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my kidney area feels bruised
A 47-year-old female asked:
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Kidney infection?: Probably should have it checked...Could be a muscle strain but could be a kidney infection.
A 47-year-old male asked:
24 years experience Pediatrics
Go to ER: Any non traumatic bruising in the abdomen or back area can indicate a peritoneal or retroperitoneal bleed. This is an emergency and should be treated ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
39 years experience Pain Management
Fell: As long as it is getting better there is nothing to worry about. If you start noting blood in the urine then you have to get this seen to or if the pa ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
21 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You see to see your doctor and start with a urine sample
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40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Likely musculoskelet: The kidneys are very close to the lowest ribs (floating ribs) that could have a fracture which, if is the case, will take a few weeks to resolve. Of c ... Read More
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Shingles: You possibly have shingles. If so, a blistery looking rash will likely develop somewhere in this area.
A 33-year-old male asked:
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Pediatrician: Take your child to the doctor.
A 26-year-old male asked:
49 years experience Pathology
Watch and wait: If your symptoms are stable you could watch and wait. If you get fever, have blood in stool, lose weight or develop hematomas, see your doctor, prefer ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
48 years experience Family Medicine
Flank pain: Usual complaint is of flank pain initially.
Also there may be blood in the urine, but this may be a small amt and would only be detected on microscopi ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Although the kidneys are protected by strong back muscles and the ribs. It would take a severe injury to cause hemorrhage to the kidney. Pain is lik ... Read More
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