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Kidney Infection Or Lower Back Pain? How To Distinguish Between The Two

Back pain is a part of our lives and can affect anyone at any point in time. Back pain may occur periodically, remain for a short time, and then quickly disappear. This is known as acute back pain and can be taken care of with medication and rest. The pain would be deemed chronic back pain when it remains for over three months. Many people are on constant medication for back pain.

However, if you are experiencing back pains near the kidney area, its time to pay a visit to the doctor. Kidney infection may cause pain, which is similar to lower back pain. The kidneys are located on either side of the spinal column just above the hip. That is why any kind of pain in that area may be diagnosed as kidney infection. The pain originates in the kidney and radiates to the lower back. This is known as referred pain. Therefore, very often kidney infection is confused with lower back pain.

So how does one distinguish between pain caused by kidney infection and lower back pain? One symptom is that pain due to kidney infection comes on rapidly and disappears once the course of ...Read More

How to Cure Erectile Dysfunction With Food – The A to Z of Food and Herbs For Harder Erections

Erectile Dysfunction, when not due to psychological causes, is largely the result of poor diet and nutrition. It stands to reason that if certain foods are bad for you, then certain foods must also be good for you. The following list of foods and herbs all have qualities which in some way benefit sexual health, … Continue reading

Hemorrhoids And Long Trips

If you suffer from hemorrhoids and are planning on taking a long trip, you might want to read this article. It very well may save you some pain and embarrassment. Some of this information applies to stay-overs and some applies to day trips as well. Yes, sometimes just going away for the day can be … Continue reading

Erectile Dysfunction in Young Men

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