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L5 Back Pain Symptoms
Herniated discs l4/l5, l5/s1, bilateral sacroillitis x5 years, chronic back pain and worsening leg weakness. Sick of pt, now what?
Sick of PT: Unfortunately, with your issues exercise is an important factor. Swimming is best as it can be low impact while keeping the joints moving. Si joints can be made numb with raiofrequency performed by a qualified pain doc and can last upto a year or more. Herniated discs too can be treated with minimally invasive techniques, esp if they are contained (the outer rim is intact). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Having constant lower abdominal&lower back pain for 3+wks. Neg 4 uti. Had lavh/bso in 2013 d/t endometriosis. Pain worse w/everyday activities. Help!
So sorry : For approximately 7 to 10% of women who undergo the surgery you had for endometriosis, these women still have pain related to endometriosis despite having the surgery. I'm so sorry you're going through this. The best you can do is see your gynecologist again. Maybe a trial of Lupron (leuprolide) to see if it helps with pain? Good luck and i'm so sorry. ...Read more
Had l5-c1 herniated disc yea. Sever gluteal muscle pain 4 weeks ago. Since 4 days i'm having lower back bone pain. Difficulty & Pain urinating. ?
Here are some ...: Go to confirm no UTI, poor bladder emptying, etc. by physical exam + testing UA & residual urine. As to managing the potential consequence from nerve compression affecting bladder nerve, work with Doc so to decide what and how. In the meantime, try to urinate on regular basis + using one of alpha-blockers to help relax bladder opening and prostate urethra. Hopefully, all things in lower spine will ...Read more
What could cause hair loss. Up back pain. Burning feeling since may. Gnawing abdominal pain right flank elevated .Ana + spec pattern. Neg lupus?
Rheumatology: You should see a rheumatologist and get basic lab testing of the hpa axis. ...Read more
Difficult to say: Causes for low back pain range from muscle strain, trauma of soft tissue, infection, inflammation, disk herniation, facet artthrosis, bone issues, etc. An examination is definitely needed followed by possible radiographic study. More history is also needed to determine if comorbidity or other medical problems are contributing. Good luck. ...Read more
Symtoms: Severe back pain witb pain radiating to the left leg , abdominal distention, cold chills and constant burping. What could be causing this?
Yes, mostly w/breath: Depending on where the fractured ribs are, will determine which areas affected. Also whether it's in the front, or back, or side. There's a lot of variables. However oftentimes fractured ribs feel little bit worse when you're inhaling and stretching the ribs apart. So, make sure that your physician is aware of your complaints, so they can help you manage the pain. The main organs that broken ribs affect is puncturing the lungs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1 month recovering from microlumbar disectomy, l4/l5, l5/s1. Back pain relieved but numbness/tingling/pressure in right knee persists. Possibilities?
Upper abdomen pain with upper back pain (abdomen pain is short, back pain lasts longer) nausea (short, no vomiting) and heartburn/burping. Help?
Pain in flanks & low back radiating down both legs, Occ bad chest pain/mid back pain, difficulty beginning urinating & defecating. Kidney problem?
Severe abdominal pain radiates to back & thighs. Diagnosed w/PCOS 4 months ago, no treatment. Spotting after intercourse. Help?
Not PCOS: Pain is not a usual symptom of PCOS. Pain is your body's way of telling you that something is wrong. You need to see your doctor or an urgent care clinic for an exam and testing to find out what it is. Spotting after intercourse can be due to an infection or abnormal cells on the cervix. Get seen soon and feel better. ...Read more
25/f/i'm having mod to severe r side pain which extends straight to my back. Also having intermittent severe lower abdominal pain which causes nausea?
See your doctor: Isabella i would recommend seeing your doctor because there are several potential causes and some can be serious. Some possibilities include gall bladder disease, pancreatitis although there are many others. . If your pain tends to be worse after eating especially meals with fat this is consistent with gall bladder disease. Seek medical evaluation immediately in the case of yellow skin or fever. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer