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female; pus cells 11-13,epithelial 7-9 urine albumin + is this related to std? symptoms:frequent urination; lower back (left side)pain Pls answer

female; pus cells 11-13,epithelial 7-9 urine
albumin +
is this related to std?
symptoms:frequent urination; lower back (left side)pain
Pls answer

UTI: these finding are consistent with a urinary tract infection. I suggest a urine culture and antibiotic therapy from your treating physician. If you are having unprotected sexual intercourse get tested for STD exposure. Think-CONDOMS plus spermicidal foam, jelly, sponges, ovules, BC pills or IUD. Only latex/vinyl condoms will protect you against HIV. ...Read more

Side Pain (Definition)

Side pain = pain / discomfort of the torso ...Read more


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What can cause lower left back/side pain?

What can cause lower left back/side pain?

Some thoughts...: For a young guy who's otherwise healthy, we think of lower back strain (muscle strain) as one of the most frequent causes. Other things that can give pain in that location - kidney stones, gas, constipation, and less frequently kidney infections, diverticulitis. If you're having a fever, numbness or weakness in any of your legs, or problems controlling bowel or bladder, see your doc asap. ...Read more

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I have throbbing far lower left back/side pain. A little nauseous. I am not pregnant, to old for that. ?

I have throbbing far lower left back/side pain. A little nauseous. I am not pregnant, to old for that. ?

Check the urine: You should see your doctor you will need a urine test and perhaps a pregnancy test. Start here and see what this shown could also be muscle strain but you will need an exam ...Read more

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Nausea, lower left side pain, back pain ?

Nausea, lower left side pain, back pain  ?

Differential is huge: Could just be from your pregnancy (you stated in your history) If you're having fevers, sharp flank pain could be kidney stone. Could just be musculoskeletal. Maybe gastrointestinal. Everyone online will be guessing based on your 1 line history. Please go and see a doctor - as the list of differential diagnoses is long. ...Read more

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When a belly is distended or bloated is it hard or soft? I cannot decipher? I also have lower/middle left back and side pain.

When a belly is distended or bloated is it hard or soft? I cannot decipher? I also have lower/middle left back and side pain.

Back pain: This is most common cause, abdomen usually harder compared to normal situation. The back pain pain most probably musculo skeletal pain form the back joints, need more information and physical exam to help you better. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis or adhesions grow on the muscles of your lower back? How does endo cause near constant lower left side back pain?

Can endometriosis or adhesions grow on the muscles of your lower back? How does endo cause near constant lower left side back pain?

Very unlikely: Endometriosis usually presents in areas of the body where there are hollow surfaces associated with them. For example in the abdomen within the peritoneal cavity (the tummy) or even on the lung in rare occasions. It would very unlikely within the muscles of the lower back. But if you are worried about it the best thing to do is to see your physician. ...Read more

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Started with pain in right lower back going into my right side pain horrendous now its at my left lower back goin into my left side?

Started with pain in right lower back going into my right side pain horrendous now its at my left lower back goin into my left side?

Many possibilities: This could be due to a spine or back muscle problem, which needs time to heal and may benefit from anti-inflammatory medications. It may also be a kidney infection which is commonly accompanied by fever and urination symptoms. A doctor can look for other causes such as appendicitis, other intestinal problems, tumors or cancers in the area, problems from the aorta or pancreas in the abdomen, etc... ...Read more

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I have lower back just below rib cage left side pain. Is this related to my kidneys? Shouldi be scared?

I have lower back just below rib cage left side pain. Is this related to my kidneys? Shouldi be scared?

It could be: Pain from your kidney typically occurs in the flank region, which is located in your lower back just below the ribcage. You should see your doctor for further evaluation and management. ...Read more

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Strained lower back muscle in left side pain is intense so what is the best regime for it been out of work for 4 days with this?

