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Can hemorrhoids cause lower back pain?

Can hemorrhoids cause lower back pain?

Not really: External hemorrhoids usually dont cause back pain. Internal ones unless they are causing bowel obstruction do not hurt also. Im sure some preporation h can help. If not see your physician to see a proctologist or general surgeon who can talk to you about your options. And find out why u have back pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Patricia Foster
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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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Is it normal to have major bloating a day after a rectal exam w/ lower back pain? Impacted w/ blood in stool, external/internal hemorrhoids, loose stool

Is it normal to have major bloating a day after a rectal exam w/ lower back pain? Impacted w/ blood in stool, external/internal hemorrhoids, loose stool

Depends: I would need to know more about your hx, and what exactly was done during the rectal exam. If you had invasive type of procedure--lower GI series where a barium enema is introduced into anus--or a flexible sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy--then cramping or bloating are to be expected for 4-24 hrs. If you are having further difficulties, consult with dr who ordered, or performed tests. Good luck. ...Read more

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"Internal Hemorrhoids" keep coming back. Pain is just on the inside(either left or right side towards back).Tired of them.GI says NO to surgery. Why?

"Internal Hemorrhoids" keep coming back.  Pain is just on the inside(either left or right side towards back).Tired of them.GI says NO to surgery. Why?

Hemorrhoids: The best treatment for internal hemorrhoids is to drink a whole lot of water and to take a fiber supplement with every meal. It is difficult for most people to consume high-fiber diet therefore just taking a fiber supplement with every meal should keep your stools extremely soft. I imagine that he does not recommend surgery because this is a long drawn out process which can be very painful ...Read more

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External & internal hemorrhoids. Back pain. Everything I eat, hurts me. Severe constipation. Pulsation in vaginal area. Tingling in hands & feet.

External & internal hemorrhoids. Back pain. Everything I eat, hurts me.  Severe constipation. Pulsation in vaginal area. Tingling in hands & feet.

See a doctor: This sounds as if you really need to be seen by a family practitioner or general internist and fully evaluated. Multiple problems, some of them sounding potentially quite serious. Go soon and good luck. ...Read more

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What can cause internal and external pelvic pain as well as intense lower back pain?

What can cause internal and external pelvic pain as well as intense lower back pain?

Many causes: There are so many causes it is hard to go through them in this format If you are concerned follow up with your doctor. Consider a pelvic pain specialist pelvicpain.org Infection, Masses, Scar Tissue, Inflammation, Muscle Spasms, Nerve Disorders.... ...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 can cause lower back pain ? I'm only 16

What can cause lower back pain ? I'm only 16

Bad posture: At your age the common reasons for the back pain are improper shoes, bad posture for walking or sleeping or getting injured. So relax and use flat shoes for few days. Exercise and dont take any meds. Stretching will be very beneficial for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could a pinched nerve cause lower back pain?

Could a pinched nerve cause lower back pain?

Yes: The goal is to relieve the pressure on the nerve a diminish the local inflammation. Resting in a position to relieve strain in that area is useful. Icing can be a great relief and the use of nsaids is frequently helpful. Massage is a good reliever but if the condition persists week after week or is worsening, then you need to be evaluated by your orthopod. ...Read more

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Can a head cold cause lower back pain?

Can a head cold cause lower back pain?

Cold symptoms: Viral infections can cause muscle aches. The back pain could be from your infection, but it shouldn't last longer than a few days. Feel better! ...Read more

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Can a uti in men cause lower back pain?

Can a uti in men cause lower back pain?

Yes possible: Urinary tract infections in men can cause kidney issues. And this may be the cause of the back pain. The bacteria can travel from the urethra to the kidneys if not addressed and treated. So see doctor ...Read more

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Can muscles or nerves cause lower back pain?

Can muscles or nerves cause lower back pain?

Yes: Both muscles and nerves can cause back pain and may be difficult to separate the body protects itself , so with nerve injury it goes into muscle spasm. ...Read more

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Can progesterone shots cause lower back pain?

Not routinely: They do not, of themselves cause low back pain. However, if you are taking Progesterone shots, that implies a female problem. Pain in the uterus can cause low back pain, just like when a woman is pregnant. So, you might ask your physician who is giving you the Progesterone about that. ...Read more

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Can inflamed gut cause lower back pain?

Yes: There are non-spinal origins of low back pain, and having abdominal inflammatory issues can relate with symptoms of back pain. Other non-spinal causes include aortic aneursym, kidney/ureteral issues, uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts, hip pathologies, and also prostate inflammation. If pain continues, seek out medical attention. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more