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A 23-year-old female asked:

Im having flank pain on my right back side. hurts when i push on the area. im also having cloudy urine. ive felt ill today, loss of appetite and extremely tired/sleepy. could this be a kidney infection? i recently had a ct contrast dye scan?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Contrast CT can stress the kidney. See your doctor
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Your description is consistent with kidney infection and it would be prudent to see a doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment. Drink enough water so that your urine is mostly colorless. Wish you good health!
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Last updated Jun 24, 2021

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