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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience in Family Medicine
Pain on the side.: Flank pain is what we say to describe pain that occurs on our 'flank', or the sides of our torso. It doesn't signify a particular diagnosis or condit ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience in General Surgery
Multiple reasons: Could be kidney stone, muscle strain, hernia, bladder infection, colon infection. See your doctor.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Flank pain: Right flank pain can be caused by kidney infection, kidney stone, muscle strain, pinched nerve, or referred pain from an abnormality in the colon or p ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
8 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
See full answer: Pyelonephritis, kidney stone, kidney abscesses, kidney tumor, urinary obstruction, acute renal infarction, papillary necrosis, herpes zoster, pneumoni ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Constellation of: Symptoms necessitate further evaluation.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fever ...: Fever, chills, painful urination and shakes are common with fever > 100 degrees. Flank pain by itself is not diagnostic. See your caregiver and have y ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience in Infectious Disease
May still be a UTI: Usually, pain on urination (dysuria) is a symptom of a UTI from which the offending bacteria can be grown from the urine. Less commonly dysuria can o ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anshu Guleria
32 years experience in Urology
Needs more tests: If you have an abnormal urine test, a cystoscopy and retrograde pyelogram can find out if there is any abnormality in the kidney. Ct is not enough esp ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: Kidney stones are often a result of calcium oxalate precipitating out inside the kidney; this happens independent of infection. There are others that ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, you can have a urinary tract infection (UTI) without fever. Odor to the urine, flank pain and leukocytes in the urine suggest UTI. The glycosuria ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
It depends: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Yes : Especially if a kidney stone is involved
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
46 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Urologist needed: See a urologist to DX your problem.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not pain medication: Valium can help you to relax whilst waiting for a painful kidney stone to pass or be removed. However you probably will still need pain medication in ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. I am not sure exactly what you are asking with your question. You asked what kind of bacteria were causing your uti's but you have listed e col ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kim Kuhar
Dr. Kim Kuhar answered
33 years experience in Internal Medicine
Could be kidney ston: Could be kidney stone or infection, need to see your doctor.

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