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Kidney Infection Now Bruising On Back
I have been suffering leg and back pain since last 6 days.Even i cannot walk.Is it kidney infection or back bone problem? No swelling on any part .
Likely back problem: Symptoms that suggest a back problem would be the back pain shooting into the leg, or weakness or numbness in the leg or foot. Any heavy lifting or trauma that triggered symptoms. Symptoms that suggest a kidney infection would be pain or burning with urination. Bladder or kidney infections aren't common in men. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Have CKD stage 3-Had UTI 1 mth ago went fine, now bad hip and low back pain goes up to the neck no swelling or fever, could be related to my kidneys?
Too complicated . .: Your symptoms may or may not be related.However,since you have CKD at the age of 48 yrs, I would anticipate that you have other medical problems as well. Unfortunately, this is really not the correct forum to try to tease out the cause of your symptoms-I would expect that you already have a Nephrologist as well as an internist/family doctor. PLEASE contact them for further evaluation. Best of luck ...Read more
Kidney infection since march just fin 4th antibiotic last week now have rash on legs arms and joint pain feet hurt to walk on could this be connected?
RASH AND JOINT PAIN: IT SOUNDS LIKE A REACTION TO ONE OF THE ANTIBIOTICS. IT WOULD BE NICE TO KNOW THE NAMES OF THE DIFFERENT ANTIBIOTICS YOU HAVE BEEN TAKING. CHECK WITH YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST. BEST LUCK! ...Read more
Having lower back pain on right side plus hip and front pain came on very fast been told it could be kidney stones i?
Pain on right side flank and groin area. Started urinating pink today. I passed a kidney stone 2 years ago could it be another one passing?
See below: Yes it is possible, it is a radiating pain from the kidney area, if infection is confined to one kidney or you have a stone. ...Read more
Kidney removed a week ago. No pain around wound, extreme bruising & pain on opp side on torso & leg. Ok walking but trouble sitting/lying down.Normal?
Post-op nephrectomy : If your pain and bruising is on the opposite side of the nephrectomy, i would be concerned for a possible retro peritoneal hematoma, essentially a bruise with a collection of blood that may take long to resorb. When you stand up there is less pressure on the nerves running through that space, you will feel it more sitting. Need to talk to your surgeon about this, esp. If you take blood thinners. ...Read more
On antibiotics for supposed kidney infection. Now pain is also in lower abdomen above pubic area, throbbing? PID? Should I go back to dr?
Go back to doctor: Yes you should go back to your doctor. If the antibiotic you are taking was working for the supposed kidney infection then you should not have additional pain. Pain in lower abdomen above pubic area is a common symptom of bladder infection, so it is possible that you are just on an antibiotic that is not working for the particular type of bacteria you have and now you are getting bladder symptoms ...Read more
Have a fever appendix area swollen pain in right hand side and low back bruising coming up near appendix urine is blood and period came 1 week late
Jaundice skin/eyes. Past kidney problems portion of my kidney removed 2 months ago. Now pain and bruising where my kidney is without being hit.
Enlarged spleen and spot on my liver found on CT scan. Blood work normal. Still in moderate/severe pain 1 week later. Should I go back to the ER?
Primary care doc: You may go to the ER, but ER is not for longitudinal care, just to address the acute issue. It would be prudent to see a primary care doctor who may coordinate your care. ...Read more
On 3/1, per er, i had a bad kidney infection. I took 2 weeks of levaquin (levofloxacin). Should i still be having pain in front & back on my side where the kidney is?
Pain on right side near appendix knots there started yesterday now it hurts to pee. History of Kidney stones. Never hurt on my side with one. Nausea.
Pain appeared around prostate area few days after kidney stone came out. No fever. Blood was present right now clear. What could be causing this?
I have been on levaquin (levofloxacin) for 11 days for a kidney infection. Is it normal to still have some achy discomfort on my side and front & back of my kidney?
Seems like long time: I would check with pcp. He probably had culture and sensitivity on the urine and should be treating according to this. I would advise ultrasound of kidney. You may have hydro which will have to addressed by urologist or pyleo in which case, the treatment may need to be intensified. No fever or chills so i doubt septics i would call pcp and ask to see them to discuss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp pain on left side near kidney what could it be. No kidney stones already checked and bloodwork ok?
Had a kidney infection 2months ago. on antibiotics again fot a suspected kidney infection, got a constant pain in my left side?
Get more evaluation: Hi Amanda, If you have a 2nd kidney infection and pain over your kidney, you should get a urinalysis with microscopic exam, urine culture, and an ultrasound of the bladder and kidneys to make sure it is really an infection, to find out what type of infection it is, and to make sure there is not another cause of your symptoms. Dr. Long ...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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