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Pain - side; Side pain
Treatment depends on the cause. Follow your provider's instructions.
Rest, physical therapy, and exercise may be recommended for flank pain caused by muscle spasm.
Anti-inflammatory drugs and physical therapy may be prescribed for flank pain caused by spinal arthritis. Continue physical therapy exercises at home.
Antibiotics are used to treat most kidney infections. Plenty of fluids and pain medications are used to treat kidney stones. Hospitalization may be required for either condition.
Call your health care provider if
Call your health care provider if you have:
Flank pain along with a high fever, chills, nausea, or vomiting
Blood (red or brown color) in the urine
Prolonged, unexplained flank pain
What to expect at your health care provider's office
If the pain is related to an injury, your condition will be stabilized. Then, the health care provider will perform...
Generic Name: GUAIFENESIN/PSEUDOEPHEDRINE - ORAL Pronounced: (gweye-FEN-eh-sin/sue-doh-eff-ED-rin) Tussin Cold Severe Congestion Oral Precautions
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist if you are allergic to pseudoephedrine or guaifenesin; or if you
have any other allergies. Also tell your doctor if you have had a bad reaction
to similar drugs (sympathomimetics such as ephedrine, phenylephrine). This
product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or
other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
breathing problems (such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis,
asthma, smoker's cough)
cough with blood or large amounts of mucus
high blood pressure
heart disease (such as chest pain, heart failure, heart
a certain eye pr...
Question: Hello, I am a 47-year old female who has not yet been diagnosed with any condition, although I do have an upcoming appointment with a rheumatologist. I have severe swelling in most of the muscles in my body, especially on the left side. I can feel huge knots and swelling, and sometimes I have a terrible rash that accompanies the pain, which covers a large part of my arms. I have now started having terrible, terrible back pain, and sometimes feel as if I am unable to function because the pain is so severe. At the same time, sometimes I can go for days at a time with only a small amount of pain. As a general rule, my white blood count goes up. My doctor says I have an autoimmune disease, but cannot diagnose exactly what it is. It has been discussed that I may possibly have lupus. Can you suggest anything to help me identify what may be going on? I have had this severe problem for approximately a year, although some symptoms occurred at a younger age. Any comments would be we...
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