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Is kidney pain predominantly in the lumbar area?

Is kidney pain predominantly in the lumbar area?

Sort of: Kidney pain is typically "flank pain" which is off to the sides of the lumbar area. ...Read more

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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Pain in the toe region?

Pain in the toe region?

Pain: Need more info....When, red? Swelling? Injury? What is your health ststus? Do you do any thing to help it ? ...Read more

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The cause of pain in the testicular region?

The cause of pain in the testicular region?

See a doctor: Testicular pain can be from several different causes. The reason to see a doctor is to make sure it is not an infection (epidydimitis or prostatitis). It could also be the start of a hernia or varicocele. ...Read more

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Small bulge in the right groin, mild to moderate pain in the right hypochondrium. Sometimes, pain in the right lumbar region.

Need more info...: Trying to answer this Q is like guessing a riddle. How to put all pieces of symptoms together in a sensible way so to reach right diagnosis? One needs more info on specifics & relevance of all symptoms stressing sequence of events + physical exam + testing as needed. How to get these done correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work better with doc. ...Read more

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Pain in the lower right abdomen in the groin area?Muscle pain?What is this?Thanks

Pain in the lower right abdomen in the groin area?Muscle pain?What is this?Thanks

Overlap area: Complex answer: muscle pull/ spasm, hip labral tear, hernia, (sports or inguinal), ovarian cyst, hip arthritis , appendicitis , vaginal? Multiple specialties for work up. Start with primary care, orthopedics or OB gyn. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain in area of neobladder?

Lower abdominal pain in area of neobladder?

UTI stone retention: Neobladders are made of bowel, thus a full neobladder may feel like abdominal pain, especially if the pain is similar to bowel gas. Many patients need to self catheterize to empty their bladders, thus bladder may not be emptying if you try to urinate normally. You shoul thus have your post void bladder residual urine measured by scan or cath. Pain may also be due to bladder stones or a uti. ...Read more

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Can cholecystitis or lithiasis cause pain in the upper left back, near the scapula?

Can cholecystitis or lithiasis cause pain in the upper left back, near the scapula?

Maybe, not common: Most commonly, gallbladder pain is referred to the middle or right upper back, mid-epigastrium, and right upper quadrant. If you have pain and/or nausea after eating (especially a fatty meal) get checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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What is causes of pressure and pain in the abdomen area. Pelvic pain in dull ache in the lower back and right thigh and frequency unination?

Bladder infection?: Your symptoms may be due to a urinary tract infection. Please see your gynecologist asap to prevent complications and to ascertain that it is only a uti. ...Read more

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Pain in the left center of back?

Pain in the left center of back?

Depends: It could be due to muscle spasm or strain, joint issues, pain from the center of the back or your kidney to name a few. Get checked out by your primary and they can help steer you in the right direction. ...Read more

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Are spasms in the pelvis region a symptom of appendicitis?

Are spasms in the pelvis region a symptom of appendicitis?

Appendicitis: Appendicitis symptoms include: aching pain that begins around your navel and often shifts to your lower right abdomen, pain that becomes sharper over several hours, tenderness that occurs when you apply pressure to your lower right abdomen, sharp pain in your lower right abdomen that occurs when the area is pressed on and then the pressure is quickly released, there are many more symptoms. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back/butt area along with pain/aching in pelvic area?

See OB/GYN to pinpt: The lower back. Sacral (butt) area, along with pain, and aching in the pelvic area isn't normal, and needs to be examined fully by your ob/gyn, who will know what to do, and what necessary steps to take. It could be due to a number of things involving the female organs, the GI system, the colon, and a pelvic exam will be helpful too, along with ur medical, family, trauma, social, ; sexual history. ...Read more

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Can a growth in the right kidney (6cm) cause pain in the right leg?

Can a growth in the right kidney (6cm) cause pain in the right leg?

Kidney mass: If this growth is malignant, there is a possibility that tumor has spread to the spine and can be causing pressure on the spinal cord radiating pain to the leg. Also there is a lateral musculocutaneous nerve that runs near the kidney and provides sensation to the lateral aspect of the thigh which could be the cause. ...Read more

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Pain in base of right lower back.Pulsating pain in upper right thigh and near pelvic bone in abdomen..Are all these related or due to different causes?

Pain in base of right lower back.Pulsating pain in upper right thigh and near pelvic bone in abdomen..Are all these related or due to different causes?

Musculoskeletal: Twenties female with pain pattern of unilateral low back pain, anterior thigh pain and pain in region of anterior iliac region likely has sacroiliac joint disorder, possibly from injury and/or joint hypermobility syndrome (jhs). An osteopathic doctor would be best specialist to evaluate. Review brighton criteria for jhs. ...Read more

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Pain in the right epidedymis?

Pain in the right epidedymis?

Acute or chronic?: Very important to know if this is an acute or chronic problem. Causes of epididymitis are: infectious, trauma, vascular, tumors, iatrogenic (sequelae from medical procedures). A good history, physical exam and scrotal sonogram are of paramount importance. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in the left flank?

What can cause pain in the left flank?

Many things: Kidney stones, kidney infections, sprained back muscles, and bleeding behind the abdominal cavity can cause pain in the left flank. ...Read more

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Pain in the left side of abdomen..Is it the appendix?

Pain in the left side of abdomen..Is it the appendix?

Pain on right: Appendix pain is usually right sided, but you may have other issues that need to be addressed like diverticulitis. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in the leg particularly the calf?

Stabbing pain in the leg particularly the calf?

Need more info: Many things can cause this symptom. We need better definition of symptoms to better answer question. Like--how long have you had this , is the leg swollen, Does any activity make it worse or better, is there any discoloration, and does touching the leg cause pain. ...Read more

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