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How to Know if Your Back Pain Signals Something Serious

November 12, 2018

From the U.S. News & World Report website

In American today, neck and back pain can seem as typical as the common cold. And once you’ve reached adulthood, you’re likely to experience some bouts with it at multiple times throughout your life. A quick Internet search will reveal the seemingly countless ways you can deal with this pain, from potions and lotions to various devices and contraptions. But the truth is, most back pain episodes will resolve on their own with little intervention required on your part. That can be tough to tolerate in a fast-paced world that allows for little downtime. A few days of dealing with back pain can genuinely feel like a lifetime to some people.

Further complicating the matter is this fact: Some of those neck and back pain episodes may be signaling more than just your average strain or ache. But how do you know?

Here are some signs that a visit to your doctor is in order.

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