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White 44 yo female, 142 lbs / 57. having frequent urination and right flank back pain. pain under right front rib. bmp results flagged with a ! creatinine 0.68 mg and egfr 110 ml. urine test on jan 31 - no uti. no fevers. do i have kidney disease?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
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Dr. Stuart Shoengold
Urology 46 years experience
There is no evidence you have kidney disease, but because of your back/flank pain you should have a CT scan or renal ultrasound.
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
If you had a urinalysis with a microscopic exam of the sediment which was normal and a negative clean catch urine culture, kidney pathology is an unlikely.cause if your symptoms. Pain and tenderness in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen under the rib cage is suspicious of gall bladder inflammation or gall stones. A right upper quadrant ultrasound is indicated if that symptoms persists.
Last updated Feb 26, 2022

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