pressure exerted upstream in the circulation as a result of obstruction to forward flow, as when congestion in the pulmonary circulation results from stenosis of the mitral valve or failure of the left ventricle.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
back pres·sure (bak presh'ŭr)
Pressure exerted upstream in the circulation as a result of obstruction to forward flow, as when congestion in the pulmonary circulation results from stenosis of the mitral valve or failure of the left ventricle.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
Patient discussion about back pressure
Q. I have a back pain that started few weeks ago. It's not related to any physical pressure what can it be? Few weeks ago I began to feel a strange pain in my back. Its not an ordinary pain. Its not related to movements, I didn't get hit anywhere, its just a constant pain and a bad feeling of uncomfort in this area.
In addition my wife said to me that my skin is yellowish. I must admit that I can't notice it but she and my son claims so.
what can it be?
For general knowledge I am a 61 years old, i smoke and drink beer but not in a exaggerated way.
A. Back pain is one of the most popular symptoms an old man can suffer from. Most of the times it's just back pain. It could be worst things - even cancer, so you should got to your GP BUT, don't worry most of the chances is that it is just a back pain.More discussions about back pressure
as far as i know you can have back pain from sleeping in a bad position, so you can't recall an injury to the back, but you hurt it every time you take a nap.
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