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Ok i 33 male work construction i have lower back pain like 4days a week i have really bad pain in back my cause by tmj i think i dont want surgery?

Ok i 33 male work construction i have lower back pain like 4days a week i have really bad pain in back my cause by tmj i think i dont want surgery?

Need xrays: See a doctor. You probably need spine xrays. Surgery is a dramatic treatment. You need an evaluation to start with. Could just be the result of the work you do. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Abdominal Surgery (Definition)

Abdominal surgery is an operation performed on the abdominal contents or organs. It may be an open incision surgery or laparoscopic surgery. It could also involve abdominal wall surgery such as hernias. Many organs may need to be treated with abdominal surgery such as liver, spleen, gallbladder, small intestine, colon or large intestine & many different diseases ...Read more


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Sacrum n lower back pain doc said may be caused by a double loop cyst at s2 (racepinephrine). Suggested surgery. Why do some cysts cause symptoms but others don't?

Sacrum n lower back pain doc said may be caused by a double loop cyst at s2 (racepinephrine). Suggested surgery. Why do some cysts cause symptoms but others don't?

Not sure what you : Mean by "double loop cyst." he may be referring to a benign incidental finding (usually noted on your lumbar spine mri), which are mostly asymptomatic called tarlov cysts, which are perineurial cysts.

Only on very rare occasions could this be the cause of your symptoms. So go have a spine surgeon evaluate you and give you a better answer after a physical examination and review of your mri. ...Read more

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What causes lower back pain and lower abdomen pain?

What causes lower back pain and lower abdomen pain?

An ulcer, gastritis,: There are several possibilities including disorders of the GI system, kidney or renal system, cardiovascular system & the reproductive system - ulcers, pancreatitis, infections, aneurysms, endometriosis , ovarian cysts, diverticulitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, kidney stones, infarcted intestines, volvulus, intussusception, tumors & adhesions are just a few possibilities. ...Read more

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What causes abdominal and lower back pain after embryo transfer?

What causes abdominal and lower back pain after embryo transfer?

POSITION OF SURGERY: Most likely the position of your legs during surgery are the cause of back pain which should resolve in a few days. Advil (ibuprofen) and a massage should help. Abdominal pain is from the procedure of removing embryo/ eggs from the ovaries and or manipulation of the uterus for implantation will cause abd pain. Like menstral craps these should go away. If not see your ob/gyn doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes lower back pain that radiates to lower abdomen accompanied with symptoms like sweating, vomiting, loose stool and chills?

What causes lower back pain that radiates to lower abdomen accompanied with symptoms like sweating, vomiting, loose stool and chills?

Kidney infection: There is a high chance that you may have a gastroenteritis accompanied by a kidney infection. Depending on your age this can be caused by multiple other factors. In the elderly you can have a reduced blood supply to the gut causing mesenteric ischemia. You will need to see a doctor as soon as possible to investigate further. ...Read more

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What can cause lower back pain and heaviness in the lower abdominal area?

What can cause lower back pain and heaviness in the lower abdominal area?

See below: You have symptoms which could be severe and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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What causes severe bloating with lower back pain, and sharp pains in the abdominal?

What causes severe bloating with lower back pain, and sharp pains in the abdominal?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause twitching in the front of my abdomen with severe lower back pain?

Abdominal spasms: The core is the muscle that supports the spine in front, back and on the sides. The abs, paraspinals, and obliques respectively. If you have pain, muscle spasms may ensue in any of the core group as they overcompensate for those muscles that are painful. Try stretching the abs by twisting when this occurs. Then core exercises as a preventative. ...Read more

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What can cause severe bloating with lower back pain, and sharp pains in the abdominal area indicate?

What can cause severe bloating with lower back pain, and sharp pains in the abdominal area indicate?

See below: You have symptoms which could be severe and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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What could cause lower back pain that is accompanied with pain shooting down the left leg and in the lower left abdomen area?

What could cause lower back pain that is accompanied with pain shooting down the left leg and in the lower left abdomen area?

Many Things: Back injury
back trauma
twisting the back
back muscle injury
spinal disc disorder
ligament injury
too soft mattress
too hard mattress. ...Read more

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What could cause lower back pain lower abdomen pain?

What could cause lower back pain lower abdomen pain?

An ulcer, gastritis,: There are several possibilities including disorders of the GI system, kidney or renal system, cardiovascular system & the reproductive system - ulcers, pancreatitis, infections, aneurysms, endometriosis , ovarian cysts, diverticulitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, kidney stones, infarcted intestines, volvulus, intussusception, tumors & adhesions are just a few possibilities. ...Read more

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I've had lower back pain for 4 weeks that started radiating to my abdomen. Could Fybroids be the cause? I was told 3 years ago that I had one.

I've had lower back pain for 4 weeks that started radiating to my abdomen. Could Fybroids be the cause? I was told 3 years ago that I had one.

You bet!: Have a GYN MD examine you again to determine if the fibroid has grown and/or is the cause of your back pain. Three years is sufficient time for the fibroid to become more symptomatic. ...Read more

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What causes lower abdomen pain and lower back pain?

What causes lower abdomen pain and lower back pain?

