Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Back Hurting 185 Causes

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There are 21 common conditions that can cause Back Hurting.
  1. Acute Back Strain or Sprain
  2. Arthritis
  3. Back Injury
  4. Bladder Infection
  5. Braxton Hicks Contractions
  6. Cellulitis
  7. Chronic Back Strain or Sprain
  8. Endometriosis
  9. Enlarged Prostate
  10. Falls
  11. Ligament Sprains
  12. Muscle Strains
  13. Neck Sprain or Strain
  14. Osteoarthritis
  15. Pleuritis
  16. Premenstrual Syndrome
  17. Threatened Miscarriage
  18. Urinary Tract Infection
  19. Urinary Tract Infections in Children
  20. Venereal Disease in Males
  21. Venereal Disease
There are 34 somewhat common conditions that can cause Back Hurting.
  1. Abdominal Injury
  2. Adenomyosis
  3. Alcoholic Hepatitis
  4. Angina
  5. Atherosclerosis
  6. Atypical Angina
  7. Biliary Colic
  8. Bipolar Disorder
  9. Cervicitis
  10. Chest Injury
  11. Dysthymia
  12. Fibromyalgia
  13. Gallbladder Disease
  14. Gallstones
  15. Heart Attack
  16. Hemorrhagic Cystitis
  17. Herniated Disk
  18. Osteoporosis
  19. Ovarian Cystic Disease
  20. Overuse and Stress Injuries
  21. Paget's Disease
  22. Pelvic Relaxation
  23. Peptic Ulcer Disease
  24. Popliteus Tendinitis
  25. Postpartum Infection
  26. Pregnancy
  27. Primary Dysmenorrhea
  28. Sacrococcygeal Injury
  29. Sciatica
  30. Spinal Subluxation
  31. Staph Infections
  32. Stress Incontinence
  33. Urinary Retention
  34. Uterine Fibroids
There are 33 uncommon conditions that can cause Back Hurting.
  1. Ankylosing Spondylitis
  2. Arenavirus Infection
  3. Back Pain with Radiculopathy
  4. Bacterial Endocarditis
  5. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  6. Chronic Pancreatitis
  7. Cirrhosis
  8. Endometritis
  9. Esophageal Spasm
  10. Esophageal Ulcers
  11. Genitourinary Injury
  12. Hepatomegaly
  13. Herpes Zoster
  14. Interstitial Cystitis
  15. Kidney Injury
  16. Kidney Stone
  17. Osteomyelitis
  18. Pancreatitis
  19. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  20. Piriformis Syndrome
  21. Polycystic Kidney Disease
  22. Premature Labor
  23. Prostatitis
  24. Scoliosis
  25. Secondary Dysmenorrhea
  26. SI Joint Injury
  27. Sickle Cell Anemia
  28. Spinal Cord Injury
  29. Urgency Incontinence
  30. Uterine Prolapse
  31. Uterine Tumor
  32. Vaginal Prolapse
  33. Vertebral Compression Fracture
There are 97 rare conditions that can cause Back Hurting.
  1. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  2. Acute Glomerulonephritis
  3. Acute Intermittent Porphyria
  4. Addison's Disease
  5. Adult Still's Disease
  6. Alcaptonuria
  7. Bladder Cancer
  8. Bone Cancer
  9. Bone Cyst
  10. Bone Tumor
  11. Brucellosis
  12. Cauda Equina Syndrome
  13. Cervical Cancer
  14. Cholangiocarcinoma
  15. Cholangitis
  16. Chondrosarcoma
  17. Chordoma
  18. Chronic Inflammatory Polyneuropathy
  19. Colorectal Cancer
  20. Congo Hemorrhagic Fever
  21. Conus Medullaris Syndrome
  22. Cushing's Syndrome
  23. Cystinuria
  24. Dengue Fever
  25. Discitis
  26. Dissecting Thoracic Aneurysm
  27. Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
  28. Ectopic Pregnancy
  29. Enchondroma
  30. Epidural Compression Syndrome
  31. Epidural Hematoma
  32. Erysipelas
  33. Esophageal Cancer
  34. Esophageal Perforation
  35. Esophageal Stricture
  36. Gallbladder Cancer
  37. Ganglioneuroma
  38. Gastric Carcinoma
  39. Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  40. Hantavirus
  41. Hemochromatosis
  42. Hemothorax
  43. Hyperoxaluria
  44. Hyperprolactinemia
  45. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  46. Kyphosis
  47. Lung Cancer
  48. Lymphoma
  49. Malignant Hypertension
  50. Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever
  51. Multiple Myeloma
  52. Myocardial Contusion
  53. Neuroblastoma
  54. Ovarian Cancer
  55. Ovarian Torsion
  56. Pancreatic Cancer
  57. Pathologic Bone Fracture
  58. Pelvic Bone Fracture
  59. Perforated Bowel
  60. Perforated Ulcer
  61. Placental Abruption
  62. Pleural Effusion
  63. Pneumothorax
  64. Polio
  65. Porphyria
  66. Post Herpetic Neuralgia
  67. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  68. Prinzmetal's Angina
  69. Prostate Cancer
  70. Pyelonephritis
  71. Rat Bite Fever
  72. Reiter's Syndrome
  73. Relapsing Polychondritis
  74. Renal Artery Occlusion
  75. Renal Cell Carcinoma
  76. Rickets
  77. Ruptured Ectopic Pregnancy
  78. Sacrum Fracture
  79. Smallpox
  80. Spina Bifida
  81. Spinal Cord Tumor
  82. Spinal Stenosis
  83. Spleen Injury
  84. Splenic Abscess
  85. Testicular Cancer
  86. Tetanus
  87. Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  88. Transverse Myelitis
  89. Traumatic Pneumothorax
  90. Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
  91. Urethral Stricture
  92. Uterine Cancer
  93. Von Hippel-Lindau Disease
  94. West Nile Virus
  95. Wilms Tumor
  96. Yellow Fever
  97. Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

Last Updated: Nov 12, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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