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I have pain, not severe, pressure right side of my back. I

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I have pain, not severe, pressure right side of my back. I am a type 1 diabetic.
JA: Have you had any recent injuries? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: i havent tried anything. I am a massage therapist (21 years) . It does not feel like muscle pain.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Sorry, it is on the left. When I lean to the right I feel it more. No injuries
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 month ago.

Are your back movements painful?

Do you have any urinary symptoms?

Any history of urinary stones?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No urinary symtoms, never any stones. Bending illicites some discomfort. especially to the opposite side.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Not interested in switching live call.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I do have type 1 diabetes.
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 month ago.

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I understand
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 month ago.

Do you have any specific point of tenderness on back, fever, bloating, gas, constipation?

Was there any unaccustomed activity in last 3-4 days?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
None of the above. Sunday I did do some pushing of carts and also some lifting, as a matter of fact.
I was thinking it could be my bed, as well.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Just want to make sure it isn't a kidney problem.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Well, I have to run to the grocery store. Thank you and have a nice day.
God Bless
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 month ago.

It looks a muscular issues. Rest, analgesic spray and back brace should take care of it.

It is not likely to be kidney issue.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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