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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


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Everytime I drink something cold my back teeth hurts. And my right ear and right side of my throat hurts!

Everytime I drink something cold my back teeth hurts. And my right ear and right side of my throat hurts!

Examination: Have your dentist take a look. You may have a deep cavity or a crack that is affected by the cold liquid and is referring pain along adjacent nerves. ...Read more

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Why does my back hurt when I drink alcohol?

Why does my back hurt when I drink alcohol?

Hard to say: But the fact that you have kept drinking despite the fact that your back hurts when you drink tells me that I should be concerned that you may have an alcohol problem. It could be inflammation of your pancreas, stomach, duodenum or a problem with your gallbladder. I strongly suggest STOPPING drinking until you get a diagnosis, and see your doctor for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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Why does my back hurt when I drink? I don't drink alcohol often, but when I drink certain drinks, the middle of my back hurts so badly that I am sometime paralyzed in pain. I can drink beer, wine, and most liquirs fine. I cannot drink any pre-mixed drink

That's a curious one: I've never heard of this so I can only make conjectures... Could it be gall bladder pain coming from mixed drinks with milk or fat products? Perhaps there's an explanation in chinese medicine? I don't even know what kind of regular md I would recommend to see. Perhaps start with your primary care provider and see if any clues come up with standard labs, exam, or history. ...Read more

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Why does my lower back hurt when I drink soda

Why does my lower back hurt when I drink soda

Risk of arthritis!: Soda consumption is associated with increased risk of diabetes & heart disease, but a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (7/2014) found that sugary sodas when consumed regularly can increase by 63% the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. More likely than not however your situational back pain reflects referred discomfort from a distended gut due to the fizz in soda. ...Read more

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Why does my lower back hurt when I drink alcahol?

Several possibilites: Your body objects to processing alcohol. Pain is meant to tell us something is amiss. This could be expressed as referred pain from your stomach, liver and/or kidneys. Worth a visit to your doc to get lab work (liver function), physical exam and discuss any other symptoms going on. More diagnostic info is needed to be able to comment in any more detail. ...Read more

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Why does my lower/middle back hurt when I drink alcohol?

Why does my lower/middle back hurt when I drink alcohol?

Once sign of lymphom: Pain induced by alcohol is one sign of a lymphoma. Should be checked out. However, if a behavior causes pain, is that behavior important enough to repeat? ...Read more

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Why does my back hurt every time I go to swollow or drink my food. Its very pain full. Its like on of my vertebra hurts. Does this once in a while.

Why does my back hurt every time I go to swollow or drink my food. Its very pain full. Its like on of my vertebra hurts. Does this once in a while.

Referred pain: Interesting question. You could be having referred pian from an esophageal problem like reflux. Talk to your primary care physician and get a referral to a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Everything I eat or drink makes my stomachr hurt so bad have terrible bathroom issuers makes me nauseous and my lower back hurt bad what can it be?

Everything I eat or drink makes my stomachr hurt so bad have terrible bathroom issuers makes me nauseous and my lower back hurt bad what can it be?

Could be multiple: Could be multiple things. Could just be a virus or a stomach ulcer or more. Would need further work up by your physician to be certain. ...Read more

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I am experiencing back pain (severity: moderate)right side,upper). When I drink water it hurts. Had gastric sleeve dec 2016. Just started tonight?

I am experiencing back pain (severity: moderate)right side,upper). When I drink water it hurts. Had gastric sleeve dec 2016. Just started tonight?

Pain in the: Stomach and lower esophagus may radiate to your back! Get this symptom checked out with a hands on "face to face" consultation! Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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It hurts to ejaculate. This only happens when I drink coffee. It doesn't hurt to urinate, no back pain, or mood issues. Could coffee be the source?

It hurts to ejaculate. This only happens when I drink coffee. It doesn't hurt to urinate, no back pain, or mood issues. Could coffee be the source?

No: Coffee is not the cause: many other causes: infection, irriation, frequent ejaculation, lack of lubrication, manipulation... The list goes on
simple advice: abstain sexually for 1 week and force fluids. Also remember: "outercourse is more importantant than intercourse"- pre-ejaculation fluid is protective. Abstain for now- simple and easy fix. ...Read more

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I quit drinking. Recently started again. Slowing down in hopes of quitting. When I drink my upper stomach and mid back hurt. Thought indigestion.

