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I have a small bump on my lower back on the right hand side. Its soft and it doesn't hurt or cause me any problems Is their a cream I can buy?

I have a small bump on my lower back on the right hand side. Its soft and it doesn't hurt or cause me any problems Is their a cream I can buy?

Yes, but. . .: Yes, you can buy any cream you want, but most are not designed to treat bumps. Rather than searching for treatment 1st, see your GP for diagnosis so that you know what's appropriate for your bump. Lipomas & cysts don't generally need treatment & certainly won't respond to creams. ...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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Right breast and arm feels numb/weak. Both heats up to the point it feels cold. Right hand as well followed by tingles. Lower back. Any ideas/causes?

Right breast and arm feels numb/weak. Both heats up to the point it feels cold. Right hand as well followed by tingles. Lower back. Any ideas/causes?

Depends on details: Pay careful attention to what part of right arm and breast are numb. "Heats up toe the point it feels cold" may be autonomic dysfunction. Pay attention to specifically what part of arm tingles. If low back is related then combination of arm and low back in setting of otherwise healthy young woman may mean stress biology (in which case tests probably normal). Quite treatable after diagnosis. ...Read more

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Felling dull pain in right hand testicle/lower back/leg. Had all tests- testy, kidney ultrasounds/mri of pelvis/urine & blood clear. What could it be?

Felling dull pain in right hand testicle/lower back/leg. Had all tests- testy, kidney ultrasounds/mri of pelvis/urine & blood clear. What could it be?

Urine culture?: You did not say if you had a urine culture done. Sometimes this kind of pain can be due to an infection that may not show up with routine urine cultures. An example is nongonoccocal urethritis or prostatiis. Some docs might try a course of antibiotics and see if that helps the symptoms, since cultures can be expensive. Discuss this with your doc or see a urologist. ...Read more

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My right hand lower back has a pain and makes me want to break wind any thoughts what it could be?

Low back pain: This is most likely musculoskeletal discomfort as it doesn't occur in a locale where intestinal activities or intestinal gas formation would be related or affected. If it's musculoskeletal it would be affected by motions of the lower spine and warm, moist applications would be helpful. If symptoms persist consult an orthopedic specialist.

. See a gastroenterologist if bowel symptoms become more ...Read more

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I have this pain in the right-hand side of my lower back. Probably muscle got pulled?

Sounds like it: It is very common to strain the muscles of the lower spine and have back pain isolated to one side. You can also strain both sides at once. Rest, ice, Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) can all help as well as stretching exercises like williams low back exercises. ...Read more

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After lifting dresser bent over with right hand. Pain and swelling in mid lower back. What do I do. It's been 5 days.

After lifting dresser bent over with right hand. Pain and swelling in mid lower back. What do I do. It's been 5 days.

As long as there are: No shooting pains or weakness in your legs it is likely a pulled or strained muscle. Anti-inflammatory meds like Ibuprofen or Naproxen can help. Take as directed. The swelling more concerning. If pain worsens or same intensity last more than 2 weeks should consult orthopedic surgeon for exam and mri. Can take 6 weeks to completely heal. ...Read more

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When touching my lower back with my right hand I feel an acute pain in my right anterior deltoid. Is this a sign of a possible shoulder injury?

When touching my lower back with my right hand I feel an acute pain in my right anterior deltoid. Is this a sign of a possible shoulder injury?

Possibly: Common shoulder injuries at your age include sprains/strains, labral tears, & other soft tissue trauma. The rotator cuff is less often injured. Inflammatory issues include bursitis & tendinitis. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain at my lower back waist line, left side. Gets worse when I walk for long, lifting an object on my right hand. Stops when I sit and relaxed, help!

Pain at my lower back waist line, left side. Gets worse when I walk for long, lifting an object on my right hand. Stops when I sit and relaxed, help!

Oblique strain: Sounds like you have an oblique strain. It could also be a low back problem, likely muscular. Occasionally the it band will also get irritated. I would recommend stretching, heating pad and nsaids. If not better see a doc. ...Read more

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I have been to extreme cold and felt lower back pain (right hand side) in October and I was hoping it would have healed by now, it has gotten better but has not completely disappeared, what could be c

I have been to extreme cold and felt lower back pain (right hand side) in October and I was hoping it would have healed by now, it has gotten better but has not completely disappeared, what could be c

Orthopedist: Persistent low back pain can be due to inflammation of the sacroiliac joint. If pain radiates into the buttock or thigh, herniated intervertebral disc may be the cause. If the pain is not affected by bending, possibilities include kidney pathology. If there is obvious aggravation by back motions, see an orthopedic specialist for diagnosis and treatment. Physical therapy may be ordered. ...Read more

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My lower right hand side back makes a loud click noise when moving I also have constance lower back ache what is this?

My lower right hand side back makes a loud click noise when moving I also have constance lower back ache what is this?

Could be facet joint: Sometimes the joints can make a clicking sound with movement
see your doctor to request imaging if back pain is severe, progressive or long standing. ...Read more

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Pain located in right lower back. Very slight tingly feeling in right hand and foot. No numbness or weakness. Spinal tumor?

Pain located in right lower back. Very slight tingly feeling in right hand and foot. No numbness or weakness. Spinal tumor?

Pain: How much do you weigh? Have you had a CT or MRI? Could be related to bulging disc or other issues. Consult with us to help solve this issue. ...Read more

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

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?

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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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

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What are some causes of protein in urine and kidney pain?

What are some causes of protein in urine and kidney pain?

Protein in Urine: Normaly urine does not have any protein most of the time, but upto 150mgm of protein can be excreted by a normal person, that may show as trace of protein in urine test. It can be 1+or30mgm/dl, 2+or100mgm/dl, 3+or300mgm/dl, or4+or 2000mgm/dl
if you have persistent protein in urine more than1+, you should see a specialist. Common causes are dehydration, nephrotic syndrome, stress, nephritis, sarcoidosis, drugs. ...Read more

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What might cause intermittent kidney pain in an active, non-drinking 18 yr old girl?

What might cause intermittent kidney pain in an active, non-drinking 18 yr old girl?

Probably not kidney: In your age group with no risk factors most back pain is of muscular origin related to strains or poor muscle development supporting the spine. This is particularly true if you do a lot of lifting and do not bend your knees while lifting.
Another possibility if it occurs around your periods is pelvic colic radiating to the back. ...Read more

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What can cause intermittent kidney pain in a very active, non-drinking 14 yr old girl?

What can cause intermittent kidney pain in a very active, non-drinking 14 yr old girl?

Pain: Infection of the kidney, stones, etc are some possibilities. You would also want to confirm the pain is coming from the kidney and not from the structures around the kidney. ...Read more

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What's causing my kidney pain no infection but there's a stone in the center if the kidney tha drs said would not cause pain?

Hard to say...: But they are correct that the presence of a stone in the kidney does not cause pain. Pain is caused by the a stone slipping out of the kidney and and into the ureter. Lower back pain is common, and usually caused by muscle sprains, either acute or chronic. See your physician for an exam and diagnosis. ...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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Can intermittent kidney pain be caused by dehydration?

No: Some other causes of flank pain should be sought, e.g., UTI. ...Read more

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