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Urine has a strong oder it's dark yellow I drink water only have lower back pain right side

Urine has a strong oder it's dark yellow I drink water only have lower back pain right side

Could be UTI: The symptoms you have are consistent with a urinary tract infection. The fact that your back hurts implies that it may have begun to spread into the kidney. If you develop nausea and vomiting, the kidney is certainly involved. Dramatically increase fluids to the point your urine is clear. Drink apple or cranberry juice to acidify the urine. If sx don't improve, or fever, need to see doc. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Will drinking Gatorade help with leg pain and lower back pain after a colonoscopy? Being that the prep depletes fluids in your body.

Will drinking Gatorade help with leg pain and lower back pain after a colonoscopy? Being that the prep depletes fluids in your body.

Maybe unrelated: Back and leg pain are not something typically related to the procedure, by if you're dehydrated from the prep, Gatorade can help rehydrate you, and possibly help alleviate our symptoms. Bthey may however be unrelated. Its easy enough to try! Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Recent check up came back with AST 47 and ALT 71. I have lower back pain for past 6 months. Any correlation? I don't drink & im 24 years old. Opinions?

Recent check up came back with AST 47 and ALT 71. I have lower back pain for past 6 months. Any correlation? I don't drink & im 24 years old. Opinions?

See details: These levels are minimally elevated and very unlikely to be related to back pain. They may be related to the meds you are taking. Why on methadone? ...Read more

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How come I get lower back pain after drinking alcohol?

How come I get lower back pain after drinking alcohol?

Back pain and EtOH: Not any real association that I can think of. Only rare association is with certain lymphomas. That would be a stretch, and I don't think you need to worry. Otherwise, your "back" pain may actually be related to inflammation internally—abdominal contents/organs that may be the true source of symptoms. I think this is more likely. ...Read more

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Can I continue to be taking alcohol with a lower back pain nd itching on every area of my abdomen after drinking?

Can I continue to be taking alcohol with a lower back pain nd itching on every area of my abdomen after drinking?

No: While many people use etoh to help relieve anxiety and/or pain- it is not a good idea to try to fix something you don't understand. In your case, I would see your doctor to get labs and check your health. ...Read more

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Been having lower back pain, nausea, and headaches. I only drink water and am on Depo. What could this be?

Been having lower back pain, nausea, and headaches. I only drink water and am on Depo. What could this be?

Many causes: Nausea and headaches are very nonspecific symptoms and may go along with any infection. Low back pain can be due to a urinary tract or pelvic infection. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Having some sharp abd pains, lower back pain, fullness and bloated after eating. No N/v/d., was drinking etoh daily. Week sober. Any ideas? Gastritis?

Having some sharp abd pains, lower back pain, fullness and bloated after eating. No N/v/d., was drinking etoh daily. Week sober. Any ideas? Gastritis?

Ac gastritis: Drinking, non sober----- falls injury is possible
age plus other history can help in it
again e -it seems ac gastritis.

rest, antacid, can help ...Read more

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I had a colonoscopy a couple days ago, could I get kidney damage from drinking the prep? I have horrible lower back pain.

I had a colonoscopy a couple days ago, could I get kidney damage from drinking the prep? I have horrible lower back pain.

Pain: Kidney damage is not common after c-scopy prep. In patients with advanced kidney disease, pre-existing, a certain prep can cause some issues. Your lower back pain in unusual and you should contact the GI doc. Pain from the kidney is unusual for what you had done. You should seek care. Even when kidney function is affected pain is not a usual symptom. ...Read more

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Lower back pain and stomach pain after drinking milk?

Lower back pain and stomach pain after drinking milk?

Intolaerance...: If you have abdominal pain and possibly bloating and diarrhe after milk, it could be lactose intolerance. Cramping in abdomen can simply be radiating to the back becasue of nerves connetion and so called"transferred pain". Kepp your food diary and pay attention to any further symptoms. I f no better with elimination of milk see you doc. ...Read more

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Does having lower back pain mean that I need to just drink more water or could it mean something more serious?

Back pain: It could be a lot of different things. Depends on how it started, exacerbating and relieving factors, radiation of pain towards the legs and how far, other symptoms like tingling, numbness or weakness etc. If there are no other symptoms, pain should get better in a week or two. If it persists, see a pain specialist to get a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain radiating through to my left side, it seems to ease if I drink lots of water.

Kidney stone?: The first thing I think of is a kidney stone. Of course there can be other causes and your physician will help clarify what's happening. ...Read more

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Lower back pain on one side or the other. Sometimes seems worse when I drink caffeine. What do you think this is? Sometimes it radiates to my side.

Lower back pain on one side or the other. Sometimes seems worse when I drink caffeine. What do you think this is? Sometimes it radiates to my side.

Need more info: With given info sounds like possible lumbar radiculopathy with pinch nerve from potential several things bulging disc facet arthritis, sciatica, etc. Suggest to discuss with your PCP for thorough lower back/ pelvis and neurologic exam follow by MRI if injection or surgery is indicated. ...Read more

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I having lower back pain I don't know if its a infection in my kidneys wen I use the bathroom my urin is cloudy I drink water and cranberry juice?

I having lower back pain I don't know if its a infection in my kidneys wen I use the bathroom my urin is cloudy I drink water and cranberry juice?

UTI: You would have to drink so much cranberry juice to prevent UTI that you would drown in it. Cloudy urine is very common and is usually due to chemicals precipitating out when the toilet water changes the acid/base content of the urine. You need to see a doctor about the lower back pain because it could be due to many other things. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Lower back pain. Can't tell if it's muscular or kidneys. 21, active. Slight testicle ache. Std test clean. Ideas? Can I drink a glass or two of wine?

