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Bruised Kidney Symptoms
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
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
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
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
There is slight pain in my back area around the kidneys, feels like they're bruised, i notice the pain more in the morning when im in bed?
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
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
Could my kidney be damage from getting thrown off a motorcycle? Any organs that could have been bruised? All mris & xrays were normal.
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