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21 f hispanic abortion 11 days ago sex 2 days ago. Now experiencing abdominal/lower back pain. Infection? Pregnant? Use map -safe to use so soon?

21 f hispanic abortion 11 days ago sex 2 days ago. Now experiencing abdominal/lower back pain. Infection? Pregnant? Use map -safe to use so soon?

See an OB/GYN: Don't fool around with this. Go get examined by a professional and have a specific diagnosis made and treatment suggested, along with having your questions answered. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Is having continued back pain after kidney infection a normal condition?

Is having continued back pain after kidney infection a normal condition?

Best to have it look: Best to have it looked at as continued pain could mean something is still wrong. ...Read more

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Recent research found 40% of people with chronic back pain had treatable infection which could be treated with co-amoxiclav. Could this be diagnosed?

Recent research found 40% of people with chronic back pain had treatable infection which could be treated with co-amoxiclav. Could this be diagnosed?

Disciitis: Many patients who suffer ruptured discs turn out to have infections locally, and this may well explain why post-operative chronic low back pain persists, if not treated. May be a bit tough to pin down, but certain varieties of bone scans may help. Discuss with an infectious disease specialist and a neurosurgeon. This is a new discovery and not all the issues are worked out so far. ...Read more

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Lower back pain with bladder infection?

Lower back pain with bladder infection?

Common : Common symptoms of a bladder infection are urgency, frequency, burning with urination, and visible blood in the urine. Low back pain is less common but is a symptom. It also may be a symptom related to kidney infection in addition to bladder infection. Fever is generally associated with kidney infections along with nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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Low back pain with bladder infection. Please suggest?

Low back pain with bladder infection. Please suggest?

R/O kidney infection: Pyelonephritis (kidney infection) is a possible cause of back pain. If there is back pain and suspected bladder infection, it would be useful to have a medics evaluation to rule out pyelonephritis ...Read more

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What could cause lower back pain besides kidney infection?

What could cause lower back pain besides kidney infection?

Back pain: Several organs can lead to back pain. Most of the pain arises from the lumbar spine. In females, feminine organs may also cause back pain. I would suggest you see a gynecologist for a check up to rule out such causes. If there is no problem there, see a pain physician who can properly rule out any spinal causes. ...Read more

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What could be the reason for blood in pee with back pain and no infection ?

Possible stone: Blood in urine with back pain and no infection is usually because of you trying to pass a kidney stone. If the stone is small, pain might not be bad. You need to have more tests and xrays to find out the cause and treat it. The tests will also help find out if something more serious is going on. ...Read more

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How bad is the back pain qith a kidney infection?

How bad is the back pain qith a kidney infection?

Varies: Varies somewhat based upon the severity of the infection and also the pain tolerance of the patient. That being said, it has the potential to be quite severe and can be associated with fevers, chills, and pain with urination. ...Read more

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How harmful for your health is the back pain during a kidney infection?

How harmful for your health is the back pain during a kidney infection?

Don't be fulled : Kidney infection can, but not always, be associated with back pain. Even then, the degree of pain does not necessarily correlate with the severity of the infection. That have being said, if one has a urinary tract infection and back pain follows, the doctor should be informed before full blown pyelonephritis and sepsis set in. ...Read more

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I have intense lower back pain. Could the gum infection I have be a contributing cause?

Discitis?: Youwant to rule out discitis in that setting with your doctor you would also have fevers and back pain its unusual but possible. ...Read more

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Do you get back pain with urinary tract infections?

Do you get back pain with urinary tract infections?

Yes possibly: A UTI can cause back pain in more severe cases. It may be a sign of pyelonephritis which is infection of the kidney - usually due to spread of the uti. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain and a sinus infection. Are the two related at all?

Sprain/strain: It is unlikely that your sinus infection and the low back pain are connected...except indirectly that if you feel bad/sick because of the infection, your tolerance for dealing with the low back pain will be diminished. Your low back pain can be a lumbar facet issue, a discogenic pain or simply a strain/sprain. You could also have a kidney stone or stone in one of your ureters. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Daughter was diagnosed with UTI given 5 days of Zithromax 500 MG. 102 fever 4 days, back pain, nausea. Concerned kidney infection. Will Zithromax work?

Daughter was diagnosed with UTI given 5 days of Zithromax 500 MG. 102 fever 4 days, back pain, nausea. Concerned kidney infection. Will Zithromax work?

Not if worsening: call pcp or proceed to the ER. need appropriate treatment immediately. agree kidney infection or complicated/infected kidney stone are possible; but also pelvic inflammatory disease and some other possibilities. ...Read more

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I've had bad lower back pain, no uti or infection found. blood work wbc 14.9, neut abs 9.4, lymph abs 4.5 and crp of 5.8. What could cause this?

I've had bad lower back pain, no uti or infection found. blood work wbc 14.9, neut abs 9.4, lymph abs 4.5 and crp of 5.8. What could cause this?

Mild leukocytosis: This can be due to multiple different factors and cannot be attributed to any one of these without a full medical history, physical exam and perhaps other studies. Isolated lab values without clinical relevance are most commonly impossible to interpret successfully. ...Read more

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Kidney infection?back pain, restless sleep, cloudy urine, no burning,pee a lot/feel i have to pee but can't. No fever little nausea night sweats

Kidney infection?back pain, restless sleep, cloudy urine, no burning,pee a lot/feel i have to pee but can't. No fever little nausea night sweats

Bladder problem : back pain with cloudy urine can be a sign of infection or a kidney stone but could also be high sugar or other bladder problems. Drink lots of fluids and If it continues its best to be seen by a medical professional and have your urine and possibly your blood tested. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more