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i have kidney pain that started after i finished taking a round of antibiotics. ct scan shows no stones or blockage. what could this be?

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Dr. James Lin
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Need more info....: Why did you use antibiotics for UTI diagnosed by symptoms alone or with urinalysis +/- urine culture? But it is nice to know CT scan showed no stone or blockage in urinary tract. Under this scenario, I could stop wondering if you had UTI. Oftentimes so-called kidney pain is not related to UTI but to some disorders of local/regional muscles, joints, bones, or nerves. So, check with doc for followup
Answered on Jan 23, 2018

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