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Could Intermittent Flank Pain Be A Sign Of Renal Failure Or Something Else
Not renal failure: Intermittent flank pain may be related to kidney stones. Could also be related to a kidney cyst or chronic pyelonephritis but not kidney failure. Only way could be sign of failure would be if you had lost virtually all your kidney function in both kidneys and had an obstructing stone in one kidney. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A condition in which your kidneys suddenly stop working normally. Since your kidneys remove waste products and help balance water and salt and other minerals (electrolytes) in your blood, when your kidneys stop working, waste products, fluids, and electrolytes build up in your body. This can cause problems ...Read more
I have only 1 kidney which is enlarged w/ recent flank pain & blood in urine. Kidney failure runs in family. What do you think this is & how serious?
Having constant flank pain with msk in both kidneys and renal colic almost every day where it has stopped me from working.
Er doc did a ct scan for left centralized flank pain discovered I have a left renal cyst and left renal adenoma. Have to wait for primary. Now what!
What does a ruptured renal cyst feel like? I have colicky unilateral flank pain, low grade fever, nausea & normal urine except can't empty bladder.
Kidney infection: You may have an infection of the kidney (pyelonephritis). You should see your doctor right away. ...Read more
Had a CTPA w/ contrast yesterday and now my lower back/kidneys are aching..is it possible I'm having renal failure or this a side effect from contrast?
21.6'2 290 pounds .had back problems since I was 16. Pain lower back obviously by kidneys No prob peeing. light color. Renal failure? Infection? Help
Be seen: It would really take a detailed history, exam, and appropriate studies to accurately diagnose the cause of your pain and then based upon an accurate diagnosis, a full discussion about treatment options. I would not hesitate to be seen and fully evaluated. ...Read more
Intermittent back flank pain sharp it really hurts lasts no longer than 10 second what could it be ?
Flank pain: could be from a radiculopathy in the distribution of a nerve in that area, from the underlying muscles or from the kidneys. The latter often radiates down to the groin and/or the testicles. check for evidence of stones in the kidney or ureter. An ultrasound of the kidneys will rule out some of these issues ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild flank pain after ESWL. It has been 4 days and only passed very little gravel, is this a sign that ESWL was not successful?
I was diagnosis with glomerulonephritis last month, im having flank pain this week, around 3-5/10 pain scale. Does flank pain a dangerous sign?
Can appendicitis pain be intermittent? I have some lower right abdominal and flank pain over 48hrs but not only few hours at night. Gone during day.
Unlikely: Appendicitis pain is unlikely to come and go.It generally comes and grows.A pattern of pain more likely to act as you have described is common with kidney stones. Stones trying to pass down the ureter will often cause intermittent lower abdominal and flank pain that can go on for days. Many will pass with good hydration but some need to be removed by a urologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
General question. Is flank pain from a uti a constant pain or intermittant pain? Changes with movement? Dull or sharp in nature?
Flank pain: Most commonly patients experience intermittent sharp pain. ...Read more
Intermittent back flank pain sharp it really hurts lasts no longer than 10 seconds only occurs when moving arm or is in a uncomfortable position ?
I'm having dull left-sided flank pain with intermittent sharp pelvic pain and a 101.5 fever. I'm 4.5 wks pregnant. Could this be ectopic or early m/c?
Does Adderall affect kidneys and/or gall bladder? I've been taking 20mg bid off and on for a few years. About a year ago i started having some mild intermittent r flank pain, and requested a liver panel....All wnl. But very recently, like within the last
None: I have not seen problems with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and internal organs. You could be passing a stone or have problems with ovaries. Should see your md and have this check out. Better save then sorry! watch out for sodas this could cause a stone formation. Keep well hydrated, water. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
27yr old female with pyelonephritis, symptomatic low blood pressure, r flank pain and intermittent l chest pain, on antibiotics; what can I do?
See below: Hopefully you had a urine culture done and are on an antibiotic to which the causative bacteria is susceptible. Treatment should last 10-14 days depending on the antibiotic chosen. It is a good idea to have a renal ultrasound done to be sure you do not have any kidney stones or obstruction. Fever and flank pain may take 3-4 days to resolve after start of effective antibiotic rx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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