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Symptom Checker

Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Low Back Pain

Sometimes back pain can be caused by a condition that needs immediate medical evaluation.

Do you have a history of any of the following:

  • cancer

  • fever with your back pain

  • severe or incapacitating low back pain

  • weight loss

  • recent significant trauma (such as a fall or car accident)

  • inability to control your urine or bowels?

Yes to one or more of the above.

No to all of the above.

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