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Can not pooping cause back or kidney pain?

Can not pooping cause back or kidney pain?

Yes: Pressure on the ureters can cause back pressure against the kidney and cause pain similar to a kidney stone. Pressure on the spinal nerves can cause pain in the back as well. Try a fleets enema, hold for thirty minutes while lying on your left side to liquefy the hard impacted stool and help it to evacuate more easily. Repeat up to three times if needed. Do this the day after you fail a bm. ...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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Had a UTI with left side kidney pain and for 2 days there was blood in my stool, dull ache pain getting a CT scan once get appt what could be wrong?

Need thorough exam: You have several things going on that need to be addressed by a doctor that you've identified with your uti, kidney pain, blood in stool, achy pain. All things that point to needing a doctor to examine you completely, and come up with you diagnosis and plan, by integrating your findings. Depending on how much blood's been lost, and whether it is an internal or external finding causing this. ...Read more

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What could cause my back / kidney pain?

What could cause my back / kidney pain?

Depends: The possibilities are too numerous to detail here. A physician will need to evaluate this. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in the middle of my back (possibly kidney pain), then chest tightness?

What could cause pain in the middle of my back (possibly kidney pain), then chest tightness?

Many things: List is long: esophageal problems (foodpipe), gallbladder disorders, coronary artery disease (angina), aortic aneurysms, to name a few. Narrowing it down depends upon when the discomfort occurs, what aggravates and alleviates it, etc ...Read more

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Sudden pain in the lower back - caused by muscle pain or kidney pain. How to distinguish them and how urgent it is to treat the kidney pain?

Sudden pain in the lower back - caused by muscle pain or kidney pain. How to distinguish them and how urgent it is to treat the kidney pain?

Most important..: The most important thing is a urinalysis. With pyelonephritis you would have a fever almost always. With a kidney stone, usually microscopic or macroscopic blood in urine.
If your pain last more than a day, see your pcp asap. You c an take over the counter alleve. ...Read more

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Is there any STD that could cause kidney pain? My friend has sharp, intermittent pain in back, no other symptoms. Seeing doc tomorrow. Ideas?

Is there any STD that could cause kidney pain? My friend has sharp, intermittent pain in back, no other symptoms. Seeing doc tomorrow. Ideas?

Possibilities: There are many possible answers to this question, however without more information and an examination it is difficult to give specifics. See what the doctor says at the appointment. ...Read more

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What causes missed periods, pain when peeing, had lower back pain along with kidney pain, and tiredness (with no prior sexual experience)?

What causes missed periods, pain when peeing, had lower back pain along with kidney pain, and tiredness (with no prior sexual experience)?

See your doctor: You have symptoms which could be severe and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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I have back kidney pain some solution?

Need diagnosis first: Pain in back is not necessarily kidney. This could be any one of many things. You probably need a good history and exam to straighten this out. ...Read more

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How do I know if the pain in my back is kidney pain?

How do I know if the pain in my back is kidney pain?

Not an issue for: Self diagnosis. While back ache is very common and often self limited; if you have any concern about kidney disease, you should see your doctor for an evaluation starting with urine exam, other lab tests and may be imaging. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause kidney pain?

Dehydration: Dehydration alone does not. However if the dehydration causes a kidney stone then this can cause kidney pain. ...Read more

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Is kidney pain predominantly in the lumbar area?

Is kidney pain predominantly in the lumbar area?

Sort of: Kidney pain is typically "flank pain" which is off to the sides of the lumbar area. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of pulsating kidney pain?

What are possible causes of pulsating kidney pain?

? Kidney stone: Several including kidney stone. May not be related to kidneys too. ...Read more

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What to do if I have back pain, appendix or kidney pain?

What to do if I have back pain, appendix or kidney pain?

See your doctor: Any of those could be a big issue. I would see your doctor for further workup. Always good to be on top of the issue rather than chasing it down the road. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your left shoulder blade hurts along with kidney pain?

