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Lower Back Ache And Diarrhea
On birth control 6 yrs missed my period, I've been nausious, bad head aches, lower back pain, body aches, dizziness, diarrhea negative test, pregnant?
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
I am 34 weeks pregnant for the last two days have experienced mild cramping, nausea, low back ache, weak and tired, loose stools. This is my 5 preg?
I was on Amoxicillin for a UTI. I now have lower back pain, a stomach ache & loose stools. I'm taking probiotics, will they be enough to resolve this?
Time will tell: This still could be the UTI or could be intestinal microbial overgrowth from the antibiotic (even C Diff) or something else entirely. Probiotics are a good idea, make sure they are high dose (8 B CFU), high quality (refrigerated) and optimally would include some Saccharomyces Boulaardi. Some people take these whenever taking antibiotics. If not better after a week or so, better see your doctor. ...Read more
Why am I not cramping, but I am nauseous and have diarrhea on my period. Also i have lower back ache?
Prostaglandins: can be associated with these side effects. A female's period doesn't always present the same way each month. Take care. ...Read more
What would the workup b 4 right lower abdominal pain, bloating, constipation/loose stools, lower back ache, pressure in abdomen?
An understanding of: anatomy, more detailed history about specifics, careful examination focusing on probabilities along with educating you about the issues, options for differentiation of possible reasons, treatment options & how to evaluate them, along with timing issues & likely outcomes of many different options. Seek out assistance worthy of your trust; may be difficult to find due to knowledge, time & $ issues. ...Read more
I am 39w4D pregnant. Woke up at 6am with a bad back ache, my tummy was knotted, slight diarrhea and felt super nauseous. ?
Call your Ob: While none of those symptoms raise my concern significantly, I would think talking to your OB can help alleviate your concerns. If you have regular contractions that are progressively increasing in frequency and strength, you may need an exam to rule out if you are in labor or not Best wishes Dr M ...Read more
36 weeks with diarrhea and cramping and back ache i'm already 3 CM dilated with some contractions could this mean labor is coming soon?
36wks vomiting, loose stools, all day consistent terrible lower back pain. .5cm 50% effaced. Should i go to l&d. Could this be labor?
Go to L;D: If you are vomiting that means you are unlikely to keep down fluids, in which case, you likely might need an IV and to receive IV fluids. It sounds like a viral illness, meaning that typically self-limited and will go away in 12-24 hours, but go to l;d so you can be evaluated for dehyrdation. Sometimes nausea and vomiting is assc with labor, but go to l;d and find out. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See specialist: These may be unrelated, ormight be related. I would recommend 1) seeig your kidney doctor or whomever took care of the iunfection to make sure it is gone, 2) seeing your primary care doctor regarding loose stools or treat symptomatically; then 3) see pain management md about lbp. ...Read more
No: Probiotic supplements sometimes help restore regular bowel function after antibiotics and might resolve this. If severe, be sure and have testing for clostridium difficile, which sometimes occurs after antibiotic treatment. A stool test can show if the toxin causing the symptoms is present. Specific antibiotics can resolve the infection. ...Read more
1wk after finishing antibio. (UTI) I've loose stools, abdom. upset & lower back pain. Is the backpain related to the poor gut flora? My urine is clear
Yes: "stress" can definitely increase tension in muscles all over your body, including those in your lower back. Increased muscle tension can lead to pain & aching. Dr. John sarno (healing back pain -- the mind-body connection) is well known for his work in this area. Chronic anger especially can evoke these kinds of results. Therapeutic writing can be very helpful in alleviating stress & pain. ...Read more
Do you have: Any other issues, such as a spinal cord injury? If not, and even if you do, consider seeing your doc for a quick urinalysis to make sure you do not have a UTI or a UTI that is climbing up toward kidneys which can be even more serious. Hydrate well and see a doc. Hope you feel better! ...Read more