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Anxiety And Pain In The Kidney Area
Stress & kidneys?: stress and anxiety can increase the perception of pain & amt of pain experienced. So, these may contribute 2 pain. Anxiety, by itself, doesn't cause "kidney" pain. Nerve endings that terminate near the kidney will be irritated if the the kidney is inflamed (Bc of infection, for ex) or a stone may cause pain passing thru another structure. C ur doc ASAP if u have kidney pain 2 find cause & treat! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
My BP was 152/80 . My BP is always normal. Does your BP raise due to pain, anxiety or kidney infection?
Marked anxiety: can be held as tension in neck and back muscle which can lead to spasm and pain. ...Read more
Taking hydrocodone/acetaminophen for kidney stone pain. Having lithotripsy in 5 days. Much anxiety. May i take one of my ativan 0.5mg as well?
Yes you can: Yes you can but have to be aware that there will be added sedation and do not drive and be careful in your activities. ...Read more
Difficult to tell: It would be good to have more information on what other symptoms you are experiencing.If you suspect urinary problems usually those are characterized with urine burning sensation, urgency, hesitancy, frequency when urinating. If you have flank pain especially with fever, nausea, vomiting the kidneys might have infection.If you are having these type of symptoms get an appointment to see your doctor. ...Read more
I have health anxiety and a uti. I'm scared its going to turn into or has already become a kidney infections what are the signs?
UTI: This is almost always lower tract infection in women. Acute pyelonephritis is often heralded by shaking chills, high fevers, rapid pulse (>90) and respirations(>20) and back pain in the region of the kidney. The spleen may become enlarged (50%) and there may be changes in the urine. All unlikely in you and your anxiety should be dealt with, with the help of a mental health professional. Best, . ...Read more
Precautions: The marijuana may relax you, but may also exacerbate your problems significantly, so could be deleterious. If not legal where you live, there is another aspect of concern. Would explore further with your doctor, as there are many better approaches to treating anxiety and sleep disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
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