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I get a pain in the middle of my back and intensifies when I lean fwd. Is this just a simple muscle/backache or could this be symptoms of kidney pain?

I get a pain in the middle of my back and intensifies when I lean fwd. Is this just a simple muscle/backache or could this be symptoms of kidney pain?

Musculoskeletal pain: Any pain in the back associated with movement is very likely musculoskeletal related. Try heating pads, topical analgesics, or a short 3-5 days of Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil or Aleve. Hope you feel better, if not see your primary doctor for exam and possible X-Ray ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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Backache side ache nauseau headache fever chills urine test found blood pus and protein and sent me home with pain meds hist. Of kidney stones?

Backache side ache nauseau headache fever chills urine test found blood pus and protein and sent me home with pain meds hist. Of kidney stones?

UTI: You have a UTI or urinary tract infection. Your symptoms reflect more of a kidney infection rather than kidney stones. Call your doctor back to send your urine for a culture and have you started on antibiotics. If you feel weak and unable to drink, it might be a better option to have you stay in the hospital and receive your fluids and antibiotics by iv. ...Read more

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Septic kidney and back pain, what could be wrong?

Septic kidney and back pain, what could be wrong?

A kidney infection: Can be the cause of back pain. This requires medical care. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have back pain, or kidney pain?

Good question: Often difficult to tell. Easy with symptoms of kidney infection, ie fever, burning on urination or blood in urine. Kidney pain usually on or more on 1 side than both ; deep to lower ribs in back which is higher than commonest back pain which is lower. Tapping lower ribs on affected side kidney >back pain. Tender vertebrae in midline, increase in pain twisting spine or bending backwards favor back. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between back pain and kidney pain?

How can you tell the difference between back pain and kidney pain?

Let me try agian: Pain in the upper back that is a dull, one-sided ache, particularly if it is accompanied by fever and urinary symptoms may be real kidney pain. This may due to a kidney infection, or stone typically causes waves of sharp, intense pain, which doctors call renal colic .There's no sure way , do urine test to find out. Sometimes you could have both together this way the testing is very important. ...Read more

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When left kidney is taken out is there left side back pain present?

Not long term: There would be acute pain immediately following the surgery which should be adequately managed with pain medication. Long term there wouldn't normally be back pain although sometimes post-surgery patients can develop a chronic pain condition. If that happens see a chronic pain physician. ...Read more

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My back pain kidney discomfort feels like needles of pain sometimes.

Not entirely sure: what you're asking. If you're wondering if such pain can be normal, then yes, it can. If you are concerned about the symptoms or if they represent a change from your normal state of health, see your doctor for testing. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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