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What should you do if you can't sleep due to back pain?

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Pain that wakes you up in the middle of the night can be the sign of disc degeneration or a sprain, or something more serious like a tumor. Bottom line: Don't ignore nighttime back pain. Call your doctor right away.

From: Back Pain: When to See a Doctor WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on February 22, 2017

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on February 22, 2017

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