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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
See your doctor: Any of those could be a big issue. I would see your doctor for further workup. Always good to be on top of the issue rather than chasing it down the ... Read More

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Glassman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Low back pain: The kidneys are not positioned in the low back. The appendix in most people is in the right lower part of your belly close to the groin area. Usually ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Many causes of pain: Many causes of right lower quadrant abdominal pain. Not only appendix can cause pain, cysts on ovaries that rupture cause similar pain. Sometimes pain ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Kidney: Infection or kidney stone or bladder infection or a myriad of other things. Your doc needs to examine out and maybe order some lab tests and a urine ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Adu answered
13 years experience Sports Medicine
Possible: A urine test at your physician's office can easily detect this. Then, you'll be prescribed an appropriate antibiotic for a few days that should clear ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
A lot of things: Pain in this area can be caused by many things. You will need to see your doctor. He/she will take a good history of your pain, ie its location, is it ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: Usually a progressively worsening pain over 24 to 48 hours, associated with nausea and sometimes vomiting and fever. Would need to have a doctor exami ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Nall
14 years experience Sports Medicine
Could be: If you are running a fever and feel like you have lost your appetite it could be your appendix. Try going up on your toes and then dropping down on y ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Not common: To have low back pain with abdominal pain. Sure it happens, but when it occurs, it helps diagnose the cause. Usually though, back pain remains in you ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
See your PCP: You need a thorough evaluation by your primary care provider and probably some i, aging studies and perhaps a referral to a specialist for a consultat ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Then see a doctor asap. If symptoms are severe go to ER.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
It may: What makes you ask this question? Mesenteric lymph nodes do not get inflamed on their own. There is usually some disorder like intestinal disease, TB, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kashmer
19 years experience Trauma Surgery
Many things: Many things can be the cause of the issues you describe. Candidate reasons include diverticulitis, constipation, and many other entities. You should ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are many potential causes. An irritation of a nerve in the mid back can cause pain that radiates around one side of the trunk. Gallbladder, lu ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Constipation...: Constipation will cause it. Hydrate yourself and lake Dulcolax. If anal sex...see a doctor.
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Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
Merits evaluation.: Your symptoms merit a careful history and physical exam. It's necessary to determine the cause of the pain, check your heart, blood pressure; perhaps ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See gynecologist: Knowing that the ovary is located there, see your GYN. While there are many reasons for pain in that area (diverticulitis, for example), the possibil ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Injury: Could be from overuse of your lower body, also could be a spinal disc problem or an inflammatory condition such as on of the arthritis types such as a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Sciatica: It sounds like inflammation of the sciatic nerve, which runs down your leg. Anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen, and a heating pad to the area shou ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Yepuri
19 years experience Gastroenterology
Could be: Could also be diverticulitis. Seek evaluation for persistent or worsening symptoms.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Urinary ?: You seem to have a urinary system problem. Did the start after ou hyster ? Is so there could be some entrapment or damage to the ureters. Also could b ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
Sprain is probable: Could be a muscle or ligmant injury or even a herniated disc. Try heat and some tylenol (acetaminophen) if you are not allergic to the tylenol (ac ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Sound like: infectious gastroenteritis, caused by virus or bacteria. Other possibilities are ulcerative colitis, amebic colitis, and serious bacterial infection ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
UTI: Symptoms are very suspicious for this. I would recommend a urine culture and some antibiotics, empirically. Get with GYN and/or primary ASAP.

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