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My whole back hurts, I have bad distended stomach and ascites. Is this normal with my condition?

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Dr. Sivakumar Jaikumar
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Good question

1. Change of center of gravity, with swollen abdomen like ascites , other condition like pregnancy, obesity can load the spine to cause back pain.
I would discuss with your pcp re:physical therapy.

In brief: Good question

1. Change of center of gravity, with swollen abdomen like ascites , other condition like pregnancy, obesity can load the spine to cause back pain.
I would discuss with your pcp re:physical therapy.
Dr. Sivakumar Jaikumar
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