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Question: urology, nephrology

 hdog - Sun May 20, 2007 10:06 pm

37 year old female, has a gradual onset of fever, left flank pain, and hematuria. On birth control pills. No other meds, no past surgeries, and no past diagnoses. No known family history.
What would be the main differential diagnoses that a doctor would consider?
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Mon May 21, 2007 12:06 am

User avatar With these symptoms, the first things I would inspect for would be a urinary tract infection/kidney infection as well as possibly a kidney stone. These would be the top of the list. If it were not these things, then there are a few less likely things that could be assessed for; however, I would first start with the urine/kidney infection.

Best wishes.

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