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Could endometriosis cause flank pain and/or sharp shooting pains in low abdomen?

Could endometriosis cause flank pain and/or sharp shooting pains in low abdomen?

Endometriosis: Endometriosis can affect the ovary, on the uterus, the the fallopian tubes, or rarely the intestines or bladder. Although it can only be diagnosed surgically, if it is inside the ovary, you may be able to see an endometrioma with a pelvic ultrasound. The pain you describe typically occurs only with you menstrual cycles but can sometimes cause pain at other times as well. ...Read more

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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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Abdominal pains, lower back pain from cystitis?

Abdominal pains, lower back pain from cystitis?

Possible: A urine test at your physician's office can easily detect this. Then, you'll be prescribed an appropriate antibiotic for a few days that should clear it up. ...Read more

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Low abdominal pain and back pain causes in girls?

Low abdominal pain and back pain causes in girls?

Ovarian: I would certainly look at ovarian and/or other gynecological causes first. Is there a pattern to the pain? ...Read more

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Do low back disc pains cause abdominal pain?

Sometimes, but...: Occasionally disks in the mid back (thoracic) can irritate nerves that can cause pain in the belly area (skin level). It may be accompanied by numbness or tingling. If you have deep belly (abdominal) pain, it is more likely caused by something other than the disks. Consult your pcp, especially if you have other problems like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, fever. ...Read more

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Pain in flanks & low back radiating down both legs, Occ bad chest pain/mid back pain, difficulty beginning urinating & defecating. Kidney problem?

Pain in flanks & low back radiating down both legs, Occ bad chest pain/mid back pain, difficulty beginning urinating & defecating. Kidney problem?

Spine?: Whole there are many nonspecific symptoms here, a problem with one or more of the discs in our spine could be a cause. Best to see your primary care provider for aide complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Low back pain and abdominal pain, cramps. What up?

Low back pain and abdominal pain, cramps. What up?

Bladder/pelvic cong.: Urin.Bladder infection, pelvic inflmmatory disease in females, stones in the ureters, chronic constipation, lumbar radiculopathy endometriosis in femlaes, proatate infection in males , diverticulitis - an inflammatory condition from weakened walls of intestine leading to outpochings called diverticula, adhesions from previous surgical scars, cancers from pelvic organs, and abdominal organs. ...Read more

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Lower back pain with stomach pain radiating down leg?

Lower back pain with stomach pain radiating down leg?

See your PCP: You need a thorough evaluation by your primary care provider and probably some i, aging studies and perhaps a referral to a specialist for a consultation. ...Read more

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Burning lower back pain. Nausea. Lower abdomen pain. Not pregnant?

UTI: Symptoms are very suspicious for this. I would recommend a urine culture and some antibiotics, empirically. Get with GYN and/or primary ASAP. ...Read more

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Back pain abdominal pain pain below breast bone?

Back pain abdominal pain pain below breast bone?

A lot of things: Pain in this area can be caused by many things. You will need to see your doctor. He/she will take a good history of your pain, ie its location, is it constant or intermittent, the quality of the pain (i.E sharp, dull, aching, burning etc) whether it is affected by change of position or not, whether it has any relationship to eating or not and many other questions. Then a physical exam and tests. ...Read more

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Cause of flank pain radiating down?

Cause of flank pain radiating down?

Kidney stones: The most common cause would be a kidney stone trying to pass down the ureter into the bladder. The pain is colicky and severe and it follows the tract of the ureter which is to go to the groin region on the side of the stone. ...Read more

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Will lower back pain cause abdominal pain?

Will lower back pain cause abdominal pain?

Not common: To have low back pain with abdominal pain. Sure it happens, but when it occurs, it helps diagnose the cause. Usually though, back pain remains in your back, or travels into your leg. And abdominal pain remains in your abdomen. Back pain doesn't cause abdominal pain. The question should be related to the cause of the back pain, because certain causes of back pain also have abdominal pain. ...Read more

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What causes pain in right flanks and low back pain?

What causes pain in right flanks and low back pain?

Many: A kidney stone or a kidney infection can cause low back pain and flank pain. It largely depends on the other symptoms you're having. The pain with kidneys would be near the bottom of the ribcage. Difficult to say for sure without examining you. Please see your pcp if the pain continues. ...Read more

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Frequent urination lower back pain and pain in left side?

Frequent urination lower back pain and pain in left side?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Acute abdominal pain w tenderness, pain in middle abdomen & sharp pain in lower. fever, chills, dark urine, no appetite, back pain, nausea diarrhea.

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Acute abdominal pain w tenderness, pain in middle abdomen & sharp pain in lower. fever, chills, dark urine, no appetite, back pain, nausea diarrhea.

See remark: As much as I want to help ,a relatively young lady with these symptoms need urgent ATTENTION. I don't know your history & situation but with fever,chills PLEASE go to an emergency room,or see a doctor at you earliest convenience In good health,God bless you ...Read more

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Severe low back pain low pelvic pain leg pain a week before period?

Severe low back pain low pelvic pain leg pain a week before period?

Get gyn check: Severe pain warrants an prompt evaluation. Sounds like ovarian cyst or pelvic infection if it's only this cycle. ...Read more

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Woken with chest pain very tired lower pain in back abdo pain and pain in shoulders taken gtn no help?

Woken with chest pain very tired lower pain in back abdo pain and pain in shoulders taken gtn no help?

Must check the heart: A person with chest pain and left arm or shoulder symptoms usually has to go to his doctor (or the E.R.) to be checked right away for a heart attack. That means not waiting at home to see if it turns into a bad heart attack. As the saying goes, "better safe than sorry". There are other causes of pain, especially if the pain is more generalized... but worry about that after verifying a good heart. ...Read more

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Is radiating epigastric back pain related to preeclampsia?

What is your BP: What is your blood pressure? Preeclampsia may have stomach pain or be silent. http://www.preeclampsia.org/health-information/signs-and-symptoms. ...Read more

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Missed 4 periods not pregnant lower back pain lower abdominal pain/burning pain in same area with sharp pains sometimes in back & abdoment. Causes?

Missed 4 periods not pregnant lower back pain lower abdominal pain/burning pain in same area with sharp pains sometimes in back & abdoment. Causes?

4mo amenorrea: Hi Theresa. If def cnot pregnant, then you are having anovulatory cycles which are very long cycles. You can correct the cycles with hormones but wont improve fertility, and if u want to fall pregnant you will probably need clomid (clomiphene) etc to stimulate ovulation. The abdominal pain is prob pelvic congestion syn. See MD if no change at 6mo thx ...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