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Pain In Right Side And Fever How Do You Tell Intestinal From Kidney Problems
The following:: Kidney:pain radiates round or down to groin. Tenderness to tapping or thumping over lower rib cage on back. Uti symptoms of burning with or frequency of urination. Blood in urine. Positive urinalysis. Kidney or bladder abnormalities on ultrasound or ct. Elevated BUN or creatinine levels in blood. Intestinal: change in stool, bowel habit & pain with bm. Bloody or tarry stool. Abnormal bowel x-rays. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Does kidney stones cause headaches? im experiencing flank pain that's now alternating from side to side as well. should I go to hospital
Can symptoms of IBS be running stomach and discomfort in right lower abdomen? Suffer from gastric reflux as well, can't afford to go to doc
Sure, but...: The GI tract has a very limited of responses, so symptoms you describe are common, non-specific, with variable clinical significance appropriate to underlying cause. As well, similar symptoms may reflect non-gi issues & even side effect from drugs & supplements. Why would you consider empiric treatments without understanding the underlying disease? Affordable (& free) health care is available. ...Read more
M57, how do I know that pain at left side of back is due to problem with kidney or any other issue. ?
By Check Up&Tests: You will know what is causing the pain after consulting your doctor, who will take a detailed history and examination and confirm hoi/her clinical findings by doing teasts like blood/urine test and/or imaging like xrays/ultrasound/cat scan if indicated. So make an appointment with your doctor. ...Read more
Sudden pain in the lower back - caused by muscle pain or kidney pain. How to distinguish them and how urgent it is to treat the kidney pain?
Dull pain in left and right lower abdominal quadrant. What can I take to relieve the pain. It is not serious with no other side effects.
Depends: I am glad this seems not to be serious to you. One suggestion can be using over the counter meds like acetaminophen, or ibuprofen: however, both of these meds may cause problems or may not be a good choice depending on your medical history. Such pain can be from benign things like constipation, but more serious problems can also start this way. Especially at age 81, if the pain continues, be seen. ...Read more
This might be: interpreted as there is not a serious health problem as opposed to there is nothing wrong. ...Read more
I know my gastroparesis ( diabetic) is the cause of my severe abd pain and bloating but can it cause severe upper thoracic pain as well? Thank you
Diabetic..: Gastroparesis does not cause pain! feel full quickly, vomit up undigested food hours after eating, poor unpredictable diabetes control. Even though prone to esophagitis/ ulcers they don't cause pain either- i've written on this thus md must look for other causes of abdominal and thoracic pain!. ...Read more
Could you have cancer on tail of pancreas with just ab and back pain or would it have to affect other organs to cause pain?
It varies a lot: Any persistent abdominal or back pain raises a question about Pancreatic Cancer in the middle aged folks. It does not have to spread outside of the pancreas in order to cause pain. I hope that answers your question. But a check up is a must if the pain lasts for more than 2 to 3 weeks. ...Read more
Please tell me, could acute kidney failure cause long-term muscle and nerve pain in back and legs?
Possibly: Sometimes people that have kidney failure can develop neuropathies that can cause back and leg pain. However on top of that you can always still have normal back pain issues like arthritis, pinched nerve or sciatica from a slipped or herniated disc. Recommend getting evaluated by a spine specialist for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
If I'm having pain from kidney stones and it gets more painful and starts radiating down my right leg do I need to go back to the doctor?
Yes: Dear WHarris, yes, if you have had kidney stones in the past and this pain feels the same, then it would be better to have a doctor evaluation. Sometimes, the stones can be too big to pass through and they can block the passage of urine and then the backed up urine can damage the kidney. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
What are the symptoms for kidney stone? I've been feeling some pain in my left kidney area and i'm scared that might be it.
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I have lupus & have been having sever leg pain from the knees down. Any idea on what is the cause and how to get relief other than pain medicine?
Decrease inflammatio: Lupus is an inflammatory "autoimmune" disease. You may benefit from reducing substances in your internal and external environment that increase inflammation and immune system stimulation. Avoid all fried foods, all sugars, msg, aspartame, vegetable oils, burnt food nitrates, nitrites, ?Gluten, ? Other foods that you may have unrecognized allergies to, mold. Let food be your medicine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having very immense kidney pain from a cystoscopy with left retrograde. The percocets aren't working. If i go to the ER what would they do?
See below: They will probably check for UTI (urinalysis) and check blood work, as well as a renal us or possibly ct to see if your kidney is swollen (aka hydronephrosis). Transient ureteral obstruction related to internal swelling can occur from time to time after procedures such as the one you had. It typically improves within 24-48 hours with hydration and pain control. Good luck! ...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
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