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Cause of severe backache ? Had bowel obstruction prior.

Cause of severe backache ? Had bowel obstruction prior.

Go to ER: If you are having new onset of severe back pain, it could be a sign of a serious health condition in your age group. Please go and be evaluated in the emergency room as soon as possible. ...Read more

Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Backaches (Definition)

Backaches is a symptom in which a person has pain (aches) in his back, either some of the time, during some activities, or all the time. There are many causes for backaches, including arthritis, heavy lifting, ...Read more


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What should I do for severe backache?

What should I do for severe backache?

Multiple things: First assess your weight & exercise routines. Do you smoke? If a couch potato, smoke & overweight you need to correct all! in addition, core exercise & flexibilty along with cardio workouts will help. Otc medication & heat may benefit as can a back support. You may need an evaluation to see that pain is not referred from other area: ie a urinary issue like infection, GI issue or gynecologic one. ...Read more

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What might cause lower right backache?

What might cause  lower right backache?

See below: Potential causes include problems with the spine including, discs, joints, nerves and muscles. Other problems include kidney pain, pain from the abdomen, problems with the major blood vessels, masses in the back or in the reproductive organs. Most back pain is benign meaning not due to malignant tumors but if this has been going on for more than a few weeks, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What would cause a backache from just below the shoulders?

What would cause a backache from just below the shoulders?

Cerv Radiculopathy: Pain here is likely a pinched nerve from arthritic pressure and/or a herniated disc, or tendinitis (levator syndrome). Aggravated by poor posture at a computer. An exam by your doc can help determine if there is significant injury deserving of further studies or treatment. No hurry if not worsening, but, should be seen if not getting better. Nonsurgical usually helps. Try salonpas hot patches. ...Read more

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I was wondering is a balance ball supposed to cause backaches?

I was wondering is a balance ball supposed to cause backaches?

That would depend on: how you are using it & what issue you may or may not have in terms of any prior or current back symptoms along with what shape you are in to begin with such as weight issues and tobacco use. You may want to talk to a physiatrist as to an exercise program if you are having any back problems to learn correct exercise routines including those that may include a balance ball. ...Read more

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I've been suffering from severe backache for a longtime.Pl give some tips.

I've been suffering from severe backache  for a longtime.Pl give some tips.

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment of the pain depends on the cause of your pain, which might include heat or cold pads, massage, exercise, physical therapy, over the counter or prescribed medication, injection .... Please see a doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Pain right side of bellybutton and backache for 6 years no other symptoms. I've had lots of tests done but they can't find the cause.

Pain right side of bellybutton and backache for 6 years no other symptoms. I've had lots of tests done but they can't find the cause.

Probable T10 nerve: Your description of symptoms sounds like a nerve root compression around t10 and probably a disc problem there as well. Have your dr evaluate that area with an mri. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does chemo causes backache?

Does chemo causes backache?

Perphaps : Depends on agent; more commonly, WBC stimulants (neulasta/ neupogen) more likey to cause back pain. ...Read more

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What causes backaches in pregnancy?

What causes backaches in pregnancy?

Physical changes: Physical changes that occur to your body because of the growing baby and the effect of hormones on your joints may lead to backaches. Imagine carrying a back pack with 25 pounds of stuff in it, only flip it around so that you carry it in front. Now carry that for 10 months. That weight puts a lot of stress on your back. Hormone changes in pregnancy loosen your joints, making the pain worse. ...Read more

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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