Medical News Today: Lower back pain and vaginal discharge: What to know

Lower back pain and vaginal discharge are common on their own. When they occur together, this can point to specific medical issues. In this article, learn about seven possible causes of both lower back pain and vaginal discharge. We also describe risk factors, diagnostic methods, and treatment options.
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BACK PAIN is experienced by most people at some point in their lives, particularly in the lower back. At times it can be severe and cause a lot of stress and discomfort. Follow these five ways to treat and improve pain in back.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
ConclusionsOur NLP system performed well in identifying the 26 lumbar spine findings, as benchmarked by reference-standard annotation by medical experts. Machine-learned models provided substantial gains in model sensitivity with slight loss of specificity, and overall higher AUC.
Source: Academic Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 October 2018Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRIAuthor(s): Efrat Saraf Lavi, Amit Pal, Drew Bleicher, Kyungmin Kang, Charif SidaniAbstractSpinal emergencies and urgent conditions must be recognized early so that the diagnosis can be quickly confirmed and treatment can be instituted to possibly prevent permanent loss of function. The ACR provides guidelines for recognition of patients presenting with myelopathy or acute low back pain who require further evaluation for suspicion of more serious problems and contribute to appropriate imaging utilization. Spinal emergencies include s...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
This study’s aim was to analyse the relationship between musculoskeletal disorders (low back pain and dorsalgia) and sociodemographic characteristics, workload and occupational hazards among casual dockworkers. This cross-sectional study addressed casual dockworkers from the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The convenience sample was composed of 232 casual dockworkers. Data were collected using a structured interview and observation. Poisson regression analysis was used. Association between low back pain and physiological occupational risk (p = 0.006), total exertion levels (p = 0.014) and frustration (p = 0.0...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the lumbar spine is commonly used to identify the source of low back pain (LBP); however, its use has been questionable. Throughout the years, numerous lumbar phenotypes (e....
Source: Scoliosis - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Condition:   Chronic Low Back Pain Interventions:   Other: Injection of Platelet rich plasma;   Other: Injection of NaCl Sponsor:   University Hospital, Montpellier Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
In this study we are aiming to evaluate the changes of serum serotonin and its association with pain in patients suffering from chronic low back pain before and after lumbar discectomy surgery. Patients and Methods: A prospective study was performed on the patients referring to the outpatient clinic in Besat hospital, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran, during 2016. A 2 mL fasting blood sample was collected from each patient at preoperative day 1 and postoperative day 14 and they were measured for level of serum serotonin. Besides, all patients were asked for severity of their low back pain in preope...
Source: Pain Research and Treatment - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Pain Res Treat Source Type: research
LOWER back pain affects one in three adults in the UK, but while laying down may seem to offer the best relief, the key to treating backache is actually keeping active.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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Source: American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: Original Research Articles Source Type: research
Low back pain (LBP) and neck pain (NP) are of considerable socioeconomic burden. Considering the escalating demand on health services that LBP and NP have globally, they represent an arguably unsustainable dra...
Source: BMC Public Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
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