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Bad back

Bad back: Introduction

Bad back: it is the pain felt in the back which usually originates from the nerves, muscle, bones or joints of the spine. See detailed information below for a list of 43 causes of Bad back, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Types of Bad back:

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Bad back: Symptom Checker

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Bad back: Animations

Bad back: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Bad back

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Detailed list of causes of Bad back

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How Common are these Causes of Bad back?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Bad back. Of the 43 causes of Bad back that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 5 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 37 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Bad back:

The following list of conditions have 'Bad back' 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 Bad back Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Bad back:

    Medical Conditions associated with Bad back:

    Back symptoms (1093 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes)

    Symptoms related to Bad back:

    Back pain (479 causes), Sciatica (30 causes), Slip disc, Arthritis (224 causes), Abnormal curvatureof back, Scoliosis (480 causes), Lordosis (97 causes)

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