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What could cause low fever, chills, lower back pain?

What could cause low fever, chills, lower back pain?

Infection: You could have a bladder or kidney onfection. You should be seen by your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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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


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Fever off and on chills, extrem lower back pain on and off headache throwing up weak. Hard time keeping Consintration. : (?

Fever off and on chills, extrem lower back pain on and off headache throwing up weak. Hard time keeping Consintration. : (?

Go to ER: You sound quite ill, with potential involvement of the central nervous system. Do not delay, go and get evaluated professionally. If you can go and get seen in your PCP office immediately that is good, but if not go to ER. Hope all clears well. ...Read more

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Fever and lower back pain for a week, what to do?

Fever and lower back pain for a week, what to do?

See a doctor: If you have a cold/flu, you may be having fevers/chills which can cause back spasms and pain.
However, if you are having pain and fevers originating from the back you may have an infection in the back, the kidneys, or other structure near the back.
It is best to see a doctor soon to make sure that an infection in or around your back is ruled out. ...Read more

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Have lower back pain and a fever. Can they be related?

Yes: Low back pain and a fever together can be a sign of a possible spinal infection and needs to be further evaluated by a doctor. Although other conditions (like a urinary tract infection) can cause similar issues, any associated neurologic issues (such as pain or weakness in the legs or losing bowel or bladder control) can be a medical emergency and shouldn't be ignored. ...Read more

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Fibro. Mine started out with TMJ and lower back pain and fever, and have it all now. Does it always come on gradual or all the symptoms at once?

Fibro. Mine started out with TMJ and lower back pain and fever, and have it all now. Does it always come on gradual or all the symptoms at once?

Fibromyalgia: Whenever there is fever, have it checked out by a doctor to rule out other causes like infection, arthritis (rheumatologic there are many) disease, urinary tract infection, dental infections, or lymph disease.

I have seen back pain, low grade fever, with muscle aches in patients with mycoplama where a course of zithromax is helpful at times.

Fibromyalgia can be variable, . ...Read more

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My son (8) has thrown up once to twice a day for three days he also is complaining about lower back pain possible could be more than flu? No fever

My son (8) has thrown up once to twice a day for three days he also is complaining about lower back pain possible could be more than flu? No fever

Please see Dr.: There are a number of possible reasons for his symptoms, and the only way to find the cause is to see his Dr. For evaluation. And if he's been vomiting for 3 days, I'd advise seeing the Dr. Tomorrow. ...Read more

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Hi I've got severe lower back pain, it hurts on one side now, yesterday most parts of my lower back, hard to sit straight, fever and nausea. Help?

Hi I've got severe lower back pain, it hurts on one side now, yesterday most parts of my lower back, hard to sit straight, fever and nausea. Help?

See a physician: The fever and nausea make this case more than just garden variety back pain. I would definitely recommend seeing a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Fever and lower back pain and sciatica is it related? My blood and urine analysis are great

Fever and lower back pain and sciatica is it related? My blood and urine analysis are great

Not related: Sciatica is due to mechanical compression of the sciatic nerve and fever is from an infection or immune system process. Fever and back pain (not sciatica) can exist in many conditions such as kidney infection, etc. Call your doctor and start by saying that you have a fever. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain on the right side of my body, slightly below my ribs. It started 3 hours ago. No fever. No headache. Pain is sever?

I have lower back pain on the right side of my body, slightly below my ribs. It started 3 hours ago. No fever. No headache. Pain is sever?

Possible kidney ston: Others include gallbladder stone disease. The kidney stone pain may radiate downward towards the groin and may show blood in urine (dark urine). Gallbladder pain may radiate upward towards shoulder blades. Since you mentioned "severe", you probably need to visit the emergency department for x ray or ultrasound, urinalysis, and pain control. ...Read more

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I am having right lower back pain that is radiating to lower right pelvis. No fever?

Pain: There are so many questions to ask, but new onset pain in lower back that radiates to pelvis should be seen and evaluated asap. ...Read more

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What's wrong? I have a really bad headache lower back pain dizziness fever and occasionally feel nauseous. What should I do?

Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. Nsaids (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your pcp for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Have lower back pain that now has turned to a headache and all over body aches. Any idea on what this could be? No fever temps.

Concerned Doctor: Possibilities include a cold, the flu, myositis, spinal infection, and even more serious diseases. You need a neurological and Orthopaedic exam, labs, imaging and possibly spinal tap. ...Read more

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Lower back pain, fever, black tar stool, weak, aches, and hunger. What does this sound like?

Lower back pain, fever, black tar stool, weak, aches, and hunger. What does this sound like?

See Dr.: Tough to postualte what may be going on, but the "black tar stool" may be a sign of internal bleeding somewhere in your digestive tract. You need to see a dr. Asap for an evaluation if you have any blood in your stoool. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can getting a cold sore under noes cause lower back pain fever and other sick symptoms or is that only herpes 2?

No: Cold sore, or oral herpes, will not cause low back pain. Initial infection with herpes can cause fevers, but back pain and fevers are more likely to be due to something else. ...Read more

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Self treated for yeast infec. 2 weeks ago. Symptoms now gone. Lower back pain for 3 weeks. Period this week very light and only 3 days. No fever.

Self treated for yeast infec. 2 weeks ago. Symptoms now gone. Lower back pain for 3 weeks. Period this week very light and only 3 days. No fever.

Post yeast maybe uti: Get urine culture sent, not sure anithying related to few days on menses. back pain could be bladder to kidney infection. If any vaginal discharge or smeely like fish, could be bacterial vaginosis verses vaginitis verses other, get tested. ...Read more

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I took a home UTI test, negative results. I have lower back pain, low fever, trouble urinating completely, small amounts. Could this still be a UTI?

I took a home UTI test, negative results. I have lower back pain, low fever, trouble urinating completely, small amounts. Could this still be a UTI?

Yes, possible: That this was a false negative result. Symptoms are highly suggestive of uti. If you have fever and back pain, the infection might have spread to kidneys, so you should get to your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Mild fever everyday since last 15 days. Severe lower back pain. Also, pain in the insets of both feet (however, no swelling. Hurts like wound). HELP!!

Fever and pain: Low-grade fever and joint pain may be seen in a number of inflammatory conditions. I usually recommend that that might patients try over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications such as Tylenol. I also recommend that she be evaluated by a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Lower back pain for 5 days. Predominantly on right. Tired. No fever. Today loose stools. Take action or wait until after long weekend?

Lower back pain for 5 days. Predominantly on right. Tired. No fever. Today loose stools. Take action or wait until after long weekend?

Sounds like you: Probably have a viral infection. Unless symptoms worsen you could probably wait until after the long weekend to be evaluated by a health care professional. ...Read more

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Right Pelvic tender when pressed on r-hip, r-lower back pain and right upper abd pain in back too, fever please give me worst & best case scenario?

Right Pelvic tender when pressed on r-hip, r-lower back pain and right upper abd pain in back too, fever please give me worst & best case scenario?

Maybe serious see MD: The combination of these pains plus fever is worrisome for internal infection that might need antibiotics and maybe surgery. Very difficult to say anything more. Pelvic inflammatory disease, infected ovarian cyst, kidney infection, cholecystitis (gall bladder), and any number of others. Best case might be minor musculoskeletal problem (muscle strain?) plus a cold to explain fever. See doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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What could my lower back pain and fever be from along with a cold sore on noes and on off itchy skin?

What could my lower back pain and fever be from along with a cold sore on noes and on off itchy skin?

Mono: Epstein-barr virus which causes mononucleousis, and has variable symptoms on the body. ...Read more

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My son says the back of his throat kinds hurts, the back of his neck and lower back pain. Fever of 101?

EMERGENCY!: Fever coupled with neck/back pain should be checked out immediately. It may only be muscle tightening from the fever, but could also be meningitis. Let a doctor make that call. Do not wait! ...Read more

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


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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