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Back pain abdominal pain pain below breast bone?

Back pain abdominal pain pain below breast bone?

A lot of things: Pain in this area can be caused by many things. You will need to see your doctor. He/she will take a good history of your pain, ie its location, is it constant or intermittent, the quality of the pain (i.E sharp, dull, aching, burning etc) whether it is affected by change of position or not, whether it has any relationship to eating or not and many other questions. Then a physical exam and tests. ...Read more

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Urination pain and pelvic pain related?

Urination pain and pelvic pain related?

Can be: Typically a simple bladder infection doesn't cause pelvic pain - but a chronic infection or other issues with the bladder (like interstitial cystitis) certainly can. Check with your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Abdominal pains, lower back pain from cystitis?

Abdominal pains, lower back pain from cystitis?

Possible: A urine test at your physician's office can easily detect this. Then, you'll be prescribed an appropriate antibiotic for a few days that should clear it up. ...Read more

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What causes severe flank pain, testicle pain, and bladder pain urinating?

What causes severe flank pain, testicle pain, and bladder pain urinating?

Infection: These symptoms could be due to a urianry tract as well as a kidney stone that is passing. See your physician as soon as possible so that appropriate therapy may be started. ...Read more

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Left armpit pain chest pain back pain headaches?

Merits evaluation.: Your symptoms merit a careful history and physical exam. It's necessary to determine the cause of the pain, check your heart, blood pressure; perhaps take an ekg and chest x-rays. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in bladder after urination?

Sharp pain in bladder after urination?

Needs evaluation: You may have a bladder stone, bladder infection or a tumor you need to see your doctor or a urologist, urine exam and culture, imaging like cat scan or ultrasound exam and may need cystoscopy depending on the results of the tests. ...Read more

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Acute abdominal pain w tenderness, pain in middle abdomen & sharp pain in lower. fever, chills, dark urine, no appetite, back pain, nausea diarrhea.

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Acute abdominal pain w tenderness, pain in middle abdomen & sharp pain in lower. fever, chills, dark urine, no appetite, back pain, nausea diarrhea.

See remark: As much as I want to help ,a relatively young lady with these symptoms need urgent ATTENTION. I don't know your history & situation but with fever,chills PLEASE go to an emergency room,or see a doctor at you earliest convenience In good health,God bless you ...Read more

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Right flank pain intensified with full bladder.

Right flank pain intensified with full bladder.

They're Connected: The bladder is connected to the flank (kidney) via the ureter, so this is likely involved. There is more to your story, which might help figure this out: history of kidney stones? History of bladder infections or kidney infections? My best guesses based on your story are that you either have (1)reflux of urine from the bladder back up the ureter or (2) a stone in the ureter. See a urologist. ...Read more

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What is suprapubic and flank pain?

Pain: Above your pubic bone and above your waist in your back. ...Read more

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Lower back pain with bladder infection?

Lower back pain with bladder infection?

Common : Common symptoms of a bladder infection are urgency, frequency, burning with urination, and visible blood in the urine. Low back pain is less common but is a symptom. It also may be a symptom related to kidney infection in addition to bladder infection. Fever is generally associated with kidney infections along with nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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Burning pain in penis while passing urine?I have no back pain and abdomen pain.

STD: In a male this symptom in general represents an std with either gonorrhea or chlamydia. But, in your case, since we do not know when you had a kidney stone, this can also represent urethral trauma or infection from the kidney stone. I would advise testing. ...Read more

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Lower abdomen pain radiating into pelvic area on right. Appendicitis?

Lower abdomen pain radiating into pelvic area on right. Appendicitis?

Maybe: Usually a progressively worsening pain over 24 to 48 hours, associated with nausea and sometimes vomiting and fever. Would need to have a doctor examination as there is not enough information above to give a better answer. ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain starts in bladder area?

Sharp shooting pain starts in bladder area?

Where does it go?: Maybe cystitis, or inflamed bladder. Drinking lots of water, and making your urine acidic with cranberry juice, may help. A visit to your doctor to get your urine tested would help eliminate it as a cause. ...Read more

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Could endometriosis cause flank pain and/or sharp shooting pains in low abdomen?

Could endometriosis cause flank pain and/or sharp shooting pains in low abdomen?

