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Old 01-06-2003, 04:10 PM   #1
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Cva tenderness

Hey guy's and gal's,
i had a question i was hoping someone could address. On my docors report "cva tenderness" was written down. My doctor is out of town and i was wondering if anyone knows what this means.
Thanks for the help

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Old 01-10-2003, 08:03 PM   #2
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Re: Cva tenderness

hi bobby,

the only thing i can think of that "CVA" means is cerebrovascular accident(stroke), i dont have any idea what it would mean the way he has written it, sorry i couldnt help more! i hope everything is working out well for you now!!


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Old 01-11-2003, 09:24 PM   #3
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Re: Cva tenderness

Hi there,

CVA tenderness stands for Costovertebral Angle tenderness. They check an area of your back for possible kidney disease. Hope this helps.


Old 01-14-2003, 03:22 PM   #4
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Re: Cva tenderness

THANKS FOR THE REPLYS. HOPE TO HEAR MORE FROM ALL OF YOU. BOBBYJ<p>[This message has been edited by BOBBYJ (edited 01-21-2003).]

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