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Blood Patch Back Pain
Only way to: Know for sure is with a test called venous duplex doppler ultrasound. If you do have a clot, it can break off and travel to lungs, a condition called pulmonary embolism. This is a serious condition, could be fatal. Treatment is immediate anticoagulation, so get to a doctor if there is any question of blood clot, or deep vein thrombophlebitis. ...Read more
Lower back pain and pain down right leg for 4 weeks now, Dr says sciatica. Currently have a splotchy red patch over lower right back. Any thoughts?
Experiencing Back pain from epidural 13 weeks ago and now experiencing left leg pain and left chest pain. Related or a blood clot?
Need additional info: Is there any leg swelling? if yes, right or left leg does the chest pain get worse with taking deep breath? Are you short of breath? and cough or fever? if you have chest pain getting worse with breathing and short of breath? best thing would be to go to nearby ER and ensure that there is no clot in the blood vessels of leg and lungs. Thanks ...Read more
Extreme back neck pain, lower back pain, thighs, legs pain, tiny blood after sex once i cum. Left ovary pain. What is caused? Ultrasound can't see
Pelvic congestion: This can be related to pelvic congestion syndrome. In this condition you develop varicose varicose veins in the pelvis involving the ovarian veins. It's more common on the left side. Usually the pain is worse when you're upright for a long time, and gets better when you lay down. There is also pain during intercourse and orgasm. Consult with your obgyn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lower back & hips pain on & off . Pain goes down both legs sometimes. MRI normal. What could it be?
Several things: CLBP can be due to disc disruption not see by MRI and requires an uncomfortable test to prove. Unfortunately, it could be a systemic disease (Ankylosing spondylitis rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis or even gout.) There a other more rare problems. Check with you doc for lab tests and SI joint x-rays. ...Read more
Sharp pain under left shoulder blade. Movement-no pain, breathing-pain. Prev on blood thinner 4 clot. Off 1 month. Gall bladder out 1 wk. Another clot?
Possibly: You have pleuritic pain - meaning respiratory motion (rubbing of the pleural surfaces or the muscles of respiration) provokes pain. A recurrent blood clot is certainly a possibility. Especially if you have history of blood clots, are off medication, and had recent surgery - all risk factors. You definitely need to be evaluated right away. ...Read more
Go see your doctor: Blood in the stool is a "red flag" condition and reason to see your doctor. It may be minor or major. The association of other conditions may mean one or multiple conditions. Looking for one diagnosis may not be realistic because medical theory no longer uses occam's razor, the belief that one diagnosis is usually the best answer to a bunch of symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp pain on left side, lower back pain and low white blood cell count what could be the problem ?
Depends: Abdominal has many causes and many implications. Some are minor and some can be life threatening. More information a complete history and physical is recommended by your doctor if you indeed have these symptoms. I would go to the emergency room if your pain is severe. Good luck ...Read more
What is it? I have low back pain. The following also describe me: Pain shooting down the leg, Back pain, and Leg pain.
I have a blood clot in.right leg. Lower back pain on.right side, sciatica on right and lower abdominal pain with chills when I utinate?
What is it? I have low back pain. The following also describe me: Back pain, Leg numbness, Pain shooting down the leg, and Leg weakness.
It started with severe back pain and nummness and pain down right leg, chiroprictor made back better, was pinched nerve. Still having pain right thigh?
Leg pain: Your chiropracter helped the muscle pain, but it sounds like something else is going on. I would suggest you see your family doctor, an neurologist or an orthopedist and evaluate further. Nerves can be pinched by many things, including disc fragments, bone spurs and even tumors. ...Read more
Pain lower abdomen middle along with lower back either side of spine. Urine dip stick shows no wbc, blood but pain in lower back persists. Pls help?
Too many possible: Pain in the abdomen suggests a problem internally. A good generalist would be a start in getting to the diagnosis. Back pain may be secondary to just about any abdominal, vascular, or chest problem. So, i would rule out important causes first. Then, if this is simply some degenerative disease or a disc herniation, then nonsurgical treatment may be started without concern. ...Read more
I've lower back pain which is now raidiating down my right leg to toes (tingly). X-ray & bloods clear doc thinks bulging disc . What's the tingling?
Nerve irritation: In this case, one of your nerve roots is likely irritated by the bulging disc. The disc may have a tear and release chemical signals that will irritate a nearby nerve root, or even intermittently make contact and compress the root. The resultant stray signals from the root is the tingling. No need to see doctor unless tingling gets painful or leg becomes weak/numb & interferes with function. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
History of low back pain bulging/herniated disks l3-s1, reinjured now left leg going numb, pain when using bathroom, and left ovary pain is that weird?
Pain: The symptoms you are feeling can be related to disc protrusion/herniation. If you have pain in the ovary and that may not be related to your back. These could be separate issues and you should check with your primary md and/or ob/gyn doc on this first. A urinary tract infection is also something to rule out here. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been having bad sciatic nerve/lower back pain, Now Right above my knee is swollen.Is that from nerves?Disck herniation? Blood clot?
None of the above: You certainly are a worrier to come up with those 3 possibilities instead of something more commonplace, like knee strain. Did a doctor diagnose you with sciatica, or did you diagnose yourself? Sounds like you need to have your knee examined by a live doctor in his/her office, someone who can counsel you about what to worry about & what not to worry about. Trusting Dr. Google is hazardous. ...Read more
Need to examine: Any abnormal bleeding needs to be evaluated and that can only be done in person. You may have just hemorrhoids but even that can cause anemia. Please consult your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
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