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Back Pain Diagnosis Chart
Several options: Back pain is usually related to arthritic changes to the spine. Sometime back pain can be related to infections, cancer, fractures, or even other organs such as the kidney, bladder, etc. A good physical exam and possibly imaging can help diagnose the cause of low back pain. ...Read more
The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. ..
Mri of lumbar spine as well as nerve conduction test might be helpful to evaluate the cause of your pain.
You should seek help from a pain management doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
What is the differential diagnosis to back pain after 5 hour of recummbancy that resolves after movement?
I have severe low back pain and don't know where to go to get help. Is there anyone practicing near my area that can help me find a diagnosis?
See your doctor. Get: Get a doctor and start with an exam and then treatment options ...Read more
I was recently diagnosis with endometriosis, I now experience debilitating back pain when I am not on period, is this normal for that diagnosis?
Moderate back pain in upper back also achy pain in lower back with numbness. What is your diagnosis?
Pain in Back: I would need to know more about your pain. It's quality, intensity and associated symptoms. Also it would be helpful to know more about your medical history. The numbness is where? Pain can be due to muscular strains, sprains, muscle spasms, or more structural causes such as nerve or nerve root related. It can be due to muscle disease or related to medications or electrolyte abnormalities. ...Read more
My husband had esld hospitalized after a fall and severe back pain. Despite diagnosis he was given massive amounts of morphine - he died 4 days later?
I'm on my 3rd week of PTB medication. I feel fine even before the diagnosis. No fever, back pain, cough, sputum neg. Is it still safe to go to the gym?
Could anybody assess my X-ray to reassure me that the diagnosis of arthiritis for my upper right back pain (by the bile duct) was correct? Thanks
Yes: Your doctor should be able to help you. Arthritis in the upper back is uncommon. Cetainly your age is a bit young for degenerative arthritis. Unless your pain is persistent, I would not worry about arthritis. If your pain is persisting or getting worse, then you need to seek a second opinion from a joint specialist (rheumatologist). ...Read more
My thighs have been sore for two months with no lower back pain. Can ddd cause this? That is my diagnosis? .
Not Likely: Degenerative disc disease alone usually causes primarily low back pain. There may be some radiating leg pain with it due to local nerve root irritation and referred pain but it is unusual for ddd to cause primarily thigh pain. There may be disc bulging or lumbar stenosis with nerve root compression or it may not be related to your back at all. ...Read more
Differential diagnosis? 2+yr episodic abdo pain (all over, right & centre), back pain, nausea/vomit. Lasts 4+hr. Recent chronic faty diarrhea. Gallb removd
Hi, how do you do doctor, can you help me, please: this is the diagnosis of my fiancée, who has a back pain: 1- straightening lumbar lordosis. 2-part?
Mr A diagnosis with prolapsed intervertebral disc (ilness) with clinic A, Mr A go to clinic B and been diagnossi with lower back pain (injury) pls hlp?
They are the same.: They are the same thing. Both diagnoses are identical but just expressed in different terms. ...Read more
Looking for second opinion with: Sharp to dull back pain when breathing or sneezing. Previous doctor has diagnosed notalgia paresthetica but I am unsure of diagnosis.
Second opinion: Personalized healthcare advice (diagnosis or treatment) is available on this site through HealthTap Prime or Concierge service. A physician will want to know more about your history, timing of onset of this specific problem, whether you have sick contacts or any recent viral illnesses, medications you use etc. Only then can an opinion be offered. Best wishes! ...Read more
Brown/black discharge from vagina for about a week and a half now. Lower back pain and sharp headaches. Sometimes there were clots. Diagnosis?
Depends: It is hard to tell in this format. I would recommend an examination by a doctor. Brown/Black discharge can be old blood. But I would recommend an evaluation with vaginal cultures, blood tests..... ...Read more
Hi just wondering if there would be an obvious diagnosis for shortness of breath, unintentional weightloss, fatigue, neck pain back pain, galactorr?
Weight, pain galactor: Could be obvious if I talked to you and looked at you. But not without that. Discuss with your team. Knowing how old you are, what meds you are taking and if you are pregnant would be a good start. Lets do 2nd opinion ...Read more
Hi, I've had lower back pain for a few years and recently got an MRI after the pain had started to increase. The diagnosis is a disc bulge in the L4/L5 area. I'm a triathlete and the back pain hinders my performance. It also hurts to sit for long periods
Lower left back pain/ache into hip. If you use a UTI test strip comes out negative can it also diagnosis if there was a kidney infection?
Was in ER tuesday. DIAGNOSIS: UTI and PID. On several antibiotics now. When should I begin to feel better? Still some back pain and urgency to pee.
Now: You should already be feeling some better but not completely well. You should always finish your antibiotics even if you are feeling well and you should have an appointment to follow up with a doctor to be sure the antibiotics are the right ones and that they are working. Good luck ...Read more
Slow mild pain in lower right abdomen, had a kidney stone & also lower back pain few yrs back. What could be reason for it? Wat should be d diagnosis?
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
Athlete, lower back pain, lower left abodomen and groin pain, nothing on cat scans, im on 9th diagnosis, 6 diff. Doc. Last one they said I have siatica?
Evaluate Low Back: If you are not improving have your doctor order a lumbar spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the back can cause leg pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more
Pregnancy, and vaginal infection ruled out of abdomen and back pain. Ultrasound for cysts tomorrow. What if isn't cysts, what other diagnosis?
Many possibilities: There are many things that can cause abdominal and back pain including problems with your back, muscle problems, GI problems, endometriosis, and urinary tract problems. Your doctor will evaluate all these possibilities in an orderly fashion to try to get you an answer as fast as possible. Hope this helps. ...Read more