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Lower back pain with nausea. Delayed periods. What to do?

Hi i have extreme lower back pain and nausea . Started yesterday when my period was due. My period came today and still feeling sick. I have taken paracetamol . I have no appetite . I have had back problems in the past (told by gp that it was slipped disc but never has any scans) and usually rest for a few days and then physio. However, i have been having back pain on and of for two months now and it will not go away - i have been following the rest followed by physio and get relief but it always comes back. What should i do? I am under family stress .
Asked On : Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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hello ea.
the pain you are suffering during periods is called dysmenorrhea . its usually in lower abdomen but can also occur in lower back and loss of appetite is a usual feature accompanied with such pains. you should try smooth muscle relaxants rather then paracetamol in these situations. there are plenty for dysmenorrhea. but if you are suffering from LBA since 2 months and not getting relieved, see a orthopedician. you may also like to visit a psychiatrist to get relieved of stress.
good luck. stay healthy.
Answered: Sun, 23 Dec 2012
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