I think I have a uti? Sharp side and lower back pain on the right side?

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.

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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. Whats going on?

Pelvic infection. See your gynecologist for an exam; you could have a sexually transmitted infection. This can happen even if you and your partner have not had any symptoms. You need an exam and for cultures to be taken. Antibiotics will help. Read more...
See your doctor. Infection may be getting worse, and you may need to change antibiotics. Read more...

Can upper and lower back pain occur with uti?

Yes. A UTI also known as a bladder infection can spread up the ureters to the kidneys which rest inside your ribcage. Read more...

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?

See ER/UC doctor. Pyridium (phenazopyridine) is over the counter in things like Azo, but you might consider an urgent care center to get your urine checked and antibiotics started. Once you take pyridium, (phenazopyridine) urine dipsticks aren't useful and only a culture can show an infection. Is there an urgent care center or small ER near you? That is a long time to be miserable. I would hate for you to develop a kidney infection. Read more...
Here are some ... Suspecting UTI needs an adequately done urinalysis to confirm. Lower backache at 62 commonly results from musculoskeletal origin, which past history may tell the story. As long as being afebrile, severe backache is less likely related with UTI & you're safe. To ease the sore/ache, using warm pad/pack to the troubled area may help while taking a bedrest, but still keep on moving around extremities. Read more...
UTI. you can use Azo-stabdard over the counter and cranberry juice to relieve the pain. You should also increase your water intake but remember this only helps the symptoms but does nothing to treat the infection. Read more...