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Diarrhea Upper Back Pain And Pain Under Ribcage
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
I had diarrhea within an hour of eating out. Followed by severe upper back pain/kidney pain? Diarrhea has stopped but pain in back is still severe.
Diarrhea back pain: Likely related to food ingested. You can have back pain with diarrhea because the colon goes all the way up near the diaphragm and when irritated you can feel it in your back or along the sides. You still may have gas. Consider mylanta with simethicone but follow up with doctor/urgent care today may require antibiotics if camphylobacter which has a pattern of waxing an waning diarrhea ...Read more
I have uncontrollable diarrhea and now I have upper back pain and found a knot of my right side. Diarrhea that is bright yellow and often burn.?
See doctor: Any mass or lesion needs evaluation. Yellow stools and diarrhea indicate fat in the stool or bile in the stool. There are many causes including fat malabsorption, choleretic diarrhea, celiac disease, bacterial overgrowth. An in office appointment with your doctor is recommended ...Read more
Severe upper back pain with nausea, diarrhea, cold sweats & hurts to breathe. Always happens bw 3-4 am. Wakes me from my sleep. I havehigh cholesterol?
I been having upper back pain and pain under my left arm pit. What could this possibly be caused from?
Continues nausea weakness and dizziness along with upper back pain and pain just under my ribs on the left and right side of my abdomin?
See MD: You really need to be examined and have a thorough history done. You may need lab work and radiologic studies. I'd see your physician. ...Read more
Military posture: Hello. The stiff, knees locked, erect, shoulders pulled back posture may be an irritant to the thoracic spine when standing like this for extensive prolonged periods of time. Can't be avoided though. Soldiers won't ever be allowed to stand in a more "neutral" positions. ...Read more
Varies: Commonly, upper back/shoulder blade pain can be from the neck or bursitis around the blade. Upper back pain could be from the shoulder or referred. Common referred sources include: abdomen, heart and neck. Shoulder sources include: arthritis, labral tears, instability, tendinitis, rotator cuff tears, bursitis, painful bony spurs etc. Ribcage pain can be from rib joints. See orthopedics. ...Read more
Pain to touch?: This is usually the sign of a bruise, spasm, or tendinitis. Pain to the touch is not likely nerve related. If the pain is between the spine and your shoulder blade, I would consider levator syndrome (muscle irritation) likely due to posture especially computer work. Rest, ice, nsaid's, and salonpas hot patches (capsacian patches) are good. Change your posture, monitor at eye level. ...Read more
May be stress: Your upper back more or you have weakness of the upper back muscles. ...Read more
Several things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
The back pain can be caused by muscle spasm, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. .. The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. It might include strengthening exercise, physical therapy, medication, interventional therapy, surgery. ..
You should seek help from a health care provider, you might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more
Sounds like he's: Coughing hard & has pleuritic chest pain; irritation of the lining around the lungs. Is he up-to-date on his immunizations? There have been some whooping cough (pertussis) outbreaks & older kids don't necessarily " whoop." he needs to see his pediatrician, who'll probably get a chesr xray & labs. Sadly, you shouldn't give him anything to suppress the cough unless his doctor gives the okay. ...Read more
Yes: Yes they can be serious or benign. If the rib muscles or more commonly a muscle like serratus anterior is weak, it can effect your breathing. But you need to rule out other causes from problems in your aorta to ball bladders. ...Read more
Thoracic pain: This is unfortunately a very nonspecific complaint and could represent anything from scapulothoracic pathology to cervical radiculopathy to underlying chest pathology (i.e. Heart, lungs). If the pain has been present for over 6 weeks or is severe and waking you at night or if there are any other concerns then you should see a physician. ...Read more
Thoracic (Upper Back) Strain (Definition)
Discomfort or pain in the back at the level of the rib cage to the neck. Although upper back pain is not as common as lower back pain, the causes are often the same and include muscle strain or irritation (most common), injury to the spine leading to slipped disc or degeneration, or the pinching of a nerve in the back. ...Read more
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