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Severe back pain which radiates, heaviness in stomach - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I'm having severe back pain since last two years. Pain is increasing by the day
User :   severe back pain
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   DR. XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   could you describe your Back pain in detail?
User :   Its in the lower left side around backbone
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does the pain radiate?
User :   yes
Doctor :   what is teh intensity of pain on a scale of 1-10 with 10 being the highest?
User :   7
User :   and heaviness in stomach in left side
Doctor :   please describe the type of pain, is it shooting type or dull ache?
User :   as there is something in my stomach
User :   sometimes shooting and sometimes dull
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where does teh pain radiate?
User :   only in the left side in back and in front in stomach
User :   end of the backbone pain
Doctor :   how did the pain start? what was the precipitating cause for the pain?
User :   lack of calcuim
User :   as i m married and having a kid of 3 yrs
Doctor :   are there any other symptoms associated apart from stomach pain?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i would recommend you to get an orthopedic examination done
User :   severe in the end of the backbone as i cannot even sit
Doctor :   along with x-rays to look for any changes due to lack of calcium
Doctor :   start with calcium supplements
Doctor :   avoid lifting anything heavier than 1 kg
User :   and somedays back i have bleeding two times in a month
Doctor :   there might be problem either in the lower spine, or the tail bone.
Doctor :   which need sto be identified and treated
User :   yes
Doctor :   the management will differ with difference in the diagnosis
User :   why bleeding two times and for more than 15days
Doctor :   so get an x-ray of lower back with pelvis done. get an examination by an orthopedician done. and also get blood tests done to rule out anemia
Doctor :   bleeding like this can happen with anemia and also hormonla changes
User :   and why heaviness in stomach in lower left side
User :   can it be uterus problem
Doctor :   the heaviness could be attributed to pelvic structures problem, and a pelvic scan will help to identify which structure is causing the pain.
User :   which side is uterus lies
Doctor :   uterus usualy lies in center
Doctor :   sometimes it can be pushed to one side
Doctor :   if it has a large fibroid or any other problem
User :   any therapy you suggest for immediate relief
User :   i cannot even sit
Doctor :   you can try with topical cream/gels
Doctor :   Use Relaxyl spray for relief, it will give you temporary relief
Doctor :   do not delay your orthopedician appointment and further investigations
Doctor :   early identification and treatment will help you prevent complications
User :   what is tube baby
Doctor :   do hot water fomentation, it will increase blood supply to the area, and help in reducing pain
Doctor :   tube baby is baby conceived with aid of fertilization done outside the uterus , and then inserting fertilized ovum into uterus. it is one of treatments for infertility.
User :   the heaviness in my stomach can be that i m pregnent
Doctor :   do you have any other symptoms to suggest that you are pregnant?
User :   no
Doctor :   when was your last menstrual period?
User :   just heaviness
Doctor :   after how many days gap do you get your periods once?
User :   first on 8 and ends at 13 and second time 24 and ends at 8 of june
Doctor :   do you have any symptoms to suggest early pregnancy like increased hunger, sleepiness, tiredness, fatigue, nausea, breast soreness, mood changes, dizziness?
User :   yeah tiredness due to ache and fatigue also
Doctor :   ok
User :   no symptoms of any kind
User :   that means i m not pregnent
Doctor :   no, if you do not have symptoms, it does not rule out pregnancy though. As few women never experience these symptoms even though they are pregnant
Doctor :   without proper investigations, it wil be difficult to say the exact cause for your symptoms
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