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Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip, General practice
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Experience:  I have had years of experience with Outpatient Medicine and have treated many routine GYN disorders.
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I am 64 yrs old and having extreme lower back pain and

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Hello I am 64 yrs old and having extreme lower back pain and cloudy urine, could this be UTI?
JA: Have you had any recent injuries? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: Yes picked up a heavy object and not in the proper way! This happened 3 Wes
3 Weeks ago. I am very active and in good physical shape. But this other symptoms are not usual for me.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Nothing I can think of.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 month ago.

Hello I'm Dr Chip

Are you male or female please?

Any burning on urination or fever?

Does the pain radiate down a leg?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Female, no burning or fever,and slight pain going down left leg.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 month ago.

And has the cloudy urine been with you for three weeks too?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Just noticed last week
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 month ago.

OK

Then the back pain and the cloudy urine aren't connected

But the cloudy urine might indicate a UTI so you should have your doctor do a urinalysis for that

As for the back pain you might have ruptured a disk with the pain going down your leg so you need an examine for that and possibly an MRI of your lumbar spine

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 month ago.

My pleasure

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