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Lower back pain: Pain in the lower back region. See detailed information below for a list of 89 causes of Lower back pain, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Lower back pain.
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Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Lower back pain. Some of these are listed below :
The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Lower back pain as a symptom.
Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using,
including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Lower back pain may include these symptoms:
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Lower back pain. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:
The list of organs typically affected by Lower back pain may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Lower back pain mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Lower back pain. Of the 89 causes of Lower back pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Lower back pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Lower back pain based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Lower back pain, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Lower back pain:
Medical Conditions associated with Lower back pain:
Back pain (479 causes), Back symptoms (1093 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Lower back pain:
Stiff back (33 causes), Upper back pain (20 causes), Midback pain (31 causes), Buttock pain (28 causes), Leg pain (214 causes), Hip pain (111 causes), Chest pain (1053 causes), Back pain (479 causes), Sciatica (30 causes), Back symptoms (1093 causes), Back injury, Back strain, New exercise programs, Excessive lifting, Slipped disc, Disc disorder, Disc injury, Chronic back pain
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