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Medicine For Flank Pain
Reddish urine about 12pm. No medicines and didn't eat yet, and no pain. At 8pm I got a slight right flank pain. At 1:30am I got a temp. 102. Urine red?
Get evaluated.: A reddish tinge to the urine could signify blood, or hematuria. Flank pain and a temperature point to a possible urinary tract infection. See your physician for a detailed history, physical exam, and some urine testing with a dipstick, urinalysis, and culture. If the likelihood of a UTI is high, empiric treatment may be started. ...Read more
Abdomen pain?: Depending upon your medical/surgical history you might need an abdomen ct scan to see us you have a vascular disease of the descending aorta or kidney pathology. If the abdomeb ct scan is normal then if you are physically active thus could be abdomen/ribcage strain. It is important to rule out the abdomen diseases before treating this as a strained muscle. ...Read more
Lumbago: The most common cause is lumbar muscle strain due to bad posture and lifting wihout bending your knees. The lumbar spine is very vulnerable do mechanical sprains and the pain is typically achy and constant. Other conditions include internal problems with pelvic organs or kidneys. ...Read more
Depends: Flank pain can be from various things. Could be muscle strain or ache, and benefit from rest, heat and ibuprofen. Less commonly could be sign of kidney infection, especially if accompanied by urinary symptoms, or possibly kidney stone. Renal pain is usually very severe, and often moves down into the groin. ...Read more
Varies: Flank pain can be a sign of more serious conditions such as pylonephritis (kidney infection) or other conditions (polycystic kidney disease, etc.). It's best to see a physician to have some of these conditions evaluated for to make sure they aren't causing your flank pain. It could be musculoskeletal in nature but the previous need to be ruled out first. ...Read more
Don't know cause: Don't know the cause of your pain. However flank pain is often a symptom of urinary tract problems. ...Read more
Be checked...: Has this pain been sporadic or constant at 24/7 fashion? What is its degree, duration, interval if sporadically recurrent? And more...? All these + timely physical exam + testing as needed will help deduce its cause for right care. How? Follow instruction in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. More? Contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in.... Best ...Read more
Could be your back: Flank pain can involve other then urological structures but a ball valuing stone but more likely back problem. ...Read more
Could be many things: People often mistake flank pain for kidney disease, but kidney disease rarely manifests as chronic pain. Your pain could be due to benign problems with structures near the kidney such as muscle or bone. A more serious scenario would be a tumor of the kidney or of the adjacent structures such as a sarcoma. Imaging of the area with ct scan or ultrasound will be necessary to rule these out ...Read more
Studies show that the determination of the cause of flank pain depends on the acuity, severity, duration, & character of that pain, in addition to associated symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, or fever.
Distention of the structures of the urinary system from a stone causes flank pain. However, the differential diagnosis is large and includes gastrointestinal maladies & referred chest pain. ...Read more
Probably muscular: If your body is hurting due to cold temperatures, it is probably the muscles overlying the kidney and not the kidney itself. If it continues, see your doctor to be sure! ...Read more
Intermittent back flank pain sharp it really hurts lasts no longer than 10 second what could it be?
It may be muscular, but in that area if there is a renal infection, there may be flank pain.
A urinalysis can help to indicate if there is a problem. ...Read more
Mild flank pain for the past 2 months, it's only felt when I twist or move a certain way. Worse in the morning, no other symptoms. Does not radiate.
Morning flank pain: There are several muscles in that area that can tighten and hurt if they are out of shape. The psoas is in the groin area and goes up to the mid back, and the Obliques are across the mid to upper area. Yoga or similar stretches for these areas might help. Try it for a week. More serious problems would be unlikely to just hurt in the morning, but if nothing helps consider a check up. ...Read more
Possible: Endometriosis may be the cause of flank pain, but there are other reasons to consider as well. If pain is worse during menses makes endometriosis more likely as a cause. Do you have a diagnosis of endometriosis already? Surgery, either laparoscopy or laparotomy, is the only way to make this diagnosis for sure. Good wishes. ...Read more