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Kidney Pain Vs Pulled Muscle
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Some ways: If it is indeed a statin problem, should likely see elevation of muscle enzymes especially cpk, creatine phosphokinase. Cannot especially confirm ms pain in limbs by a simple blood test, but if there is confusion, documentation of new lesions, especially in the spinal cord can bolster diagnosis. If statin is stopped, problem may depart, but not so simple with pain of ms. Neuro can sort out. ...Read more
Right flank pain and pain in right groin and back. Variable chest pain (non cardiac) as well. Is this more likely from gall bladder or kidney stone?
Having muscle spasm-like pain right lower back. Took muscle relaxer but no relief. Vomiting from pain. What could it be?
Back pain: It could be a a kidney stone or UTI if pain is that severe that is is causing you to vomit you should go to the ER now ...Read more
Yes/No: Rare that the SI joint can cause true sciatica, however it can cause a referred pattern of pain that is known to radiate down the back of the leg up to about the calf. Traditionally SI Joint pain most often causes tenderness and pain in the buttock area. Piriformis muscle may cause sciatica, but that is also not common. Suggest seeing a spine specialist to determine which is occurring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle relaxant or antiflammatory for stiff painful back due to arthritis of back and spinal stenosis. Also muscle spasms?
Abdominal pain>spasms>pain. Pelvic abscess 2010. Psoas adhesion>kinked ureter? No IBS, no spinal nerve pinch, had stent in ureter, kink returned. Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) depnd. Dr? for spasm Rx. Want to avoid surgery.
Balanced muscles: Over exertion or too rapid an exertion of the abdominal muscles (muscles in the front of the abdomen without an effective counter balance of the muscles of the posterior abdomen ...Read more
Sharp kidney area pain followed by sore back and abdomen. No trouble with urination. Pulled muscle? Or a more serious issue?
Muscle if positional: If the pain is better in certain positions and not constant, unlikely more serious condition. If fever, lack of appetite, constant pain (and/or waking you up at night), or begins to hurt with urination suggests more serious issue. If pain recent within past couple days, responds to advil, (ibuprofen) heat/ice, intermittent and better in certain positions, more likely muscle strain/spasm. ...Read more
Disc pain= leg pain: Usually low back muscle pain stays localized to the lower back, occasionally it can radiate up your spine. Pain from a herniated disc can cause not only low back pain, but more importantly leg pain. Your nerves are like electrical cords, when you put pressure on a nerve near your spine (like a herniated disc) you can cause pain along the entire length of the nerve; down your leg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible, but: Not likely. It really depends on your symptoms, whether pain is related to oral intake or to moving around. Get to a doctor, so you can be sure. ...Read more
Doing pelvic floor exercises causes pain in Si joint, I know muscle is attached to tail bone could the pulling of muscle cause Si joint dysfuncation ?
SI Joint Disfunction: This is a common cause of low back pain. I treat several cases of it a day. Most of the time its from a strained ligament due to an accident or overuse injury. Different positions increase the pain. There are a lot of muscle attachments from the low back, hip and pelvis that can aggravate SI pain. Best results are achieved with a small injection of anesthetic and steroid into the ligaments. ...Read more
I have a pain in my left side about where kidneys are my dr said pulled muscle it's been on and off for over 6 mo and consistent the last 3 days?
Get a 2nd opinion: It is obviously not a pulled muscle. See a doctor who will properly evaluate the issue. ...Read more
Lower left back pain by kidney . Diognosed as a pulled muscle month ago still hurts. Sharp pain with deep breath?
Follow up with MD: Since you have been treated by your doctor and diagnosed as pulled muscle and you still have pain it needs to be re evaluated by your doctor and you may need some tests to find the cause of persistant pain in left back. ...Read more
Could this be a pulled muscle or my kidneys my lower back has a tight like feeling no sharp pain or anything.i was doing something then It started?
Most likely it is an: acute muscle strain (pull) . If you have trouble with urination (pain on urination, increased frequency, radiating pain from back to bladder, frank blood or pink urine, fever/chills, etc.) then you may have kidney stones. Or you could have referred pain from gallbladder stones if it is right side of back and you have indigestion, increased gas, colicky pain after you eat. ...Read more
Modify activity: Muscle strain or "pulls" occur when the muscle fibers are stretched and tear. These will eventually heal with time and the less trauma you can do to these muscles, the more likely they will heal. In the acute setting, ice and rest is beneficial and as the pain subsides you can use heat. There is no secret recipe other than time and protecting your back from additional stress. ...Read more
Are lower back pains common after implantation? Lower back, kind of to the side on the right. It almost feels like a pulled muscle.
Probably wouldn't: Implantation occurs between 6-7 days after fertilization. But there are absolutely no symptoms that are reliably or consistently felt following implantation. 'implantation bleeding' is all the rage on the internet now, but it's highly variable and not reliable as an indicator. ...Read more
Impossible: True muscle pulls take 3-6 weeks to heal. ...Read more
I have pain in my lower back on the side...feels like a pulled muscle. could it be an enlarged spleen?
Possible: If your pain is on the left side, it could be your spleen, but is more likely a pulled muscle or kidney problem. You need to see a doctor to be sure. ...Read more
I ran 4 miles earlier in the week and now my lower back has been hurting could it be a strain or a pulled muscle?
Actually, it is!: The low back is stressed with almost all activities. The muscles help keep us erect with standing, running, sports, sitting...essentially everything. This can be associated with tight hamstrings or vigorous exercise greater than is typical for the individual. Treatment is ice, heat, hamstring stretches, hydrate and massage. Take meds only if necessary. Remember to warm up and stretch afterwards. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hurt my back at work felt a pull no pain for about a min then I had severe spasms I have a very sore area when touched in lower back pulled muscle?
I get a pain in the middle of my back and intensifies when I lean fwd. Is this just a simple muscle/backache or could this be symptoms of kidney pain?
Musculoskeletal pain: Any pain in the back associated with movement is very likely musculoskeletal related. Try heating pads, topical analgesics, or a short 3-5 days of Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil or Aleve. Hope you feel better, if not see your primary doctor for exam and possible X-Ray ...Read more
Physical xam/labs: See an ortho or a urologist. Renal pain is in he flank right or left or both, not in the midline. A urologist visit and labs may b the b the best place 2 start. Or flip a coin. U need 1 or the other 2 get a dx. ...Read more
Sudden pain in the lower back - caused by muscle pain or kidney pain. How to distinguish them and how urgent it is to treat the kidney pain?
What helps recover with a lower back injury? Does a back brace help? I think I have a pulled muscle.
No braces: Rest nsaids activity modification ; time . Most first time back strains respond 2 this. If u keep getting worse and/or develop numbness or weakness get in 2 c ur orthopedic surgeon. Braces tend 2 weaken ur back muscles, which prolongs the same problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hurt lower back during lifting. Xray show no spine damage. Burn when sitting, bent over and post excercise. Possible pc muscle loss. Pulled muscle?
Muscle strain: It sounds like the pain in your back is worse with movement. It points to a strain in the muscles that support the spine; may have occurred during lifting. Muscle strains / sprains do not show up on X-ray; X-rays are best to check for the position & shape of bones. Rehab therapy is generally best in these situations, to strengthen the back muscles without adding more strain. Heating pads can help. ...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
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