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Uti Symptoms Lower Back Pain
Is it possible to have a kidney infection, w/out a bladder infection? I have all UTI symptoms, left lower back pain and 2 cultures come back negative.
Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more
Have lower back pain & some bladder pain yet I have no UTI symptoms so I'm not sure what could be going on. Any thoughts? Should I see dr or wait?
See Dr: Whilst unusual, it is still possible to have a urinary tract infection with minimal symptoms. The lower back pain could also be referred pain from your lumbar spine, a common symptom of a pinched or irritated nerve. You need to see your doctor sooner for an examination as well as a Urine dipstick test to rule out an early urinary tract infection which can develop complications if left untreated. ...Read more
I went to the doctor for a uti. They said there was no bacteria. Now I have lower back pain and still have UTI symptoms and I don't feel right.
Consider different: Consider going to different clinic or getting a second opinion. If doctor evaluated you using urinalysis, solely, then it's possible he/she missed the diagnosis. If he/she performed a urine culture and it returned negative, then diagnosis is true and pain may be due to something else. Cultures take a few days, if that helps. Signs uti: increased frequency and pain with urination. Good luck! ...Read more
I am 35 weeks pregnant. I am having UTI symptoms such as frequent urination, lower back pain, & foul odor smelling urine. But doctor says I don't have a uti. What could it be?
I have on specific point in between my shoulders where it seems to trigger lower back pain&ribs ihave history of uti, sometimes has same symptoms.
I have constant lower back pain. 5 yrs.+. Positive leukocytes and positive nitrite s but no symptoms of uti. I also had bladder sling in 2002?
Unlikely o be UTI: Constant low back pain is more likely o be due to problems wih your lumbar spine. Utis are no likely o cause pain like that. X-rays of the spine may help define the problem. If that is the cause, physical therapy may be very helpful. If spine films are normal, your doctor will need to look for other problems causing pain in ha area. ...Read more
Had the following symptoms for 7 months: pain at tip of penis, testicle pain, lower back pain, painfull ejaculation. Treated for 2 UTI & balanitis.
I have had a UTI for about a week and now im getting bad lower back pain and a little on both sides of my abs. What's going on?
See your doctor: Infection may be getting worse, and you may need to change antibiotics. ...Read more
UTI: Back pain has many causes. Pyelonephritis is a significant infection, usually causing fever, chills and muscle aches in addition to pain over the involved kidney. I would recommentd you see a physician and have a urinalysis and urine culture. It is also possible that you have a kidney stone. ...Read more
Lower back pain particularly at the left side. Got this when I had a flu a month ago. Is it a possible a uti?
I have a UTI and won't be able to see my Doctor for two more days...Any thing I can do to ease the severe lower back pain?
Possibly: Back pain and cramping can be encountered if uti/infection ascends deep into the bladder, ureters or the kidneys. Uti's do not always do this and cramping/lower back pain can have many other causes, some less benign than a uti. If symptoms do not subside with antibiotic treatment, further evaluation by a doctor is indicated. ...Read more
I'm getting checked today, but I wonder, can a woman have a UTI without burning urination? I have lower back pain and frequent nocturnal urination.
I am taking my first round of Cipro (ciprofloxacin) tonight for possible UTI. May I also later take Aleve for my lower back pain?
I've severe lower back pain for over a year now. The doctor's thought I had PID but I don't. I have had some cases of uti. What could be the problem?
Evaluation: You need to be evaluated by a spine specialist. The pain may not be related to the history of uti. This may be structural in nature. ...Read more
My friend has just got over a UTI and is experiencing lower back pain and now is 3 times over normal protien in urine. & smells a funny odor?
I took a home UTI test, negative results. I have lower back pain, low fever, trouble urinating completely, small amounts. Could this still be a UTI?
Having constant lower abdominal&lower back pain for 3+wks. Neg 4 uti. Had lavh/bso in 2013 d/t endometriosis. Pain worse w/everyday activities. Help!
So sorry: For approximately 7 to 10% of women who undergo the surgery you had for endometriosis, these women still have pain related to endometriosis despite having the surgery. I'm so sorry you're going through this. The best you can do is see your gynecologist again. Maybe a trial of Lupron (leuprolide) to see if it helps with pain? Good luck and I'm so sorry. ...Read more
Can UTI cause leg pain and lower back pain plus fever aswell? Took a 7day sparfloxacin course still UTI reocurred?
Just had my period 2 weeks ago. It's not UTI. But I been experiencing mild cramping. Feeling sick through out the day. Lower back pain.
Nonspecific: These symptoms are nondiagnostic but do sound like some degree of pelvic congestion at this time. It coincides with possible ovulation but is more uncomfortable than conception and implantation symptoms (if you've had unprotected intercourse). Your gynecologist is better qualified to advise you, however so consult him/ her if symptoms continue. ...Read more
Having lower back pain. Was on Macrobid for 7days, pain started on last day. At Home UTI test positive for leukocytes but negative for nitrites. Help!
HI, I've had recurring uti's for over a year now along with heavy periods andnnow also bleeding inbetween periods (clots) and lower back pain. I have
Two conditions: The abnormal menstrual symptoms with dysfunctional bleeding and probable some form of hormonal imbalance are best evaluated and treated by a gynecologist. Recurrent urinary tract infections may be due to structural abnormalities of the urinary tract and are best evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more
I received Noroxin (norfloxacin) for UTI chronic orchitis, but I have lower back pain related to quinolones before. Are there alternatives? Also took tmp/smx, amox. Thx
I have burning after urination and lower back pain that lasts a few hours. No uti, stds or irritating soaps or detergents being used?
Got over a UTI a week or so ago, now I've had lower back pain and swollen uterus/ovaries for three days. No other signs of a UTI at all.?
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to evaluate you to make sure the infection is completely gone. ...Read more
I was recently diagnosed with a uti because of a urine test of 500 leukocytes I was experiencing lower back pain could this be a kidney infection?
Kidneys: Your kidneys are mid back. An exam and a urinalysis should help with your diagnosis. All the best. ...Read more
Right lower back pain (sometimes left), pelvic pain, sometimes rib pain. No pain during urinating. Sometimes urine dark than normal. Could this be uti?
Atypical for UTI: Your pain seems to localize every except for the bladder. For this reason, I am going to suppose that this is not related to a uti. It could be bowel related. Nonetheless, based on the discoloration of your urine and your abdominal pain, a urine test is indicated. Talk to your ob/gyn! ...Read more
L spine, CT scan came back normal, only have lower back pain. No uti, stones, etc. Would l spine show lower back tumor? Dr. Says l spine was normal?
In my urinalysis last april 1, the WBC is 0-3/hpf, the RBC is 0-2/hpf, and protein is negative. Do I have uti? Why do I have lower back pain doc? Tnx
1wk after finishing antibio. (UTI) I've loose stools, abdom. Upset & lower back pain. Is the backpain related to the poor gut flora? My urine is clear
I have just had a ct scan and it showed my right kidney was enlarged I get slot of lower back pain and always have uti infections any idea of treatmen?
If it is uniformly slightly enlarged, with no evidence of enlargement of the ureter, one would watch it. Is your back pain on the right? Are the infections associated with bladder symptoms such as frequency, burning, leakage, etc
What did the physician recommend? You may need cystoscopy (looking inside bladder) by a urologist, and the urologist can ascertain cause of enlarged kidney ...Read more
History of uti. Now I have vaginal dryness, thick yellow discharge lower back pain. Peeing a lot andhave also taken monistat?
Discharge and pain: Best to go see your doc for an exam and evaluation. ...Read more
A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more
A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more
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