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A 30-year-old female asked:

Why would eating bananas and zucchini cause severe lower back pain?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 30 years experience
Hard to say/depends,: This can be due to many possibilities, not the least of which is high potassium or hyperkalemia. Bananas are high in potassium and zucchini and other vegetables can have some also. Also if you're taking an ACE inhibitor, the potassium in your blood could be high. These cause muscle weakness and other symptoms so it would be good to see your doctor and get tested as soon as you can. Good luck!
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A 42-year-old female asked:

What would cause severe lower back pain & work it's way up?

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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Commonly : Muscle spasms or sprain of the muscles and ligament of the back can do this. Note that other possibilities are possible, including those relating to the gastrointestinal, gynecological and urological systems and more information or an in-person examination is required.
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