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Lower Back Pain Related To Prostate Problem
The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more
Lower back pain, pain in penis shaft and slight burning during urinating/ejaculating. 21, active. Worried about prostate cancer. Should I be worried?
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
Low back pain. Can't tell if muscle or kidney. 21, active. Prostate or kidney issue? Worried about prostate cancer. Ok for me to have a few beers?
At 41, is it more likely to have prostatis or prostate cancer? I have the following symptoms: burn when urinating, low back pain, weak ejaculation
Cancer unlikely.: The symptoms you describe are not likely to be prostate cancer. You should see your physician or urologist for an evaluation, where a detailed history, physical exam, and a urinalysis with culture can be performed. Once a diagnosis is made, follow the treatment recommendations carefully. If it is an infection, a prostate cancer risk assessment can be made after treatment is complete. ...Read more
It depends: It all depends on the cause of your lower back pain. See your to determine the cause. A do is a type of medical dr who has been trained in treating muscle/skeletal problems & may be able to help. Do's can use different techniques--osteopathic manipulative medicine to help treat low back pain-kind of like a chiropractor but also using gentle techniques like stretching, relaxing muscles, realignment. ...Read more
I have quite severe lower back pain (ongoing problem). I have had 4 pints of lager but now I'm in pain, is there anything I can take safely.
I have lower back pain as well as some sharp pain on my lower right side. This has been going on for a while now, what could be the problem.
I have had lower back pain all my life. Now at night I tend to freq wake up to use the bathroom a lot. I don't have a problem going and no pain, why?
BPH: This may or may not be related to your back pain. You could be developing benign prosthetic hypertrophy. This may be spinal related. Maybe developing spinal symptoms. It is difficult to really answer without a formal work up. Iwould recommend seeing an orthopedic spinal specialist. ...Read more
Lower back pain for days. Didn't start until starting isotretinion. Hurts when I straighten my back after bending or sitting. Pulling feel. Problem?
You can certainly: Have joint aches and pains with Accutane, or feel like the flu, but I would speak with the doctor who prescribed the Accutane and tell them your symptoms, to determine if they are indeed a side effect of Accutane or a muscle strain. In the meantime try some hot compresses ...Read more
I've had lower back pain for the last week. When laying down it's fine. What could be the cause? I am 28, with no health problems or family history.
Many causes: It sounds like you have symptoms of a disc problem. If this continues another week seek medical attention. Pain is a warning just like a red light. ...Read more
Low back pain: Work on strengthening your core muscles (low back and abdomen) through a low impact routine. Stretching is very important and can include traction, knees to chest, pelvic tilts, etc. A medicine ball is a good tool. These exercises can be guided by a therapist or chiropractor with other modalities as well. More aggressive options include cortisone injections. ...Read more
It may be a sign: There are certain medical conditions that can present as back pain: ovarian cysts, fibroids, kidney stones, ulcers, aneurysms. Gallbladder problems, tumors, infections-the list is long especially if the pain is not made worse or better by change of position or activity and tends to be worse at night or with rest. Other symptoms like weight loss, appetite loss, fever, sweats and/or chills look for. ...Read more
MD or PT: There are many different specialists who can help you with your problem. Many people find relief with a chiropractor. A physician who specializes in pm&r is trained in diagnosing most low back issues. For simple low back pain physical therapy is often the starting point. If the pain is more severe (limiting function or sleep) you might benefit from an interventional spine procedure. ...Read more
Several possiblities: Without a more precise description of location and type of pain it's impossible to say, but it could be vertebral dysf., muscle cramps, kidney disease, quadratus lumborum spasm, disc herniation, sacroiliac problem, etc., etc. A proper history & physical exam, including an osteopathic hands-on exam might be able to determine the exact cause. Osteopathic manipulation may help. ...Read more
When I jog I get an overwhelming lower back pain and doesn't subside until I stop what I'm doing. How do I fix/control this problem?
Woke up this morning with lower back pain. This happened before, about 4 months ago. What can the problem be? I have gained a lot of weight. ..
Many things...: Excess weight frequently contributes to musculoskeletal pain - sore backs, sore knees, etc. You may have strained it lifting something, using poor technique. There are other medical conditions that might explain back pain: menstrual cramps, urinary tract infections, endometriosis, etc. Alternating heat and ice can be a good first-line treatment. It's great you recognize now the impact of weight! ...Read more
Low back pain: The kidneys are not positioned in the low back. The appendix in most people is in the right lower part of your belly close to the groin area. Usually the pain from this is acute and very severe - extreme pain on simple movement and it generally would occur in the front before it would be in the back. Chances are you would not be well enough to post a question here! ...Read more
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
Unlikely: Causes of kidney pain commonly are related to kidney stones, infection or complications of kidney cysts such as bleeding or rupture. These are all associated with other symptoms such as fevers or blood in the urine. Isolated low back pain more likely related to musculoskeletal pain. Try stretching, yoga, exercise etc., . ...Read more
I have had lower back pain for 2 days. I have not done any strenuous activity to cause this and I am concerned it may be kidney problems.
Back pain: If you are concerned that this may be related to your kidneys then you should make an appointment with your physician to be evaluated. ...Read more
My lower back pain has gotten to the point where I'm having problems moving around. Worse yet is I can't wipe after going number two b/c I can't bend!
Muscularskeletal: Although there are other possibilities the most likely are an inflammation of what is called a facet joint, disc bulge or herniation, lumbar sprain or trigger points. I would begin treatment with drugs like advil (ibuprofen) which are ant inflammatory and analgesic, a muscle relaxant, physical therapy and possibly chiropractic care. An MRI to follow if needed. ...Read more
Lower back pain: Is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the us. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. ...Read more
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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