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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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Kidney (Definition)

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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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

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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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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?

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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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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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 lower right side pain relieved after urinating.Left side radiating pain and lower back pain .Had partial hysterectomy and ovary removed later

Sharp lower  right side pain relieved after urinating.Left  side radiating pain and lower back pain .Had partial hysterectomy and ovary removed later

Could be related to : Surgery or some thing else. During a partial hysterectomy, a surgeon may inadvertently damage the organs that surround the uterus, such as the urinary tract or bowel, better health channel explains. Affected women can develop bowel movement or urination problems due to this damage. Or could be due to new problem need to investigated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Lower back pain. Worse on left side. Pain in calfs and knee. Sleepy during day. Had phlebitis last year in left leg. Have to rush for a wee too

Lower back pain.  Worse on left side.  Pain in calfs and knee.  Sleepy during day. Had phlebitis last year in left leg. Have to rush for a wee too

See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause. ...Read more

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My kidneys are 9.4 & 10.5 with lower back & side pain, night sweats, low fevers, huge weight loss body isn't holding nutrients. Test show?

My kidneys are 9.4 & 10.5 with lower back & side pain, night sweats, low fevers, huge weight loss body isn't holding nutrients. Test show?

You have not: actually asked a question but your clinical description is worrisome for a number of different potential diagnoses. You need to be evaluated by a health care professional. Make an appointment soon. ...Read more

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My kidneys are 9.4 & 10.5 with lower back & side pain, night sweats, low fevers, huge weight loss body isn't holding nutrients. No TB?

My kidneys are 9.4 & 10.5 with lower back & side pain, night sweats, low fevers, huge weight loss body isn't holding nutrients. No TB?

TB is certainly: one of the diagnoses to be considered with the symptoms you are expressing. You need to be evaluated by a health care professional. Make an appointment soon. ...Read more

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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??

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??

Maybe..: A number of disorders can give the type of pain you describe or part of it: kidney stones, acute appendicitis, neuralgia (pain due to nerve irritation or inflammation) and others. Each cause has its own characteristics; get it checked soon! ...Read more

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Does appendicitis cause lower, back side pain?

Occassionally: The appendix for the most part hangs free in the peritoneal cavity off the cecum. When inflammation starts and is mucosal in origin, symptoms are periumbilical. As inflammation spreads to surface serosa, parin in RLQ. When appendix is retrocecal then the surface inflammation is presented to the back region with lower back side pain ...Read more

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I have lower back and side pain moved to tailbone?

Referred pain: Lower lumbar pain/pathology can cause regional radiating pain into the sacrum/coccyx and even into the thighs. See a physician for further evaluation, including imaging studies, if necessary. ...Read more

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Stiffness upon standing on right side pain in lower back ?

Back Pain: This is either an inflammatory joint or muscle spasm. It is usually made worse with prolonged postures and eases up with activity. I would recommend you see your physician to receive a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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A endone hasn't stopped my lower back right side pain. Is there any thing else I can take to ease the pain?

Consider this: if you are using the endone chronicallly , the medication itself may be contributing to worse pain through withdrawal as well as sensitization of non- endorphin pain synapses ...Read more

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Side Pain (Definition)

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