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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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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Need doctor's help! will lower back pain cause headaches?

Need doctor's help! will lower back pain cause headaches?

Propably not: Headaches and back aches are both very common, but usually are not related (not cause and effect). If either are troublesome and persist, see your primary doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause a headache, sore stiff neck and lower back pain? My sinuses are also hurting.

What can cause a headache, sore stiff neck and lower back pain? My sinuses are also hurting.

May or may not: Be related. Fever, infection around brain can lead to these symptoms. Sinus problems if they extend can lead to this. An evaluation is in order. And if you have fever, a visit to the emergency room right away necessary. ...Read more

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Will spondylolethesis cause me to feel bruised all over body ? I also have headache and lower back pain and red rash on face don't know what this is

Will spondylolethesis cause me to feel bruised all over body ? I also have headache and lower back pain and red rash on face don't know what this is

Spondylolisthesis?: I am answering assuming that you are asking about spondylolisthesis - if you are referring to another condition please clarify. Spondylolisthesis refers to a "slip" of a vertebral body (=bone of the spine) in reference to the a neighbor vertebral body. This condition can cause pain but it would be difficult to link this to bruises or a red rash in the face. ...Read more

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Very bad lower back pain headaches and feel sick at times?

More info please: Does this occur daily or just before/during/after your cycle? A little more information is needed however if this is a frequent situation then please see your md when you are feeling this way so they can diagnose the issue and determine if any treatment is needed. ...Read more

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I have had a headache for several days. Yesterday I started experiencing intense lower back pain, and last night I kept breaking into a sweats?

Many issues: I think your first choice should be to go to the nearest Pharmacy. They may have good creams for you without a prescription or they may explain that you should see your doctor as soon as possible. Hope things go well! ...Read more

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Why am i going to bed with upper back pain and waking up with a headache and high to lower back pain everyday?

Why am i going to bed with upper back pain and waking up with a headache and high to lower back pain everyday?

Can't sleep : Best thing for sleep is sleep hygiene , if u r taking medication for adhd , do not take them after 4 pm , since they can affect u ability to. Sleep. ...Read more

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Last few months have noticed just before menstration severe lower back pain, right upper side pain and headaches. What could be causing this?

Last few months have noticed just before menstration severe lower back pain, right upper side pain and headaches.  What could be causing this?

Period problems: IF this is happening with each cycle it could be a sign of PMS, endometriosis and other causes. An evaluation by your gynecologist is the next step for this complex issue. ...Read more

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I have had lower back pain for a week, now diahreea with a painfull headache. I am in a lot of pain now can not get out of bed! what could it be?

I have had lower back pain for a week, now diahreea with a painfull headache. I am in a lot of pain now can not get out of bed! what could it be?

Colitis: Infection of any organ in the abdomen and pelvis can refer pain to the back and bring on a headache if you are getting dehydrated from diarrhea. Sounds like you need to be examined if you are that sick. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (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