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Stiff back

Stiff back: Introduction

Stiff back: Reduced mobility or movement of the back. See detailed information below for a list of 33 causes of Stiff back, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Stiff back:

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

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Stiff back: Symptom Checker

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

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Stiff back Treatments

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Stories from Users for Stiff back

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Message Boards for Stiff back

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Stiff back: Animations

Stiff back: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Stiff back

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Stiff back: Deaths

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Organs affected by Stiff back:

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

Detailed list of causes of Stiff back

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

How Common are these Causes of Stiff 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 Stiff back. Of the 33 causes of Stiff back that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Stiff back:

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

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Stiff back?

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

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

    Classifications of Stiff back:

    Medical Conditions associated with Stiff back:

    Back symptoms (1093 causes), Stiffness (692 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Stiff back:

    Weak back (26 causes), Back pain (479 causes), Back symptoms (1093 causes), Back injury, Back trauma, Twisting the back, Back muscle injury, Spinal disc disorder, Ligament injury, Too soft mattress, Too hard mattress

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    Medical News summaries about Stiff back

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Stiff back

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