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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


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After open gallbladder surgery, i've had really bad lower right side back pain and spasms. I mostly slept sitting up after. Can that be the cause?

Maybe: Would need more information. How long ago was the surgery? In the first few weeks after major open abdominal surgery, there sometimes can be some back muscle pains due to abnormal posture while sitting or standing. Try changing positions, stand up more straight, walk more, use local heat on the muscles. See your surgeon to be sure that you are healing properly. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my lower right side back pain after drinking alcohol?

What is the cause of my lower right side back pain after drinking alcohol?

Numerous: You should see our pcp to have a few things checked out- your kidney, liver, and spine. Any one of them can cause lbp. ...Read more

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What are the causes of lower left side back pain?

What are the causes of lower left side back pain?

Refer to answer: Causes of left sided lbp are left sided sciatica, left sided sacral ilitis, and rarely left sided pelvic lesions or inflammation. We suggest refer to your physician to identify the problem and resolve the problem. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain on the right side. I have spasms as well. What could be the cause. ?

I have lower back pain on the right side.  I have spasms as well.  What could be the cause.

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Urinary tract : Problems. Urinary tract infections (utis) are infections of the urethra, bladder, ureters, or the kidneys, which comprise the urinary tract. Back pain, pain or burning when you urinate.Pain on one side of your back under your ribs were the kidney are, some fever. Your belly feels tender or heavy. All are symptoms of urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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Hi, I just want to know what causes lower side back pain with uti?

Hi, I just want to know what causes lower side back pain with uti?

It is not uncommon: to have a lower sided back pain with the urinary tract infection. Drink plenty of fluids and dont hold urine for longer periods of time. Good luck. ...Read more

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Lwhat causes lower back pain on your lower left side?

Multip possibilities: Low back pain can be caused by various conditions and often a combination of sorts. The history (due to trauma?/how long present/ etc) , severity of the pain, radiation of the pain(does it move down your leg) & other factors, and exam are helpful in identifying the cause. It coud be be due to mechanical prob, muscle strains, disc disease, arthritic problems, joint d/o. See your md as a start! ...Read more

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I have lower right back pain just above my butt, i sit a lot for school and work and favor my right side for computer work, is this a plausible cause?

I have lower right back pain just above my butt, i sit a lot for school and work and favor my right side for computer work, is this a plausible cause?

Yes: It is common for persons with desk jobs to develop back and buttock discomfort. Why are you favoring your right side? I tell all my patients with desk jobs to get up at least once per hour to stretch or walk around. Also, make sure you have a comfortable chair with proper lumbar support. ...Read more

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What can cause lower back pain on one side?

Facet arthropathy: Thank you for your question. There are many potential causes of back pain. Among the more common causes of unilateral back pain are sacro-iliac joint problems, fact arthropathy, and spianl stenosis. Usually an exam and appropraite sudies can find the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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What causes lower back pain just above the buttocks on the right side?

See below: Several things can. You have symptoms which could be severe and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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What could cause bad lower back pain? It is now spreading up my back around my sides and down my right hip.

What could cause bad lower back pain? It is now spreading up my back around my sides and down my right hip.

In a 28 year old gal: How about a urinary tract infection? Excessive strain and strain after a hard workout, lifting furniture, moving out from a dormitory, moving in to a new place after moving out from your parents? Pregnancy, rheumatoid arthritis, scoliosis, muscle spasms (which CANNOT be solved by eating bananas for heavens sakes!). Tell me more and I'll do the same! www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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Difficulty & decrease urination. Lower abdominal & back pain on right side after urinating. What could be the cause?

Multiple: Could be bladder infection, but with back pain on right sounds more like kidney infection or kidney stone. See if there is blood in urine. Increase fluids, sx persist, seek medical attention ...Read more

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Lower back pain and sides of quads hurt after playing soccer? I am 16 year old boy what could be some causes of this? Growing pain?

Myalgias: Muscle strain, over-use injury. Could just be lactic build-up after a strenuous soccer game. Gentle stretching, ice therapy for 2-3 days followed by heat therapy, and moderate massage may help. If the pain is so severe that walking is painful or the pain radiates (shoots) anywhere then visit your doc for a physical evaluation ...Read more

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What could cause lower back pain thats worse on the right side and also causes pain towards the hip area? Icy hot and heating pad no help.

Back pain: Many possible causes as simple as a back strain or as much complicated ones such as spine patology of the lumbar spine produced by degenerative disc disease, arthitis of the facet joints, bulging disc, spondylolysthesis with or without spondylolysis, olso extra articular spine pathology such as kidney pathology:kidney stones, enlarged kidneys and olso diseases of the vessels such as dilatation of the a. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of nose bleeding from the left nostril and lower back pain on the left side?

What could be the cause of nose bleeding from the left nostril and lower back pain on the left side?

Epistaxis: Not sure if the 2 are related, did you have any recent blood tests to check your platelet level? Nose bleeding can be from a burst vessel in the nostril or sinus infection or nasal allergies. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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