Can gout cause lower back pain?

It's possible... Although, not the common spot for uric acid accumulation, gout in the back may be the source of your problem. More likely is that gout may cause pain in the feet and/or ankles which alter your gait and can cause your back to become painful. Get checked properly by your doctor.

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If I have lower back pain of late as well as sometimes numbness of my right toes, being a gout sufferer, what does this all mean?

Various Causes. Low back pain and one-sided leg, foot or toe pain/numbness could be related to a vertebral disc issue in the spine, or piriformis (buttock) muscle spasm, both of which can produce sciatica symptoms. Additionally, low back pain and gout in a young person suggests a suboptimal diet which may also raise the risk for diabetic changes in blood vessels of the feet (as well as eyes, heart and kidneys). Read more...

What can cause lower back pain?

See below. The list of individual conditions is too long. We can basically divide causes into 3 broad categories: boney causes, muscular causes and nerve causes. Read more...

What can cause lower back pain? I'm only 16

Bad posture. At your age the common reasons for the back pain are improper shoes, bad posture for walking or sleeping or getting injured. So relax and use flat shoes for few days. Exercise and dont take any meds. Stretching will be very beneficial for you. Good luck. Read more...

Can stress cause lower back pain?

Stress is a factor. Stress can cause many things as high blood pressure, weight gain, anxiety, etc. Stress can tense your nerves in turn tighten your muscles to where they go into spasm. See the many stress relief searches online to see what can work for you. If those don't help see your physician. Read more...

Could a pinched nerve cause lower back pain?

Absolutely. All the nerves that travel down your leg originate from your back, and a pinched nerve commonly causes low back pain. Read more...
Yes. The goal is to relieve the pressure on the nerve a diminish the local inflammation. Resting in a position to relieve strain in that area is useful. Icing can be a great relief and the use of nsaids is frequently helpful. Massage is a good reliever but if the condition persists week after week or is worsening, then you need to be evaluated by your orthopod. Read more...