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I have had flu like symptoms for week I was feeling better but 3 days ago cough worse specks of blood in phlem and today had diarrhea and kidney pain?

I have had flu like symptoms for week I was feeling better but 3 days ago cough worse specks of blood in phlem and today had diarrhea and kidney pain?

Blood?: This is called hemoptysis. You want to see a lung specialist asap. This is an urgency/emergency. Do not wait. Could be serious disease such as wegener or many other ones. ...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 kidney stent removed four days ago, now have vomiting, diarrhea, chills, no fever, severe kidney pain, dizziness, stomach cramping and burning.

Had kidney stent removed four days ago, now have vomiting, diarrhea, chills, no fever, severe kidney pain, dizziness, stomach cramping and burning.

Call your doctor: You may have fomed some new kidney stones as medullary sponge kidney have kidneys with cystic dilatation of the collecting tubules and are at increased risk for stones and utis. ...Read more

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Is kidney pain normal during the colonoscoppy prep. Also, brown diahrea 5 mins after eating after test?

Is kidney pain normal during the colonoscoppy prep. Also, brown diahrea 5 mins after eating after test?

Many discomforts: May occur during a colonoscopy prep. It is not a pleasant thing to go through. The pain in the area of your kidney, was more likely originating from the colon which underlies the kidneys. The brown diarrhea after eating is probably due to irritation of your colon by the prep and the test. Drink clear liquids and a BRAT diet to help your colon recover. ...Read more

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My husband's been having loose stools quite often. He's recently had problems with kidney stones and I'm just wondering if this Is connected?

My husband's been having loose stools quite often. He's recently had problems with kidney stones and I'm just wondering if this Is connected?

No, but...: Kidney stones are not directly connected with loose stools, but the drugs used for stone-related issues such as antibiotics, pain medication, or alpha-blockers, e.g., tamsulosin, may indirectly induce loose stools. So, trace down the onset of loose stools in association with the timing of starting medications, and bring those to Doc for review, analysis, more Hx, physicals, and possible tests... ...Read more

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I have small kidney shaped things passing in my stool, black specs and stringy, foamy loose stools and constipation. What is it?

I have small kidney shaped things passing in my stool, black specs and stringy, foamy loose stools and constipation. What is it?

Here are...: Noticing the kidney-shaped things in stool is coincidental and not specifically related with GI-symptoms, for which you need to work on healthy lifestyle without overindulgence. Meanwhile, check out the timing between current GI-symptoms and Wellbutrin (bupropion) to track if its potential benefits outweighs its side effects. For detailed long-term care, work with Doc closely and timely. ...Read more

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Is it unusual to have lower back pain and loose stools 2 months after a kidney infection?

Is it unusual to have lower back pain and loose stools 2 months after a kidney infection?

See specialist: These may be unrelated, ormight be related. I would recommend 1) seeig your kidney doctor or whomever took care of the iunfection to make sure it is gone, 2) seeing your primary care doctor regarding loose stools or treat symptomatically; then 3) see pain management md about lbp. ...Read more

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Is it common to have lower back pain and also loose stools two months after a kidney infection?

Is it common to have lower back pain and also loose stools two months after a kidney infection?

No: Probiotic supplements sometimes help restore regular bowel function after antibiotics and might resolve this. If severe, be sure and have testing for clostridium difficile, which sometimes occurs after antibiotic treatment. A stool test can show if the toxin causing the symptoms is present. Specific antibiotics can resolve the infection. ...Read more

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I have been diagnozed with IBS. I have loose stools most day, and yellow urine which is darker in the mornings. My liver/kidney function test was normal apart from slightly raised Bilirubin. I have had an endoscopy and sigmoidoscopy which were both normal

I have been diagnozed with IBS. I have loose stools most day, and yellow urine which is darker in the mornings. My liver/kidney function test was normal apart from slightly raised Bilirubin. I have had an endoscopy and sigmoidoscopy which were both normal

IBS: In irritable bowel syndrome, it is not unusual to have loose stools at times. It is often helpful to increase the amount of fiber in the diet, and perhaps to even take fiber supplements such as Metamucil. If you do, you should increase your liquid intake as well. You should have your bilirubin rechecked and evaluated if it is still elevated down the road. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sharp side pain on left side, lower back. Having diarrhea?

Sharp side pain on left side, lower back. Having diarrhea?

Diverticular?: If this is left lower abdominal pain with diarrhea — get checked for possible diverticular pain. ...Read more

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Hello, my urine is like a peach color and my lower back and side hurts. I'm also experiencing diarrhea. What do you think the problem is Dr. Kevin Car?

Hello, my urine is like a peach color and my lower back and side hurts. I'm also experiencing diarrhea. What do you think the problem is Dr. Kevin Car?

Need more info: From your symptoms there is no simple answer without your having an examination and urine test. Please make an appointment with your family physician ASAP. ...Read more

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Pain in rectum, lower back, vomiting & diarrhea?

Pain in rectum, lower back, vomiting & diarrhea?

Diarrhea/vomiting: Gastroenteritis is a term that describes either a bacterial or viral infection of the intestinal system that can cause symptoms of diarrhea and/or vomiting. Other symptoms may be low back pain and rectal discomfort due to diarrhea. Worsening symptoms require follow up by a physician. ...Read more

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I've been with diarrhea 4 days. Then appeared a lower back pain, are the two symptoms connected?

I've been with diarrhea 4 days. Then appeared a lower back pain, are the two symptoms connected?

