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Pain on both sides of lower back and color of stool is green. What could this be?

Pain on both sides of lower back and color of stool is green. What could this be?

Infection: With or without the low back pain, a greed stool is frequently a sign of infection and should be cultured and treated. There are, of course, numerous causes for back pain, and this would be just one of them.

Call your physician. He or she will probably ask you to bring a stool sample to the office and come in for an examination. It's the only way to really find out. ...Read more

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I am constipated and"pushing very very hard" to get stool out I have pain in both sides of lower back I am assuming its the strain from pushing?

I am constipated and"pushing very very hard" to get stool out I have pain in both sides of lower back I am assuming its the strain from pushing?

Quite likely: Increase fluid intake; add fiber to diet (either fiber-rich foods or fiber supplements like metamucil/citrucel/ fiberchoice). Use stool softener not laxative to help get things moving. Remember that fiber without adequate fluid will constipate; it's the combo of fiber and fluid that does the job. May be long-term affair if chronic problem or if u take meds that constipate. Check w/ doc about those. ...Read more

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My husband is having pain on both sides in his lower back and its moving to the front....He feels nauseous at times and bloats when he eats. Help?

My husband is having pain on both sides in his lower back and its moving to the front....He feels nauseous at times and bloats when he eats. Help?

Gall Bladder?: Gallstones & gall bladder disease can cause pain between the shoulder blades and then nausea & vomiting or bloating after eating some foods. He should see his doctor for evaluation on this in any event as it could be other things as well. ...Read more

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I recently started craving salt badly and have pain on both sides of my lower back. I had hysterectomy two yrs ago so I know I'm not pregnant.

I recently started craving salt badly and have pain on both sides of my lower back. I had hysterectomy two yrs ago so I know I'm not pregnant.

Adrenal glands: My best bet is that worst case scenario there is a malfunction of your kidneys and/or adrenal glands. You should see your family doctor or an internal medicine doctor without delay. ...Read more

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My period is very late and I have an IUD. I'm experiencing pain on both sides of the lower back. I'm not pregnant. Any suggestions?

May be your menses: What kind of iud do you have. Sometimes women can have late or light menses if it is a mirena (levonorgestrel). If it is a pargard, then generally that does not effect cycle timing and your cycle could be late due to delayed ovulation. However if the pain is persistant, I would see a gynecologist to rule out an ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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Please help! Pain on both sides of abdomen and lower back?

Please help! Pain on both sides of abdomen and lower back?

Possible causes: Causes of back and abdominal pain include kidney stone, appendicitis, pancreatitis, gallstone & irritable bowel syndrome. Only way to know what is going on is through medical eval. Severe abdominal pain = er. ...Read more

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I have been told I have saiatica but recently the pain in my both sides of my lower back has been also moving to my hips. Is this the same thing?

I have been told I have saiatica but recently the pain in my both sides of my lower back has been also moving to my hips. Is this the same thing?

Could be nerve pinch: Sciatica is name for pinching of nerves in low back area that can affect hips and legs. 27 is very young. You might have the back problem ankylosing spondylitis. Look it up on wikipedia and check it out with a doctor. If no insurance can get lab tests through direct lab services. ...Read more

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I'm a 25 year old woman IV got peroid like cramps pain both my sides and n my lower back feelin sick and dizzy and got bad headache want can it be?

I'm a 25 year old woman IV got peroid like cramps pain both my sides and n my lower back feelin sick and dizzy and got bad headache want can it be?

Many things: You could be having a urine / kidney infection, a kidney stone, infection of uterus, bowel infection like diverticulits, appendicitis. ..Several possiblities. You should see a doctor and be evaluated it could be something more serious. ...Read more

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I'm having pain on both sides of mid abdomen and lower back pain had u a done had 2000 or More on protein and bilirubin was detected?

Exam: GI exam, CT scan and abdominal ultrasound, upper endoscopy and pancreatic scanning with comprehensive bloodwork. Pain radiating from front to back is always considered worrisome. Consult a GI expert ASAP. ...Read more

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Both sides of lower back is hurting. If bending over for a short period of time back begins to kind of spasm. What could be the issue?

Strain vs. Kidneys: It might be a back strain. It could be something to do with your kidneys. The best thing to do if it hasn't gotten better is to be examined by a medical practitioner. They might have to test your urine. ...Read more

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I have a pain on both sides of my waist towards my lower back and its been like this for almost a week and it even hurts then I I have a pain on both sides of my waist towards my lower back and its been like this for almost a week and it even hurts then

This: This could be musculoskeletal in origin (strained muscle) or be a sign of a urinary tract infection or even a kidney stone, or dehydration. Have you tried tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil? Warm compresses? If so and this helped, then you may be dealing with a muscle sprain or even spasm. If not, you should schedule a visit with your primary care provider for a complete evaluation and treatment as deemed necessary.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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I keep getting hives. Seems to worsen when lower back is hurting than sharp pain on both sides?

I keep getting hives. Seems to worsen when lower back is hurting than sharp pain on both sides?

You may be surprised: To know that hives is caused by a signal from the brain to the cells in the skin. The commonest cause is poor diet, particularly all the sweet stuff. ...Read more

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I'm sitting up and moved my lower back inward, and had a horrible sharp pain on both sides, like flank area. Now my upper rib hurts to. Miserable lol. Help?

Likely rib/spine: ...Pain from movement and subluxation, now w/spasm. Try stretching--forward to toes & hold, can gently pull upper body toward legs while bent over. Then try arching backwards slowly as far as you can go--often if have both arms crossed behind low back & lifting upward can get release/relief. If fails--head to urgent care for eval and meds. ...Read more

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I was having a sharp pain in my lower back going into my leg yesterday and today I woke up nauseas and with back pain on both sides. What is this?