Endometriosis: Endometriosis can affect the ovary, on the uterus, the the fallopian tubes, or rarely the intestines or bladder. Although it can only be diagnosed surgically, if it is inside the ovary, you may be able to see an endometrioma with a pelvic ultrasound. The pain you describe typically occurs only with you menstrual cycles but can sometimes cause pain at other times as well. ...Read more

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Right sided abdominal pain and burning sensation, candida infection?

No: Candida only causes symptoms in the vaginal area, so it may cause burning there, especially with urination, but would not cause any pain higher up in the abdomen. If this persists, see your doctor as it could be a kidney infection or something more serious. ...Read more

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Shoulder tip pain and rib pain following laparoscopy?

Shoulder tip pain and rib pain following laparoscopy?

Commonly seen: In laparoscopic surgery, the abdomen is inflated with carbon dioxide (CO2) gas to make a "cave" that the surgeon can see/work in. At the end of the case, the CO2 gas is removed, but invariably, some remains beneath the diaphragms. The "pain" nerves of the shoulder are the same as the diaphragm. Therefore, patients often complain of shoulder pain after laparoscopic surgery. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in abdomen.

Sharp pain in abdomen.

Some possibilities: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually has fever), gall stones, kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy), stomach flu, etc... Most people with "sharp pain", meaning more than mild pain, need a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not appendicitis, which would need surgery. ...Read more

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27 female-abdominal pain lower quadrant both sides loose stools/diarrhea/anal fissures. Pulsing rectal pain. +midcycle pelvic pain too.- just ibs?

See a GI ; GYN: And get checked for ibs, ibd / inflammatory bowel disease, intestinal infection, polyps, uterine fibroids etc.Best wishes! http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/digestive-diseases-diarrhea. http://www.m.webmd.com/pain-management/guide/pelvic-pain. ...Read more

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What can I do to address suprapubic pain that has been coming in waves over past few years?

What can I do to address suprapubic pain that has been coming in waves over past few years?

Seek evaluation.: Suprapubic & pelvic pain can have straightforward causes, such as a urinary tract infection which can be diagnosed & treated in an uncomplicated way. Other causes can be more difficult to diagnose & manage, such as complex pelvic pain syndromes which may require medication, behavior modification, & physical therapy. Find & work with a gynecologist or urologist who specializes in pelvic pain. ...Read more

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Had a low lying placenta @12.5weeks . I'm now 18 weeks measuring 21 with suprapubic pain. Could this be related to the placenta?

Had a low lying placenta @12.5weeks . I'm now 18 weeks measuring  21 with suprapubic pain. Could this be related to the placenta?

Possibly not likely : Placenta previous very common in early pregnancy. Overtime the placental typically grows and moves up and out-of-the-way. Unless it completely covers the opening of the cervical opening (os), is unlikely to cause any significant problems. Any bleeding however or significant cramping should cause you to check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Suprapubic pain, can I be in labor?

Suprapubic pain, can I be in labor?

Other sx's?: When you are starting labor your water may break or you may have blood in vaginal discharge. The baby may feel like s/he had dropped lower. Nausea or loose stools may be present . Contractions may be strong, regular and don't cease until delivery. There may also be back pain. ...Read more

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Is suprapubic pain during the first week a sign of pregnancy?

Not: Suprapubic pain would be uncommon for early pregnancy. You could have a bladder infection. See your doc. ...Read more

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Had chronic suprapubic pain for 3+ years. Spreads to groin and thighs. Never found anything, except 1 mycoplasma. Could there be a connection or not?

Had chronic suprapubic pain for 3+ years. Spreads to groin and thighs. Never found anything, except 1 mycoplasma. Could there be a connection or not?

Groin pain: Probably no connection to the mycoplasma if that was treated fully. Could possibly be related to the surgery. I recommend you discuss this and pursue an evaluation with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have low back pain and suprapubic pain, could I have a urine infection? Even though no cystitis?

I have low back pain and suprapubic pain, could I have a urine infection? Even though no cystitis?

Yes: UTI (urinary tract infection) symptoms can vary from episode to episode. The more common symptoms are urinary frequency, urgency and dysuria. However, suprapubic discomfort alone or in conjunction with low back pain be the presenting symptoms of a UTI. ...Read more

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What is suprapubic and flank pain?

Pain: Above your pubic bone and above your waist in your back. ...Read more

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Intermit zap "pain" suprapubic area dozens of times a day over last 5 days. No probs yest. H/o bodily muscle twitches perhaps anxiety related. Cause?

