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Is lower back pain a sign of strep?

Is lower back pain a sign of strep?

Back pain: All infections (virus, bacterial, fungal...) can cause symptoms of low back pain. Usually these are thought to be myalgias or muscle related pains. There is some intriguing research about bacterial infections being causative for certain chronic low back pain conditions. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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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Is back pain a symptom of als?

Is back pain a symptom of als?

INDIRECT: Als causes weakness and muscle atrophy, so not unique to get destabilization of axial skeleton as a secondary effect, which could bring about back pain. But the disorder does not start with any specific pain patterns. ...Read more

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What is the cause of lingering lower back pain?

What is the cause of lingering lower back pain?

Depends: Most episodes of low back pain improve within1-2 weeks when treated with anti-inflammatory medication, short term rest (about 24 hrs), and resuming ambulation. Severe cases (continuing pain, leg pains, weakness, neurologic symptoms, bowel/bladder issues) may be a sign of more serious problems and require a physician consultation. ...Read more

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Is back pain a symptom of labor?

Is back pain a symptom of labor?

Yes: Women at risk for preterm birth should always contact their OB physician if they suspect they are in labor or having any unusual discomfort or symptoms in the abdomen or back. ...Read more

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Is lower abdominal discomfort and back pain a symptom of thrush?

Is lower abdominal discomfort and back pain a symptom of thrush?

No: No, thrush is yeast infection of mucous membranes of mouth and tongue, would not cause low back and low abdominal pain. However vaginal yeast infection occasionally can, although it is more likely to be caused by stds, and vaginal yeast more often causes vaginal irritation, burning and itching. ...Read more

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I have chronic knee and severe lower back pain what is this a sign of

I have chronic knee and severe lower back pain what is this a sign of

It : It sounds like you have 2 problems. I would recommend seeing a orthopedic doctor for your knee and back specialist for your back. Back pain may arise from the bones, disks, joints, muscles, ligaments or from other organ systems. Back pain often responds to physical therapy, weight loss, steroid injections, radio frequency ablation, endoscopic rhizotomy or discectomy or major surgery. Please see my health guide on minimally invasive treatment of facet arthropathy. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is back pain a symptom of?

What is back pain a symptom of?

When to see a doc?: Severe back pain that is associated with: weakness in the leg, problems controlling your bowels or bladder, numbness when wiping yourself with toilet paper should be seen immediately by a doctor: http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/living-with-low-back-pain-11/when-to-call-doctor ...Read more

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Is lower back pain a symptom of testicular cancer?

Is lower back pain a symptom of testicular cancer?

Possibly: Low back pain might be caused by testicular cancer in abdominal or pelvic lymph nodes, pelvic or lower abdomen back muscles, low lumbar vertebrae or if it were pushing on the nerves exiting the spine in the low back. The best was to evaluate this would be imaging of the low back, abdomen and pelvis with either ct scan or MRI scan or both. ...Read more

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Is cramps and lower back pain is a sign of pregnancy?

Is cramps and lower back pain is a sign of pregnancy?

Possible: It's certainly possible, especially if you have been sexually active and/or have missed a period. A pregnancy test may answer this question for you. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the cause of my lower back pain with nausea?

What is the cause of my lower back pain with nausea?

Comorbidity: Nausea may be caused by pain like a side effect. Nausea could be caused by non-gastrointestinal organs of the body. Also the medications (opioids) can induce nausea. Find with your doctor the source of the nausea and treat the cause not a symptom. ...Read more

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Lower back pain on left side of back is it an early sign of labor?

Lower back pain on left side of back is it an early sign of labor?

Shouldn't be: That on itself alone, shouldn't be a sign of early labor, but you must call and ask your OB doctor, and describe to him/her any other symptoms you may be having. ...Read more

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Pain in the middle of my back that aches like a dull pain that is there most of the time what cause upper back pain ?

Pain in the middle of my back that aches like a dull pain that is there most of the time what cause upper back pain ?

Many possibilities: Can be muscle, bone, tendons, ligaments or a medical issue invovling the lower internal chest. You need to discuss this with your physician ...Read more

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Is pain in my jaw a symptom of heartburn?

Is pain in my jaw a symptom of heartburn?

No, but: No, but "heartburn" and left jaw pain can be a sign of angina or a heart attack. See MD ASAP (now) about your symptoms. if heart negative, see oral surgeon for jaw pain. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a pain in my shoulder?

What is the cause of a pain in my shoulder?

Many Possibilities: Shoulder pain is a nonspecific finding so a lot more specific information and a detailed examination would be needed to give you clear diagnosis. If you have had this a while i recommend you have an evaluation with your primary physician and then perhaps a shoulder specialist if persistent. Learn more at: http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/shoulder-pain.Htm. ...Read more

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What is the possible cause of chronic lower back pain? Thanks.

Many causes: There are many causes for back pain. At 21 years old however they are limited. There may be a disc herniation or degeneration but that is much less likely, although still possible. It could be a simple muscle stain. The overwhelming majority of cases of lbp get better in 4-6 weeks. If you have had the problem for more than that time frame then get help. See your pcp or a spine physiatrist. ...Read more

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Having mild lower right adominal pain. That comes and goes. Is this a sign of appendicitis?

Possible: One of many signs and symptoms. If worsening, and localizing to rlq, and palpable abdominal pain, tenderness more likely. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Is butt pain a symptom of sciatica?

Is butt pain a symptom of sciatica?

Yes: It could be. An md can help correctly diagnosing your pain. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a pain in the lower right abdomen?

Possible causes: Possible causes of right lower abdominal pain include appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, seminal vesiculitis, GI obstruction, renal infection or stones & gastroenteritis just to mention a few. If you have severe abdominal pain then urgent medical evaluation is indicated. Abdominal pain with change to stool pattern warrants evaluation. ...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


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more