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What are symptoms of a bruise kidney?

What are symptoms of a bruise kidney?

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 microscopic exam. Best to see your DR, have exam, and labs done. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

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


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Can you bruise kidney falling on your back?

Can you bruise kidney falling on your back?

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 likely coming from the muscles in your back. If you blood in your urine or pain persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you bruise you kidney if you fall on your back ?

Can you bruise you kidney if you fall on your back ?

Unlikely: The kidneys lie half above and below the ribs ~ 10 cm off the midline. The ribs and strong spinal muscles provide excellent protection. Pain may be from the muscles themselves. Please see your doctor for a detailed examination. ...Read more

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I have a huge bruise around my kidneys what does this mean?

I have a huge bruise around my kidneys what does this mean?

See below: You need to be examined by your physician. Without an exam. It's hard to tell you exactly what is going on. I suggest you make a phone call now. ...Read more

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Bruise on my back where my kidney would be. What would cause this. I haven't hurt myself or been hit by anything?

Bruise on my back where my kidney would be. What would cause this. I haven't hurt myself or been hit by anything?

See professionals...: Bruise there is probably not related with kidney itself. Instead, watch for possible low platelet count. This is just a guess for your age and described condition. But it's most advisable to consult with an expert, but at least with you pcp. Meanwhile, collect any potential related symptoms such as general weakness, fever, or history of upper respiratory infection ... Before going to see... ...Read more

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I've heard bruising can be a sign of kidney issues? Why is this? I'm always complaining of unexplained bruising & I have an undiagnosed kidney problem

I've heard bruising can be a sign of kidney issues? Why is this? I'm always complaining of unexplained bruising & I have an undiagnosed kidney problem

Possible: The bruising that occurs with renal disease is a result of the build of of urea causing your platelets not to work properly. This is not the most common symptom of renal failure, and it takes quite a bit of uremia to cause bruising. A simple blood test can look at your blood urea, and see if this is a problem. ...Read more

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I bruised my left kidney when i fell and hit chair, now my left side feels as if knee pressing into it.Why?

I bruised my left kidney when i fell and hit chair, now my left side feels as if knee pressing into it.Why?

Kidney contusions: Or bruised kidneys can be very painful, and a potentially serious injury. May sure you have good follow up with your physician for this. ...Read more

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Could my kidney be damage from getting thrown off a motorcycle? Any organs that could have been bruised? All mris & xrays were normal.

Could my kidney be damage from getting thrown off a motorcycle?  Any organs that could have been bruised? All mris & xrays were normal.

Yes: Any organ could be damaged by this kind of accident, but you said all MRI and x-ray were normal. I think the best thing to do follow with you doctor to see any damage will appear in the near future. ...Read more

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