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Low Back Pn
Is risk of bladder cancer with microscopic bld in urine still low in 32 year old non - smoker even if dad had it? Only other symptom low low back pn.
Rare: Bladder cancer in your age group would be quite unusual but microscopic hematuria is abnormal and should be checked out by a urologist. ...Read more
Had CT w/o contrast for kidney stones. Ct clear but still low back pn. Would CT have seen lymphoma mass if it were causing my pain? No history of cancer,
Don't worry: Yes, if you had lymphoma that was big enough to cause you pain, it would be visible on a ct scan! so I think you can rest assured that lymphoma is not causing your low back pain. This type of pain is common, and there are many causes. I wonder why you are worried about cancer? Maybe you know someone with lymphoma? Search healthtap for info about back pain and see what fits with your symptoms! ...Read more
Healthy 32 yr old woman, no drink/no smoking. Have red and white blood in urine and back pain. Plain X-ray seems normal. Chance of cancer? Low back pn
Would a tumor caused from lymphoma, e.G. Node, etc, show up on plain xray and ct? Low back pn, clear l spine xray and CT to look for kidney stones, etc.
Not XR: A x-ray would not be particularly helpful, unless it's a large tumor. Ct would be much better, and should be able to pick up enlarged lymph nodes. Watch out for contrast though. Kidney stone cts are done without IV contrast, but you will need contrast to look for tumor (at least much better at it). Talk to your doctor to make sure whether you are doing it with or without contrast. ...Read more
Healthy 32 yro woman, white/red blood cells in urine, only symptom low back pn. Plain xray looks clear. Doc says uti, but no burning when urinating?
Low back pn, had micro bld in urine-meds for inftn not help, kidney CT nrml. Dad had bldr cancer. Likely bladder cancer? Urologist apt nxt wk.32/nonsmoker
2.4×2.1mm cyst found on right ovary via CT scan for poss kidney stone (had been having blood in urine and low back pn). Had fluid around it. Serious?
Can mirena (levonorgestrel) cause red/white bld cells in urine? Bad low back pn, antibiotics not helping. Doc says UTI but worried mirena (levonorgestrel) moved and causing infection?
Symptoms excruciating headaches, top & back of head with severe nausea & vomiting, dizziness, constipation, fatigue, insomnia, tachycardia, low back pn?
Would an l spine xray show or indicate myeloma in the back? What about a pelvic/abdominal CT to check for kidney stones? Low back pn/test reslts normal
Lymphnode: In the back - this is probably not a lymph node as this is not a normal location for a lymph node.. IT is probably an ossified lipoma which can be painful. ...Read more
I have pain in my low back due to move of disk from itself place. ...Can sir you tell about the getoff the pain?
My wife has low back pains problems what should I do.? She can't sit for a long time and she can't be standing for a long time.
See orthodepist: She should see an orthopedist you can order what would be appropiate to diagnose the problem after a good history is taken and exam performeed. ...Read more
For the second time in 2 weeks I have mildly seized my lower back after barely bending over. Low-grade pain goes away in 2 days. Should I be concerned?
No. But: It sound as if you are describing musle spam. This may be resulting from a lower back muscle strain. I would recommend that you perform stretching exercise along with strengthening exercises. Would recommend that you participate in a yoga class or pilates. If pain persist see your pcp for an evaluation. ...Read more
Stretching: Muscle spasms can be due to alot of reasons. Typically stretching the muscles and icing them can help release the tension. Also trying a course of anti-inflammatories might also be helpful. If you are not improving with this within a few days, you may need further evaluation by a doctor to determine other causes of pain. ...Read more
Back exercises: I recommend you buy and read the book: treat your own back by robin mckenzie. ...Read more
Cute Cervical: Not sure what cute cervical is, but would like to help if u resubmit your question. ...Read more
May need excision: Of this fatty cyst- minor surgery.Get a more detailed answer ›
Will sitting on a plane for 4 hours cause further damage to dulging disc and annual tear low back aside from pain?
Not likely: While sitting in one position may indeed exacerbate symptoms from the condition, it is not likely that it is actually going to worsen the underlying condition. ...Read more
When lifting a backpack a sharp pain went through my left higher than low back. It has lasted all day and is not getting any better. What to do?
See Osteopathic Dr: You can try home remedies like heat or pain relievers, but the cause could be something easily found and fixed by osteopathic manipulation. A good history and phys, incl osteopathic hands-on exam might find the cause to be injured muscle, vertebral dysf, rib dysf, for ex. Some of these are easily treatable via manipulation. If it doesn't clear up in a day or two, i'd go see your local osteopath. ...Read more
I have an extreme sharp pain in my center low back. This pain is the worst in the morning but is present through out the day. What could this be?
Central back pain: On a healthy young person it is most likely musculoskeletal pain. Red flags to get to your doctor are fever, weakness - loss of strength or sensation in a limb or just unremitting symptoms. Important diary items to keep for your visit are aggravating and alleviating activities, how it responds to anti inflammatories and stretching/exercise. ...Read more
My back has been hurting so bad lately. Mostly my lower right side but sometimes it spreads throughout my low back. Hurts more to lean back. Hurtstomove?
Arthritis? See MD: Virtually all humans have low back pain from time to time. However, you're very young for this, and you also selected conditions of ankle pain and weakness. You might have a form of arthritis. (Contrary to what some think, arthritis is not only a problem in older people.) Or an infection in the spine. See a doctor soon. If you have a fever, do it right now; don't even wait overnight. Good luck! ...Read more
Ouch!: Your history section includes a few things that could contribute to back and leg pain. I am afraid with cauda equina and MS you will need to see someone in person and be very specific about where and how you hurt to get a good answer. ...Read more
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If it's still there: See pcp or orthopod.Get a more detailed answer ›