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Low back pain?

Low back pain?

Low Back Pain: Most LBP is not serious and goes away with time, physio, and simple analgesia. Warning signs include numbness, weakness, urinary or defecating problems, or fever. If you are older or have a cancer that is concerning also. There could be abdominal causes or kidney problems also. If any concerns or symptoms persist you should see your doctor. ...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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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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Lower back pain and missed menstruation?

Lower back pain and missed menstruation?

MY FIRST THOUGHT...: My first thought in any woman with back pain and missed menstruation is ectopic pregnancy, because it could be life-threatening. Immediate gyn examination first, everything else thereafter. ...Read more

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Lower back pain, fatigue, slight cramping, irregular periods.

Lower back pain, fatigue, slight cramping, irregular periods.

Many possibilities: Thyroid disorder, PCOS, pregnancy, and many other possible explanations for your symptoms. ...Read more

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Lower back pain and stomach cramping?

Many possibilities : Intestinal cramps from gas, infection, ulcer. Urinary infection or kidney stone. Uterine cramping from endometriosis, fibroid tumor. Ovarian maladies. Pregnancy. And a few others. Get checked if this persists or worsens. ...Read more

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Low estrogen labs, abdominal bloating and cramps, severe lower back pain,pain in ovary area, severe hot flashes, severe fatigue?

Low estrogen labs, abdominal bloating and cramps, severe lower back pain,pain in ovary area, severe hot flashes, severe fatigue?

Menopause: I do not expect you to be menopausal at this age unless you had surgical removal of the ovaries. All your symptoms could be from other causes. Dealing with pain may make you tired, depressed and anxious. Have a physical find the reason for the back pain and abdominal bloating. You could be helped with medications ...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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Low back pain and positive leukocites?

UTI?: Assuming you mean leukocytes in the urine, you may have a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). See the Dr. for official eval and treatment of this. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Lower back pain and menstrual like cramps early pregnancy?

Lower back pain and menstrual like cramps early pregnancy?

Uterine Growth: Uterine growth and stretching of the uterine ligaments. See a physical medicine specialist or a chiropractor if this is cramping your style. ...Read more

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How come low back disc pains cause abdominal pain?

Referred pain: Nerves leave spine and come around; all organs are innervated by nerves arising in spine, as are the abdominal wall muscles and skin overlying it all. ...Read more

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Low back and upper leg pain/numbness after hysterectomy?

Low back and upper leg pain/numbness after hysterectomy?

Discuss w surgeon: The bac pain is probably normal postop pain. The numbness of the leg needs evaluation. There are a couple of nerves that can get compressed during hysterectomy which can cause this. Schedule a follow up appt. ...Read more

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Does low progesyerone level in early pregnancy cause bad low back pain?

Usually not: Low back pain in pregnancy is usually related to the extra weight being supported by the lower back muscles. Think of your spine as the middle of a see saw. The more weight in front has to be balanced by more effort by the back muscles. Good luck sleep on a good mattress and on your side with a pillow between your legs. ...Read more