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Do You Have Back Pain With Bladder I Nfection S
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
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
Yes it can!:
A bladder infection can occasionally work its way up from the bladder to the kidney which is in the mid-back area. If the kidney gets infected, it is much more serious.
Tensing of your back muscles from the bladder infection can also cause back pain from crampy tensed muscles.
Best to call and see your doctor to let the doctor determine if the kidney is infected as well or not! ...Read more
I have been having lower right back pain 6 hrs - had kidney infections (5) 9 yrs ago - (with bladder inf but asymptomatic) - quite painful?
Stone or infection: Kidney stones can cause back pain. If you have had multiple urinary tract infections, you may have problems with kidney stones as well. Infections that go from the bladder to the kidneys can cause back pain as well. You may need to be evaluated for structural problems in your urinary tract. ...Read more
Common: It's not normal, but it is common as the tissue heals and reverts back to normal. ...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
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Even: Even though bladder infections are rarer in men than women, it is definitely possible. Men more commonly get bladder infections from sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia or gonorrhea as opposed to fecal bacteria which is what typically infects women. If you are having penile discharge and pain, you should be seen by a doctor as soon as possible for diagnosis and treatment. Since different bacterial causes require different antibiotic treatments, your doctor may want to collect a urine sample. Good luck! ...Read more
Been on nitrourantoin for a bladder/kidney infection for 4 days still got back pain and fever & flu symptoms when will I get better?
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.
Can a bladder or UTI infection cause a certain amount of nausea and back pain and tiredness. Or could this be the flu as well?
These symptoms: Could occur with a kidney infection (which would require medical treatment) or could occur as part of the flu. ...Read more
Diagnosed with a bladder infection 2 weeks ago. Still have severe back pain. It never went away. I also have an upset stomach and bloating.
Hi. Your symptoms are not specific, but if the organism was resistant to the antibiotic used, the infection could have ascended to the kidneys, which is a much more serious infection. You mention pregnancy AND Mirena (levonorgestrel) in your Clinical Findings...which is it? ;-)
I'm not clear on your status, but I do want to make sure that if you have fevers and are sick, you see your doc ASAP. Good luck! ...Read more
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.
10 days on keflex for strep b group uti, still symtomatic (bladder pressure/freq urinate/back pain)but urine clear, could this be a kidney infection?
Thoughts...: I'd want to know if the urine was clear looking or the urine culture clear. I would also look for other causes of your bladder pressure and back pain. Constipation can cause the symptoms you describe. Kidney infections can present with fever, one sided flank pain, painful urination and a positive urine culture, so what you're describing seems less likely to be that, but still possible. ...Read more
Can certain bladder infection symptoms be signs of pregnancy. Back pain, cramping, no stinging when urinating, no cloudy/bloody urine?
Yes and it can be: Confusing. Back pain and cramping occur with both pregnancy and urinary tract infection (UTI), along with difficulty voiding, increased urine frequency, cloudy urine, malaise/fatigue and vaginal spotting. Pain on urination, bloody urine, and fever are only seen with UTI. Anorexia, morning sickness, dizziness, and mood swings are usually only seen in pregnancy. ...Read more
Back pain fevers cloudy and foul smelling urine painful urination swelling in vaginal entrance history of bladder/kidney infections. Ideas?
Another episode: Sounds like a repeat urinary infection. Testing to confirm and find which bug and medicineis needed would be best. To avoid these, discuss sexual activity-if pertinent- with your provider. ...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?
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
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
Hi, I had my period and a few days later it started again. It felt like a normal period with tummy and back ache. Doc says its bladder infection?
Recurring period: If you are concerned check blood/ urine HCG. If a U/A was done and it is positive may be bladder infections and follow up with your doctor if it is bladder infection you could have bleeding and will need antibiotics. You may also have a vaginal infection like mycoplasma/ ureoplasma that could cause a slightly bloody discharge. cipro/ levoquin would cover that and UTI f/u with doc ...Read more
Can bladder infection cause you to feel nausea and stomach ache with back ache.? Er put me on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)
See below: Classical symptoms for a bladder infection (cystitis): burning with urination, bladder discomfort, urinary urgency and frequency. Blood in urine, incontinence, lower abdominal and low back discomfort may also occur. If UTI involves kidney (pyelonephritis): fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, mid-back/flank pain, feel sicker. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) good initial choice for either. Kidney stone can mimic UTI symptoms. ...Read more
Many causes: There are many causes of back pain, from a lumbar strain to disc disruption, arthritis in the spine (quite common), menstrual cramps, abdominal aneurysm, muscle imbalances, poor posture, compression fracture, kidney stones, and yes, cancer. Cancer is not a common cause of back pain, but it can occur. See your doctor to get thngs checked out. ...Read more
Possible: Sometimes these can be associated with a urinary tract infection that can present as back pain. Sometimes the activity restriction post op may allow for back pain to occur as well. It is unlikely that the actual surgery caused the back pain unless it took an extended period of time to perform with your body in that one position. ...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
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