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I'm having horrible lower back pain and painful urination along with blood in my urine. Am I passing kidney stones or do you think it's a UTI?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: UTI vs kidney stones

Actually, it's not uncommon to have both urinary tract infection & kidney stone.
We usually think of the stone as the source of infection. Both infections & stones can cause pain & bloody urine. Fever would tip scale towards UTI. Best to see your Family Doc for diagnosis & treatment.

In brief: UTI vs kidney stones

Actually, it's not uncommon to have both urinary tract infection & kidney stone.
We usually think of the stone as the source of infection. Both infections & stones can cause pain & bloody urine. Fever would tip scale towards UTI. Best to see your Family Doc for diagnosis & treatment.
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