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What is the cause of my lower back pain with nausea?

What is the cause of my lower back pain with nausea?

Comorbidity: Nausea may be caused by pain like a side effect. Nausea could be caused by non-gastrointestinal organs of the body. Also the medications (opioids) can induce nausea. Find with your doctor the source of the nausea and treat the cause not a symptom. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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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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Could my liver be the cause of middle to lower back pain and nausea?

Could my liver be the cause of middle to lower back pain and nausea?

Possibly: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Been suffering with middle and lower back pain and nausea. Can this be caused by liver problems?

Been suffering with middle and lower back pain and nausea. Can this be caused by liver problems?

Not likely: It is not likely unless there are reason for you to thing otherwise. More history needed. Pain in the back can be l related to abdominal problems but a medical examnination is advised to sort that issue out. ...Read more

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Do gallstones cause lower back pain, nausea and loss of appetite?

Do gallstones cause lower back pain, nausea and loss of appetite?

Back pain/gallstones: Gallstones can cause nausea and loss of appetite, low back pain is rare but alays possible. Would also consider UTI ( urinary/renal infection/stone, ovarian pathology, gastrointestinal pathology including pancreas.. ...Read more

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What could be causing debilitating lower back pain that occurs early in the morning? Also accomodated by nausea.

What could be causing debilitating lower back pain that occurs early in the morning? Also accomodated by nausea.

Doctor can evaluate: The more common causes of lower back pain include: back muscle strain, back ligament sprain, herniated disc, spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis, urine infection, kidney infection, kidney stone, tumor in the spine, tumor in the kidney or other places, fractured vertebra, fibromyalgia, other bacterial infection, etc... So, with such a long list of possibilities, a doctor needs to evaluate. ...Read more

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I have a lower back pain and lower stomache pain,it is so awful i have nausea. What could that be?

I have a lower back pain and lower stomache pain,it is so awful i have nausea. What could that be?

Need more info: Bowel or pelvic (i.e., ovarian) disorders can cause the type of pain you describe. This sounds urgent, particularly if you are experiencing nausea. You need to seek emergency attention - run, don't walk and don't wait. ...Read more

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Lower back pain that is worse in the am and lessens as the day goes on. Last two days it is much worse and have had chills and nausea.

Lumbar strain: Most acute low back pain is muscular not related to disk herniations. This should subside in 1-2 weeks. If it does not or is associated with pain or numbness into you legs you should see an md right away. ...Read more

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I've had excruciating lower back pain (had L1 compression fx two yrs ago) for past 5 days and waves of nausea for past 3 days. Could they be related?

I've had excruciating lower back pain (had L1 compression fx two yrs ago) for past 5 days and waves of nausea for past 3 days. Could they be related?

Possible but----: I suppose it's possible to have the nausea you're describing on the basis of medications you're taking for the pain or perhaps just a SEVERE worsening of the pain itself for some reason. However, you also need to look at other causes since you've had the back pain for 2 years I wouldn't expect nausea as you describe to just "pop up"...you should see a doctor or get a consultation here on HealthTap ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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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