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I have low back pain and urinary problems. Can they be related?

I have low back pain and urinary problems. Can they be related?

Yes: Urinary problems may cause symptoms which can be mistaken for a back problem. You do not have to be 'burning' upon urination to have back pain from urinary problems. It is not uncommon for problems of the urinary tract to be referred to the back. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

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


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Been taking ciproflaxacin 500mg/phenazopyridine 100mg for 5days urinary track infection but i continue with low back pain waist level. Is it normal?

Could be: It may take longer than 5 days to become asymptomatic from a urinary infection. If that is the only symptom you have, you could wait a few more days. If you have fever, blood in the urine or other symptoms such as flank pain, then a return to your physician would be appropriate at this time. ...Read more

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Experiencing bloating, lower back pain, no urinary pain but "urge" to urinate?

See doctor: Could be a kidney infection or a long list of other problems. See your doctor who will take a history, examine you, and order any appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Do you think I should be worried if I have lower back pain with a urinary tract infection?

Do you think I should be worried if I have lower back pain with a urinary tract infection?

Probably not: Probably not but if this continues of worsens after treatment or if you develop fever, see your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Is upper back pain or lower back pain involved with a urinary tract infection?

Both: Pain in the upper part of your lumbar spine, just at the level where ribs begin is possible. Lower back pain is more common. ...Read more

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I have urinary incontinence lower back pain and feel like I have to urinate frequently defecateing and coughing up blood. What are the pos?

I have urinary incontinence lower back pain and feel like I have to urinate frequently defecateing   and coughing up blood.  What are the pos?

Go to the hospital: This could be a vast number of things. The incontinence and back pain could be anything from cauda equina syndrome to an abdominal mass, and with coughing up blood, it is even more concerning. I urge you to go to the er. If it is cauda equine, it is a surgical emergency, but this would not cause coughing up of blood. Have you been taking nsaids for your back? These can cause ulcers too. Go to er. ...Read more

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I have low back pain and frequent urination, what could be the problem?

I have low back pain and frequent urination, what could be the problem?

Kidney: You probably have a bladder or kidney infection. Get it treated. Kidney infection is insidious and hard to dx. Don't mess with this get urine sample tested. In meantime take 1000-2000 mg vit c. Cranberry juice only has 50mg. The vit c is toxic to e. Coli. ...Read more

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I have low back pain with pain down the front of the leg when sitting? Could this be a disk problem? I also have burning in the low back?

I have low back pain with pain down the front of the leg when sitting? Could this be a disk problem? I also have burning in the low back?

Spine Injury: This pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more