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I'm trying to figure out if I have strained back and

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Customer: Hello, I'm trying to figure out if I have strained back and abdominal oblique muscles or if the pain is organ related.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: it is on the complete right side. from the middle of my abdomen all the way around to my back. If you pull/tear your oblique's does the pain start right away? I know what I could have done, but it didn't hurt right away.
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
the pain in the front is intermittent and is like a burning feeling of sorts. the pain in my back is felt more when touched or I press back on my chair.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
would a pinched nerve be possible?
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 10 months ago.

Hello

You need an exam to have a diagnosis.

This does not sound like an oblique tear, given no history.

It does not sound like typical organ pain.

It sounds like it could be a disc problem in the spine.

Exam and MRi would be needed to confirm this.

I urge you not to wait, as the pain is abnormal.

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