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Sharp intermittent low left inside back pain then diarrhea onset 24 hours ago does divrrticulitis cause sharp stabbing left rectal pain diarrhea

Sharp intermittent low left inside back pain then diarrhea onset 24 hours ago  does divrrticulitis cause sharp stabbing left rectal pain diarrhea

It could: You should be evaluated by a doctor if you have severe pain. There are other things that can cause these symptoms, although diverticulitis could be the cause. Diverticulitis should be treated by a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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Cramping after period, back pain and diarrhea what would cause it?

Cramping after period, back pain and diarrhea what would cause it?

Hormone changes: These changes effect the blood supply to the pelvic organs which includes the lower colon. Also hormones effect the contraction of the colon. ...Read more

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Can IBD cause episodes of abdo pain(all over+mid-upper right) &back pain lasting 3-4+hr? I feel normal after.Been for 2+yrs.Diarrhea only last 6mo-1yr

Can IBD cause episodes of abdo pain(all over+mid-upper right) &back pain lasting 3-4+hr? I feel normal after.Been for 2+yrs.Diarrhea only last 6mo-1yr

Yes it can.: You didn't mention wether you have a confirmed case of IBD or you are assuming that you have one. IBD can cause the symptoms you mentioned. In either case I strongly recommend that you see a doctor and get evaluated to confirm the diagnosis. There are treatments available and you don't have to continuously suffer. ...Read more

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Can a kidney infection cause diarrhea and nausea? I have lower back pain and those as well and worried it could be an infection since i just had a uti

Can a kidney infection cause diarrhea and nausea? I have lower back pain and those as well and worried it could be an infection since i just had a uti

Yes: severe kidney infections can results in blood stream bacterial infections which can become very dangerous if left untreated. Symptoms of systemic "blood stream infection" can included: fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness. Please follow up with a doctor or schedule a consult to get lab testing if you prefer although in person evaluation is much preferred. ...Read more

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Can a kidney infection cause sweating, lower to mid back pain, nausea and diarrhea?

Can a kidney infection cause sweating, lower to mid back pain, nausea and diarrhea?

Yes: Pyelonephritis (kidney infection) can cause all of these symptoms. You should be seen by a physician right away to get evaluated and started on appropriate antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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Drastic weight loss, severe bloating, pelvic pain, fatigue, daily diarrhea 5'1 116lbs 38" waist, nausea , back pain, thin everywhere but belly, cause?

Drastic weight loss, severe bloating, pelvic pain, fatigue, daily diarrhea 5'1 116lbs 38" waist, nausea , back pain, thin everywhere but belly, cause?

MD Crystal ball: As a MD, we don't have a crystal ball to foresee a complex of symptoms "sight unseen" and make an accurate determination of that diagnosis.(cause). We (MD's) do have the ability to assess a problem with a complete history and physical as well as ancillary testing. In other words, you need to make an appointment with a "live" not virtual MD to find your answer. ...Read more

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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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What is the effect of having lower rigt back pain with diarrhea?

Likely GI or GU: diarrhea means fast GI transit time, due to inflammation, infection, or CNS activation. Pain in the right lower back could be gut, kidney, muscle or stress (CNS). So could be kidney stone or infection, or pressure on a nerve. If continuing, consult your PCP for advice. ...Read more

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Water diarrhea, vomiting stomsch, and back pain?

Water  diarrhea, vomiting stomsch, and back pain?

Need more info: This sounds potentially quite serious. In order to diagnose doctor would need full history, physical exam and perhaps some lab tests and imaging studies. See somebody today and bring a list of any and all symptoms. Hope you feel better quickly. ...Read more

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I'm 27 year old .Abdoninal discomfort , pain , feeling full after small meal , diarrhea , back pain what does that means

I'm 27 year old .Abdoninal discomfort , pain , feeling full after small meal , diarrhea , back pain what does that means

See a GI doctor: It means you need to be evaluated with a full history and physical exam. Please go soon, this sounds as if it may be significant and requires treatment. ...Read more

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I am experiencing back pain (severity: constant pain) (side: upper) .along with diarrhea ...the pain is between my shoulder blades....

