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What causes back headache?

What causes back headache?

Neck tight? Stress?: Most people have a headache at some time, such as from colds and flus, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, etc... Several over-the-counter options include tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin/advil, alleve, excedrinmigraine, and their generic brands. A bad or increasing headache, recurrent headache, weird headache, or one with other worrisome symptoms must be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes back pain and nausea?

What causes back pain and nausea?

Back pain nausea: The differential diagnosis includes gall bladder disease, gastritis, ulcer, pancreatitis, and kidney disease including stones as just a few. Needs history physical supporting blood, urine studies and radiology to arrive at diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes chronic back pains?

What causes chronic back pains?

Several options: Back pain is usually related to arthritic changes to the spine. Sometime back pain can be related to infections, cancer, fractures, or even other organs such as the kidney, bladder, etc. If your pain lasts greater than 2 weeks i would see your physician. ...Read more

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What causes severe back pain?

What causes severe back pain?

Low back pain: Many, many possibilities. Most often just sprain/strain, but could also be fracture, tumor, infection, disc problems, spurs, stenosis, among others. ...Read more

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What causes back spasms?

What causes back spasms?

Injury: Lifting improperly. Overuse, lifting too much, injury, or stress. ...Read more

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What causes severe waist and back ache?

What causes severe waist and back ache?

Get evaluated by doc: Occasional ache/pain occurs in everyone at some point, but persistent pain should be evaluated. It is possible you may have sprain/strains, degenerative joint/disc disease, stenosis, spondylolithesis (bone slipping off/out), spinal abscess, even kidney stone, colitis, ovarian cyst, appendicitis etc.Can cause back/waist pain .I would consult doc for an evaluation. Motrin/tylenol may help. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes my back pains?

Many things: herniated disk, strained/spasming muscles, kidney issues, lack of mobility, trauma etc. If you truly want an answer I would seek help of your local MD or chiropractor to have it looked at. No worries Connect with my Virtual Practice on Healthtap for any dental questions with my special keycode: DFWMCQ! Securely video or text chat by virtual appointment. http://htap.us/28qexs ...Read more

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What causes sudden back pain?

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What causes sudden back pain?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... It's difficult to discuss your pain with limited information. If your pain is persistent, you should seek medical care. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes lower back pain?

What causes lower back pain?

Back: Obesity, improper posture while sitting or standing, prolongued sleeping among the most common causes. ...Read more

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What cause back pain?

What cause back pain?

Several options: Back pain is usually related to arthritic changes to the spine. Sometime back pain can be related to infections, cancer, fractures, or even other organs such as the kidney, bladder, etc. If your pain lasts greater than 2 weeks i would see your physician. ...Read more

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What causes middle back pain?

What causes middle back pain?

Muscular v disc: This could be muscular pain or related to underlying degenerative discs or even a herniated disc or other spine based conditions. Other issues could include referred pain from a lung or pulmonary issue or gastrointestinal issue like an esophagitis, ulcer, gallstones or reflux. Even a renal or kidney issue may be a cause. See your doctor if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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What are causes for upper back pains?

What are causes for upper back pains?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What causes upper back pain usually?

What causes upper back pain usually?

Posture!: Most of the people that come to me with this type of pain (pain not from an injury) are doing something repeatedly or for long periods of time where they hold their arms out in front of them. (reading, computing, etc.) they have pain in the rhomboidal muscles, or trapezius. They respond to nsaias and stretching exercises usually, with physical therapy for some. Correcting the posture can help. ...Read more

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What could cause low fever, chills, lower back pain?

Infection : You could have a bladder or kidney onfection. You should be seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause head aches and fatigue?

What could cause head aches and fatigue?

Several things: Poor diet, lack of sleep, dehydration, stress, anxiety, viral infections, medications are all cause of headaches and fatigue. If this is interfering with your daily function, then see your doctor for an evaluation to get to the bottom of it. You deserve to feel better. ...Read more

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What are the causes of excruciating back pain, nausea, vomiting?

Back pain, nausea : If it is sudden, more likely the spine. There are several abdominal causes that feel like back pain. E.G. Inverted uterus. Severe pain anywhere can cause nausea. ...Read more

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What causes muscle pain?

Injury: Most muscle pain after work outs are a result of microscopic tears in the muscle fibers, when these heal and repair the muscle will ultimately be stronger ...Read more

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What causes neck pain?

Too many to say: Neck pain is a very common complaint. Improper support of the neck while sleeping is common. Trauma of course is a cause. As we age or due to occupational reasons, the neck can degenerate and cause neck pain. Rheumatologic conditions can cause neckk pain. Too much to cover here. If a problem, you need a good evaluation, history and exam and nperhaps x-rays and other testing and then treatment. ...Read more

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What causes severe back pain with nausea?

What causes severe back pain with nausea?

Need workup. : Potentially dangerous conditions including pancreatitis, spinal infections, GI bleeds etc can cause this. This needs a medical workup as soon as possible. ...Read more