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Kidney Infection Symptoms In Women Back Pain
Been on nitrourantoin for a bladder/kidney infection for 4 days still got back pain and fever & flu symptoms when will I get better?
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
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.
Blood in my urine on ua only symptom is lasting right back pain radiating down right leg knee is swollen and painful can a kidney infection cause this?
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Need to investigate: You should go see your doctor to investigate the cause. There can be something else going on in your kidney or in the spine. Often the kidney infections are caused by an underlying cause like stone or tumor. Or the cause of the back pain may be something outside the kidney area.. ...Read more
Kidney infx: Kidney infx do cause severe back pain none of this is normal hope that's' what you meant to ask. ...Read more
I'm haveing middle back pain im afraid it might be a kidney infection should I go get checked out or is it just normal back pai.?
Could br kidney: Usually pain related to the kidneys is on the sides and travels to the belly if it is caused by a stone. If you have fever or burning on urinating you may also have a urine infection and then you will need cultures and antibiotics. If pain is related to movement it is most likely muscular or due to bones. ...Read more
Varies: Varies somewhat based upon the severity of the infection and also the pain tolerance of the patient. That being said, it has the potential to be quite severe and can be associated with fevers, chills, and pain with urination. ...Read more
It is severe & on: One side ususally.Get a more detailed answer ›
Don't be fulled: Kidney infection can, but not always, be associated with back pain. Even then, the degree of pain does not necessarily correlate with the severity of the infection. That have being said, if one has a urinary tract infection and back pain follows, the doctor should be informed before full blown pyelonephritis and sepsis set in. ...Read more
Best to have it look: Best to have it looked at as continued pain could mean something is still wrong. ...Read more
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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
I just got over a kidney infection, how can I have another one? I am having a lot of back pain, and also still nursing my 8 month old baby.
I am experiencing low back pain. The following also describes me: Back pain. What should I do? How do I know if I have a kidney infection?
38wks went to LD for sever lower back pain they sent me home did no testing say its normal but 2days later same I think maybe a kidney infection?
Possibly: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
Have a kidney infection, &given 10 days of levaquin (levofloxacin). Taken 5 doses, and woke up this morning with horrible back pain on both sides. Is the med working?
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
If infection related: Then pain is constant and progressive typically-not on and off. If no fever, chills or sweats as well as no urinary symptoms then it is unlikely related to an infection of the urinary tract especially if the pain is made worse with certain activities or positions and better with other ones. If symptoms progress then seek an evaluation from a physician in any case. ...Read more
For the past 2 days I've been having a lot of lower back pain and feeling real achy and burning up. Can I have a kidney infection or be passing stones?
I was treated for a UTI almost three weeks ago. A week later I went back and it had become a kidney infection. I was given 10 days of cipro. While I feel slightly better overall, the back pain has gotten significantly worse and I still have a loss of appe
Hi I have a burning/stinging pain when I pass urine, also lower back pain, could this mean I have a kidney infection?
How long has that been??
Please seek help.
If you don't have a doctor, visit the local city/county health clinic for check-up ...Read more
I've been experiencing sharp pain (left side) back pain. Fever&vomiting. Its been three days&it just gets worse. What is this im feeling? Kidney infection
Definitely possible: It sounds like an infection that is either climbing or made its way to your kidney, called pyelonephritis. This can often occur from an untreated, sometimes subclinical urinary tract infection. This can be dangerous and I would recommend seeing a physician as soon as possible as left untreated it can cause kidney damage or systemic infection leading to even more serious problems. Please see someon. ...Read more
I have lower back pain at night, some nausea, went to dr. At first he said it was a kidney infection. Sent off to lab, not kidney infection. Any sugg?
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 more
I have continued left sided upper back pain six weeks after a kidney infection wcc raised but urine clear and CT normal is this normal?
Can kidney infections go away on their own? I think I have 1 because of back pain nausea flu symtoms fever pain when I pee. Don't want 2 go 2 docs.
Must go to doctor: No kidney infections can be life threatening in young women because of acute kideny infections, pylenophritis can sepsis shock and organ faillure. Back pain may suggest acute pyelonephritis if associated with high fever, chills or rigors. Need to see a doctor to do urine culture, antibiotic therapy, and to make sure there is no obstructive pathology like kidney stones. Hence, must see a doctor. ...Read more
I was recently diagnosed with a uti because of a urine test of 500 leukocytes I was experiencing lower back pain could this be a kidney infection?
Kidneys: Your kidneys are mid back. An exam and a urinalysis should help with your diagnosis. All the best. ...Read more
I am haveing leg pain and hip pain and a burning sensation in my vagina and also back pain. Been treated for kidney infection already.
Leg pain etc.: You did not ask a question. My guess is that the problem is not due to a kidney infection. The only way to tell is to do a more careful history and physical exam to see what is causing the pain hand to teat the cause. ...Read more
suffering from constant lower back pain with constant and consistent kidney infections. I have a ulcer on my left side under my breast. Help me plz.
Multiple areas: The constellation of affected body parts needs critical thinking and testing, so at a minimum go for a virtual consult ...Read more
I have had what I believe is a kidney infection for almost a week now. It started with severe lower back pain and pain urinating as well as bloody uri?
My period is two days late I have bad back pain sever headaches and a little nausea... Am I pregnant or do I have a kidney infection?
I have left side mid/upper back pain and llq pain w/ difficulty urinating. My urine is cloudy/smelly. No fever do I have a kidney infection?
Cannot diagnose: See a doctor and get evaluated. This is not an internet issue. Face to face consultation following a detailed history, physical exam and some labs will be valuable. Hope you do not have this. ...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