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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Source: American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: Physiatry Reviews for Evidence in Practice Source Type: research
ConclusionSclerosis can occur in endplates with any type of MCs. However, the clinical and animal study suggests that sclerosis is greatest in endplates showing type III MCs.The translational potential of this articleThe study showed that sclerosis can occur in endplates with MCs type I, II and III. In patients with endplate sclerosis on plain radiographs or CT scans, the endplate can still represent an inflammatory process associated with chronic lower back pain.
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Translation - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
American physicians dole out lots of unnecessary medical care to their patients. They prescribe things like antibiotics for people with viral infections, order expensive CT scans for patients with transitory back pain, and obtain screening EKGs for people with no signs or symptoms of heart disease. Some critics even accuse physicians of ordering such services to bolster their revenue. So what happens when uninsured patients make it to the doctor’s office with coughs, low back pain, or other problems? Do physicians stop ordering all these unnecessary tests and services, out of recognition that most of these patients w...
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Policy Medicare Public Health & Source Type: blogs
Conditions:   Chronic Low Back Pain;   Postural Low Back Pain Interventions:   Other: Control. no therapeutic program;   Other: Experimental. Therapeutic program Sponsor:   University of Extremadura Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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Source: The Back Letter - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Articles Source Type: research
Resumo O objetivo deste artigo é medir a prevalência e identificar fatores associados à dor lombar intensa (DL intensa) entre parturientes do município de Rio Grande, RS, Brasil, em 2013. Questionário padronizado aplicado por entrevistadoras previamente treinadas em até 48 horas após o parto. Realizou-se análise multivari ável utilizando regressão de Poisson tendo a razão de prevalência como medida de efeito. Dentre as 2685 parturientes incluídas no estudo, 51,2% referiram dor lombar gestacional e 27,3% tinham DL intensa, com maior pro...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
Conclusion: Primary healthcare physicians working in one health system in Riyadh had a higher than expected adherence to referral guidelines for back pain related red flags. PMID: 30106424 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Saudi Medical Journal - Category: Middle East Health Tags: Saudi Med J Source Type: research
Study Design. Retrospective analysis wherein 103 patients were considered, and 76 patients were included: 49 were classified as chronic non-specific low back pain (CNSLBP) (Study group) and 27 had identifiable cases of specific chronic low back pain (LBP) (Control group). Objective. Elucidate markers of systemic inflammation in patients with CNSLBP. Summary of Background Data. Mechanisms of LBP are poorly understood. Pro-inflammatory cytokines are increased in obesity and involved with pain modulation; we previously proposed a theoretical model of their mediating role in LBP. Methods. Demographic information was...
Source: Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Epidemiology Source Type: research
Study Design. Longitudinal observational study. Objective. To investigate the association between the duration of pain at baseline and the clinical outcomes of patients with low back pain (LBP) enrolled on the North East of England Regional Back Pain and Radicular Pain Pathway (NERBPP). Summary of Background Data. The NERBPP is a clinical pathway based upon National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines (2009) for LBP of
Source: Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Health Services Research Source Type: research
Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, EarlyView.
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences - Category: Nursing Authors: Source Type: research
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