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Back swelling

Back swelling is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with back swelling often receive plain x-ray, intravenous fluid replacement, cardiac monitoring, magnetic resonance imaging, cat scan of head, corneal transplant, procedures on spleen and removal of ectopic pregnancy .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with back swelling include diphenhydramine (benadryl), hydroxyzine, nalbuphine (nubain), nabumetone, valacyclovir (valtrex), carisoprodol (soma), dexamethasone topical product, diltiazem, oxycodone, chlorpheniramine / phenindamine / phenylpropanolamine, mecamylamine, grepafloxacin (raxar) and malathion topical .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for back swelling include sex == male, race/ethnicity = black and age 15-29 years. On the other hand, race/ethnicity = hispanic, age 75+ years, and age 5-14 years almost never get back swelling.

Age

< 1 years
0.1x
1-4 years
0.1x
5-14 years
0.0x
15-29 years
2.3x
30-44 years
1.2x
45-59 years
1.1x
60-74 years
1.0x
75+ years
0.0x

Sex

Male
1.7x
Female
0.5x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.9x
Hispanic
0.0x
White
1.1x
Other
0.1x
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