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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Board Certified, Family Medicine
33 years in practice
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Sharp pain in lower back on both left & right side, body fatigue, nausea, decreased appetite, & burning w/ urination. Could it be a kidney infection?

Dr. Susan Rhoads
Board Certified, Family Medicine
33 years in practice
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Sharp pain in lower back on both left & right side, body fatigue, nausea, decreased appetite, & burning w/ urination. Could it be a kidney infection?

Uti.: Sounds like a urinary tract infection. If you don't have fever, vomiting, or mid back (flank ) pain, I doubt that it has spread to your kidney. But it can if you don't get seen and treated properly. Go to an UC or call your doc today. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Karen Butler
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I have been having pain in my lower back on the left and right side, painful urination and a red discharge.?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I have been having pain in my lower back on the left and right side, painful urination and a red discharge.?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Reams
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Can PCOS cause pain in the lower back on the left or right side?

Dr. Richard Reams
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Can PCOS cause pain in the lower back on the left or right side?

No but yes: Hello: Generally PCOS does not cause pain by itself and if you do get pain then it is usually from a cyst enlarging or actually ovulating that can cause the pain and on either side depending on which one is having the cystic enlargement. I hope this helped some. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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Since 30 days, having pain in back of lower left and sometime right side, no fever, no pain in urination. Please suggest.

Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
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Since 30 days, having pain in back of lower left and sometime right side, no fever, no pain in urination. Please suggest.

See a doctor: Get examined and diagnosed. Back pain is one of the most common things pcps see and it has many potential causes. Without an exam and full medical history it is impossible to predict what this may be. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. James McClurg
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
30 years in practice
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How do I treat rib and back pain I have two left side ribs causing me not to be able stand erect , lift anything on the right side, and severe pain in lower back , left side at l 2 and 3 vert. I can't sit and type almost in tears it hurts so bad.

Dr. James McClurg
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
30 years in practice
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This : This degree of pain is unusual for pure musculoskeletal problems to the "ribs" of to the thoracic area. You are not giving much information but i would want to make sure you don't have another problem internally that coulb be causing problems. You need a comprehensive evaluation of your condition with a good review of systems. ...Read more

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Dr. Alok Agrawal
Board Certified, Nephrology and Dialysis
29 years in practice
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I have right side shoulder an upper arm pain and tenderness and also localized acute pain in lower back left side (kidney?), could these to connected?

Dr. Alok Agrawal
Board Certified, Nephrology and Dialysis
29 years in practice
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I have right side shoulder an upper arm pain and tenderness and also localized acute pain in lower back left side (kidney?), could these to connected?

Unlikely: Kidney pain is in upper back. Your lt lower back pain is unlikely secondary to kidney. Also you have rt shoulder and upper arm pain and tenderness- unlikely to be related. ...Read more

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Board Certified, Pediatrics
49 years in practice
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I have some feels lumpy pain in lower back left side. Could it be caused by constipation?

Dr. Nela Cordero
Board Certified, Pediatrics
49 years in practice
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I have some  feels lumpy pain in lower back left side. Could it be caused by constipation?

CONSTIPATION: Sx of constipation is more of abdominal pain not backpain. Check your urine instead if with frequency and backpain. ...Read more

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Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
6 years in practice
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Severe pain in lower back,left side, especially while sitting down. Almost feels like two bones grinding together. What is this? Very painful.

Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
6 years in practice
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Pain: Its diffictult to say without being able to examine you in person. Pain that changes with position is most likely musculoskeletal in origin. ...Read more

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
52 years in practice
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6 weeks postpartum having vaginal pain and pain in lower back left side and some discharge history of HPV but was cleared up what is causing this?

Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
52 years in practice
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6 weeks postpartum having vaginal pain and pain in lower back left side and some discharge history of HPV but was cleared up what is causing this?

Pelvic Infection: It is possibly a pelvic infection causing discharge and pain in left side You should make an appointment with your Gynecologist.You need an Examination,a culture of discharge and if indicated an Ultrasound Exam ...Read more

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