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I have a sudden onset of cva and flank tenderness on my right side. Very mild pain when pressure is applied. No other symptoms. Is this a kidney issue?

I have a sudden onset of cva and flank tenderness on my right side. Very mild pain when pressure is applied. No other symptoms. Is this a kidney issue?

Costovertebral angle: Could be - alternatively, could just be muscular or even a lumbar disk. Check a urinalysis. If there's microscopic blood, look for a stone. If you have fever, it's a more serious and urgent issue and you should seek immediate care. ...Read more

Side Tenderness (Definition)

Side pain is discomfort that occurs on the left or right side of the torso between the armpits (axilla) and the hips. These general areas contain bones, muscles, nerves, blood vessels, organs, and other structures that can become ...Read more


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How long should rocephen IV treatment last for a perinephric abscess? Is it normal to still have some flank tenderness after 4 weeks?

How long should rocephen IV treatment last for a perinephric abscess? Is it normal to still have some flank tenderness after 4 weeks?

Need more info: Was the abscess drained? What was the organism and was it sensitive to the antibiotic? Do you have a drain in place? Call your urologist and ask these questions. They know more about the course of your illness. Good luck. Get better. ...Read more

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Abdomen right side tenderness where my dead overy is?

Abdomen right side tenderness where my dead overy is?

Dead ovary?: How do you know you have a dead ovary? Sounds like you need to see a gynecologist soon. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain, diarrhea, tender abdomen. I have had stool tests done to rule out all basic stuff, fecal fat test, blood work, ultrasound which showed cholelithiasis, enlarged spleen (14.3cm), and fatty liver. Surgeon not worried.

I am experiencing abdominal pain, diarrhea, tender abdomen. I have had stool tests done to rule out all basic stuff, fecal fat test, blood work, ultrasound which showed cholelithiasis, enlarged spleen (14.3cm), and fatty liver. Surgeon not worried.

Many possibilities: There are many possible causes for your symptoms. The most helpful clues will come from a very detailed interview by a knowledgeable physician, preferably a gastroenterologist. Shooting first with lots of tests and skipping the questions usually wastes a lot of money and often results in chasing lots of dead ends. If careful history and directed testing are reassuring, then IBS is the most likely. ...Read more

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Pain under right ribs, small area tender when pressed. U/S negative for gallstones. Blood shows slightly raised white cells. Suggested cause? Tests?

Pain under right ribs, small area tender when pressed. U/S negative for gallstones. Blood shows slightly raised white cells. Suggested cause? Tests?

Inflamed GB: Slight elevation in WBC suggests infection in area causing pain. If there is no other history of disease that could effect the liver producing a lesion under going necrosis then one must suggest the origin of symptoms is the GB. Stones are not always necessary to produce GB inflammation and as such a CAT scan or hepatic iminodiacetic acid (HIDA) scan. Will probably reveal the prolem ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: side tenderness?

What is the definition or description of: side tenderness?

Side pain: Side pain is discomfort that occurs on the left or right side of the torso between the armpits (axilla) and the hips. These general areas contain bones, muscles, nerves, blood vessels, organs, and other structures that can become infected, inflamed or damaged. ...Read more

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Lower left side tenderness before bm. Why?

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Lower left side tenderness before bm. Why?

Constipation?: Are you constipated or having diarrhea? Any blood in the stool? Sounds like you need to see your doctor to get this checked out. A gynecologic problem may present this way as well. ...Read more

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Pain right side tenderness to touch rib also?

Pain right side tenderness to touch rib also?

Rib pain: Depending where pain is it could be rib sprain, cracked rib or inflammation of cartilage between rib and central chest bone (constochondritis). Please consult your doctor, can try pain killers in mean time. ...Read more

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Sober, with f1 hepc and recent high gamma GT of 93, high AST of 47, normal ALT of 46. Gallstones and tenderness and feeling of heat in top right of rib.

Sober, with f1 hepc and recent high gamma GT of 93, high AST of 47, normal ALT of 46. Gallstones and tenderness and feeling of heat in top right of rib.

Biliary colic: Gallstone attacks aka biliary colic are right sided, above the umbilicus, lasts 20 minutes or longer, associated with nausea and occasional vomiting. Fatty foods make it worse. Go for a surgery consult. Gallstones can be dangerous when infection or obstruction occur. Risk benefit analysis is in favor of gallbladder removal. Hep c does not change this recommendation. Be well. ...Read more

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I have an achy sore upper right pain, pain in upper back occas.- is this gallstones? Don't have increased pain after eating. 31 yrs old scared cancer

I have an achy sore upper right pain, pain in upper back occas.- is this gallstones? Don't have increased pain after eating. 31 yrs old scared cancer

Doubt cancer: Cancer usually doesn't cause pain. Even though the pain does not come after eating, it could be your gallbladder. See your primary care provider, and ask if its appropriate to get an ultrasound of the gallbladder. Even without stones, there's something called biliary dyskinesia that could be the problem. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Have gallstones. Had 9 attacks, waiting for surgery. If eat nauseous, stomach always swollen, can't bend, tonight can't find comfy way to sleep. Gb sore?

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Have gallstones. Had 9 attacks, waiting for surgery. If eat nauseous, stomach always swollen, can't bend, tonight can't find comfy way to sleep. Gb sore?

Nope: You have cholecystitis and need to get that gb out. Take pain meds for now....Go see your doctor and let him know. You won't get relief until it is out. ...Read more

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I had a severe gallbladder attack that sent me to the er tuesday morning. Sonogram revealed gallstones. I am feeling very sore and achy.

I had a severe gallbladder attack that sent me to the er tuesday morning. Sonogram revealed gallstones. I am feeling very sore and achy.

Expected: That sounds like a normal reaction to inflammation. Seek medical attention if you develop the gallbladder attack symptoms again or if you develop fever or severe abdominal pain. ...Read more

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I have gallstones and have been suffering really bad stomach cramps and sore neck. Is this related to my gallbladder? Plus I have liver abnormalities

I have gallstones and have been suffering really bad stomach cramps and sore neck. Is this related to my gallbladder? Plus I have liver abnormalities

Consultation advised: Sorry, your question is to complicated for this Question box. You would be best served with an INBOX TEXT CONSULTATION at Health Tap. You would need to upload results of any tests, if available, as well as your medical history. You would NEED TO MAKE YOURSELF AVAILABLE for 24 hours to reply to any questions from your consultant. Http://bit. Ly/1OiIRcI Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can gallstones cause abdomen tenderness, & rib to feel swollen & feel bruised & stabbing pain? Also can you feel it swollen?

It may: Gall stones can possibly block the duct and cause pain which can be referred to the rib area, and swelling of the abdominal area in the mid-epigastric and the right upper quadrant. Get eval if you have these symptoms with known gall stones. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Gallstones seen on u/s & having severe pain in my abdomen however HIDA scan came back normal, is it possible pain is still related 2 gallbladder?

Gallstones seen on u/s & having severe pain in my abdomen however HIDA scan came back normal, is it possible pain is still related 2 gallbladder?

Yes: Standard HIDA scan will generally be abnormal only in the setting of cholecystitis. If you have pain due to gallstone attack/biliary colic, or functional gallbladder disorder/gallbladder dyskinesia, the standard HIDA may be normal. ...Read more

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Gallstones (Definition)

Stone-like deposits of bile in the gallbladder that are made from accumulation of cholesterol or bilirubin. Most gallstones are asymptomatic, however complications of gallstones include inflammation of the gallbladder, and blockage of ...Read more