Intermit zap "pain" suprapubic area dozens of times a day over last 5 days. No probs yest. H/o bodily muscle twitches perhaps anxiety related. Cause?

May be neuropathy: You could have some type of pudendal nerve neuralgia or neuropathy due to trauma (i.e. from sexual activity, other physical activity, childbirth, sharp blow to the crotch area, etc.). You may need blood urine, urine sample, and an examination by a physician. There may be specific mediation that can help depending on the diagnosis. Want more info in private consult? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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6mon.bak Heavy n huge blood wen need to urinate.Kleibsela5tims.No relief frm.antibio. Kub ct,ultrasound norml.burn pain in suprapubic,rt.thigh&hipbone?

UTI: urinary tract infections are capable of producing those symptoms, and then some. Klebsiella infections no matter where they are notoriously difficult to treat. Finding the right antibiotics or combination of antibiotics is difficult. It is best to continue to talk to your doctor or perhaps a specialist to help. I have found that sometimes cranberry juice will help. See what your doctor says. ...Read more

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What problems occur with changing my suprapubic catheter?

What problems occur with changing my suprapubic catheter?

Here are some ...: Changing suprapubic catheter may cause some discomfort / pain. With understanding and accepting reality, almost all patients tolerates very well. Over time, they incorporate such chores as a part of their life and cope with it well. So, work closely with your doc, it's bearable. But occasionally, few patients tend to form encrustation at the end of catheter leading to more pain at pulling it out. ...Read more

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When must I seek immediate help if I have a suprapubic catheter and low output?

When must I seek immediate help if I have a suprapubic catheter and low output?

Low output: If urine flow from a catheter is less than 25cc per hour, there may be a problem & a patient with this output should be seen. This is not always catheter related. There may be kidney problems. ...Read more

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Are suprapubic catheters safe? What are the risks involved? I am supposed to have one put in on Tuesday morning and I am worried.

Suprapubic catheter: Suprapubic catheter is usually chosen because the alternative is worse in the long term - neurogenic bladder, kidney failure from urine backup. It is a relatively easy procedure without much complication risk. You or your caretaker needs to learn how to take care of the catheter to lessen chance of urine infection or dislodgement. ...Read more

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How would an aide clean the skin around a suprapubic catheter?

How would an aide  clean the skin around a suprapubic catheter?

Supra pubic catheter: 1/2 strength hydrogen peroxide diluted w sterile water or saline. Apply antibiotic ointment if the cathether was recently placedl as well. Of course check w your urologist if you have additional concerns such as increase discharge or redness around the catheter. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a suprapubic fat pad? I'm still kinda young & I'm 5'11 and weigh 216lbs

How can I get rid of a suprapubic fat pad? I'm still kinda young & I'm 5'11 and weigh 216lbs

Weight loss: At 216 pounds, your BMI would be > 30. Your best bet is to start on a sensible, low fat diet ... Your doctor should be able to partner with you and if appropriate provide you with a referral to a nutritionist or some medication to help you reach your goals. New medications such as Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate) have shown to be helpful in some patients. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What causes bladder spasms if I have a suprapubic catheter?

What causes bladder spasms if I have a suprapubic catheter?

Foreign body: Ny foreign body within a patient may cause the body to react to "remove" the problem. Can be treated with medications that relax the bladder muscles. ...Read more

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What can happen if a suprapubic catheter is not changed after the lifespan of the catheter? (Over 12 weeks)

What can happen if a suprapubic catheter is not changed after the lifespan of the catheter? (Over 12 weeks)

Probably okay...: Anyone with catheter to bladder via either urethra or suprapubic cystostomy will increase the odd to have bacteria in urine by 8-15% daily no matter what could be done. So, do not need give antibiotics if having no systemic symptoms like fever. For a duration of >12 weeks, it should be just fine provided the catheter care is done correctly, but occasional patients may have severe encrustation ... ...Read more

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What to do if I have been told by my urologist I need to have a suprapubic tube installed how is this done?

What to do if I have been told by my urologist I need to have a suprapubic tube installed how is this done?

Suprapubic tube: A suprapubic tube is placed between the pubic bone and the belly button. It is a procedure which can be performed as an outpatient with general anesthesia and sometimes local with iv sedation. You need a suprapubic tube if you cannot urinate normally and some prefer this instead of catheter in the urethra ...Read more