Lower back pain and Back stiffness

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a long-term (chronic) condition in which the spine and other areas of the body become inflamed.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Back stiffness
  • Lower back pain
  • Buttock pain
  • Unusually tired
  • Swelling in many joints

More information on Ankylosing spondylitis is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Back pain

Back pain is very common and normally improves within a few weeks or months.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Back pain
  • Lower back pain
  • Back stiffness

More information on Back pain is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.