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Contast sharp, burning, itching, stabbing, left flank pain near hip, 99.8 temp, hurts to move and heading down left leg. diagnosed uti on the 17th

Contast sharp, burning, itching, stabbing, left flank pain near hip, 99.8 temp, hurts to move and heading down left leg. diagnosed uti on the 17th

Return visit: From you description, this is not from the UTI. You should call your DR and relate these symptoms to them.. Also get an apt for re-evaluation ...Read more

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What are chances of colon cancer 20 months after colonoscopy? Had 5mm polyp removed. Been having left lower quad and flank pain. Negative for infect

What are chances of colon cancer 20 months after colonoscopy?  Had 5mm polyp removed.  Been having left lower quad and flank pain. Negative for infect

Very low: If the colonoscopy was done correctly, there is negligible risk of your developing colon cancer in 20 months. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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9 mo rt upper abd pain, rt flank pain,bone pain, calf pain,cal 10.6, now 10.2, PTH 67,vit d 15, healthtap docs all say hyperparathy. why not my doc?

9 mo rt upper abd pain, rt flank pain,bone pain, calf pain,cal 10.6, now 10.2, PTH 67,vit d 15, healthtap docs all say hyperparathy. why not my doc?

24 hour pee calcium: Hi. To diagnose primary hyperparathyroidism, you absolutely need a 24-hour urine calcium to exclude Familial Benign Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia (FBHH). Why not your doc??? She/he may know something we don't know! ...Read more

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Gfr level 58. Fatigue, muscle pain, headache, flank pain. Is this really serious or can my GFR go back up? Also ankle swelling. I don't have a pcp yet.

Gfr level 58. Fatigue, muscle pain, headache, flank pain. Is this really serious or can my GFR go back up? Also ankle swelling. I don't have a pcp yet.

Unreliable: I'd be concerned about a kidney infection. These estimated gfr's derived from spot creatinines are subscientific -- there's even an adjustment "because people of african descent are more muscular" -- and i'd both you and your physician to focus on how you look and feel rather than on numbers that are at best intended as guides. ...Read more

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Leg Pain (Definition)

Pain in lower ...Read more