bone and abdominal-pelvic organ. The common causes (considering your age) include:

- Nerve root syndromes - these produce symptoms of nerve impingement (a nerve is directly irritated): Herniated discs, Spondylosis and Spinal disc degeneration

- Musculoskeletal pain syndromes like myofascial pain syndromes and fibromyalgia.

- Infections of the bones: Bacterial and spinal Tuberculosis

- Noninfectious inflammation of the spine (spondylitis) can cause stiffness and pain in the spine that is particularly worse in the morning

- Renal stone, stress, anxiety, depression and somatoform disorders.

The exact cause can be determined only with proper medical evaluation and hence it would be recommended to consult your doctor for proper help.


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