Back pain can impact sexual activity. Using positions that are less painful can alleviate tension and improve intimacy.
Lower Back Pain
If a red flag symptom or sign is present, an urgent visit to the ER is warranted. If the pain is tolerable, the doctor can be visited later in the week.
Cauda equina syndrome demands urgent medical care. If left untreated, it may cause permanent neurological deficits.
The symptoms of cauda equina syndrome are numbness in the groin and legs, and the inability to control bowel or bladder movements.
Lower back strain is caused by muscle overuse or injury due to work, sports, trauma, or poor posture.
Any spinal condtion that compresses the cauda equina nerves, such as a tumor, severely herniated disc, or stenosis can cause cauda equina syndrome.
Low back pain causes typically include muscle strain, ligament sprain, disc problems, joint dysfunction, and nerve root irritation.
This article provides an in-depth review of the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for coccydynia.
Typical causes of coccydynia include trauma (such as slipping on ice), childbirth, tumors, and infections.
Coccydynia symptoms often include pain and tenderness in the bottock area that increases with sitting, reclining on a chair, bowel movements, and/or sexual intercourse.