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Emg Test Lower Back
Pregnancy/Back pain: Back pain can occur in early pregnancy as the uterus is preparing for the fetus. Pain from the uterus can refer to the back. Recommend evaluation by your doctor. The hormonal changes of pregnancy can also affect the musculoskeletal system to prepare for pregnancy and delivery. Finally, pregnancy outside of the uterus (ectopic pregnancy) can also present as painful abdominal and back pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Emg (electromyography) is a test of your muscles and nerves. It is typically performed along with nerve conduction studies (ncs). The EMG portion involves placing a recording pin (like a fine wire antenna) into various muscles, looking for 'muscle distress signals' that could suggest nerve or muscle diseases/problems. Nerve conduction studies involve stimulating nerves ...Read more
It depends,,: It depends on what your history is, the severity of the pain, and what your tests show. This could be anything from an aortic aneurysm to a bad ulcer to pancreatitis. All of these can have big consequences and it would be a good idea to see your doctor for a good physical exam and to talk of what your tests show, especially your scan as that might indicate the cause. Best of luck. ...Read more
L spine, CT scan came back normal, only have lower back pain. No uti, stones, etc. Would l spine show lower back tumor? Dr. Says l spine was normal?
Lower back pain: Is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the us. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. ...Read more
Upper right quadrant back pain radiating to front. Had UTI tests, blood tests and back X-ray. Diagnosed arthritis. Two weeks. Is this possible?
Possible: It is possible, but if you are having recurrent pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen as well as back pain you may have something else going on. I see that you are also on prednisone - this may make you more likely for other problems as well. You need to get in for reevaluation of your pain. You may need an ultrasound or other studies. Please get in. Take care. ...Read more
I've had pain in lower left back stomach and left thigh. Believe something is affecting my sciatica nerve. Doctors have done CT scan x-rays blood test?
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back or abdominal area. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Emg came back normal. Does that mean I have no neuropathy? Can an emg detect neuropathy? (left leg below knee).
Numb lower left leg front of the calf, mild weakness, brisk reflexes. Sent for MRI of brain, tspine, cspine and lspine. Normal. Now EMG. Scared.
MS EVALUATION: The way you classify your symptoms is worrisome. The EMG is the next step to pin down the diagnosis. You may also need a lumbar puncture if symptoms persist. Full lab work including evaluation for Lyme disease it VIT d deficiency b12 folic acid thyroid studies. Sjogrens Syndrome and Sarcoid evaluations well. If no firm diagnosis is made you may need second opinion. ...Read more
Blood & urine test vaginal sonogram small syst on ovary,but neg results for severe burning/pain lower ab & upper buttocks/low back pressure burning?
Here are some ..: I'm glad to know all tests on blood and urine have been unremarkable, but a small ovarian cyst, which most likely is just an incidental finding - unlikely bearing clinical significance. But what you've felt in lower abdomen, back, etc. is most likely related with age-related disorders of regional muscles, joints, or even nerves. These can be sorted out by detailed Hx + physicals ... Best wish ... ...Read more
Low back + distal lt. leg pain. MRI negative but EMG/NCS says pinched nerves L4-L5 and S1. What can cause this?
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. It is the same as a pinched nerve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stabbing pain in cervix and ovary areas. Lower back pain. V. late/missed period. Neg pregnancy tests.
Ectopic surgery 4 months missed period by 5 days lower abdomen pain, lower back and legs pain pregnncy test negative?
I have severe lower back pain and sharp shooting pains down the back of my upper thighs. Mri and x rays show nothing. Could this be a pinched nerve?
I have pain under my ribs in my right side and radiates to my back. Blood test came back normal. Did ultrasound, endoscopy , CT scan all normal.
RUQ anatomy: Anatomically, right upper quadrant (RUQ) of the abdomen includes: liver, gallbladder, pancreatic head, bile ducts and ampulla, c-loop of the duodenum, stomach antrum and pylorus, the hepatic flexure of the colon. Don't forget the diaphragm and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing RUQ pain. More testing is appropriate. ...Read more
Chronic 8, 9 back pain. Below right rib. Deep pain close to spine. Negative mri, abdominal ct, bone scan. Urinalysis, CBC and cmp normal. Now what?
See answer: A normal ct scan and urinalysis would pretty much rule out an underlying urological problem. A normal MRI and bone scan would tend to rule out a significant skeletal, spine or disc problem but not necessarily a muscular or some nerve-related problems. Would suggest evaluation by an orthopedic and/or pain specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer