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Fever off and on chills, extrem lower back pain on and off headache throwing up weak .hard time keeping Consintration. :(?

Fever off and on chills, extrem lower back pain on and off headache throwing up weak .hard time keeping Consintration. :(?

Go to ER: You sound quite ill, with potential involvement of the central nervous system. Do not delay, go and get evaluated professionally. If you can go and get seen in your PCP office immediately that is good, but if not go to ER. Hope all clears well. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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I have lower back pain on the right side of my body, slightly below my ribs. It started 3 hours ago. No fever. No headache. Pain is sever?

I have lower back pain on the right side of my body, slightly below my ribs. It started 3 hours ago. No fever. No headache. Pain is sever?

Possible kidney ston: Others include gallbladder stone disease. The kidney stone pain may radiate downward towards the groin and may show blood in urine (dark urine). Gallbladder pain may radiate upward towards shoulder blades. Since you mentioned "severe", you probably need to visit the emergency department for x-ray or ultrasound, urinalysis, and pain control. ...Read more

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What's wrong? I have a really bad headache lower back pain dizziness fever and occasionally feel nauseous. What should I do?

What's wrong? I have a really bad headache lower back pain dizziness fever and occasionally feel nauseous. What should I do?

Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. Nsaids (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your pcp for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Have lower back pain that now has turned to a headache and all over body aches. Any idea on what this could be? No fever temps.

Concerned Doctor : Possibilities include a cold, the flu, myositis, spinal infection, and even more serious diseases. You need a neurological and Orthopaedic exam, labs, imaging and possibly spinal tap. ...Read more

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Lower back pain/ feel like somebody kicked me in the back on the right side. Body hot without fever /lightheaded/neropathy/headaches/and neck and shoulder pain. What could this be a sign of?

Possible infection: The location of your pain could signify a kidney infection. You would need to be evaluated by your physician to be certain. ...Read more

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What could cause low fever, chills, lower back pain?

Infection : You could have a bladder or kidney onfection. You should be seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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My husband woke up this morning with lower back pain, chills, headache, and his temp went from 102 to 104.5 in less than 2 hours, should I take him to er

My husband woke up this morning with lower back pain, chills, headache, and his temp went from 102 to 104.5 in less than 2 hours, should I take him to er

Febrile Low Back P: Yes. The temp warrants evaluation especially if it does not respond to tyelenol or ibuprofen. Flu can increase muscle and joint pains including the back. ...Read more

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Terrible cervical neck pain/headache low back pain and fever of 102 now? What could this be

Terrible cervical neck pain/headache low back pain and fever of 102 now? What could this be

Not susre: Although common self limiting illnesses can have your symptoms (like the flu), you should be examined by a physician because of your fever. The tylenol (acetaminophen) and Ibuprofen you take may alter the temperature you record. You may need testing and treatment. Have someone else drive you because of the headache. ...Read more

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I have cankers sores in throat, headaches, slight fever and low back pain and feeling weak and rapid pulse for six days now should I see a doctor?

I have cankers sores in throat, headaches, slight fever and low back pain and feeling weak and rapid pulse for six days now should I see a doctor?

Yes: You seem to be describing a viral infection, and the length of time you have noted is long enough for you to seek counsel from your md. Good luck! ...Read more

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25yr old low back pain fever headache- go to ER neg kidney bladder inf stone norm wbc-er 3 day later, amox as precaution- ER 4 day later sore throat?

25yr old low back pain fever headache- go to ER neg kidney bladder inf stone norm wbc-er 3 day later, amox as precaution- ER 4 day later sore throat?

Virus?: If the pain is across and involving the hips / pelvis (=very low back), could be part of the aches associated with a viral infection, particularly since er eval sounds negative for anything worse. In that case, should improve with Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen and the resolution of the viral infection. If persists, primary dr may need to do more testing. ...Read more

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103 degree fever, insane headache, aches, tiredness, lower back pain, sore throat, swollen painful lymph nodes. Feel like I'm dying :'(What is it?

103 degree fever, insane headache, aches, tiredness, lower back pain, sore throat, swollen painful lymph nodes. Feel like I'm dying :'(What is it?

See a doctor: Sounds like an infection, possibly flu, but we can not diagnose this over the internet. With the high fever and multiple symptoms, the best course is to see a doctor right away for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Lower back pain, fever, black tar stool, weak, aches, and hunger. What does this sound like?

Lower back pain, fever, black tar stool, weak, aches, and hunger. What does this sound like?

See Dr.: Tough to postualte what may be going on, but the "black tar stool" may be a sign of internal bleeding somewhere in your digestive tract. You need to see a dr. Asap for an evaluation if you have any blood in your stoool. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can getting a cold sore under noes cause lower back pain fever and other sick symptoms or is that only herpes 2?