I am experiencing  back pain (severity: constant pain) (side: upper) .along with diarrhea ...the pain is between my shoulder blades....

Exam: Your symptoms require an examination, testing, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. Call for an appointment or go to your local UC clinic-TODAY! ...Read more

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I´ve been with diarrhea 4 days. Then appeared a lower back pain, are the two symptoms connected?

I´ve been with diarrhea 4 days. Then appeared a lower back pain, are the two symptoms connected?

May be: Diarrhea can make u dehydrated and loose electrolytes. This can cause muscle pain. If diarrhea is viral, ur bodies response to this could also give muscle aches. They should not b directly related. ...Read more

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Hi I hope you can help my husband has been having back pain in his left lower side for a couple of days and has now nausea and diarrhea. What is it?

Hi I hope you can help my husband has been having back pain in his left lower side for a couple of days and has now nausea and diarrhea. What is it?

Several Things: In men, left lower back pain may be the result of a kidney stone, urinary tract infection or colonic issue like acute viral or bacterial infection, constipation or obstruction. Nausea and diarrhea in a young person often suggests acute intestinal infection over bowel obstruction. If symptoms persist for more than 2-3 days, or symptoms worsen or evolve, he should be evaluated. Ensure hydration. ...Read more

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Back pain started mild a few days ago. Diarrhea but that is fairly typical for me (no gall bladder) but a few times this week it was black. Very tire?

Melena: That term means black stools. It suggests that you may be having bleeding within your intestinal tract. That, combined with the back pain, is more than sufficient reason to seek medical assistance asap. Your fatigue may well be related to anemia if you are bleeding from your gut. This is very serious. See a doctor now. ...Read more

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I had 4 days of spotting and one day of a period (abnormal for me) I'm now having back pain and diarrhea. I also randomly will get nauseatedwhileieat?

Need more info: Menstrual periods do not always follow a regular time schedule. Female hormones sometimes have "a mind of their own". On the other hand your complaints are significant and should be brought to the attention of your OB/GYN now, especially since I do not know your GYN history. ...Read more

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I have back pain, diarrhea and nauseous while pregnant is it food poisoning?

Food poisoning. : Definitely could be. If that is the cause it should be resolved in 24-48 hours. Consider a brat diet (bananas, rice, apple sauce, toast) during that time. If it gets worse, if you have trouble holding down fluids, of if significant fever please have it checked out. ...Read more

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Chronic diarrhea when having lower back pain. How could they be related?

Check it out: Irritable bowel syndrome
a widespread condition involving recurrent abdominal pain and diarrhea or constipation, often associated with stress, depression, anxiety, or previous intestinal infection, ulcerative colitis, crohns disease, ., stomach flu
are some problem could cause back pain, and diarrhea.Thank you. ...Read more

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For the past day or 2 I've had lower back pain on my right side, along with a headache and diarrhea.

For the past day or 2 I've had lower back pain on my right side, along with a headache and diarrhea.

Have you had fever?: This is a very nonspecific constellation of symptoms, but worries me is the possibility of either appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy or a kidney infection or stones. You could have a simple enteritis infectious diarrhea. If you are holding down fluids and aren't having shaking chills or vomiting that's a good sign. If you take a turn for the worse be seen in the ER, otherwise get seen within 24 hours ...Read more

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I had diarrhea within an hour of eating out. Followed by severe upper back pain/kidney pain? Diarrhea has stopped but pain in back is still severe.

I had diarrhea within an hour of eating out. Followed by severe upper back pain/kidney pain?  Diarrhea has stopped but pain in back is still severe.

Diarrhea back pain: Likely related to food ingested. You can have back pain with diarrhea because the colon goes all the way up near the diaphragm and when irritated you can feel it in your back or along the sides. You still may have gas. Consider mylanta with simethicone but follow up with doctor/urgent care today may require antibiotics if camphylobacter which has a pattern of waxing an waning diarrhea ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

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


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more