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Kidney Pain In Back Due To Dehydration From Stomach Flu
Had the stomach flu and also experienced lower back/kidney pain during that time. Been 4 days, is this normal and how long will it last?
No: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
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
On Monday I was treated for dehydration due to a stomach flu but ever since I've been having anxiety attacks is that normal??
Dry mouth/lips...: Depending on the age of the person, there ae different things you can monitor for dehydration. You should urinate minimum of once every 12 hours - less often my indicate dehydration. Lips and mouth dryness, no tears for kids. More severe dehydration skin feels different, soft spot on baby may look sunk in, heart rate may be increased.Pay attention to thirst -it also tells you to get more fluid! ...Read more
I have had the stomach flu twice in two weeks (no vomiting though), both with severe joint pains and pain behind my kidney. What should I do?
3-5 days: 3-5 days, usually.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am a type 1 diabetic and I have had symptoms of the stomach flu for almost 48 hours. I'm dehydrated but can't go to the e.R. And miss class. Any tips?
Day after stomach flu bloating, cramping and back pain? Normal? Dehydration. I also have HypoKpp not sure if it's potassium related.
I just recovered from the stomach flu, why do I have shooting back pain only when I am standing or walking? I cannot get up
Pain: It is hard to make a diagnosis without proper history and physical examination. However if you just suffered a stomach flu i assume that you were in bed for extended period of time. The back pain that you are experiencing could be due to musculoskeletal origin. Perhaps stretching and massage may help. If it persists or worsens check with your primary doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
If i had the stomach flu and gave it to my daughter, can she give it back to me or would i be immune since i already had it?
Immune: If you had the same virus and you have recovered and you have a normal immune system, you should be immune and not susceptible from transmission of that virus back to you. (by the way, the best name for this is gastroenteritis. It's not really the flu because it is highly unlikely that the virus causing these symptoms is an influenza strain.). ...Read more
My boyfriend was treated with zantac and a shot in his upper back side for the stomach flu. I was treated with only zantac. Why did he get a shot?
Ask the doctor: It is unusual,indeedGet a more detailed answer ›
Lowermiddle back pain after the stomach flu? I was able to eat soup and Gatorade and it stayed down.
Dizzy..What now? On thursday march 1st, at around 4:30am, i started my 24-48 hour stomach flu. Before this, i had a cold, and after the flu i started "back" with my cold. Since probably march 3rd or 4th I have been extremely dizzy- i can't drive, stand to
I went to the doctors and found out I am just getting over a stomach flu/virus . She said my pains in my side and back are normal. How long will they ?
Varies: 7-10 days is not uncommon.Get a more detailed answer ›
I know this may sound weird but I was out sick with the stomach flu for four days.now work is requiring a note to come back from a doctor. Is that something I can do here?
I had stomach flu symptoms for 2 days and felt fine yesterday then they came back last night what should I do?
Stay hydrated: Make sure you're taking enough fluids, and eat only a bland diet until you feel completely better. This means easy to digest foods like rice, bananas, toast, plain baked potato, broth, etc. Avoid fried, heavy, fatty, saucy, creamy foods until your condition has returned to normal (and consider avoiding all that same stuff for your general health after you're better). ...Read more
Stomach flu symptoms started Sunday, subsided a moderate amount Monday & came back Tuesday. Is it common for symptoms to ebb and flow like that??
Maybe not the flu?: Here's a helpful link from the CDC regarding classic flu symptoms and severity: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/symptoms.htm ...Read more
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