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Post Menopause Ovarian Lower Back Pain
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
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
I went to ER and they found a ovarian cyst 2cm large. Today I am experiencing horrible sharp lower back pain and nausea. Should I go back to the er?
Yes: If you're experiencing horrible pain, I'm afraid the only answer can be yes, you should get it checked out. ...Read more
Yes,: It could. But there are other potential causes, if you are having acute symptoms consider getting an evaluation. ...Read more
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
I have lower back pain on my left side and it hurts on the front too. I have irregular periods and I'm 37 days late. I also have had ovarian cysts?
Consult GYN: With several different symptoms and concerns such as these a gyn should be consulted. ...Read more
2am rlq pain & bloating w/ lower back pain if lying. Ovarian cyst very tender to touch but felt much smaller. Can an ovarian cyst rupture only halfway?
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
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?
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.
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Can cramping & low back pain be from both a yeast infections and ovarian cyst? Or just one? Because apparently I have both. How long till relief?
Dull aches in my right ovary area "Mirena" IUD inserted with a history of cysts. Lately I have had a lot of low back pain. Possible ovarian cancer?
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
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?
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
I haven't had a period since August I'm having hot flashes and lower back pain. I am definitely not pregnant. Could I be going through menopause?
Missed period: Hi, How old are you? How do you know for sure that u r not pregnant? Time to see your OB/GYN doctor. ...Read more
I had sex 11 days after my last period. Having lower back pain wiping light red blood, but my period is not due for 2 moreweeks. Is this a sign of early pregnancy or possible early menopause? I just turned 38 yrs old.
Test in 2-3 weeks: A pregnancy test done in 2 to 3 weeks or at the point that your period is due but fails to come down (if that's the case) will give you your answer. ...Read more
Brown discharge after menopause, breast cancer taking aromasin (exemestane) and have lower back pain?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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