I was having a sharp pain in my lower back going into my leg yesterday and today I woke up nauseas and with back pain on both sides. What is this?

Low back pain: Headache, nausea and feeling sick is not associated with back and leg pain due to a herniated disc. However a ruptured appendix or other problem in the belly can have back and leg pain. See your doctor or go to the emergency room if fever ensues. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain on both sides and once in a while (every hour or so) I am getting mild shooting pains in my left upper arm. This just started?

And: What is your question? Causes of shooting pain in arm not related to lower back. There are conditions that cause both but they cause issues in multiple areas: eg., arthritis, and some not so simple reasons., I would go to your doctor to discuss why this is happening and give them a chance to investigate. Have a wonderful new year! ...Read more

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I just recently started having lower back pain on both sides only when I have a bowel movement. What could it be?

Disc herniation: Hello:

Pain with bowel straining might suggest a herniated disc. Discs hurt with sitting and straining (Valsalva). You might want to get examined by a physiatrist specialized in spine care. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower back on both sides?

Kidney: Bilateral back or flank pain indicate a kidney source, infection most likely, doubt stone.
check your urine, for blood, or infection, or ketones, or white cell.
continue to hurt see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm having pain in my lower back to my abdomen on both sides what could this be?

Need evaluation: Need more information: health status, other co-morbidities, pregnancy...Lots of things. ...Read more

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What to do if I have aching pain in lower back on both sides?

What to do if I have aching pain in lower back on both sides?

Spine Injury: This back pain you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. Especially since you had trauma it might be best to make sure nothing broke. ...Read more

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My lower back burns. I am a muslim and suppose to fast but when ever I fast my lower back on both sides burns.?

Lower Back: Not sure if u r on medications for kidney problems, or restricting your fluids intake during fasting is triggering this. Advise u talk to your primary care doc. For referral & tests. ...Read more

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What could be causing severe pain in my lower back and in both sides where my ovaries should be?

What could be causing severe pain in my lower back and in both sides where my ovaries should be?

Pain in back and ova: Either two seperate things or pain in your uturus and ovarian area. Tests could verify this. ...Read more

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What would cause me to feel numbness on only my right upper torso including both sides of my chest and upper and lower back?

See your neurologist: These symptoms sometimes might be seen with the conditions involving central nervous system.
You might benefit from seeing a neurologist. ...Read more

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Have extreme pain only when I put pressure under my rib cage on both sides in my lower back. It's a very small area on both sides?

Low back: Tenderness of the low back could come from lumbar muscles, vertebra, or kidney/ureteral origin. If your symptoms persist or worsen see your physician for evaluation and he/she will order the appropriate tests and, if necessary, refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

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I have bilateral hip pain that bothers me when waking and laying on my sides. I had a lower back MRI done but they didn't find anything.

I have bilateral hip pain that bothers me when waking and laying on my sides. I had a lower back MRI done but they didn't find anything.

Bursitis: Clinically it sounds like you may have hip bursitis. And MRI of the back would not disclose this condition. Therapy can include exercise, or injections, physical therapy, but it does not portend to get hip arthritis ...Read more

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I am having lower back flank pain that comes and goes. Right now it is constant pain. It is on both sides but more so on the left and occurs when I am?

Bone & joint issues: By what you described, most likely, you may have some disorders of regional muscles, joints, or nerves or their combination. But, further detail in specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms + findings of physical exam + testing as needed is essential for deducing right diagnosis for right care. To do it right, go to http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html & its related titles. ...Read more

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The lower back part of my head hurts and is swollen on both sides. It is just above where my head meets my neck the lower back part of my head hurts and is swollen on both sides. It is just above where my head meets my neck

The lower back part of my head hurts and is swollen on both sides. It is just above where my head meets my neck the lower back part of my head hurts and is swollen on both sides. It is just above where my head meets my neck

Those: Those are unusual symptoms, and head swelling is very rare. Please have an immediate medical evaluation by your doctor. If you have increased pain, swelling, fever, vomiting, weakness, numbness, or if your doctor can't see you right away then please go to the er. ...Read more

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I've had pain in both sides of my lower abdomen and both sides of my lower back for about a month, mostly my left side, any idea what it could be?

Get a medical exam: If the pain is persistent and getting worse then a medical examination is necessary in order to find the cause. It could be infection in the pelvic area or in the kidneys. Do you have fever? get your urine checked if your urination is more frequent. ...Read more

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78 grams of lipomas removed from lower back on each side over erector spinae group deep intramuscular are jp drains necessary on both sides thank you?

78 grams of lipomas removed from lower back on each side over erector spinae group deep intramuscular are jp drains necessary on both sides thank you?

A choice: The surgeon will want to empty the space to advance approximation and healing.
If very bloody, then aspiration of hematoma can reduce infection and bruising.
Several surgical decisions.
Jp are closed system, in contrast to an open external drain. ...Read more

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I'm having light cramps on both sides and lower back pain is it a sign of implantation?

I'm having light cramps on both sides and lower back pain is it a sign of implantation?

No: Implantation occurs without perceptible symptoms in most cases. You sound eager to conceive. Enjoy your sexual activity with care for your back positioning to avoid pain. ...Read more

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Chronic lower back pain since I was a teenager. Now I feel. Jelly. Like lumps on both sides. Pain happens if in same position too long?

Chronic lower back pain since I was a teenager. Now I feel. Jelly. Like lumps on both sides. Pain happens if in same position too long?

Back pain: And lumps need to be evaluated by your doctor. He/she MAY refer you to a specialist. Additionally, please do a search on the net for John Sarno, MD, who adds a mind-body dimension dealing w/pain. Peace and good health. ...Read more