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If I experience flank pain, how should I treat it?

If I experience flank pain, how should I treat it?

Depends: Flank pain can be from various things. Could be muscle strain or ache, and benefit from rest, heat and ibuprofen. Less commonly could be sign of kidney infection, especially if accompanied by urinary symptoms, or possibly kidney stone. Renal pain is usually very severe, and often moves down into the groin. ...Read more

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Side Pain (Definition)

Side pain = pain / discomfort of the torso ...Read more


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Can Valium treat flank pain or kidney stone pain?

Can Valium treat flank pain or kidney stone pain?

Not pain medication: Valium can help you to relax whilst waiting for a painful kidney stone to pass or be removed. However you probably will still need pain medication in addition. ...Read more

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What kind of bacteria is causing my utis? 2/2008, i developed a UTI (my first). I am 35 y/o female. I put off treatment because i didn't have insurance. I had the typical UTI symptoms and left flank pain. When i got tested and treated, it was e-coli. Afte

What kind of bacteria is causing my utis? 2/2008, i developed a UTI (my first). I am 35 y/o female. I put off treatment because i didn't have insurance. I had the typical UTI symptoms and left flank pain. When i got tested and treated, it was e-coli. Afte

Hello. : Hello. I am not sure exactly what you are asking with your question. You asked what kind of bacteria were causing your uti's but you have listed e coli, kleibsella and pl mirabilus from cultured speciments. Please clarify what information you are looking for. ...Read more

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Seems like I have a UTI again, can I treat it at home without antibiotics? History of kidney stones, could that be causing my right flank pain?

Seems like I have a UTI again, can I treat it at home without antibiotics? History of kidney stones, could that be causing my right flank pain?

Need antibiotics: Hi, sorry to hear you aren't feeling well. If you are having fever and flank pain, I'd recommend you be seen as soon as possible for antibiotic therapy. Fever and flank pain can be signs that the infection has moved up from the bladder and further up into the kidneys, which can become quite serious if not treated promptly. Please try to get seen soon. Hope this helps ...Read more

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Hello Doctor, I am 30 years of age and gave birth to my second son 6 months ago ...I have left side flank pain since a week after delivery and utis for three months which were treated with antibiotics .I have several check ups like cystoscopy and kidney u

Hello Doctor, I am 30 years of age and gave birth to my second son 6 months ago ...I have left side flank pain since a week after delivery and utis for three months which were treated with antibiotics .I have several check ups like cystoscopy and kidney u

Here are some...: Glad to see you have gone thus far in evaluating left flank pain with unyielding conclusion in the sickness of urinary tracts, I assumed. Beyond such, we need to look into possible disorders of muscles, joints, or nerves of the region. How to get the related things sorted out correctly may not be that hard if following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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What is flank pain?

What is flank pain?

Back/side: It is pain in the back part of the body extending between the ribs and the ilium (bone that juts forward above the hip). ...Read more

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Why do I have flank pain?

Why do I have flank pain?

Multiple reasons: Could be kidney stone, muscle strain, hernia, bladder infection, colon infection. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Dull right sided flank pain?

Flank pain: Right flank pain can be caused by kidney infection, kidney stone, muscle strain, pinched nerve, or referred pain from an abnormality in the colon or pelvic organs. If it persists you should see your physician for an exam and other testing. ...Read more

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What are causes of flank pain?

What are causes of flank pain?

See full answer: Pyelonephritis, kidney stone, kidney abscesses, kidney tumor, urinary obstruction, acute renal infarction, papillary necrosis, herpes zoster, pneumonia, abdominal aortic aneurysm, and many other diseases. ...Read more

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What is suprapubic and flank pain?

Pain: Above your pubic bone and above your waist in your back. ...Read more

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Cause of flank pain radiating down?

Cause of flank pain radiating down?

Kidney stones: The most common cause would be a kidney stone trying to pass down the ureter into the bladder. The pain is colicky and severe and it follows the tract of the ureter which is to go to the groin region on the side of the stone. ...Read more

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Left back and flank pain when laying down?

Kidney stone: There can be several causes of back and flank pain. Kidney stones and muscle spasms are two common causes of pain and you should see a physician to help determine the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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Left and right flank pain, what can it be?

Many possibilities: Many things can cause flank pain, from skeletal and muscle pain to referred pain from internal structures. Kidney stones, if in both kidneys could cause this. I suggest that you need a physician to examine you and help figure this out. ...Read more

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Injury and really bad flank pain, what to do?

Injury and really bad flank pain, what to do?

Go to ER: You need to go to the er to have a doctor examine you. They need to determine if you need a ct scan or not to see if you have a kidney injury or a possible rib fracture. ...Read more

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I have had bilateral flank pain for over a month.

Abdomen pain?: Depending upon your medical/surgical history you might need an abdomen ct scan to see us you have a vascular disease of the descending aorta or kidney pathology. If the abdomeb ct scan is normal then if you are physically active thus could be abdomen/ribcage strain. It is important to rule out the abdomen diseases before treating this as a strained muscle. ...Read more

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What could be causing my chronic lower flank pain?

What could be causing my chronic lower flank pain?

Lumbago: The most common cause is lumbar muscle strain due to bad posture and lifting wihout bending your knees. The lumbar spine is very vulnerable do mechanical sprains and the pain is typically achy and constant. Other conditions include internal problems with pelvic organs or kidneys. ...Read more

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Having flank pain early in the morning. What does it mean?

Flank pain: This could be positional during sleep at night. Flank pain also warrants checking the kidney and other abdominal organs. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me why I have been feeling flank pain?

Can you please tell me why I have been feeling flank pain?

See below: It could be any number of things. If it persists or worsens, see your family doctor for a proper examination. ...Read more

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Chronic flank pain going on 4 months. What could be wrong?

Don't know cause: Don't know the cause of your pain. However flank pain is often a symptom of urinary tract problems. ...Read more