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Left Lower Back Side Pain
female; pus cells 11-13,epithelial 7-9 urine
is this related to std?
symptoms:frequent urination; lower back (left side)pain
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
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
I have throbbing far lower left back/side pain. A little nauseous. I am not pregnant, to old for that. ?
Is my lower left back and side pain cause the pain on the top my left foot and my left leg also pain in back and side is better?
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
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.
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I have lower back just below rib cage left side pain. Is this related to my kidneys? Shouldi be scared?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer