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Posted on Mon, 31 Jul 2017 in Abdominal Pain
Question: I have been sitting in a chair all day and felt fine until about 90 minutes ago when I suddenly developed severe pain in my lower back in the kidney area. I have taken 20mg of Oramorph and 2 co-codamol.

This has had no effect and I have collapsed once due to the pain when trying to walk. This is probably the worst pain in my life. Please advise. I was in Hospital the other day and they found a small (3mm) kidney stone and I have a testicular infection for which I am taking ciprofloxacillin.
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 29 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Possible renal calculus pain .

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear
Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* Possibility of renal calculus pain .

Kindly provide some more details so that I can answer your query completely .

1. Exact location of pain - middle back is for renal pain while lower back is having
different origins of pain .
2. Type of pain , severity , intensity , radiation anywhere , aggravating , relieving
factors .
3. Associated vomiting , urinary problem if any .

Awaiting for your response .

Regards .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Follow up: Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 17 minutes later
The pain is in the middle of the back to the lower back.
It spreads to the left hand side and the front at the belly button
It is very sharp and there all the time
Movement is especially painful
no vomiting or urinary problems.

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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 7 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Possibility of spinal nerve roots compression also has to be ruled out .

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXXXX
Thanks for the details .

* There should be another possibility of underlying spinal nerve roots compression
associated with tiny renal calculus .
reasons for the same are

- Pain is in middle to lower back .
- Sharp all the time .
- Movement specially painful .
- No vomiting or urinary problems .

* Wait for the effects of medicines taken to show the results .
* I recommend to get once x-ray lumbar sacral spine .

When was the last ultrasound done , can you upload its copy .

Wishing you fine recovery .
Regards dear take care .

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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