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My kidneys were very painful & went to er. they told me it was due to dehydration. how long will it take for them to feel 100%? rest of test were neg.

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Dr. Alok Agrawal
35 years experience
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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