Depends call Dr.: I see you are on a muscle relaxer and pain killer. Are you also on a NSAID. An anti inflammatory? You may want to try a topical patch like Flector patch (diclofenac) and or Lidoderm patch they require prescriptions. Physical therapy can be very helpful. Modalities like ice and heat, tissue massage, Tens machine and hands on treatment regiments from the PT can help. Keep moving unless directed not to. ...Read more

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Hi I have been feeling nauseous this evening with pain in my stomach area and left sided lower back. the pain in the lower back is constant ?

Pain: Hello, There are many questions to ask u with this, however you should get immediate help if you have fever. Otherwise the only way to hone in on causation is with more questioning via a virtual consult. Dr. A ...Read more

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18 year old female experiencing mild lower back, lower abdomen, and side pain (especially left side) for over 2 weeks.

Diffuse pain: See a human doc and give him/her a thorough history and detailed physical examination. That is the key to good medicine! You may be asked to have a laboratory exam and imaging (ultrasound or MRI, etc) exams and possibly see a specialist if he's stumped. Hopefully in the words of Frank Mankowicz (in "Casablanca") "This may be the beginning of a beautiful relationship." ...Read more

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Sharp pain lower back left side. Same pain is directly below my left breast at times when I lay on my left side, feels like a "stitch" with both. ?

Sharp pain lower back left side. Same pain is directly below my left breast at times when I lay on my left side, feels like a "stitch" with both. ?

Left sided pain: May be constipation or gas in the splenic flexure of the colon, may be from a kidney stone. Check U/A try maalox . i have also seen pain with mycoplasma/ ureoplasma infection in vagina without any vaginal symptoms responds to zithromax. rarely reflux seems too low or ovarian ( need sonogram) f/u w/ urgent care ...Read more

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Today, I had this sharp lower back pain that was sudden, couldn't move, or breathe easily. Now have left side pain, that is sudden, and nausea. Help?

Today, I had this sharp lower back pain that was sudden, couldn't move, or breathe easily. Now have left side pain, that is sudden, and nausea. Help?

See your doctor.: There are many potential reasons for this type of pain, but it is impossible to sort out by just a text message. If this pain has persisted, then you need a visit to the doctor in order to take a complete history and do a physical exam. From there, the doctor can do possible tests, such as blood tests or x-rays, to help narrow down the cause of the problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could be causing my side pain and could it be serious? I a 22 yr old female and have never had any major health problems. For a week now I have had constant pain on my left side going from my ribs to my hip and a little into my lower back. For 2 of t

I'd : I'd be concerned that you may have a kidney stone or some other process involving your genitourinary system on that side. You didn't mention if you had noticed any blood in your urine, pain with urination or any chance that you might be pregnant. I'd advise getting seen by your primary doctor soon. Good luck! ...Read more

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Sharp pain lower back left side. Same pain is directly below my left breast at times when I lay on my left side, esp w deep breath. Like a stitch?

Sharp pain lower back left side. Same pain is directly below my left breast at times when I lay on my left side, esp w deep breath. Like a stitch?

Not enough info: There are many possible reasons for your symptoms, such as gas, kidney stones, ovarian cysts, endometriosis, and more. You may need an exam to get more information. ...Read more

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Left side lower back pain towards my butt that radiates up to the middle of my back and to my groin. Small bulge above hip that doesn't hurt or hard.

Common: Pelvic area pain can radiate up or down, and commonly to the groin. Bulging above the hip is classic for a twist in the pelvis. See a chiropractic doctor or a osteopathic physician for treatment you will do well. Ask about xrays if scoliosis is seen. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on left side, lower back pain and low white blood cell count what could be the problem ?

Sharp pain on left side, lower back pain and low white blood cell count what could be the problem ?

Depends: Abdominal has many causes and many implications. Some are minor and some can be life threatening. More information a complete history and physical is recommended by your doctor if you indeed have these symptoms. I would go to the emergency room if your pain is severe. Good luck ...Read more