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how long do you need to rest after having kidney removed

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Dr. Alok Agrawal
34 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Unlikely: Kidneys do not hurt in dehydration. Kidneys hurt only if there is a stone or there is infection. The dehydration will resolve with fluid intake.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Polselli
15 years experience Radiology
Hard to be exact...: Good question. I am not aware of any studies ever published on this to be sure...My colleagues may help if they do. I can say that I have seen many ab ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible back prob.: Pain radiating to your buttock can be due to a bulging disc impinging on a nerve. That is what the x-ray was looking for.Hopefully it was normal and y ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sherry Ransom
33 years experience Podiatry
Back specialist : see a specialist u may have a mild curvature contributing to your condition
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
48 years experience Cardiology
Deconditioning: If you had a long best rest for your illness, you are probably quite de-conditioned. You will need to "train" yourself to get back to normal. Exercis ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Have it evaluated: While it can be a mechanical issue, young males with back pain may have an inflammatory arthritis (ankylosing spondylitis) as the cause.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: In general no bed rest unless pain is really severe. It is best to lay on whatever is most comfortable. Get up and do as much as you can. General r ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Salt: Low salt intake.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. I would be concerned about musculoskeletal injuries as well as possibility of internal injury. Do you have any blood in your urine? In the face ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney donor meds: Kidney donors do not have to take medication after they donate one of their kidneys (k). After the donation of one of their k, they may need to medica ... Read More

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