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I had cervical cancer two years ago and under went treatment. I'm having lower back pain and sharp cramping even though i had a hysterectomy.?

I  had cervical cancer two years ago and under went treatment. I'm having lower back pain and  sharp cramping even though i had a hysterectomy.?

There are many : Reasons for these symptoms that could include: adhesions related to your prior surgery, a GI issue like diverticulitis, a urinary tract infection or other urinary issue as well as not excluding your prior diagnosis so you should be evaluated by your doctor as these symptoms are not typical of a spine problem. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Does having cancer of the uterus or cervix cause burning in vagina and low back pain? Thank you....

Does having cancer of the uterus or cervix cause burning in vagina and low back pain?
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Yes , late stages: Stop worrying , go and visit your gyn doctor and get a pap smear done, remember early detection is the answer for cure, early curable stages will have stages no symptoms at all. ...Read more

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Is lower back pain a symptom of testicular cancer?

Is lower back pain a symptom of testicular cancer?

Possibly: Low back pain might be caused by testicular cancer in abdominal or pelvic lymph nodes, pelvic or lower abdomen back muscles, low lumbar vertebrae or if it were pushing on the nerves exiting the spine in the low back. The best was to evaluate this would be imaging of the low back, abdomen and pelvis with either ct scan or MRI scan or both. ...Read more

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Are lower back pain and testicular cancer related?

Are lower back pain and testicular cancer related?

Usually not: Testcular cancer may spread to the lymph nodes of the back but this is seldom painful. It seldom metastasizes to the bone. Your question is important and should be moot -- if there's a testicular mass it needs to be investigated, if a person has been treated for testicular cancer, low back pain isn't the normal way a recurrence presents. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could lower back pain be a symptom of ovarian cancer?

Could lower back pain be a symptom of ovarian cancer?

Ovarian cancer: Most people do not have symptoms until advanced stages but if symptoms occur, they may include bloating, pain, early satiety (feeling full after a few bites) or change in urinary symptoms. So, yes back pain is a possible symptom. ...Read more

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Is lower back pain and ovary pain serious? Dr oz said could be cancer.

Is lower back pain and ovary pain serious? Dr oz said could be cancer.

Ovary pain?: The TV entertainer you mention is as credible as professional wrestling. A majority of people have low back pain and it almost never is the first sign of cancer. Pelvic pain is worrisome and the screen for ovarian cancer is your annual pelvic exam. If this is normal, stop worrying, and stop watching phony medical television shows for your own comfort. ...Read more

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Sharp lower back pain for 3 weeks now only in certain positions for few sec and very mild body tingling but tht might be after i read abot spinal cancer?

Sharp lower back pain for 3 weeks now only in certain positions for few sec and very mild body tingling but tht might be after i read abot spinal cancer?

Probably not: Please see your doctor, even though a spinal tumor is quite unlikely, unless you already have a previous cancer. It might be as simple as a pulled muscle or a ruptured disc. ...Read more

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Does lower back pain means bone cancer?

Does lower back pain means bone cancer?

No: Back pain can be from many causes. It can be muscular (due to muscular spasm, etc), neuropathic (nerve problem) or herniated disc, degenerative (arthritis), post-traumatic (fracture), or could be from cancer but there is no reason to jump to cancer. Thorough history and physical should be very helpful for initial evaluation. Imaging may also be helpful. ...Read more

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Does colon cancer cause lower back pain?

Does colon cancer cause lower back pain?

Thanks for asking!: I agree plus many causes of low backache and colon cancer can do it too. ...Read more

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I had a pap done waiting for results I have all symptoms of Cerv. Cancer woke up this morning with bad lower back pain in the spine need to worry?

I had a pap done waiting for results I have all symptoms of Cerv. Cancer woke up this morning with bad lower back pain in the spine need to worry?

No: Please wait for your result and don,t panic. If the back pain does not respond to regular over the counter medication,get it evaluated by a medical doctor ...Read more

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Could my constipation, lower back pain be symptoms of bladder cancer ?

Not usually: Bowel symptoms and back pain would be unusual bladder cancer related symptoms. Blood in urine and/or painful voiding would be much more common. ...Read more

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Red bump in middle of spine.. Doesnt hurt and is not itchy. Also been having lower back pain. Is it cancer?

Red bump in middle of spine.. Doesnt hurt and is not itchy. Also been having lower back pain. Is it cancer?

Less likely: Your presentation is unlikely to be cancer. This is to answer your question. As to what it can be - not sure without further history and physical exam. ...Read more

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Lower back pain with nausea No other symptoms I'm very scared of cancer and I can't see my doctor before 2 weeks ?

Lower back pain with nausea 
No other symptoms
I'm very scared of cancer and I can't see my doctor before 2 weeks ?

Take it easy: What you described is not a cause for concern for cancer.
Wish you good health and a happy new year!
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Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I have cancer and am receiving chemo. Last couple of days I have lower back pain, coughing and coughing up thick yellow mucus.

I have cancer and am receiving chemo. Last couple of days I have lower back pain, coughing and coughing up thick yellow mucus.

Be seen: There aren't enough details here, but if you are on chemotherapy that suppresses your immune system and not on a growth factor, you might be susceptible to febrile neuropenia and infection. Please be seen promptly by your treating oncologist. ...Read more

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I have been having lower back pain, and pain in my right side.. along with narrow stools quite frequently. Could these be related? Colon Cancer?

I have been having lower back pain, and pain in my right side.. along with narrow stools quite frequently. Could these be related? Colon Cancer?

Um: Colon cancer could be but not the first thing to consider. You could have urinary issues, stones, infection, irritable bowel. I would see your doctor for a full history and physical. Good luck ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat lower back pain from sciatica due to a tumor in the lumbar area? On tarceva (erlotinib) for the cancer but how to stop the pain?

What is the best way to treat lower back pain from sciatica due to a tumor in the lumbar area?  On tarceva (erlotinib) for the cancer but how to stop the pain?

Get doctor advice: If your pain is due to metastatic cancer to the lumbar spine, radiation therapy should probably be administered. A combination of pain medications is often effective, and should include a narcotic analgesic and a non-steriodal anti-infllammatory agent. If the pain is radiating down your buttock and leg, addition of a medication for neuropathic pain could also be added. Please see your oncologist. ...Read more

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Normal pelvic exam lower back pain and urine frequency could you have ovarian cancer?

Normal pelvic exam lower back pain and urine frequency could you have ovarian cancer?

Back pain&ovarianCA: Ovarian ca is the silent ca. It is hard to diagnosis and it can be easily confused with other problems. Symptoms are bloating, pelvic and back pain, frequent urination, difficulty eating, weight loss , which have been present for at least 6-12 months. The most common cause of frequency and back pain is a bladder infection...But pleas see your doctor and get checked out for both. ...Read more

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My mom is complaining of lower back pain. She has had cancer in lung and brain both removed. Should I worry?

Yes: 80% of people experience back pain and the usual response from urgent care or a primary md is appropriately to watch and wait, use heat/cold, pain meds, back strenghening program, pt, etc. However, in cancer patients with new pain we think cancer. This needs to be "ruled out" as normal back problems. In these cases we often due XR or MRI imaging much sooner than in "normal" people. ...Read more

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Lower back pain in different spots. Slight burning when urinating/ejaculating. Testicle ache. Std test clear. 21,active. Worried about prostate cancer?

Not likely: based upon your information it seems as though the low back pain and pain running down your leg may be related to the same orthopedic process for which your doctor might order an MRI. Sounds like you have prostatitis which is associated with the burning on ejaculation and urination. Check with your family doctor about this.which might require antibiotics ...Read more

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What kids are problems are associated with high cervical neck paind and lower back pain?

Neck/back pain: In a person of your age without other symptoms of nerve pressure: arm/leg pain, numbness, weakness, coordination problems, then likely none. Neck/back pain is a common complaint affecting 80% of us during our lifetimes. Try some core strengthening, tylenol/nsaid's, salonpas hot patches, and follow up with your doc if not getting better. ...Read more

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Last week i had a clump of clear discharge come out went to dr cervix is closed. Was having cramps and lower back pain but no uti. Now the pains worse?

Last week i had a clump of clear discharge come out went to dr cervix is closed. Was having cramps and lower back pain but no uti. Now the pains worse?

Discharge: Since your pregnant, and the discharge is clear it may be normal. But i don't like the back pain issue. You need an u/a, and then an ultrasound since your pregnant, not xrays, ct scans since you are pregnant. Also a culture of the discharged may help. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain and cervical spondylosis. Not able to stand on my legs for long duration. Need advice.

I have lower back pain and cervical spondylosis. Not able to stand on my legs for long duration. Need advice.

Spinal stenosis : If you have arthritis in the neck (cervical spondylosis) then you will likely have arthritis in your back (lumbar spinal stenosis). When you stand, then gravity takes over. The overgrown joints and ligaments compress the nerves leading to leg pain. Sitting or leaning over a carriage in the supermarket takes the stress off the low back. See a spine expert for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I was recently told that I have uterine fibroids on the outside of my ute. And also have white patches on my cervix. Have bad lower back pain lately.

Fibroids & pain: When uterine fibroids produce such severe pain, they are usually beginning to degenerate (rot on the inside). You need to see a GYN MD and discuss options for treatment. ...Read more

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Can cervical neck pain and lower back pain symptoms along with numbness in ring and pinky finger on left hand, be an underlying symtom of something?

Can cervical neck pain and lower back pain symptoms along with numbness in ring and pinky finger on left hand, be an    underlying symtom of something?

Cubital tunnel: Entrapment of the ulnar nerve at the elbow (funny bone) is common. Usually aggravated with bending of elbow: while sleeping, working at desk, driving a car, all of which we tend to flex the elbow and create increased tension on the ulnar nerve. Try sleeping with straight arms, avoid postures that flex the arms during the day. You're awfully young for neck probs, but possible. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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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. Gurmukh Singh
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Cervical Cancer (Definition)

An uncontrolled proliferation of cells of the cervical tissue (mucosal lining cells or stroma) due to certain mutations. High risk HPV viruses ...Read more