An ulcer, gastritis,: There are several possibilities including disorders of the GI system, kidney or renal system, cardiovascular system & the reproductive system - ulcers, pancreatitis, infections, aneurysms, endometriosis , ovarian cysts, diverticulitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, kidney stones, infarcted intestines, volvulus, intussusception, tumors & adhesions are just a few possibilities. ...Read more

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What are some causes of 2 missed periods lower back pain lower left side abdomen pain?

Pregnant: You could be pregnant and should seek the advice of a physician. It is worrisome having the left side abdominal pain because of the possibility of an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Would mesenteric adenitis cause upper abdomen pain and lower back pain?

Would mesenteric adenitis cause upper abdomen pain and lower back pain?

It may: What makes you ask this question? Mesenteric lymph nodes do not get inflamed on their own. There is usually some disorder like intestinal disease, TB, systemic viral infection that causes mesenteric adenitis.
It would be prudent to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause lower right abdomen pain and lower back pain?

Can ovarian cyst cause lower right abdomen pain and lower back pain?

Yes,: it could. But there are other potential causes, if you are having acute symptoms consider getting an evaluation. ...Read more

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Lower Back pain and lower abdominal discomfort. What is the cause? I need pillow bet knees when I sleep for back pain. Any good exercise?

Several thoughts: Low back pain is often due to a strain or sprain of muscles and ligaments in the back( as from lifting heavy item) or from a herniated or bulging disc pressing on nerves that leave the spine and travel to the legs. Occasionally pain may radiate to lower abdomen. For good patient information SEE: bit.ly/1v1juFX and bit.ly/1wCMDpb ...Read more

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Heavy periods,lower back pain,lower abdomen pain pain in my legs and arms WHAT could be the cause of all this pain?

Have you been: Evaluated for endometriosis ? This conditionxN cause very Wierd pains and different kinds of paiNs ...Read more

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I am having a lot of inner knee, thigh, and lower back pain after knee replacement. My surgery was 3 months ago & I have more pain than before tkr.

I am having a lot of inner knee, thigh, and lower back pain after knee replacement. My surgery was 3 months ago & I have more pain than before tkr.

Ouch: If you are having more pain, make sure you get in to be evaluated. Did you do physical therapy? Make sure you do physical therapy - this could also help your discomfort significantly. Take care! ...Read more

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I have severe lower back pain and the doctor does not want to do surgery. He has also cut my pain meds. What should I do?

I have severe lower back pain and the doctor does not want to do surgery. He has also cut my pain meds. What should I do?

Few steps: First, get all records and find another physician. Second, make sure that you have correct diagnoses. 3d, discuss frankly with a new physician why you want the surgery. Many causes of back pain can be treated conservatively and with physical therapy. Experienced orthopedic surgeon or neurosurgeon can guide you. ...Read more

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I just had knee surgery on tuesday. The only semi comfortable position is on my back. What can I do to help the lower back pain?

I just had knee surgery on tuesday. The only semi comfortable position is on my back. What can I do to help the lower back pain?

If u can put your : Feet flat with your hips at 45degrees and your knees at 90 degrees ( or there abouts ) it will take pressure off your lower back. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have some lower back pain when coughing or sneezing after microd/hemilaminotomy 3months after surgery? But otherwise there is no pain

Is it normal to have some lower back pain when coughing or sneezing after microd/hemilaminotomy 3months after surgery? But otherwise there is no pain

Back pain after surg: Spine surgery can lead to scar tissue within the spine. Coughing or sneezing causes increased pressure within the spinal canal. A discectomy leads to weakening of the outer disc wall and is prone to recurrent herniation if subjected to increased pressure. If you combine all these factors, it will be easy to understand why coughing or sneezing can cause more pain. If this pain radiates down the leg. ...Read more

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Hi, II have lower back pain before last 4 months. I have done my MRI then dr.Tell methat u have l4l5 and l5s1 pain soo what can do don't want surgery?

Hi, II have lower back pain before last 4 months. I have done my MRI then dr.Tell methat u have l4l5 and l5s1 pain soo what can do don't want surgery?

Medication, epidural: You can try a variety of medications such as oral steroids, non steroidal anti inflammatories, elavil, nuerontin/lyrica or Cymbalta (duloxetine) depending on allergies or medical issues. Epidural steroid injections & other pain management techniques are an option. Time is biggest healer as 90% resolve. Regular exercise, not smoking & weight control play a role with physical therapy an option as well ...Read more

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Had lower back surgery 4 yrs ago and im still habing lower back pain.

Back pain: I would recommend that you be reevaluated by your surgeon, if he/ she is not available due to the time elapsed then start with your family doctor. ...Read more

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I have tarsal coalition and following that lower back pain. It's hard for me to jog. How do I relive the effects of tarsal coalition without surgery?

I have tarsal coalition and following that lower back pain. It's hard for me to jog. How do I relive the effects of tarsal coalition without surgery?

Foot specialist: I would recommend that you see a foot and ankle orthopaedic specialist. You may have a gait abnormality from the coalition that requires special therapy or an orthotic. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
2,077 doctors shared insights

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


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