May be: Diarrhea can make u dehydrated and loose electrolytes. This can cause muscle pain. If diarrhea is viral, ur bodies response to this could also give muscle aches. They should not b directly related. ...Read more

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Chronic diarrhea when having lower back pain. How could they be related?

Check it out: Irritable bowel syndrome
a widespread condition involving recurrent abdominal pain and diarrhea or constipation, often associated with stress, depression, anxiety, or previous intestinal infection, ulcerative colitis, crohns disease,., stomach flu
are some problem could cause back pain, and diarrhea. Thank you. ...Read more

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For the past day or 2 I've had lower back pain on my right side, along with a headache and diarrhea.

For the past day or 2 I've had lower back pain on my right side, along with a headache and diarrhea.

Have you had fever?: This is a very nonspecific constellation of symptoms, but worries me is the possibility of either appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy or a kidney infection or stones. You could have a simple enteritis infectious diarrhea. If you are holding down fluids and aren't having shaking chills or vomiting that's a good sign. If you take a turn for the worse be seen in the ER, otherwise get seen within 24 hours ...Read more

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Severe neck and lower back pain with bouts of diarrhea, any ideas on what I can do?

See a doctor soon. : No way to tell what is happening without a medical examination.

See a doctor soon. ...Read more

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Severe neck and lower back pain with bouts of diarrhea, any ideas on what it can be?

Severe neck and lower back pain with bouts of diarrhea, any ideas on what it can be?

If Fever = Hospital: If you have been taking an anti-inflammatory, and noticed your stools darker, now diarrhea, you may have gastritis, with blood causing the diarrhea-stop the anti-inflammatory and use tylenol (acetaminophen). If you have an infection causing it, you'll want treatment. ...Read more

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Hello, if I have a lower back spasm can that cause diarrhea? I also am burping alot, I don't have a fever.

Hello, if I have a lower back spasm can that cause diarrhea? I also am burping alot, I don't have a fever.

NO!: Diarrhea and burping are probably not related to your diarrhea!!! Suggest you get these somewhat "confuing" symptoms clarified with a Complete Physical Examination/Evaluation by your Primary Care Provider!!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Diagnosed UTI 3 weeks ago. I have pain in my lower back, groin, nausea and now diarrhea for 3 days. I am cold. What's going on with me?

Diagnosed UTI 3 weeks ago. I have pain in my lower back, groin, nausea and now diarrhea for 3 days. I am cold. What's going on with me?

Here are some ...: What you described suggests you have systemic symptoms resulting from UTI, or even an obstructing ureteral stone with superimposed infection, etc. So, go to check out and confirm nothing serious ASAP. Best wish ... ...Read more

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Sickness/diarrhea at 8pm every night for 3 days. Achy lower back. Feel sick through the day. Period due in 3 days. Could i be pregnant?

Sickness/diarrhea at 8pm every night for 3 days. Achy lower back. Feel sick through the day. Period due in 3 days. Could i be pregnant?

Missed cycle?: Or unprotected intercourse? If so get a blood pregnancy test and a GYN exam. Since you have NOT missed a cycle yet, do a home pregnancy test; however back pain and diarrrhea are not actually positive signs of pregnancy. ...Read more

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So for the past week I've had lower back pain which is creeping to my sides and it feels like fire. Also, I just had orange diarrhea (water is orange 2?

Sciatic back pain: How long do you have the back pain, pain could be from sciatica from the symptoms, if you are not having any weakness nor numbness do some stretching exercises, apply cold packs to the back if does not get better might needs muscle relaxants about the diarrhea its better to follow up with Primary care to be sure it's not blood ...Read more

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Not too frequent but I get abdominal pain that radiates to back, pelvic, lower back with some diarrhea and urge to push. Goes away after few minutes?

Not too frequent but I get abdominal pain that radiates to back, pelvic, lower back with some diarrhea and urge to push. Goes away after few minutes?

Abdominal colic: Colics can be due to biliary tract disease like gallstones or gastrointestinal disease. You need special imaging and other studies to pinpoint the cause if the symptoms keeps recurring ...Read more

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For several days: bloating, diarrhea, pain and fullness under ribs, pain that radiates to lower side, nausea, discomfort in mid to lower back. Causes?

For several days: bloating, diarrhea, pain and fullness under ribs, pain that radiates to lower side, nausea, discomfort in mid to lower back. Causes?

Bloat,diarrhea: These generalized gastrointestinal symptoms are consistent with irritable bowel syndrome, intolerance to something in your diet like gluten or lactose products, mild food poisoning or a viral intestinal tract infection. At this time I recommend avoidance of roughage in your diet and taking kaopectate or peptobismol. Have you had similar reaction to lactose or gluten in the past? See your MD as ne ...Read more

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I have had lower back pain for about 10 months. Also, I have severe diarrhea, when I eat within 15 min., I am in the bathroom. This happening for 3 mon?

See MD: The symptoms required you to be evaluated to determine why you are having problems. It is likely that you may require a colonoscopy to determine the etiology, I would not procrastinate about seeing a physician. ...Read more

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What does chronic diarrhea and very extreme abdominal, lower back pain mean?

What does chronic diarrhea and very extreme abdominal, lower back pain mean?

Most likely not a : Back problem but a gastrointestinal one like irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease to name a few possibilities. Lactose intolerance or gluten issues could be an issue or even a parasitic infection or a c. Difficle infection. See your physician. ...Read more

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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more