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The Colony, TX
A 30-year-old female asked:

have had severe back pain x5 days that is getting worse. at what point do i go back to my dr. ct scan says 3 mm bulge at l5-s1 and hydronephrosis r kidney larger than left. had lumbar puncture on 12/24.?

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Dr. Alok Agrawal
Nephrology and Dialysis 34 years experience
Unrelated: I am a kidney doctor. Back pain likely from disc bulge. Hydronephrosis on both sides is from blockage. It means your kidneys are unable to drain urine. You may need to see a kidney doctor ( nephrologist) or urologist for this. Back pain will also need help from internal medicine doctor.

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Last updated Dec 12, 2018

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