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Low Back Pain And Spasms After Kidney Stone Surgery Stent
Right side low back pain radiating up being tteated for UTI with cipro (ciprofloxacin) gas or kidney stone?
Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more
Slow mild pain in lower right abdomen, had a kidney stone & also lower back pain few yrs back. What could be reason for it? Wat should be d diagnosis?
Not always easy: Kidney stone pain is generally unaffected by movement. Patients often bend and twist trying to get relief. Pain often radiates down into groin and may change in nature as the stone moves. Low back pain tends to be associated with an inciting event, tends to change with position and is often relieved by rest. Sometimes radiates to buttock or leg and may be felt across entire back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I passed a kidney stone a few weeks ago but have continued to have odd smelling urine as well as lower back pain (on the side of the affected kidney.)?
I am experiencing lower back pain (severity: severe) (side: lower). The pain radiates in waves from mild to severe. I believe it is a. Kidney Stone. I don't know what to do though...
Save the stone: Urinate through a strainer or cheesecloth to save teh stone. Call your physician about your symptoms. You will need an evaluation ...Read more
I have had right lower back pain, front right discomfort under my last rib and both legs ache. What could it be? Kidney stone on the left unrelated.
Here are some ...: The feature and distribution of your described pain most likely represent the pain of musculoskeletal or neuromuscular origin, which could be differentiated by analyzing detailed Hx about the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of the pain and its related activities + proper physical exam + tests as needed. So, bring the information to Doc for evaluation... ...Read more
Low back pain, no other sx.No uti, kidney stones, etc.Dr. Wants to send me for mri, but hasn't checked blood, etc.Is this standard for healthy 32 yo?
Is there always great pain with kidney stones? On and off low back pain not severe and aching in ovary area and pinching in groin. Could it be stones
Yes it could be tiny: It could be small stones or "gravel" or other things. You should see your doctor. Usually stones cause severe pain when they block the internet. ...Read more
Cat scan shows kidney stones in both kidneys. Largest 10mm right side. Had on and off dull low back pain and blood in urine. Can they cause damage?
Yes: If the kidney stone blocks the flow of urine from the kidney, you can get permanent kidney damage, but that can take weeks to happen and is associated with severe pain. Also, kidney stones can become infected from pyelonephritis (kidney infection - not a typical urinary tract infection (uti)) and be challenging to treat. Please see your health care provider and consider a referral to urology. ...Read more
Had l spine xray and CT scan for kidney stones, all clear. Low back pain..Would l spine xray have shown lower back tumor? No stones, uti, etc.
No: An x-ray of the lumbar spine would predominantly show only bone. In general, an x-ray is not a very sensitive test to detect the specific cause of back pain in most patients. Consider requesting an MRI which shows the bone, but also shows the nerves, discs, and other soft tissues of the back and is therefore much more sensitive than an x-ray. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Could be myeloma in woman in early thirties? Only symptom is persistent low back pain.Had clear l spine xray/ clear CT scan for kidney stones. No uti.
My husband has kidney stones and lower back pain. He is otherwise healthy. At what point should they be shattered?
Ask urologist: Kidney stones cause signficant pain, sometime debilitating until eliminated. Mostly you have to suffer until they pass out. But sometimes they can become stuck at the top of the ureter or in the ureter shaft. If that persists you may suffer some kidney damage. Your husband needs to see a urologist who can assess this and protect your husband from permanent damage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having lower back pain on right side plus hip and front pain came on very fast been told it could be kidney stones i?
What can cause lower back pain that radiates to my left side? It sometimes hurts all the way around my pelvic area. I have had kidney stones before.
Non-spine low back: Low back pain is very common, and can arise from back and other problems. Red flags for urgent evaluation include include history of trauma, fever, incontinence, unexplained weight loss, a cancer history, long-term steroid use, parenteral drug abuse, intense localized pain, and Inability to get comfortable. Apart from these, see your doctor to evaluate referred pain or recurrent kidney stone. ...Read more
Experienced left lower back pain expected to be caused by kidney stones but UTB is normal. What else could be possible causes on this?
Left testicle llq pain radiates to left lower back pain. Had CT ruled out kidney stones. H/o Crohn's and colitis. What could this be.
Unclear: Is the testicle tender and swollen? Possibility of inflammation of the testicle or epididymis needs to be considered. Sometimes, the testicle may intermittently twist on its' vascular pedicle and cause intermittent torsion with associated pain. Complete torsion can cut off the blood supply and result in loss of the testicle. If any of this sounds like you, get examined by a urologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What originally started as right side pain and tenderness seemed to turn into whole lower back pain below hips. Was given an taragol. Kidney stones??
I'm having horrible lower back pain and painful urination along with blood in my urine. Am I passing kidney stones or do you think it's a UTI?
UTI vs kidney stones: Actually, it's not uncommon to have both urinary tract infection & kidney stone. We usually think of the stone as the source of infection. Both infections & stones can cause pain & bloody urine. Fever would tip scale towards UTI. Best to see your Family Doc for diagnosis & treatment. ...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
Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more
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