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Dull ache either side of my back......any ideas ??

(8 Posts)
nutcracker Fri 15-Jul-05 08:31:35

Woke up at about 2am this morning with a dull ache in my back. It is still there now, seems to be on both sides of my back and is making me feel a bit queasy now.

Any ideas ??

lilaclotus Fri 15-Jul-05 08:33:05

it isn't your kidneys, is it?

nutcracker Fri 15-Jul-05 08:34:21

Oh err not sure, yeah i think it is in that area.

It's making my whole back ache now cos i think i'm tensing it up.

misdee Fri 15-Jul-05 08:35:10

kidneys. go see the doc.

nutcracker Fri 15-Jul-05 08:38:01

Oh great, ok will try and get through to docs now.

Twiglett Fri 15-Jul-05 09:05:41

kidney infection maybe? drink water (cranberry juice very good for this too) and see doc although do not drink much water just before seeing doc as s/he will need a urine sample

nutcracker Fri 15-Jul-05 13:27:05

Been docs, she's sent a urine sample off, but said she didn't think it was an infection but that I'd somehow strained my back.

Is feeling a bit better now, so hopefully it will clear up soon.

Skribble Sun 17-Jul-05 00:57:31

I used to have back pain in my lower back to the sides when I was really over weight. It returned recently and was constant. I am not that over weight now and have since realised it was stress. I was convinced i'd strained something but no, stress alone.

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