See a doctor: Shoulder pain: its important to establish a diagnosis. Shoulder pain could be from the shoulder or referred. Common referred sources include: abdomen, heart and neck. A kidney/abdominal problem could refer pain to the shoulder. Therefore proper diagnosis is essential to stopping the pain. See an orthopedist or general surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the main difference between any kidney pain/infection and back waist pain?

Fever, feeling ill: Infections of the kidney will cause exquisite pain in the affected flank area, and is accompanied by other symptoms such as fever, sweating, and a general feeling of being ill- this is markedly different that musculoskeletal pain that is not followed by fevers, sweats, or feeling really ill. Usually, the achy/burning/sore muscle pain gets worse other use of the muscle. ...Read more

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I have 4 "tiny" stones 2 in each kidney and a very small cyst. I get bad kidney pain sometimes. Can this be caused if stones aren't in ureter?

No: Non-obstructing stones or a small cyst will not cause pain in the kidney. Kidney pain typically results from distention of the renal capsule when the stones move into the ureter. Pain usually occurs during acute obstruction. Cysts in the kidney only cause pain when there is hemorrhage into a cyst or very rarely do they cause blockage of the drainage from the kidney. ...Read more

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Pain near center of back stretch I get sudden cramps Leaning forward helps ease pain. Was concerne kidney pain? When lay flat pain goes away

Pain near center of back stretch I get sudden cramps Leaning forward helps ease pain. Was concerne kidney pain? When lay flat pain goes away

Spinal issue: From what you are describing it is likely that you have some type of lower back issue. This could be in the form of muscle spasm or disk problems. It is unlikely to be a kidney issue since those with not usually go away by lying down. Please seek the attention of a healthcare professional if it does not resolve soon. ...Read more

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Other than kidney stones, what are some causes for kidney pain?

Other than kidney stones, what are some causes for kidney pain?

Pyelonephritis,: Congenital or acquired ureteropelvic junction obstruction, kidney cyst or cysts, kidney abscess, obstructing kidney tumor, retroperitoneal fibrosis, uretero-vesical juction obstruction, severe vesico-ureteral reflux. ...Read more

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Can kidney pain travel up your back?

Can kidney pain travel up your back?

No, usually...: The pain originating from kidney tends to travel lateral and down, not back and up. In reality, the pain over kidneys is often unrelated with kidneys themselves, yet with the disorders of local muscles, joints, & nerves. How can one deduce the causes for similar symptoms from different origins? Not that hard if analyzing the onset, degree, duration, interval, fluctuation, evolution, resolution. . ...Read more

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I'm having kidney pain when lying down, what is the cause?

Needs to be checked: It needs to be evaluated, as it may be due to
1kidney infection
2stone in the kidney
3tumer in kidney
4pain not related to kidney but from another source. ...Read more

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Can alcohol cause bilateral kidney pain?

Can alcohol cause bilateral kidney pain?

Not possible: No alcohol can not cause pain in both kidneys. ...Read more

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Can stress and anxiety cause kidney pain?

Can stress and anxiety cause kidney pain?

Stress & kidneys?: stress and anxiety can increase the perception of pain & amt of pain experienced. So, these may contribute 2 pain. Anxiety, by itself, doesn't cause "kidney" pain. Nerve endings that terminate near the kidney will be irritated if the the kidney is inflamed (Bc of infection, for ex) or a stone may cause pain passing thru another structure. C ur doc ASAP if u have kidney pain 2 find cause & treat! ...Read more

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What can cause kidney pain due to painkillers?

See below: Check with your doctor to be sure you can use these medicines safely, particularly if you have kidney disease. Heavy or long-term use of some of these medicines, such as ibuprofen, naproxen, and higher dose aspirin, can cause chronic kidney disease known as chronic interstitial nephritis. The warning labels on otc analgesics tell you not to use these medicines for more than l0 days for pain. ...Read more

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Back/kidney pain, would using a heating pad be ok?

Yes it is ok: Yes it is ok and may help with the pain. ...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

Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


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