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Breast Pain (Definition)

Breast pain is common. It is typically experienced during the menstrual period. Pain can range from mild tenderness, burning, dull ache, sharp or stabbing. It can be experienced in 1 or both breasts. Fibrocystic changes is the most common cause of breast pain. Hormonal medications (birth control, hormones) can cause pain as well. Infection ...Read more


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I have pain in my left side of my back. I havnt got a kidney infection as been tested but I have big breast could that be the cause of the pain?

I have pain in my left side of my back. I havnt got a kidney infection as been tested but I have big breast could that be the cause of the pain?

Yes: Unilateral pain upper back in twenties female with large breasts might reflect chronic rhomboid major muscle spasm. Each breast can weigh 6 pounds. I have found many large breasted women have anterior tilt to their shoulders, which can stress the rhomboids. Increased tone (yoga) of upper back muscles is advised; along with more of a military posture of the shoulders. ...Read more

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I have kidney infection and have been trying to treat it but the pain is still there. I have been feeling tinglying sensation in my breast and headach?

I have kidney infection and have been trying to treat it but the pain is still there. I have been feeling tinglying sensation in my breast and headach?

See answer: I'm not certain what your question is. If you have a kidney infection you need to get treatment. If your treatment isn't working speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a kidney infection cause your chest to burn?

Please tell me, could a kidney infection cause your chest to burn?

Not really: Not that I know of. However, chest burning is not only due to a disease in the chest. For example, reflux of gastric contents, can cause these symptoms. Also if you were treated with antibiotics, some may cause other symptoms. Speak with your local physician about these symptoms. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting colds, chest infections and kidney infections? How can I prevent them. I drink loads of water and eat loads of veg? Help

Why do I keep getting colds, chest infections and kidney infections? How can I prevent them. I drink loads of water and eat loads of veg? Help

See your doctor: If you are getting recurring infections while maintaining a healthy lifestyle, you should definitely speak with your physician about further work up for a cause. ...Read more

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Just below the center of my chest but more in my stomach area has a dull pain briefly. Doc says its from my kidney infection. I don't know though?

Cannot diagnose: Without a full history and physical exam would have no way to determine what your pain is due to. If you are dissatisfied with your doctor's explanation ask for referral for second opinion. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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I had a kidney infection recently. I have a red rash on my chest for over a year, butterfly shape. Recently hives & weight gain. Could it be lupus?

I had a kidney infection recently. I have a red rash on my chest for over a year, butterfly shape. Recently hives & weight gain. Could it be lupus?

Hard to say.: The butterfly rash from lupus is on the face not chest. A rash, kidney infection, hives and weight gain may or may not all be related. You need to be thoroughly evaluated, with appropriate testing, by your primary care doc. A referral can be done to an appropriate specialist, if indicated by the results of that work-up. ...Read more

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Is it true that people with RA can have chest pain with a kidney infection? I prob have a kidney infection, flank pain severe and chest pain severe.

Is it true that people with RA can have chest pain with a kidney infection? I prob have a kidney infection, flank pain severe and chest pain severe.

Anybody: You do not have to have rheumatoid arthritis. See a doctor asap and get this evaluated. Particularly since if you are receiving ustekinumab which is a monoclonal antibody against il 12 and 23 and can predispose to severe secondary infections. Go now and get evaluated. Hope you are better quickly. ...Read more

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I have kidney infection and I have been feeling tingle in my breast and have serious headache please is it the infection or pregnancy symptoms?

I have kidney infection and I have been feeling tingle in my breast and have serious headache please is it the infection or pregnancy symptoms?

Seek help: I would recommend that you go to the emergency department for evaluations and treatment. If you are pregnant and have a kidney infection you need to make certain you are receiving the care you and your child need. ...Read more

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Please is dis pregnancy signs or kidney infection symptoms. I have been diagnosed with infection but I've been having headache and tingle in my breast?

Please is dis pregnancy signs or kidney infection symptoms. I have been diagnosed with infection but I've been having headache and tingle in my breast?

General Symptoms: That could be from either pregnancy or infection or another problem (there are hundreds of things that cause that symptom) If you are concerned your infection is not improving please be evaluated. Otherwise try to schedule an appointment for follow up and testing soon. ...Read more

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Can having a kidney infection cause you to miss you period. I was suppose to get mine july 5th and haven't got it and the test are all negativa?

Can having a kidney infection cause you to miss you period. I was suppose to get mine july 5th and haven't got it and the test are all negativa?

Possible: There are many things that can affect the menstrual cycle, as you know. However, I would think that the kidney infection would need to be rather significant accompanied by fever, chills, body aches. In other words, significant enough that it would affect hormonal and other bodily function. I do not feel that a simple bladder infection or a mild urinary tract infection would disturb the cycle. ...Read more

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I have a kidney infection. Can a kidney infection cause lymph nodes in the neck to swell?

I have a kidney infection. Can a kidney infection cause lymph nodes in the neck to swell?

No: Urinary infection would not cause this. If you have enlarged lymph nodes in the head and neck region, however, please consult your doctor right away. ...Read more

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Can a kidney infection cause stomach bloating?

Can a kidney infection cause stomach bloating?

Yes: Any abdominal infection may irritate the intestines and cause a sensation of bloating. ...Read more

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Can a kidney infection cause your stomach to bloat?

Can a kidney infection cause your stomach to bloat?

Not usually: Kidney infections are serious and may cause chills, sweats, fever, back discomfort, urinary frequency and burning. A distended abdomen would not be a typical symptom or sign. ...Read more

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Can a kidney infection cause retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy?

Can a kidney infection cause retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy?

Doubtful: Urinary tract infections rarely cause lymph node enlargement unless there is an unusual organism (bacterial, fungal, or viral), or may be seen in addition to (but not necessarily related to) other serious conditions that warrant additional evaluation. ...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


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