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Can there be any relation between diabetes and lower back pain?

Can there be any relation between diabetes and lower back pain?

Could be: Make sure you don't have a urine infection. For further info you're going to need to see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


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Does diabetes cause lower back pain and tingling feet?

Does diabetes cause lower back pain and tingling feet?

Diabetic Neuropathy: Diabetes affects the entire body and every system. Tingling feet are a symptom of diabetes affects on the nerves. This is called neuropathy. Burning, numbness, and itching are also symptoms. Low back problems can lead to pressure on nerves leaving the spine on their way to the feet. The same symptoms can be experienced with or without diabetes. Noninvasive nerve testing can help determine which. ...Read more

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I have type 1 diabetes,abdominal pain, lower back pain , and my stools are coming out with white around them and is itchy. What could it be?

I have type 1 diabetes,abdominal pain, lower back pain , and my stools are coming out with white around them and is itchy. What could it be?

Diabetes Type 1: At 16, you really shouldn't be asking questions on here. You definitely need to tell your parents about this, and you need to see your doctor. I think you should go to the ER all things considered. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain & urinating a dark yellow urin. Diabetes?

I have lower back pain & urinating a dark yellow urin. Diabetes?

Not a symptom of DM: Low back pain and dark urine isn't a symptom of diabetes. Those with high blood sugars will often have frequent and large amounts of urine and feel thirsty all the time. Please see your doctor to evaluate this problem. ...Read more

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I have tingling feet and low back pain. Could it be diabetes or something else?

Have Diabetes?: If not, then not likely. If you do have diabetes, are your sugars under control? If not, then its possible. However, most often the pain and feet tingling are related coming from the back. If you are not improved in a few days, i would suggest you see your doctor for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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Does diabetes generally cause low back pain and tingling feet?

Does diabetes generally cause low back pain and tingling feet?

Tingling: Diabetes may cause neuropathy that may feel like tingling or burning in the legs. If you have back pain with tingling in your legs, it may be caused by a lumbar disc herniation. You should get a thorough medical evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have been having stomach pain, upper left quadrant pain, low back pain intermittently for last month. I also get nauseous when laying on my stomach. My gallbladder was removed years ago. I do have hypertension, first stage kidney disease and diabetes. I

Lots of Info: U say Stomach, I assume U mean abdominal. Gall bladder removal does not prevent gallbladder disease, still can have gravel & Pancreatitis (Bloating?). Left Quad pain ? constipation. Diabetes predisposes to Neuro-pathy which can affect everything. incl. GI tract & Muscles. U Need fiber & osmotic bowel supplement at times. U need examination by Internist & blood test to get prop specialist triage ...Read more

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Left lower back pain?

Left lower back pain?

Vague: Left low back pain. Radiate into leg? Most painful movement ? Injury ? Illness ? Sudden ? Long time ? Age ? With just the question to go on, what is likely in the left lower back area with no leg radiation ? Could be your left sacroiliac joint or your left l5s1 facet joint or even early shingles. ...Read more

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What cause lower back pain ?

Many reasons: Local infection, muscular strain/ sprain, ruptured disc, facet impingement, spondylolisthesis, sacro-iliac dysfnctn, lumbar stenosis, cauda equina syndrome, pyriformis syndrome. See doctor and evaluate all of these possibilities. ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin
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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


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (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