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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

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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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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Can an ovarian cyst cause irritating lower back pain?

Can an ovarian cyst cause irritating lower back pain?

It depend: Most cysts don't cause any symptoms and go away on their own.
Big cyst may may cuase irritation of the lower back pain.
Pelvic pain a constant or intermittent dull ache that may radiate to your lower back and thighs. ...Read more

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Can my lower back pain be due to an ovarian cyst rupturing?

Can my lower back pain be due to an ovarian cyst rupturing?

Most definitely: An ruptured ovarian cyst can cause lower abdominal pain or back pain. See if the pain goes away over the next day or two, if not see your doctor! ...Read more

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I've been having some symptoms like ovarian pain on my right side and a new vaginal odor different than usual and lower back pain. Any ideas? Help.

Discuss with MD: You need an evaluation, you may have pelvic inflammation from any number of reasons, you will need a good pelvic exam and some lab studies. If you have been sexually active, at any time, the concern and urgency is increased.
Please get an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause lower back pain (current)? Can a ovarian cyst cause a miscarriage (3yrs ago)? Diagnosed a week ago with ovarian cyst.

Ovarian cyst: Pain from the very insist would normally be filled in front and to one side or the other. However it is possible to have pain in the back from the cyst. Ovarian cysts again not the usual cause of miscarriages however, you can get a hemorrhagic corpus luteum cyst which lowers the Progesterone level which leads to miscarriage. Not a typical cause of miscarriage… But I have seen situations where Progesterone levels are very low in the presence of such assist. Check Progesterone levels and supplement if needed ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause lower right abdomen pain and lower back pain?

Can ovarian cyst cause lower right abdomen pain and lower back pain?

Yes,: It could. But there are other potential causes, if you are having acute symptoms consider getting an evaluation. ...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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Yesterday, lower back pain, ovarian pain, fever and vomiting. Today just the back and ovarian pain. Been diagnosed with PCOS. What could this be?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause low back pain only while lying down?

Can ovarian cysts cause low back pain only while lying down?

Ovarian Cysts/back: Yes, ovarian cysts are often a cause of back pain. When you lie down the position of the pelvic organs changes which can excite the lumbar plexus to initiate pain in the back. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed with 6cm ovarian cyst. Is normal to have increase in discharge with a smell close to after birth normal? Left low back pain normal?

Recently diagnosed with 6cm ovarian cyst. Is normal to have increase in discharge with a smell close to after birth normal? Left low back pain normal?

Usually resolve: It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Ovarian cysts are quite common in women during their reproductive years and may be a single cyst or many cysts. Most cysts are benign and only require monitoring. They usually disappear within 6-8 weeks. An ovarian cyst should not be related to vaginal discharge. This should be evaluated and tested ...Read more

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I have 4-5 cm ovarian cyst causing nausea and low back pain. Dr wants to follow up in 6 weeks with ultrasound. Should I be concerned it is cancerous?

I have 4-5 cm ovarian cyst causing nausea and low back pain. Dr wants to follow up in 6 weeks with ultrasound. Should I be concerned it is cancerous?

Unlikely: Lifetime risk of cancer is 1 in 60-90. Small odds. It usually strikes women after the age of 45. There are other findings on an ultrasound that can suggest if its a benign or malignant looking cyst. If your gyn feels its safe to follow in 6 weeks, that's a normal approach.
Best wishes
Dr M ...Read more

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I am having fertily issues atm would any of the test I will have show ovarian cancer? Has have low back pain indigestion on/off abdo tenderness+ weein

Need more info: Your symptoms are significant and warrant a visit to your OB/GYN now. A physical exam and maybe an ultrasound study are in order and would help answer your concerns. ...Read more

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4 days ago I went to ER with a severe pelvic pain & low back pain abdominal side results rupture ovarian 3.7 cyst is itnormal to feel weak & fever?

4 days ago I went to ER with a severe pelvic pain & low back pain abdominal side results rupture ovarian 3.7 cyst is itnormal to feel weak & fever?

NO: You need to call the gyn who they consulted or go back to the er now, you should not ahve a fever, you have something else going on and a possible pelvic infection, you may need a laparoscopy. ...Read more

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Heavy periods, bleeding between periods, dull cramping everyday, low back pain. Could it be Ovarian Cancer? Symptoms not normal for me

Heavy periods, bleeding between periods, dull cramping everyday, low back pain. Could it be Ovarian Cancer? Symptoms not normal for me

Discuss with doctor: There are lots of treatment options you can discuss with your doctor. Lysteda is a nonhormone medication designed for heavy periods. Some benefit from birth control pills, patch or nuvaring. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can stop your period in some cases. Consider an endometrial ablation such as genesys hta if you are done having children. These can be done in the safely and comfortably in the office. ...Read more

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Brown discharge after menopause, breast cancer taking aromasin (exemestane) and have lower back pain?

