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What Is Flank Pain In Kidney Infcetion
Pain in kidney, blood in urine, constant pain, kidney bleeding, stinging urine, what could this be?
Kidney stone: This sounds like you have a kidney stone. In addition, you could also have a kidney infection. Even if that's not the case, you are at increased risk of infection. I recommend you go to your family doctor, clinic, or er very soon to start treatment and have the stone size evaluated. If it's too big, you may need lithotripsy to break up the stone so you can pass it. ...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
Severe abdominal pain left upper. Kidney stone in kidney in CT but not counted as source of pain. Bloody stool. No infection in urine or blood work?
What are the causes of severe flank pain, testicle pain, and bladder pain while urinating in a male?
WITHOUT EXAM : And a good history, it is very difficult to tell. Please see your physician. ...Read more
Right flank pain and pain in right groin and back. Variable chest pain (non cardiac) as well. Is this more likely from gall bladder or kidney stone?
Back pressure/reflux: Full distended bladder can be obstructive to passage of urine from the kidneys. Another explanation could be reflux of urine backwards from bladder to kidneys because of incompetent bladder valves. Suggest you consult your dr. Who might refer or order a renal & bladder ultrasound to include views with a full bladder followed by post-void views. This could give the answer. ...Read more
Severe pain in my lower right side. I was given painkiller injection. Urine test and ultrasound ruled out stones or appendix. Is it sand in kidney?
Possibly: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Unlikely: They are not likely to be directly related, but are separate problems. An exception would be an infection that spread to the low back (spine) and irritates the nerves to the legs. ...Read more
Left side flank pain no fever no urgency to pee just pain radiates from side to lower back could it be kidney infection?
Unlikley: Common causes of one-sided flank pain are often either urological (kidney infection or stone) or musculoskeletal (back strain or sprain) in origin. Kidney infection usually associated with fever, chills, and feeling ill with or without urinary symptoms. Kidney stone usually associated with mild-to-severe pain, nausea, possible vomiting. Urinalysis next best test: if normal, not likely UTI or stone ...Read more
Depends upon pain: First address pain, consider narcotics if necessary for very severe pain. Next evaluate because treatment will depend upon stone size + degree of possible obstuction present. Small stones up to 5mm diameter should pass spontaneously aided by high fluid intake and Flomax (tamsulosin) to dilate ureter. May require temporary ureteral stent placement to relieve both pain and obstrucion if either very severe. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
2 separate problems: For back pain, lifestyle changes are important like not smoking, weight control and regular exercise. You can use medication if no contraindications like ibuprophen or naproxen, try a back support, guided exercise & activity modification. If no better, then see your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. For kidney pain, you need to be seen and treated by your physician. ...Read more
Many things : There are other organs how long the flank the size of kidney including on the left side the spleen on both sides the colon, you have a liver there, the pancreas, and other things. These are things you should discuss with your physician ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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