Chicago, IL
A 23-year-old male asked:

Pain - lower left side/back that won't go away, intensifies with cough or breathing followed with chills. hurts while moving, urine clear no blood?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Back pain: You need to be seen and carefully evaluated ASAP. Do not delay this. You may have an infection or other non-infectious inflammatory condition and it may involve your kidneys, spinal cord or other areas. Please get this seen to quickly before you become increasingly ill.
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