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Doctor insights on: Can A Low Thyroid Cause Lower Back Pain

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Dr. Su Fairchild
1,180 doctors shared insights

Hypothyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is also known as Underactive thyroid. Level, which can cause fatigue increased sensitivity to cold constipation dry skin unexplained weight gain puffy face hoarseness muscle weakness elevated blood cholesterol level muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods thinning hair slowed heart ...Read more


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Can a low Vitamin D level cause or contribute to lower back pain??

Can a low Vitamin D level cause or contribute to lower back pain??

Via osteoporosis.: In the long term, vitamin D deficiency can lead to osteoporosis. And osteoporosis can hurt. So yes, vitamin D deficiency can lead to lower back pains if your vertebrae are thinning. ...Read more

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What would cause testicular pain,lower back pain and leg pain? Dr doesnt seem concerned. Says it's an impinged nerve. Xray showed low spine compressed

What would cause testicular pain,lower back pain and leg pain? Dr doesnt seem concerned. Says it's an impinged nerve. Xray showed low spine compressed

Iliohypogastric n?: Something may be irritating the ilioinguinal, iliohypogastric, or genitofemoral nerve (an MD exam will tell). X-rays do not, in general, show spinal cord compression-only if there has been trauma. Even nerve compression "seen" on X-ray or CT/MRI is over-diagnosed & often isn't the problem (surgery for impinged nerves causes more pain than it cures). Ur best bet is rehab therapy & bk exercises TTYD ...Read more

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What cause lower back pain ?

What cause lower back pain ?

Many reasons: Local infection, muscular strain/ sprain, ruptured disc, facet impingement, spondylolisthesis, sacro-iliac dysfnctn, lumbar stenosis, cauda equina syndrome, pyriformis syndrome. See doctor and evaluate all of these possibilities. ...Read more

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What can cause lower back pain in women?

What can cause lower back pain in women?

See below: Causes of back pain are not that much different than in men with a few exceptions.Disc problems, joint problems, muscle and ligament problems, postural problems, stress and emotional problems, depression can all be a cause or causes of back pain.In women, relaxation of thepelvic ligaments during pregnancy can cause problems.There are moreserious diseases that can cause back pain. Talk to yourdoc. ...Read more

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What might cause lower back pain?

What might cause lower back pain?

Many possibilities.: There are many potential causes for low back pain. Common are: disk changes, smoking, sprains of ligaments, muscular strains and spasms, vitamin deficiencies, joint inflammation, altered walking or sitting patterns, lack of sleep, poor circulation in the spinal blood vessels, tumors, aortic aneurysms, trauma, and spinal deformities. ...Read more

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Can breaking wind cause lower back pain?

Funny & good Quest..: Funny question, but has an interesting answer. Breaking wind, like bearing down (valsalva maneuver) increase intradiscal pressure. If you have a disc herniation or disc tear, it can potentially make both of these worse. Here's an article we wrote about disc bulging: http://arizonapain.Com/pain-center/pain-conditions/bulging-disc/ here's another article about disc prolapse: http://arizonapain.C. ...Read more

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Lower Back pain . Can gym exercises cause lower back pain? How to heal it and avoid further damage ?

Lower Back pain . Can gym exercises cause lower back pain? How to heal it and avoid further damage ?

Here are some...: Strenuous exercise on any part of body, especially to the sites not moving around often, will cause soreness, but expectantly fade away in few days. To avoid possible unwanted injury to the muscles, you have to adjust to what you can tolerate and gradually intensify the level of exercise. At times, you may need a trainer if you feel uncomfortable with your own common sense. More? Seek professional ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is also known as Back pain. Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more