Back pain, Frequent urination: 13 Possible Causes
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What causes back pain and frequent urination? 13 possible conditions

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Bleeding or spotting, increased need to urinate, tender breasts, fatigue, nausea, and missed period are signs of pregnancy.

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Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are solid masses of crystalized calcium or other substances that originate in the kidneys but can pass through the urinary tract. The greatest risk factor is making less than one liter of urine per day.

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Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland. Learn more about its symptoms and how your doctor can treat it.

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Pyelonephritis is an inflammation of the kidney and upper urinary tract. Symptoms include flushed skin, back pain, fever, and nausea.

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Hyperparathyroidism is a condition where the parathyroid glands produce too much parathyroid hormone (PTH).

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Uterine Prolapse

The uterus is held in place by pelvic muscles and ligaments. If these become weak, they're no longer able to support the uterus, causing prolapse.

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Chronic Nonbacterial Prostatitis

Chronic nonbacterial prostatitis is a condition that causes pain and inflammation in the prostate and the lower urinary tract in men.

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Transitional Cell Cancer (Malignant Neoplasm of Ureter)

The renal pelvis and the ureter are lined with specific types of cells called transitional cells. Cancer begins in the transitional cells.

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Teenage Pregnancy

Teenage pregnancy is pregnancy in a woman 19 years of age or younger. A woman can get pregnant if she has vaginal sex with a man at any age after she has started having regular monthly periods. Some signs of pregnanc...

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Ovarian Cysts

Most women will develop at least one cyst on their ovaries during their lives. In most cases, these cysts are painless and cause no symptoms.

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Ovarian Cancer

The ovaries are small organs on either side of the uterus. They're where eggs are produced. Ovarian cancer can occur in different parts of the ovary.

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Prostate Cancer Overview

Learn prostate cancer information, causes, symptoms and treatments.

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Cushing Syndrome

Cushing's syndrome occurs due to abnormally high levels of cortisol. The most common cause of it is overuse of corticosteroids. Learn more about this condition.

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