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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


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What causes pain in left lower side of abdomen?

What causes pain in left lower side of abdomen?

Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of left lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, etc... ...Read more

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What causes pain left side of lower abdomen?

What causes pain left side of lower abdomen?

Many things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What causes stomach pain in lower left side?

What causes stomach pain in lower left side?

DIVERTICULITIS: Needs ruled out, constipation, colitis among others. An examination sounds like the right thing to do at this point. ...Read more

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Cause of left lower back pain radiating to hip?

Cause of left lower back pain radiating to hip?

Disk, sij: Pain could be from a bulging disk, sacro-iliitis (sacro-iliac joint), facet joint arthropathy, lumbar stain, muscle spasm or many other causes... Go see a medical specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes upper abdominal pain on the left side?

What causes upper abdominal pain on the left side?

Ulcers? constipation: Ulcers, constipation, pancreatitis, diverticulitis, splenic (rare), gallbladder.. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? See a doctor for exam and studies. ...Read more

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What causes pain in right upper quadrant of abdomen?

What causes pain in right upper quadrant of abdomen?

Liver,gallbladder : It is best to see doctor for evaluation, but RUQ pain usually involve liver, gallbladder stones., but there are other causes as well. ...Read more

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Pain on upper left back side of shoulder what causes it?

Muscle cramp: I guess, one of the major muscle on your upper back is sprained. I would advise you to apply ice pack and give rest to back muscle for few days. Then start with low intensity physiotherapy to strengthen the core body muscles. Good luck ! ...Read more

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What causes pain in lower abdomen left side?

Constipation: Constipation is the most common cause of lower abdominal pain on the left side. Other causes such as ovarian cyst or fibroids may be present in women. Crohn disease is one rare cause. ...Read more

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What causes pain in abdomen lower left side?

What causes pain in abdomen lower left side?

Many possibilities: Left lower abdomen discomfort can come from constipation, diverticulitis, colitis, ovarian condition, gas, irritable bowel, etc. ...Read more

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What causes left side pain in lower abdomen?

Many things: Most common would be kidney stone spleen or pancreas related pain such as pancreatitis. Abscess, could be colon or small bowel related. Are you also including your ? In general if your pain is persistent i suggest you see a doctor. If it is associated with fever see a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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What causes burning pain in upper left quadrent of the stomach?

Many causes: Question is was this a one time issue or is this ongoing and for longer than just a few days. If it is ongoing then have a doc take a look. ...Read more

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What causes pain in lower right side of abdomen?

What causes pain in lower right side of abdomen?

Possible appendix: It could be your colon or possibly your appendix. If pain persists, listen to mother nature and see your doctor. ...Read more

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What might cause severe back pain in the upper left quadrant of my back?

What might cause severe back pain in the upper left quadrant of my back?

Back pain: Inflammation of the rib head as it inserts into the spine. Upper back pain is in the thoracic spine. In general, most pain is muscular or tendinous in origin. Herniated discs in the upper spine are uncommon.An MRI of the thoracic spine can help make the diagnosis. See a neurosurgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes pain on lower left side of abdomen?

Diverticular Dz?: This can sometimes be related to diverticular disease. If the pain is chronic or accompanied by change to bowel habitus - this warrants medical assessment. Severe abdominal pain warrants urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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Probable causes of lower back and hip pain!?

Probable causes of lower back and hip pain!?

Several possibilitie: In that region, pain can arise from a hip, spine or si joint problem. It can also be a referred pain from your abdominal or pelvic region organs as well . If the pain is getting worse or persisting over time and is bothering you, get evaluated by your doctor to start the appropriate treatment based on a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left quadrant of abdomen?

Many: Left abd. Pain causes include but is not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone, injury, angina, heart attack, pneumonia, enlarged or ruptured spleen, pancreatitis & obstipation. ...Read more

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What causes pain in upper quadrant of abdomen?

What causes pain in upper quadrant of abdomen?

Many possibilities: Causes of upper abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: gallstones, hepatitis, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease, inflammation of the bile duct or gallbladder, obstructed intestines, and problems of the chest such as angina, heart attack, pericarditis, pneumonia and pleurisy. If you are experiencing chronic upper abdominal pain get it checked. Severe pain = er. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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