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1.  Low Back Pain
Lower back pain is a common cause for visits to the doctor. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), low back pain is the second most common neurological problem in the U.S., an...
Symptoms:
  • Low back pain
2.  Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the reproductive organs in women. The pelvis is located in the lower abdomen and includes the fallopian tubes, the ovaries, the cervix, and the uterus. According t...
Symptoms:
  • Low back pain
  • Fertility problem
  • Loss of appetite
  • Painful menstruation
  • Infertility
3.  Slipped (Herniated) Disk
Your spinal column is made of up 26 bones (vertebrae) that are cushioned by disks. The disks protect the bones by absorbing the shocks from daily activities like walking, lifting, and twisting. Each disk has two parts-...
Symptoms:
  • Low back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Muscle weakness
  • Pain in limb
  • Thigh pain
4.  Sciatica
Your sciatic nerve begins at your spinal cord, goes through your hips and buttocks, and then branches down each leg. This nerve is the body's longest nerve and one of the most important ones, as it has a direct effec...
Symptoms:
  • Low back pain
  • Chronic pain
  • Burning sensation
  • Paresthesia
  • Thigh pain
5.  Kidney Stones
Kidney stones, or renal calculi, are solid masses made of crystals. Kidney stones originate in your kidneys, but can be found at any point in your urinary tract. The urinary tract includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder...
Symptoms:
  • Low back pain
  • Vomiting
  • Feels hot to touch
  • Urinary urgency
  • Night time urination
6.  Spinal Stenosis
The spine is a column of bones. It provides stability and support for the upper body. It enables us to turn and twist. Spinal nerves run through openings in the vertebrae and conduct signals from the brain to rest o...
Symptoms:
  • Low back pain
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Numbness of foot
  • Pain in limb
  • Thigh pain
7.  Prostatitis
Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate gland, a common condition in adult males. It is often caused by infection.
Symptoms:
  • Low back pain
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Abdominal pain
  • Pain in penis
  • Burning pain after urination
8.  PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a condition that affects a woman's emotions, physical health, and behavior during certain days of the month generally just before her menstrual period. PMS symptoms start five to 11 day...
Symptoms:
  • Low back pain
  • Tired
  • Breast swelling
  • Swollen feet
  • Decreased libido
9.  Endometriosis
Endometriosis is a disorder in which the endometrium grows outside your uterine cavity. The endometrium is the tissue which makes up the inside surface of your uterus. Endometriosis occurs when this lining grows on th...
Symptoms:
  • Low back pain
  • Flatulence
  • Vomiting
  • Tired
  • Abdominal bloating
10.  Spinal Cord Abscess
Spinal cord abscess (SCA) is a rare condition capable of causing permanent damage to the spinal cord. Abscesses are caused when injured tissue becomes infected. The body's immune system sends white blood cells to hel...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Low back pain
  • Headache
  • Neck pain
  • Numbness
  • Erectile dysfunction
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