Back pain, Itching: 6 Possible Causes
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What causes back pain and itching? 6 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.



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

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Acute Pancreatitis

Acute pancreatitis is an inflammation in the pancreas, which causes pain and swelling in the upper left side of the abdomen, nausea, and burping.

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Gallstones are hard deposits in the gallbladder that can eventually block the exiting bile ducts. Abdominal pain, fever, itchy skin, and jaundice are symptoms.

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Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer and is often difficult to detect. Learn more about symptoms and treatments.

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Yellow fever

Yellow fever is a serious, potentially deadly flu-like disease spread by mosquitoes. It's characterized by a high fever and jaundice. It isn't curable.

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ABO Incompatability Reaction

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

An ABO incompatibility reaction can occur if you receive the wrong type of blood during a blood transfusion. It's rare but serious and potentially fatal.

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