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Is Back Pain A Symptom Of Syphilis
I contact syphilis 6 years ago and treated it with wrong medcin and now I'm having back pain always and wicknes of penis, so what can I do to get myse?
When to see a doc?:
Severe back pain that is associated with:
weakness in the leg, problems controlling your bowels or bladder, numbness when wiping yourself with toilet paper should be seen immediately by a doctor:
http://www. Webmd. Com/back-pain/living-with-low-back-pain-11/when-to-call-doctor ...Read more
Cancer pain: Usually not. Cancers are usually painless until they press on surrounding organs or nerves. Other symptoms for colon cancer should be observed, such as blood in stool. If there is any doubt, please see your internist or a GI specialist for a checkup, especially if you have a higher risk for cancer. ...Read more
Possibly: Low back pain might be caused by testicular cancer in abdominal or pelvic lymph nodes, pelvic or lower abdomen back muscles, low lumbar vertebrae or if it were pushing on the nerves exiting the spine in the low back. The best was to evaluate this would be imaging of the low back, abdomen and pelvis with either ct scan or MRI scan or both. ...Read more
No: No, thrush is yeast infection of mucous membranes of mouth and tongue, would not cause low back and low abdominal pain. However vaginal yeast infection occasionally can, although it is more likely to be caused by stds, and vaginal yeast more often causes vaginal irritation, burning and itching. ...Read more
I'm 32 yrs old. Had my tubes tied 5 months ago. I have a umbilical hernia. Don't see doc for 3 wks. What makes it worse? And is back pain a symptom.
Umbilical/incisional: Are you saying the umbilical hernia is from the umbilical incision for the tubal ligation? You should definitely see your doctor who did the surgery and follow up on that. You may need surgery to fix the hernia. Ignoring it makes the situation worse. Weight gain makes it worse. If the original surgeon is slow to response, condsider getting a second opinion from another surgeon! ...Read more
Is back pain a symptom of lung cancer? I have had MRI which showed cervical steonisis and arthritis in my neck and middle back?
When when is upper back pain a symptom of lung or breast cancer? Been present 2 yrs. Up right. Mri spine ok. Mam ok. Chest xray ok. Chronic everyday
Needs evaluation: The basic test for syphilis is calked an rpr. It is very sensitive meaning a false positive is rare. If you know you have been exposed then get retested. The symptoms of syphilis vary widely and can often be confused for other disease. Because of this syphilis is known as the "great imitator." see your doctor to evaluate what other tests for other diagnosis should be considered. ...Read more
Yes, but normally: Progressive. It does not normally just acutely jump up unless you pinched a nerve. Back pain can develop progressively with scoliosis as the angle changes. If the pain jumped up unexpectedly, then best to be seen by your physician who monitors your scoliosis to see if there is anything that happened to cause this abrupt increase in pain. ...Read more
Can lower back pain be a symptom of a serious health issue or something more than just a poor matress.
Could be serious: The link between back pain and mattresses is somewhat dubious, but there is at least one study showing that a majority of patients did better with a medium firm mattress. Certainly if you have a completely worn out mattress, a new mattress would be advised. Any pain has the potential to be something serious, which is why we always recommend evaluation with a physician if your symptoms persist. ...Read more
An online website says that back pain is a major symptom of cancer. Some adults over the age of 55 have some degree of pain. Do they all have cancer?
No: Often there are a constellation of symptoms present for particular medical conditions. ...Read more
Left back pain where the rib cage ends, also to the side of the body at the same level. What can it be? It hurts when I make pressure no other symptom
This could be many things - more information would be needed. If there was a strain or lifting - it could be a muscle strain. If fever or cough - could be pneumonia. If fever or symptoms when you pee - could be kidney infection. If a rash around that side of back with blister like lesions it could be shingles. If the pain persists follow up your physician.
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What can I do if my friend says that back pain is one of the symptom of kidney stone, is it true?
Very true: In lumber region keep this in mind too. ...Read more
Does thickening of gallbladder wall always need to be treated? No stones were visible on MRI. Only symptom is back pain that seems mechanical.
Acalculous cholecyst: Sound like time for a cholecystectomyGet a more detailed answer ›
Dysmenorrhea: Dysmenorrhea, or pain associated with menstrual cycles, tends to be multifactorial (i.e., many causes). Gynecological sources of pain may include endometriosis, fibroids, and premenstrual syndrome (pms). However, low back pain can arise from hormonal changes which, in turn, can affect the elastin in connective tissues of the spine itself. Consult with your gynecologist for a formal evaluation. ...Read more
Low back pain: The kidneys are not positioned in the low back. The appendix in most people is in the right lower part of your belly close to the groin area. Usually the pain from this is acute and very severe - extreme pain on simple movement and it generally would occur in the front before it would be in the back. Chances are you would not be well enough to post a question here! ...Read more