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Dr. Donald Colantino
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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

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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. Walter Futterweit
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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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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Ron Jones
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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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Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
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What could cause low fever, chills, lower back pain?

What could cause low fever, chills, lower back pain?

Infection : You could have a bladder or kidney onfection. You should be seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Can acute lower back pain be caused by your organs? Is this rare? Would you have stomach or abdominal pain as well as low back pain?

Can acute lower back pain be caused by your organs? Is this rare? Would you have stomach or abdominal pain as well as low back pain?

Yes many organs can.: ...Refer pain 2 ur back. Some examples r ulcers gallbladder, kidneys, liver, pancreas, colon so there are many things 2 rule out. Some can give u only back pain, or both stomach ; back symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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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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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


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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


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