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Lower back pain/diarrhea for week,no fever,thyroid issues,nausea/sometimes hungry but stomach hurts after eating toast? Anxiety/stress. Causes?

Lower back pain/diarrhea for week,no fever,thyroid issues,nausea/sometimes hungry but stomach hurts after eating toast? Anxiety/stress. Causes?

Nondiagnostic: These symptoms are nondiagnostic at this time and may not be all interrelated. It may be a viral gastroenteritis that is present which runs its course in several days without specific treatment except light diet. However see your physician if symptoms persist longer or if abdominal pain,vomiting, worsening diarrhea, or black stools occur and continue omeprazole in case gastritis is present. ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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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

Dr. Brad Eilerman
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Lower back pain more on lower lhs as if smthing swollen inside stomach,have IBS had radio iodine for pt1 ca of thyroid could it b ovaries scared ca?

Lower back pain more on lower lhs as if smthing swollen inside stomach,have IBS had radio iodine for pt1 ca of thyroid could it b ovaries scared ca?

Diverticulum, IBS: Lower back pain in left side feeling as if swollen may be a number of things: possible burst of a moderate diverticulum and response of local tissues. Also the IBS may give constipation Unlikely to be related to the RAI treatment or ovaries. ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Stretch your muscles
10 Min, Daily, forever
Breathe into the area of pain
Once
Visualize the area in spasm relaxing
Once
Take supplements that support your joints
Daily
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What causes painful joints (fingers, elbows, knees) & low back pain?

What causes painful joints (fingers, elbows, knees) & low back pain?

Most commonly PsA!: Psoriatic arthritis would be most likely! but with so many., it is likely inflammatory. See a rheumatologist! ...Read more

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My ESR level is 45.I have occasional stomach pain and severe lower back pain.I have hypothyroidism which is now normal.I also used to have uti.Help me?

My ESR level is 45.I have occasional stomach pain and severe lower back pain.I have hypothyroidism which is now normal.I also used to have uti.Help me?

ESR: You do not treat a sed rate, you treat a patient. Sounds like your most pressing problem at this time is your low back pain. I would have this checked out. ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
Once
Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
Daily
Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
Daily
Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
Once
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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Get evaluated by a spine specialist
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Walk regularly
30 Min, 3x week, forever
Avoid smoking
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Perform gentle back exercises (examples at www.TheRehabZone.com)
20 Min, 3x week, forever
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Vaginal itching, watery yellow discharge, painful urination at times, localized pelvic pain, lower back pain, lower back pain n flank pain.Wat cd this be?

Vaginal itching, watery yellow discharge, painful urination at times, localized pelvic pain, lower back pain, lower back pain n flank pain.Wat cd this be?

Infection: Your symptoms as described certainly could be caused by several vaginal infections. It is best you get evaluated and tested for such. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. John Michalski
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back is usually described as the region between the end of the rib cage to the pelvic bone. The back pain may be related to problems with the nerves, muscles, circulation, ligaments, bones and joints. If the pain is aching, dull with stiffness, muscle spasms are usually the cause. If the pain is sharp, shooting, burning, throbbing , numbness, tingling, ...Read more

Thyroid Gland (Definition)

Thyroid gland is also known as Thyroid. It is an endocrine gland which produces thyroxin hormone which controls the metabolism in every cell in the body.It produces 80 to 90%t4 and 10 to 20 %t3. These control rate of metabolism and affect the growth and rate of functions of many cells in the body it is ...Read more

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