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Do Antibiotics Cause Lower Back Pain And A Bladder Infection
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
I went to dr for lower back pain and he gave antibiotic because he thought it was bladder infection. My urinalysis however came back fine. What gives?
Is it possible to have a kidney infection, w/out a bladder infection? I have all UTI symptoms, left lower back pain and 2 cultures come back negative.
Yes: Yes it is definitely possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Common: Common symptoms of a bladder infection are urgency, frequency, burning with urination, and visible blood in the urine. Low back pain is less common but is a symptom. It also may be a symptom related to kidney infection in addition to bladder infection. Fever is generally associated with kidney infections along with nausea and vomiting. ...Read more
Now its a kidney inf: Ection. Chronic kidney infections can cause serious kidney damage. Follow up quick with your md to make sure this is not happening. Kidney pain is usually on either side of the spine about a hand width from center and beneath the lower ribs. The problem also is you've had antibiotics that don't seem to have worked. Might be resistant bugs that need to be tested to see which med will kill the bugs. ...Read more
I have a bladder infection - I really struggle to urinate - no burning or so just feels like something is blocking my urine - I have lower back pain?
Causes of low back pain, blood in urine, aching in ovary area, pinching in groin area. Treated for bladder infection but still microscopic blood.
Do MD followup: You need a follow up visit with the md who treated the UTI to find out why through more extensive testing. ...Read more
My husband had a stem cell transplant in sept. He started having low back pain and pressure on his bladder to where it hurts to pee. Could this be a bladder or prostate infection or problem associated w/ transplant? He has no fever.
If you've been treated for a UTI could you still have a kidney infection? I'm having low back pain and just finished five days antibiotics
I am experiencing bladder pain, low back pain and hip pain. The following also describe me: Back pain and Frequent urination. I am taking antibiotics and picked up azo at walmart will azo help? Been drinking straight water
You say you are on antibiotics.
If the choice of antibiotic does not cover the infection your symptoms will not get better. The Azo will not help either.
Did the doctor get a urine culture with sensitivitiy? The test tells which antibiotics kill the strain of bacteria. Not sure about the hip pain not related to UTI
Need more information about the low back and hip pain to help you further. ...Read more
What causes lower back pain & a little headache after I eat or or drink orangesfor a few days? No kidney, bladder or UTI infections, as far as I know.
I can't come up with: Any association with that combination of symptoms. If it keeps happening, then avoid oranges. ...Read more
Can acyclovir cause bladder/kidney infection? Finished antiviral 5 days ago & having much lower back pain.
Back pain: Several organs can lead to back pain. Most of the pain arises from the lumbar spine. In females, feminine organs may also cause back pain. I would suggest you see a gynecologist for a check up to rule out such causes. If there is no problem there, see a pain physician who can properly rule out any spinal causes. ...Read more
Muscle sprain: Though sacroiliac joint strain and disc herniation are also possibilities. ...Read more
Can a pinched nerve cause harsh lower back pain that runs down the left bum & leg, bladder pain, femoral pain and fever?
Polyradiculopathy: A pinched nerve in the low back can commonly cause back pain as well as pain in the lower extremity ("bum", leg, femur, etc.). If the femoral pain is in the front of the thigh, it is likely multiple nerves are irritated at the same time. "bladder pain" and fever may be due to a separate entity such as a uti. However, spinal cord infection & cauda equina syndrome must be ruled out->an emergency. ...Read more
I've had bad lower back pain, no uti or infection found. Blood work wbc 14.9, neut abs 9.4, lymph abs 4.5 and crp of 5.8. What could cause this?
Mild leukocytosis: This can be due to multiple different factors and cannot be attributed to any one of these without a full medical history, physical exam and perhaps other studies. Isolated lab values without clinical relevance are most commonly impossible to interpret successfully. ...Read more
My gf had been diagnosed with a severe uti and bladder infection. She has lower back pain and tender breast, are these from the uti or is she pregnant?
Gross hematuria, end of urination. Blood samples, urine samples done. No infection. "Tense" bladder, lower back pain, occasional scrotum/testicle pain?
I'm on nitrofurantoin for a bladder infection since Wed and am not getting better. I have severe lower back pain, nausea, vomited once, frequent urination without bladder sensitivity, headaches, full body pain/sensitivity/tenderness, tingling in my feet a
Consider the ER: If nitrofurantoin were going to work for you, I would think that you should have some improvement by now. It may be that the bacteria causing your UTI are not sensitive to that antibiotic. If your lower back pain is that severe, I would consider calling your doctor or going to the emergency room. Good luck. ...Read more
See below: These symptoms could be serious and need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Sprain/strain: It is unlikely that your sinus infection and the low back pain are connected...except indirectly that if you feel bad/sick because of the infection, your tolerance for dealing with the low back pain will be diminished. Your low back pain can be a lumbar facet issue, a discogenic pain or simply a strain/sprain. You could also have a kidney stone or stone in one of your ureters. See your doctor. ...Read more
Serious Symptoms: Low back pain in conjunction with loss of bladder control can signify a serioius condition needing immediate attention. This is not normal. I would see your doctor immediately or even consider going to the emergency room. Compression of spinal nerves can cause these symptoms. When compression of spinal nerves causes symptoms such as bowel/bladder dysfunction this could be known as myelopathy. ...Read more
I have mesenteric adenitis with lower back pain, and major bladder control issues all at the same time. What could this mean?
You need meds: You may need to have some antibiotics to control this- it may be that your adenitis is from a bladder infection. Or that your adenitis is affecting the bladder. ...Read more
Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more