Wine should be okay: The bigger issue is the diagnosis. Most back pain in young people is muscular. However it is good you are aware other organ systems can produce back pain. Thus before we tell you to have a wine which you have to be careful w/given the Asprin you take, see a primary care or sports MD who can evaluate you with a good exam and likely refer you to PT presuming tests including an MRI and EMG are normal. ...Read more

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Neck pain and shoulder pain after drinking. Lower back pain after standing or sitting for longer than 10mins. Inconsistent stool and bowel movements?

Get evaluated!: At 18, these are unusual complaints.

I am concerned that you have a significant nerve compression, especially with the low back pain with standing, and the bladder and bowel inconsistency.

Please get this evaluated by a physician immediately. ...Read more

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I have dizziness lightheaded fatigue short of breath lower back pain and urinating every hour im very concerned and my dr is not...

Seek evaluation now: Please do not spend more time in online inquiry for your current clinical profile because no one can get to the point for diagnosis and right care. Instead, more info on historu + physical exam + testing as needed. How to have such an important process of care done rightly? Follow instructions described in formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work closer/ better with doc to gain good... ...Read more

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I have slight lower back pain and constant urination?

Back pain, frequency: There could be several explanations, including a kidney problem evolving, like stone or early infection, also urinary tract lower infection. Should likely be evaluated to include urine test and labs to check kidneys, as well as a neurological exam if any other worrisome symptoms evolve. ...Read more

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I have a lower back pain. And my urine is cloudy. What would I do?

I have a lower back pain. And my urine is cloudy. What would I do?

Maybe UTI: First have to make sure do not have an uti (urinary tract infection)drink plenty of liquids (cramberry juice)take some tylenol (acetaminophen) and if not better in a couple of days see your pcp. ...Read more

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I have burning when I urinate as well as lower back pain?

I have burning when I urinate as well as lower back pain?

UTI: Sounds like uti... Please go see a doctor to evaluate you. ...Read more

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Experiencing bloating, lower back pain, no urinary pain but "urge" to urinate?

See doctor: Could be a kidney infection or a long list of other problems. See your doctor who will take a history, examine you, and order any appropriate tests. ...Read more

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What does a woman with a burning sensation when urinating and lower back pain mean?

What does a woman with a burning sensation when urinating and lower back pain mean?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! Will lower back pain cause an incease in the frequency of urination?

It is possible that: A disc herniation is leading to a cauda equina syndrome which occurs in 1% of disc herniations leading to a severe compression of the nerves leading to bladder control issues with the urine being retained ; it overflowing intermittently mimicing frequency and leading to back pain or it could be a urinary tract infection causing both symptoms so see a doctor or go to er immediately for evaluation. ...Read more

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Fever and lower back pain and sciatica is it related? My blood and urine analysis are great

Fever and lower back pain and sciatica is it related? My blood and urine analysis are great

Not related: Sciatica is due to mechanical compression of the sciatic nerve and fever is from an infection or immune system process. Fever and back pain (not sciatica) can exist in many conditions such as kidney infection, etc. Call your doctor and start by saying that you have a fever. ...Read more

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Urinating every 2 hour's. Lower back pain. Can't sleep for more than 2 hour's and wake up to pee. Help me?

Urinating every 2 hour's. Lower back pain. Can't sleep for more than 2 hour's and wake up to pee. Help me?

See Dr.: My help for you is telling you to see the Dr. You have obvious Urinary tract issues, with a probable infection. See the Dr asap for an exam and simple testing to determine the extent of your issues and get treated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm getting checked today, but I wonder, can a woman have a UTI without burning urination? I have lower back pain and frequent nocturnal urination.

I'm getting checked today, but I wonder, can a woman have a UTI without burning urination? I have lower back pain and frequent nocturnal urination.

UTI or Diabetes: Yes. Of course. But you could have vaginal or cervical infection as well or instead of. The doctor is going to test the urine for sugar as well to rule out diabetes. ...Read more

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What does lower back pain n yellow urine mean?

Depends: Back pain can arise from a multitude of causes. The urine is almost always yellow. ...Read more

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I have a sore throte, lower back pain and dark brown urine?

I have a sore throte, lower back pain and dark brown urine?

Dark urine: For a 7 year old this is not normal - please go to the hospital and have yourself checked out. ...Read more

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What is the problem I have lower back pain and drops of bleeding after urinating?

The symptoms may be: Related in terms of a kidney stone or urinary tract infection or other kidney issue also causing back pain or they may be separate issues. However, since there is this blood present after urination, you need to see your physician for an evaluation of this presentation.. ...Read more

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Severe lower back pain after urinating once laid down. What is the cause of this? I have no other symptoms.

? kidney stone?: Would consider possibility of urinary tract infection or even involvement of kidney, pyelonephritis, but intense pain of sort you describe would be due to stone within ureter. This could become miserable if not addressed. See your doctor and get this diagnosed ...Read more

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I'm having really bad lower back pain on my right side and my urine smells sour., could it be something with my kidneys?

I'm having really bad lower back pain on my right side and my urine smells sour., could it be something with my kidneys?

It certainly could b: Sounds like either a kidney or bladder infection. You should see someone and get a urinalysis to find out, today or tomorrow at latest. Drink plenty of fluids, especially cranberry juice (at least 8 glasses per day), and you can take acetaminophen and apply heat for pain. ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more