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Dr. William Singer
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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Been having lower left abdomen and lower back pain with loose stools for 5 days.

Been having lower left abdomen and lower back pain with loose stools for 5 days.

Seek med attn: Anytime one has abdominal pain for 5 days regardless of location it is important to be immediately seen by a phyisician. ...Read more

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36wks vomiting, loose stools, all day consistent terrible lower back pain.. 5cm 50% effaced. Should I go to l&d. Could this be labor?

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 more

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Is it unusual to have lower back pain and loose stools 2 months after a kidney infection?

Is it unusual to have lower back pain and loose stools 2 months after a kidney infection?

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

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Is it common to have lower back pain and also loose stools two months after a kidney infection?

Is it common to have lower back pain and also loose stools two months after a kidney infection?

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

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Couple months rotating constipation/diarrhea, nausea when lying down, low back pain. Neg egd/colonoscopy. Ideas?

Couple months rotating constipation/diarrhea, nausea when lying down, low back pain. Neg egd/colonoscopy. Ideas?

Peripelvic pain: Peri-pelvic pain can be caused by degenerative disc disease, particularly at L4 L5. Sometimes a tear in the outer anulus of the desk goes unnoticed, while patients have multiple procedures for endometriosis or other abdominal complaints. It can all be due to the lumbar spine. ...Read more

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Had baby 4 months ago, sense then have had muscle twitch, upper GI nausea, lots of diarrhea, fatigue low back pain- daily. No blood, no vomit- help!

Had baby 4 months ago, sense then have had muscle twitch, upper GI nausea, lots of diarrhea, fatigue low back pain- daily. No blood, no vomit- help!

Multiple: Hida scan?, your doctor was looking for gallbladder disease or gallstones. With the constant diarrhea initially your drop in Progesterone would be part of the problem but this far out intestinal infection needs to be considered and gastric inflammation/infection. Have stool cultures and a h.Pylori blood test been done? Fatigue and muscle twitching secondary to electrolyte loss from diarrhea. ...Read more

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I have low back pain and diarrhea for 3 days I am afraid up lake anti diarrhea medicine in case its a GI virus, lbp and diarrhea connected?

I have low back pain and diarrhea for 3 days I am afraid up lake anti diarrhea medicine in case its a GI virus, lbp and diarrhea connected?

Colitis=back pain: You could very well HAV 1 of many causes of diarrhia from infective to tumor to diverticulitis. Often they present with back pain. I rec u c a gastroenterologist to get a diagnosis before treating your self. ...Read more

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Healthy female, mid 20s. Vomited past three mornings. Just had green diarrhea and now have moderate to severe low back pain. Help?

Healthy female, mid 20s. Vomited past three mornings. Just had green diarrhea and now have moderate to severe low back pain. Help?

Gastroenteritis: Most likely a viral gastroenteritis--N/V/diarrhea for 3-4 days. Assuming that you are not currently pregnant-The most common viruses now are the Noro, echo, and flu virus type B----they last 3-4 days typically. (BRAT) --diet: bananas, rice, apple sauce, toast--- fluids--such as Gator aide ---no diary for 1 week -if you are having blood or mucus in your stools--or running a fever see your doctor ...Read more

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Very low back pain and sensation after diarrhea from last one month also weight loss 5 kg. Did whole body check up. Report normal. Should I worry?

Very low back pain and sensation after diarrhea from last one month also weight loss 5 kg. Did whole body check up. Report normal. Should I worry?

See an orthopedist: If your concern is the low back pain, then I would recommend seeing a spine doctor, typically an orthopedist, who can do a more in depth evaluation of the lumbosacral spine (i.e. Mri lumbar/sacral spine). ...Read more

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I am 4 days past ovulation and had diarrhea 3 mornings in a row hen it stopped I also have cramping and low back pain could I be pregnant?

I am 4 days past ovulation and had diarrhea 3 mornings in a row hen it stopped I also have cramping and low back pain could I be pregnant?

Too early: If you ovulated four days ago its too early to know and way to early to have pregnancy symptoms. See you doctor to have your diarrhea evaluated. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test if you miss your period. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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I'm vomiting, have watery diarrhea and burning low back pain. I have no fever at the moment. Please help.?

Stay hydrated: You don't mention if any people living with you are similarly ill. If so probably infectious in nature and you should see your doc. You may have eaten contaminated food. Based on weight your doc can tell you the appropriate amount of fluid you have to take. ...Read more

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I am experiencing diarrhea, passing gas and low back pain that moves. The diarrhea is off and on, every other day. I am burping for almost no reason.

I am experiencing diarrhea, passing gas and low back pain that moves. The diarrhea is off and on, every other day. I am burping for almost no reason.

Consider this...: Passing lots of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, pelvic pathology outside gut, stress. ...Read more

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Ftm@33wk4days pregnant had menstrual cramping off and on the last 3 days, sharp pain in pelvic region comes&goes, low back pain, diarrhea, labor soon?

See an OB/GYN: These sound like braxton hicks contractions and not true labor. Suspect you may go to term. Have a great baby and a fast uncomplicated delivery. ...Read more

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Gastroenteritis for 1 week. No vomiting but diarrhea, abd cramping and fever. Now still cramps but also low back pain. Is the back pain related?

Gastroenteritis for 1 week. No vomiting but diarrhea, abd cramping and fever. Now still cramps but also low back pain. Is the back pain related?

Possibly: Be seen and have a exam and a stool analysis. Make sure you are keeping up with your fluids. A urine should be checked as sometimes diarrheal disease can cause kidney problems. Kidneys are generally higher in the back. All the best. ...Read more

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Been having diarrhea with cramping, stomach is hurting, low back pain, I'm 32 weeks and the baby has been turned since 28 weeks and he has already dropped. Could the diarrhea mean I'll be going into labor soon?

Been having diarrhea with cramping, stomach is hurting, low back pain, I'm 32 weeks and the baby has been turned since 28 weeks and he has already dropped. Could the diarrhea mean I'll be going into labor soon?

Possibly: You could have a gastoenteritis but you could also be in early labor. You need to be checked without delay. At 32 weeks the baby is not tiny but still ought to stay inside longer if possible. ...Read more

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29 weeks pregnant and just had very explosive diarrhea with low back pain and very tight stomach could this be a sign of premature labor?

Possibly: You really should be examined by your obgyn, if you are having back pain with tight stomach. Hopefully it is all just a stomach bug that is causing your intestines to cramp up some. But you should notify your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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I have a lower back pain and lower stomache pain, it is so awful I have nausea. What could that be?

I have a lower back pain and lower stomache pain, it is so awful I have nausea. What could that be?

Need more info: Bowel or pelvic (i.e., ovarian) disorders can cause the type of pain you describe. This sounds urgent, particularly if you are experiencing nausea. You need to seek emergency attention - run, don't walk and don't wait. ...Read more

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Could my liver be the cause of middle to lower back pain and nausea?

Possibly: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Been suffering with middle and lower back pain and nausea. Can this be caused by liver problems?

Not likely: It is not likely unless there are reason for you to thing otherwise. More history needed.

Pain in the back can be l related to abdominal problems but a medical examnination is advised to sort that issue out. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more