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Causes of severe back pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   My wife has severe lower back pain..
User :   usually in conditions of high back pain she also has swelling near the tail bone
Doctor :   ok
User :   she has been having pain since around 3 years
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know her age, height and weight?
User :   her age is 27, height is 5'5 and weight is 53 kgs
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have children?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so what could be the cause of pain
Doctor :   Has she been pregnant before this?
User :   no
User :   we got married last year
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How about her periods?
User :   they are very heavy
User :   since a long time
User :   upto 4-5 days..
User :   and the pain increases during those days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Yes, that is one factor
Doctor :   now, is the pain centralized or sideways?
User :   centralized
Doctor :   ok
User :   so what could be the cause.
Doctor :   Any numbness or tingling sensation or pain radiating to the hips, thighs and legs?
Doctor :   I am trying to figure out the possible causes by asking you the questions
User :   she used to have earlier.. but vitamin b12 injections solved this
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you consulted a doctor till date?
Doctor :   for the above problem
User :   yea.. lot of doctors.. but did not get resolved..
User :   sometimes the pain becomes 5% of normal pain.. but it comes back
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Now, the possibilities for that pain is
Doctor :   1.Gynecologecal
Doctor :   2.Orthopedic
User :   can you elaborate of gynecologecal
User :   because we have ruled out orthopedic.. spine mris came out fine
Doctor :   Yes, the problems like uterine fibroids, ovarian issues, functional dysmenorrhea,
User :   can things like these cause severe back pain
Doctor :   Yes, it does cause
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