Brown discharge after menopause, breast cancer taking aromasin (exemestane) and have lower back pain?

Let gynecologist: Know because sometimes brown discharge can be older, deoxygenated blood. Although it could be benign- don't expect bleeding after menopause. Take care. ...Read more

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I have sharp head pains and now lower back pain when I stand for too long should I e worried? Are they related? What can it be?

I have sharp head pains and now lower back pain when I stand for too long should I e worried? Are they related? What can it be?

Maybe, maybe not: Mysterious pain symptoms can be evaluated by a primary care doctor, who may then refer to various specialists for more evaluation. For back and head pains, many, many reasons exist. Sometimes there are problems with the positions of the vertebrae, or some muscle strains/tightness in the neck or back, or past injury effects, or overuse damage, or nerve compression, internal diseases, etc., etc.... ...Read more

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What can cause lower back pain on one side?

Facet arthropathy: Thank you for your question. There are many potential causes of back pain. Among the more common causes of unilateral back pain are sacro-iliac joint problems, fact arthropathy, and spianl stenosis. Usually an exam and appropraite sudies can find the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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How can exercise help relieve lower back pain?

How can exercise help relieve lower back pain?

Most of back pain: Can get better if you stay active, avoid positions and activities that may increase or cause back pain. Hen you no longer have acute pain, you may be ready for gentle strengthening exercises for your stomach, back, and legs, and perhaps for some stretching exercises. Exercise may not only help decrease low back pain, but it may also help you recover faster, prevent prevent reinjury to your back. ...Read more

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Why do I have lower back pain when lying down?

Why do I have lower back pain when lying down?

See below: These kinds of symptoms can only be adequately evaluated by your doctor in person through a physical examination. You should make an appointment. ...Read more

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What can you do at home to help lower back pain?

Let me help: Most low back pain can be treated without surgery. Treatment involves using analgesics, reducing inflammation, restoring proper function and strength to the back, and preventing recurrence of the injury. Most patients with back pain recover without residual functional loss. Patients should contact a doctor if there is not a noticeable reduction in pain and inflammation after 72 hours of self-care. ...Read more

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How can I treat lower back pain without medicine?

Exercises: If overweight you should loose it, otherwise try back exercises (can get from the internet)you need both streching and strenghtenig of abominal and back muscle. You may need to see a physioterapist for proper instructions.Yoga olso has help many individuals.. ...Read more

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Is my lower back pain a possible medical problem?

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

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Can you recommend good lower back pain stretches?

Can you recommend good lower back pain stretches?

McKenzie Exercises: Pt for back and neck conditions involve stretching, strengthening, and some range of motion. These exercises start very gently, and then are progressed by a certified pt based upon patient response. All patients are different, so the exact exercises differ as does the progress. Pilates is also excellent for the core (yoga and piyo other options) if you want non-medical option. ...Read more

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Why do I get lower back pain only on the left side?

Why do I get lower back pain only on the left side?

Anatomical: The pain generator is on the left side, be it a out of place disc compressing on a nerve, muscle spasm, sacroiliac joint, etc., etc., etc. A more precise answer can be provided after your doctor examines you and obtains further facts about your symptoms. ...Read more

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Who should I go see about lower back pain problems?

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

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List of exercise bike that good for lower back pain?

Several ways: You must be proactive in terms of lifestyle changes including: weight control, regular exercising & not smoking. Make sure to have adequate sleep & good vitamin d/calcium intake. Stretching, core strenghtening and cardiovascular exercise are all important components of any regimen. Walking and biking, can be good cardiovascular components. ...Read more

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What should I do to make the lower back pain go away?

What should I do to make the lower back pain go away?

A lot -multiple: Treatments starting with lifestyle changes: no smoking, weight control & regular exercise. If no contraindications, medication can help as well as a back support. Modification of activities that affect the back is helpful. If no improvement or it is worsening, see your physician especially if any fever, chills, sweats weight loss or neurologic symptoms such as weakness or bowel/bladder issues. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to relieve my left lower back pain?

Can you tell me how to relieve my left lower back pain?

Depends: If this is new, especially if it's related to a fall or trauma, then you need to be seen by your doctor or the er right away. If this is a chronic problem, then the most effective therapies are intense exercise daily, core strengthening, hamstring flexibility, and a healthy anti-inflammatory diet. Occasionally a change in footwear or your mattress can help too. ...Read more

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I was curious what causes lower back pain when I lay down?

That is somewhat: Dependent on how you are lying down but it may be of a degenerative nature of your spine possibly disc related or to the small joints of your back known as facet joints or even both. Stretching prior to lying down or even otc meds may help. Also check the condition and age of your mattress which generally last about 7 years. ...Read more

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What would cause severe lower back pain & work it's way up?

What would cause severe lower back pain & work it's way up?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. .. If the pain goes up, it might be a refer pain.
If your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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