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Millions of Americans suffer from back pain and often turn to surgery as a last resort as a way to.
Fix that bad feeling but stunning new research this morning shows and up to 40% of back pain may actually because.
By a bacterial infection 40%.
So does this mean a simple antibiotic can be -- -- Fox News medical a team that's as its money joins us live from.
-- -- -- that the answer is yes isn't it you could act if you've got an infection in your around your back pain.
Antibiotic could solve the problem in many cases -- this is a fascinating study and if you talk to a lot of orthopedic surgeons.
They would tell you that occasionally we always -- the bacteria can cause this kind of chronic back pain.
But there were very rare now -- a new study coming out of Denmark.
And they're realizing that majority of these patients actually are big chronic back pain he's caused by the bacteria how does that happen.
The bacteria from your skin -- causes -- more -- the bacteria from UT -- you brush your teeth.
Can get into your bloodstream and actually travel through -- blood system.
To the point where you have this that this SpinRite space between the two discs.
And that's when the bacteria can get in their causes inflammation and sometimes even fracture of the bone and so that's where the pain comes from so.
If if somebody's -- right now.
They that the you know the news is before you get surgery maybe you should talk to your doctor about putting you on what a three month course of antibiotic I think at this time if you do this -- -- a lot of doctors -- brush it off because this is a great city that just came out I'm sure a lot of people -- -- -- skeptical about this.
But it's something to be discussed it -- put them -- -- hundred days of antibiotics listen to this for a hundred days of antibiotics and that pain we're talking about patients who've had.
Chronic over six months of pain right completely what are way because of bacteria something to think about this is a major city that just came out of European -- -- -- -- Judy journal.
-- -- -- And it's a big news and it absolutely there are a lot of people do that you love and because of your -- there a lot of people who may be thinking about facts.
-- surgery but this could change everything this is -- game changer a lot of surgeries that were drew right now may not happen again all right doctor -- big news agency was all right.
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