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Can kidney stones cause pain in the back under the rib cage?

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Posted on Tue, 8 May 2018 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
Question: Hi,
I am having sharp pains in my back under my rib cage. I have had kidney stones before but I am unsure if it is that or an infection. It started 6 hours ago and progressively has gotten worse.
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Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal 22 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Take inj diclofenac.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
I have gone through your query,first you have ta take inj diclofenac sodium,do hot fomentation and go for USG abdomen.Till than you can take antibiotics and antispasmodics and do take rest.
I hope this answers your query.
In case you have additional questions or doubts, you can forward them to me, and I shall be glad to help you out.
Wishing you good health.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal.
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