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Middle back pain: Introduction

Middle back pain: Back pain in the middle back area. See detailed information below for a list of 31 causes of Middle back pain, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Middle back pain:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Middle back pain. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Middle back pain

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Middle back pain: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Middle back pain, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Middle back pain Treatments

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Stories from Users for Middle back pain

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Message Boards for Middle back pain

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Diagnostic tests for Middle back pain:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Middle back pain. Some of these are listed below :

  • General inspection
    • Posture, gait, level of distress
  • Physical examination
    • Blood pressure (ruptured aortic aneurysm may cause back pain with low blood pressure)
    • Inspect the middle back for symmetry and any deformities (kyphosis or scoliosis)
    • Palpation of the back (centrally and laterally) to reproduce the pain
  • more tests...»

Middle back pain: Animations

Middle back pain: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Middle back pain may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Middle back pain

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Middle 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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Middle back pain: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Middle back pain

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Middle back pain: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Middle back pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Middle back pain:

The list of organs typically affected by Middle back pain may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Middle back pain

The list below shows some of the causes of Middle back pain mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Middle back pain?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Middle back pain. Of the 31 causes of Middle back pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 28 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Middle back pain:

The following list of conditions have 'Middle 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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Causes of Middle back pain Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Middle back pain based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Middle back pain?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Middle back pain, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Middle back pain:

    Medical Conditions associated with Middle 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 Middle back pain:

    Back pain (479 causes), Lower back pain (89 causes), Upper back pain (20 causes), Stiff back (33 causes), Buttock pain (28 causes), Leg pain (214 causes), Hip pain (111 causes), Chest pain (1053 causes), Sciatica (30 causes), Back symptoms (1093 causes), Cold abscess, Disc prolapse (4 causes), Pyelonephritis (26 causes), Hydronephrosis, Muscle spasm (29 causes), hernia

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