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Suggest treatment for lower back pain and fever

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Posted on Wed, 13 May 2015
Question: I have lower back pain and a slight fewer. Notice the pain Tuesday night. It is slowly getting worse. Frequent urination during the night. First one good, rest very small. I had a kidney stone 6-8 years ago and it is feeling like I could have one again.
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Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil (13 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
You have stone either in kidney or Ureter..

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for your query,based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have low back ache with fever and frquent urination.

All these symptoms strongly suggest presence of stone either in the kidney or Ureter.

You need to consult qualified Urologist for clinical assessment and get foolowing basic tests under his guidance to confirm the diagnosis.
1) Routine urine test and urine culture
2) Ultrasound scanning of abdomen and pelvis.

In the mean while start taking broad spectrum antibiotics like Cefixime along with urinary antiseptic like Nitrofurantoin and anti spamodic like Cyclopam twice daily and urine alkaliser thrice daily.Later on switch on to appropriate
antibiotics as per culture report.

Get the prescription of medicines from your family Physician.

Ensure to drink more water.To keep your urine dilute This will help to control dysuria.

Further treatment will depend upon the site of the stone, size of the stone and back pressure changes in kidney (Hydronephrosis).

Hope I have answered your query ,please feel free to ask if you have more questions I shall be happy to help you
Thanks and Regards.
Dr.Patil.
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Brief Answer: You have stone either in kidney or Ureter.. Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for your query,based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have low back ache with fever and frquent urination. All these symptoms strongly suggest presence of stone either in the kidney or Ureter. You need to consult qualified Urologist for clinical assessment and get foolowing basic tests under his guidance to confirm the diagnosis. 1) Routine urine test and urine culture 2) Ultrasound scanning of abdomen and pelvis. In the mean while start taking broad spectrum antibiotics like Cefixime along with urinary antiseptic like Nitrofurantoin and anti spamodic like Cyclopam twice daily and urine alkaliser thrice daily.Later on switch on to appropriate antibiotics as per culture report. Get the prescription of medicines from your family Physician. Ensure to drink more water.To keep your urine dilute This will help to control dysuria. Further treatment will depend upon the site of the stone, size of the stone and back pressure changes in kidney (Hydronephrosis). Hope I have answered your query ,please feel free to ask if you have more questions I shall be happy to help you Thanks and Regards. Dr.Patil.