Danger: Often times when abdominal pain in a drinker moves into their back that means the pancreas is inflamed. Pancreatitis is a deadly complication of drinking too much. Please get to your physician or medical care urgently if you are feeling this pain is worsening. You may want to consider checking into an alcohol detox center urgently to help you manage getting sober while this is checked out. ...Read more

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My teeth hurt when I drink something cold. How can I prevent this?

My teeth hurt when I drink something cold. How can I prevent this?

Toothpaste: Try a toothpaste specifically for sensitive teeth. Sensodyne is one brand. ...Read more

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Why does it hurt in the middle of my chedt when I drink something cold?

Why does it hurt in the middle of my chedt when I drink something cold?

Nerve irritation: Irritation of the nerves that surround your esophagus. Same reason that plunging your hands into really cold water can be painful. ...Read more

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What will the dentist do for my taste the hurt very bad everytime I drink something cold or ate something hot I was at the dentist march 23?

What will the dentist do for my taste the hurt very bad everytime I drink something cold or ate something hot I was at the dentist march 23?

Help: Your dentist will help alleviate your pain. There are many ways to resolve this situation and your dentist will know what is best for you. Please call and ask for help. Feel better. ...Read more

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I have braces on lower teeth and they hurt when I drink cold drinks and tighten also have a bone coming out of my gums?

I have braces on lower teeth and they hurt when I drink cold drinks and tighten also have a bone coming out of my gums?

Normal! May be: Some sensitivity with cold and after adjustment is normal, if the cold sensitivity is extreme and it last more than a second or so them you need to talk to your dentist.
About the bone coming out of your gums, I think your dentist knows more about it then anyone out here, ask him and have him show you on the X-rays, it may be a tooth trying to come out or a remanent of a deciduous tooth. Take care ...Read more

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My tooth hurts whenever I eat or drink something cold. What does that mean?

My tooth hurts whenever I eat or drink something cold. What does that mean?

See your dentist: This means the nerve endings of the tooth are exposed and there is probably a cavity on the tooth. See your dentist asap. ...Read more

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How come my jaw starts to hurt when I eat or drink something cold?

How come my jaw starts to hurt when I eat or drink something cold?

Dental problem?: It could be large amalgam fillings that conduct the cold to the nerves of the teeth, cavities or broken fillings, or gum recession and cervical sensitivity of the roots. See your dentist as soon as possible to find out what's going on and what treatment, if any, is needed. ...Read more

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My tooth hurts when I drink cold drinks. This just started happening today?

My tooth hurts when I drink cold drinks. This just started happening today?

Oops: May be sign that you have a cavity or cavities. Please see your Dentist for examination, x-rays (if required), and appropriate treatment. Call now...delay will only allow the infection to spread. ...Read more

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My tooth hurts, because I have lost a temporary filling. It is causing teeth pain. It feels like, when you drink something cold. Is it dangerous?

My tooth hurts, because I have lost a temporary filling. It is causing teeth pain. It feels like, when you drink something cold. Is it dangerous?

Infection: If the tooth becomes infected (abscessed) it could be dangerous. You MUST have temporary filling replaced as soon as possible to seal off the opening into the tooth. Note the word "temporary." That means just a few weeks, not months or years. Please call your Dentist before your chronic problem becomes an acute problem. ...Read more

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My throat hurts a lot. Not like im sickbut it feels almost like the feeling you get if you drink something cold really fast.scary could it be

My throat hurts a lot. Not like im sickbut it feels almost like the feeling you get if you drink something cold really fast.scary could it be

Sore throat: If this is a recent symptom such as a day or two, a low grade viral infection is most likely. A head cold may follow. Other possibilities include excessive dryness from air conditioning or something that irritated the throat. If this is a chronic throat discomfort an examination by an otolaryngologist is advisable. In the meantime try gargling with warm salt water and suck on soothing lozenges. ...Read more

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Stomach and back pain after drinking?

Stomach and back pain after drinking?

Irritation: Alcohol is an irritant to the liver and pancreas as well as the stomach itself. If these organs are irritated enough they will cause pain in the abdomen and the back. Most people who drink overdo it. Only you can decide if you are an "alcoholic" but usually these people are unable to quit completely at will and/or regulate the amount they drink. Alcoholics anonymous is a reliable way to stay quit. ...Read more

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I experience bad back pain after a night of drinking. What does this mean?

I experience bad back pain after a night of drinking. What does this mean?

Lots or nothing: Could be pulled muscle, fatigue from excessive activity, problems with discs if had vomiting, or other less likely options. Probably just muscle spams. Try heat and otc meds and rest a day or two. ...Read more