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Implanon (Definition)

Implanon is birth control method manufactured by merck pharmaceuticals. It is a single rod implant that is inserted under the skin in the forearm. It is a Progesterone containing long acting contraceptive with a duration of ...Read more


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What can cause back pain by the ribs on left side?

What can cause back pain by the ribs on left side?

Movement?: If worse with movement likely a musculoskeletal injury. If not, could be any one of a number of things. See your doc, go over the details and get examined. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of back pain?

Many problems: The most common causes of back pain (in decreasing order of importance) are weight gain, poor core strength, spinal arthritis, muscle or tendon sprain, or muscle spasm. You should see a trained professional to fully assess your specific cause. ...Read more

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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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Can having sharp pain in the leg be related to back pain?

Can having sharp pain in the leg be related to back pain?

Yes: Yes, low back pain that radiates down the leg could be from an irritated lumbar nerve root. This is called sciatica or radiculopathy and the irritation usually comes from a bad disc or arthritic changes that compress the nerve. The distribution of pain depends on which nerve is irritated. See your md if this pain lasts greater than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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What can cause back pain that radiates to the front?

Pinched nerve: There are a few muscles that wrap around from back toward front but a nerve have pressure on it more likely. ...Read more

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What can cause sharp pain from the chest to the toes?

Most Likely Nerves: There are a number of causes or "etiologies" for distributed pain. Most are related to neurologic dysfunction or nerve problems. This could be centered in either your brain, spinal chord or (less likely) peripheral nerves. You may want to visit with a neurologist about this. Most likley he/she will order tests, which can discern the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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What can cause pain radiating from:mid back to abdomen?

What can cause pain radiating from:mid back to abdomen?

A few things: Pancreas, gall bladder, stomach or duodenal ulcer, disk herniation and nerve compression in the spine or nerve compression by slipped rib which can happen after violent coughing or unskilled golf swings. ...Read more

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How can sitting cause back pain in the spine?

How can  sitting cause back pain in the spine?

Positional load: Sitting places 4 times body weight load across your lower back while being in a car causes an additional vibrational stress (cars & human spines vibrate at the same harmonic frequency about 5 hertz). Prolonged positioning also adds increased load. Getting up periodically if it can be done can help as can a small lumbar roll support. Also seat adjustments can help such as a high back & armrests. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis or adhesions grow on the muscles of your lower back? How does endo cause near constant lower left side back pain?

Can endometriosis or adhesions grow on the muscles of your lower back? How does endo cause near constant lower left side back pain?

Very unlikely: Endometriosis usually presents in areas of the body where there are hollow surfaces associated with them. For example in the abdomen within the peritoneal cavity (the tummy) or even on the lung in rare occasions. It would very unlikely within the muscles of the lower back. But if you are worried about it the best thing to do is to see your physician. ...Read more

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Left hand side abdominal pain. Can the mirena (levonorgestrel) coil cause this?

Possibly: If the mirena (levonorgestrel) moved it could cause left, right or abdominal pain. Please get checked out as soon as possible at an emergency room. Good luck ...Read more

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Can my old concussion be the main cause of back pain and nerve pains?

Generally No: While Concussions are considered a mild brain injury, they are not know to cause pain in back or in extremities. My recommendation is to see a doctor to evaluate your spine for real causes of this back and nerve pain. ...Read more

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What can cause me to have sharp chest pain associated with high left side back pain up into the back of my neck sometimes causing a headache?

What can cause me to have sharp chest pain associated with high left side back pain up into the back of my neck sometimes causing a headache?

Heart Disease?: With the limited information, the foremost concern would be a heart condition such as angina. I would recommend that you get evaluated as soon as possible. It is possible you have cervical spine or a muscular cause for your symptoms, but these conditions are not life-threatening. Please get a cardiology evaluation first and make sure you don't have symptoms related to heart disease. ...Read more

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Can PCOS cause pain in the lower back on the left or right side?

Can PCOS cause pain in the lower back on the left or right side?

No but yes: Hello: Generally PCOS does not cause pain by itself and if you do get pain then it is usually from a cyst enlarging or actually ovulating that can cause the pain and on either side depending on which one is having the cystic enlargement. I hope this helped some. ...Read more

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Could IBS be the cause of back and side pain? (pain mainly on the left)

Could IBS be the cause of back and side pain? (pain mainly on the left)

Pain from IBS.: IBS can cause a pain that would usually be described as a bloat. But, I wouldn't just assume this, as certainly other things can cause abdominal pains. Your pains should be investigated to make sure they're due to IBS and not something else. ...Read more

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What can cause slight pain in ovaries?

What can cause slight pain in ovaries?

See details: Pain in that area can be from other causes including GI ones. Have the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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Back Pain (Definition)

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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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