No: Cold sore, or oral herpes, will not cause low back pain. Initial infection with herpes can cause fevers, but back pain and fevers are more likely to be due to something else. ...Read more

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My son says the back of his throat kinds hurts, the back of his neck and lower back pain. Fever of 101?

EMERGENCY!: Fever coupled with neck/back pain should be checked out immediately. It may only be muscle tightening from the fever, but could also be meningitis. Let a doctor make that call. Do not wait! ...Read more

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I had sex three days ago, we used protection, he didn't ejaculated inside me, but I have had a headache for this three days and lower back pain.?

I had sex three days ago, we used protection, he didn't ejaculated inside me, but I have had a headache for this three days and lower back pain.?

Here are some...: Is such occurrence new or long-term recurrence? If recurrent, you would know what they are and how to handle them; if new but getting better day by day, you may just watch & see. If not, seek pro-evaluation. If these Sx are related with sex, it may be since sex incurs much tension to muscles and bones from physical acts notably at the highs of sex — orgasm. If sex-relate, time will tell the story. ...Read more

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My son (8) has thrown up once to twice a day for three days he also is complaining about lower back pain possible could be more than flu? No fever

My son (8) has thrown up once to twice a day for three days he also is complaining about lower back pain possible could be more than flu?  No fever

Please see Dr.: There are a number of possible reasons for his symptoms, and the only way to find the cause is to see his Dr. for evaluation. And if he's been vomiting for 3 days, I'd advise seeing the Dr. tomorrow. ...Read more

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Fever and lower back pain for a week, what to do?

Fever and lower back pain for a week, what to do?

See a doctor: If you have a cold/flu, you may be having fevers/chills which can cause back spasms and pain.
However, if you are having pain and fevers originating from the back you may have an infection in the back, the kidneys, or other structure near the back.
It is best to see a doctor soon to make sure that an infection in or around your back is ruled out. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! Will lower back pain cause headaches?

Need doctor's help! Will lower back pain cause headaches?

Propably not: Headaches and back aches are both very common, but usually are not related (not cause and effect). If either are troublesome and persist, see your primary doctor. ...Read more

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Headaches lower back pain left rib pain feel bloated and super full but am not what's going on? :(

Back Pain: The pains you're describing may be related to your kidneys. I think you should have this checked out with your primary care doctor. They can get some simple tests to figure out what is going on and make sure it is nothing dangerous or that needs immediate attention. ...Read more

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Fibro. Mine started out with TMJ and lower back pain and fever, and have it all now. Does it always come on gradual or all the symptoms at once?

Fibro. Mine started out with TMJ and lower back pain and fever, and have it all now. Does it always come on gradual or all the symptoms at once?

Fibromyalgia: Whenever there is fever, have it checked out by a doctor to rule out other causes like infection, arthritis(rheumatologic there are many) disease, urinary tract infection, dental infections, or lymph disease.

I have seen back pain, low grade fever, with muscle aches in patients with mycoplama where a course of zithromax is helpful at times.

Fibromyalgia can be variable, . ...Read more

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Have lower back pain and a fever. Can they be related?

Yes: Low back pain and a fever together can be a sign of a possible spinal infection and needs to be further evaluated by a doctor. Although other conditions (like a urinary tract infection) can cause similar issues, any associated neurologic issues (such as pain or weakness in the legs or losing bowel or bladder control) can be a medical emergency and shouldn't be ignored. ...Read more

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Why am i going to bed with upper back pain and waking up with a headache and high to lower back pain every day?

Can't sleep : The Best thing for sleep is sleep hygiene, if u r taking medication for adhd, do not take them after 4 pm, since they can affect u ability to. Sleep. ...Read more

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Last few months have noticed just before menstration severe lower back pain, right upper side pain and headaches. What could be causing this?

Last few months have noticed just before menstration severe lower back pain, right upper side pain and headaches.  What could be causing this?

Period problems: IF this is happening with each cycle it could be a sign of PMS, endometriosis and other causes. An evaluation by your gynecologist is the next step for this complex issue. ...Read more

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Been having lower back pain. Stood up from the floor and pain got real bad then I got tunnel vision and passed out. Still, have headache. Normal?

Been having lower back pain. Stood up from the floor and pain got real bad then I got tunnel vision and passed out. Still, have headache. Normal?

Back pain,: Tunnel vision, and passing out is not normal. Please see your Doc. He/she will help you address the source of your pain. See the work of John Sarno, MD, about pain and back from a mind-body point of view. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
4,749 doctors shared insights

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