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Lower back pain, swollen right side. History of kidney infection. Help

ive been having really chronic server stabbing pains in my right lover back to my tummy area, my right side is serverly swollen, i cant sit, lie down or stand up its effecting everything i do and making my every day life, ive had kidney infections alot perviously but this pain is completely different to what that used to be, i need help
Asked On : Sun, 5 Aug 2012
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As you mentioned this might be kidney infection as well as some spinal problems.
It is very important for you to have simple urine tests performed witch will rule out kidney infection.
Abdomen ultrasound and blood tests are advisable as well.
If it will show nothing you should have spinal CT done.
Hope this will help
Take care
Answered: Mon, 6 Aug 2012
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