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why would kidney hurt
A 41-year-old member asked:
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Possible diagnosis: Pyelonephritis (infection in the kidney) can cause severe malaise, including vomiting and pain in the flank. See your doctor.
A 28-year-old female asked:
26 years experience Family Medicine
Infection or stone: Kidney pain is most often caused by either infection or a kidney stone. You should go to your family doctor and get checked out and treated.
A 51-year-old member asked:
25 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
16 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple: It could be infection, cysts, kidney stones, vascular causes, blockage leading to fluid overload, internal bleeding, tumors, trauma, and the list goes ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
57 years experience Endocrinology
Kidney hurts: Find out the reason it is hurting and what to do you tis will follow.
A 37-year-old member asked:
30 years experience Urology
Kidney: First of all, you need to be seen, examined and have your urine tested for infection. Causes of kidney pain are varied from stones, infection to infl ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
42 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Most common cause of 'kidney' pain is stones in the kidney and urinary tract .Besides that is infection called pyelonephritis.
A 39-year-old male asked:
46 years experience Urology
Many things: What you describe is pain on your right side. It may or may not be due to a problem with your kidney. I would suggest you see your local physician t ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Yes: There are many medications that require monitoring kidney function to be sure they are not doing harm. Speak to your doctor for those that might be i ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
49 years experience Psychiatry
Renal colic?: U need to see your PCP for physical and work up to find what is going on.
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