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Gurgling stomach, lower ab pain, loose stools, weight loss... Still getting period, on the pill, negative pregnancy tests... Lower back pain... help!

Gurgling stomach, lower ab pain, loose stools, weight loss... Still getting period, on the pill, negative pregnancy tests... Lower back pain... help!

Duration?: Hi. Are these symptoms new or chronic? If acute, you may just have a GI bug that will clear itself within days. If chronic, you need to consider things like inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, etc. Any mucous and/or blood in stool? If it's chronic, or doesn't resolve promptly, please see your doc. Good luck! Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...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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Unprotected sex, 30th of march, period due april 14th. Normally on time. Low back pain, cramps, tiredness& diarrhoea. Negative test? Possible pregnancy?

Unprotected sex, 30th of march, period due april 14th. Normally on time. Low back pain, cramps, tiredness& diarrhoea. Negative test? Possible pregnancy?

Anything's possible: Why are you having sex at your age, and why are you having unprotected sex? Two things happen to young girls who have unprotected sex -- unwanted pregnancy and std's. Which do you want? You're liable to get both. Grow up, fast. 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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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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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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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

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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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


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