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Lower back pain and stomach cramping?

Lower back pain and stomach cramping?

Many possibilities : Intestinal cramps from gas, infection, ulcer. Urinary infection or kidney stone. Uterine cramping from endometriosis, fibroid tumor. Ovarian maladies. Pregnancy. And a few others. Get checked if this persists or worsens. ...Read more

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Back knots in lower back and sharp shooting pains middle upper backand lower neck?

Back knots in lower back and sharp shooting pains middle upper backand lower neck?

Muscle spasm: pain and knots in back muscles sounds like possible muscle spasms Heat, massage, gentle stretching, topical muscle creams and over the counter pain medications can help with muscle spasms. ...Read more

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Lower stomach and back pain?

Lower stomach and back pain?

Several causes: Lower abdomen pain with back pain may be due to a complicated urine tract infection (UTI) causing kidney infection. Also lower abdomen pain may be coming from ovaries, uterus, appendix, or bowels and the pain may be 'referred' to the back (called referred pain). So you should get seen: be ready to provide a urine sample and expect imaging studies (e.g. Ultrasound, ct) hope you are better soon! ...Read more

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STOMACH PAIN AND LOWER BACK PAIN?

STOMACH PAIN AND LOWER BACK PAIN?

Monthly?: Many gyne issues, endometriosis, menstrual cramps, ovarian cysts will cause those symptoms (predictably) monthly. Pregnancy can cause that. Constipation can cause that, kidney issues, gallbladder issues. Hard to diagnose the cause of pain without a good history and physical exam. See your md. ...Read more

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Lower stomach pain and lower back pain near my buttocks?

Is it neurologic?: First, is your problem neurologic; or is it due to intrapelvic issue or abdominal problems. If neurologic, most likely a problem with lower lumbar nerves can cause buttock pain but lower abdominal pain (not pelvic pain) usually involves upper lumbar nerve roots. However problems with uterus, etc, colon can cause very similar symptoms, requiring quite different treatment. ...Read more

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My lower back hurts, still bloated, lower abdominal pains & headaches?

My lower back hurts, still bloated, lower abdominal pains & headaches?

Bladder, kidney : Pain of lower back and lower abdomen are often related to bladder and kidney infections. This could be associated with headaches also. Urine test will be helpful. A visit to your doctor will be in order. ...Read more

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Left side upper to lower back pain?

Left side upper to lower back pain?

Kidney stone?: When pain starts in the back up high and radiates down, the first thing a physician thinks about is a kidney stone, kidney infection, bowel problem or back injury. Depends on what other symptoms you are having. Consider going to the emergency room, or call your doctor first thing in the morning to see about getting an appointment for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes lower abdomen pain and lower back pain?

What causes lower abdomen pain and lower back pain?

An ulcer, gastritis,: There are several possibilities including disorders of the GI system, kidney or renal system, cardiovascular system & the reproductive system - ulcers, pancreatitis, infections, aneurysms, endometriosis , ovarian cysts, diverticulitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, kidney stones, infarcted intestines, volvulus, intussusception, tumors & adhesions are just a few possibilities. ...Read more

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What causes lower back pain and lower abdomen pain?

What causes lower back pain and lower abdomen pain?

An ulcer, gastritis,: There are several possibilities including disorders of the GI system, kidney or renal system, cardiovascular system & the reproductive system - ulcers, pancreatitis, infections, aneurysms, endometriosis , ovarian cysts, diverticulitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, kidney stones, infarcted intestines, volvulus, intussusception, tumors & adhesions are just a few possibilities. ...Read more

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Mid chest and upper back pain when stretch?

Probable Rib Problem: This description is most often seen in my practice when a patient has a rib that has gotten locked-down in front.Usually, ribs rise with inhalation or with stretching.If something causes them to stop moving upward, pain in both front and back usually occur.Osteopathic hands-on exam can often find the culprit which can then be relieved with manipulation of the rib (or, sometimes vertebra). ...Read more

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What could cause lower back pain lower abdomen pain?

What could cause lower back pain lower abdomen pain?

An ulcer, gastritis,: There are several possibilities including disorders of the GI system, kidney or renal system, cardiovascular system & the reproductive system - ulcers, pancreatitis, infections, aneurysms, endometriosis , ovarian cysts, diverticulitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, kidney stones, infarcted intestines, volvulus, intussusception, tumors & adhesions are just a few possibilities. ...Read more

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Stomach muscles involuntarily tighten, lower back pain, sharp stabbing and throbbing pain upper and lower right abdomen. What is this? Help.

If severe and>4 hrs: If the pain is severe and has been going on for at least four hours or you feel you need to be seen sooner, you are going to need a full evaluation to find out what it is. Things that come to mind include passing a kidney stone as well as the possibility of appendicitis but the potential causes are really numerous and you should be evaluated in an emergency room asap. ...Read more

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Tips 4 menstral cramps.. Severe stomach ache, lower back pain?

Tips 4 menstral cramps.. Severe stomach ache, lower back pain?

One "old"tip: Have someone apply deep hand pressure over sacrum (seat bone)- prolonged pressure sometimes relieves back ache. ...Read more

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Low back pain and abdominal pain, cramps. What up?

Low back pain and abdominal pain, cramps. What up?

Bladder/pelvic cong.: Urin.Bladder infection, pelvic inflmmatory disease in females, stones in the ureters, chronic constipation, lumbar radiculopathy endometriosis in femlaes, proatate infection in males , diverticulitis - an inflammatory condition from weakened walls of intestine leading to outpochings called diverticula, adhesions from previous surgical scars, cancers from pelvic organs, and abdominal organs. ...Read more

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Lower back and abdominal pain days after throwing up?

Likely Muscular: The contraction of back and abdominal muscles during the process of vomiting can create significant muscular inflammation and can usually be managed with time, relaxation, and antiinflammatories. ...Read more

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Lower left back pain and burping?

Lower left back pain and burping?

Reflux: You may have gastric reflux.Try an antacid and if no improvement see a doctor for a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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Pains in lower abdomen and lower back left side?

Pains in lower abdomen and lower back left side?

Need more informatio: Is there any fever? Any pain or blood on urination? U will need a blood count and probably an flat plate of the abdomen(x-ray). Als, may need a cat scan of the abdomen with and without contrast. Could be ovarian cysts or kidney stones. Are your noel's ok? ...Read more

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Having pain left lower belly prlvis area and lower back pain?

Having pain left lower belly prlvis area and lower back pain?

Many things: Many things can be the cause of the issues you describe. Candidate reasons include diverticulitis, constipation, and many other entities. You should see your physician for further testing, a focused history with physical examination and a consultation. ...Read more

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Burning lower back pain. Nausea. Lower abdomen pain. Not pregnant?

UTI: Symptoms are very suspicious for this. I would recommend a urine culture and some antibiotics, empirically. Get with GYN and/or primary ASAP. ...Read more

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Sharp upper abdominal pain. On period. And gassy?

Sharp upper abdominal pain.  On period. And gassy?

Gallstones or ulcer: Would be worth getting abdominal ultrasound as gallstones can cause right upper quadrant pain. other causes include ulcers. does the pain only occur during period and are periods irregular? ...Read more