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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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How bad is the back pain qith a kidney infection?

How bad is the back pain qith a kidney infection?

Painful: Pain may be mild at first but will become moderate to severe without treatment. ...Read more

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How to tell if it's a kidney infection or just back pain?

How to tell if it's a kidney infection or just back pain?

Check: other signs: Kidney infection is associated with fever, abnormal urine results and abnormal blood count. Back pain is usually worse only with certain positions. Kidney infection is of short term duration. Back pain is a long term issue ...Read more

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Kidney infection is gone. Why am i still experiencing back pain?

Kidney infection is gone. Why am i still experiencing back pain?

Need to investigate: You should go see your doctor to investigate the cause. There can be something else going on in your kidney or in the spine. Often the kidney infections are caused by an underlying cause like stone or tumor. Or the cause of the back pain may be something outside the kidney area.. ...Read more

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How harmful for your health is the back pain during a kidney infection?

How harmful for your health is the back pain during a kidney infection?

Don't be fulled : Kidney infection can, but not always, be associated with back pain. Even then, the degree of pain does not necessarily correlate with the severity of the infection. That have being said, if one has a urinary tract infection and back pain follows, the doctor should be informed before full blown pyelonephritis and sepsis set in. ...Read more

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Is having continued back pain after kidney infection a normal condition?

Best to have it look: Best to have it looked at as continued pain could mean something is still wrong. ...Read more

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Im haveing middle back pain im afraid it might be a kidney infection should I go get checked out or is it just normal back pai.?

Im haveing middle back pain im afraid it might be a kidney infection should I go get checked out or is it just normal back pai.?

Could br kidney: Usually pain related to the kidneys is on the sides and travels to the belly if it is caused by a stone. If you have fever or burning on urinating you may also have a urine infection and then you will need cultures and antibiotics. If pain is related to movement it is most likely muscular or due to bones. ...Read more

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Can I have a kidney infection if I have no back pain?

Can I have a kidney infection if I have no back pain?

Yes: Back pain usually happened when you infection in the kidney it self, some could mild or bad it depend on the severity of the infection. When the infection in the lower part of urinary tract no back pain hardly present. ...Read more

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Infection (Definition)

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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more