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I have a dull pain in right kidney area but gets sharp when I walk?

I have a dull pain in right kidney area but gets sharp when I walk?

Musculo-skletal?: Most likely it is a musculoskeletal disorder. Have a physician check it out. It could also be a kidney stone, among other things. ...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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Could fatty liver that is borderline enlarged cause chest wall pain or rib pain? I am aching in my right kidney area and sore when you push. No UTI or kidney problems

Could fatty liver that is borderline enlarged cause chest wall pain or rib pain? I am aching in my right kidney area and sore when you push. No UTI or kidney problems

No: Fatty liver does not usually cause enlargement -- if your liver is enlarged you need to be evaluated for other cause such as subacute alcoholic hepatitis or others -- and the pain in the right flank may also be caused by other musculoskeletal problem. ...Read more

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A sharp pain in right kidney area that kind of ease when bending forward or with movement. Sometime a dull ache can be felt above the butt n left side?

A sharp pain in right kidney area that kind of ease when bending forward or with movement. Sometime a dull ache can be felt above the butt n left side?

Here are some...: To define what may cause your pain, one needs more info on the specific features, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms + physical exam findings + testing as needed, although what described is more pointing to disorders from local muscles or nerves. How to unveil the myth behind symptoms? Follow steps/ instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Best. .. ...Read more

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Woke up with sharp pains in right kidney, diagnosed with two pelvis in both kidneys. Haven't had a uti. Sharp pain comes and goes with a dull ache?

Woke up with sharp pains in right kidney, diagnosed with two pelvis in both kidneys. Haven't had a uti. Sharp pain comes and goes with a dull ache?

Kidney stone: You should see your physician to make sure you do not have kidney stones. Either way, hydrate yourself well with alit of water. ...Read more

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I have fatty liver from being obese and I am losing wt. I have this ache in right kidney area is this my fatty liver?

I have fatty liver from being obese and I am losing wt. I have this ache in right kidney area is this my fatty liver?

Fatty Liver is gener: Ally not painful. It is likely your ache is musculoskeletal in nature but would require an examination to be more certain. ...Read more

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When sitting and leaning against a pillow I have dull right kidney pain and It is very uncomfortable. The pain is there the whole time.

When sitting and leaning against a pillow I have dull right kidney pain and It is very uncomfortable. The pain is there the whole time.

Need MD examination: The source of pain may be in areas other than kidney: you need to be examined by a physician who will then order appropriate tests to find the reason for this pain... ...Read more

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I had a CT for my abdomen ache. A 5 mm calculus was found in the lower pole calyx of my right kidney. The doctor says I should get a lithotripsy done- doing cystoscopy in a few days. I have to travel Europe in few weeks. Second opinion?

I had a CT for my abdomen ache. A 5 mm calculus was found in the lower pole calyx of my right kidney. The doctor says I should get a lithotripsy done- doing cystoscopy in a few days. I have to travel Europe in few weeks. Second opinion?

Kidney stone: A 5mm stone in a lower pole calyx is hardly an urgent matter. These stones rarely cause symptoms. Cystoscopy is likely being done for an unrelated issue. (hematuria?). Still, eswl is the preferred treatment for renal stones in a non-obstructing position. ...Read more

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I have a dull pain in my kidney areas, and I feel like I have heartburn. What could it be?

A bunch of stuff: These symptoms are very vague. Please go be evaluated and see what it is. ...Read more

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Dull pain around kidney area. Started around my period, and hasn't stopped. It's worse at night. No other symptoms?

Dull pain around kidney area. Started around my period, and hasn't stopped. It's worse at night. No other symptoms?

Go see ur Drand get: Checked for kidney problems -blood test, urinalysis, renal ultrasound may be warranted to confirm kidney infection or disease. Take care! ...Read more

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Over the last week I've had a dull pain down my right side with severe tooth pain. Had tooth removed Tuesday pain still there spasm in kidney area.

Over the last week I've had a dull pain down my right side with severe tooth pain. Had tooth removed Tuesday pain still there spasm in kidney area.

Unrelated: I have never heard of or believe there is any relationship between the extraction of a tooth and pain in your abdomen. I guess it's possible for an infection from your tooth to have traveled to one of the organs in your abdomen. You should see a physician asap to be evaluated for your abdominal pain. ...Read more

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I'm alpha blockers for prostatitis for month and since then I mostly woke up with full bladder and dull pain on kidney area. Do I have uti?

No uti: Maybe stop the medication and see how you do, having a full bladder is not uncommon in am and the medication or something else could be giving you the pain in kidney area ie back or medicaton. ...Read more

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Just below the center of my chest but more in my stomach area has a dull pain briefly. Doc says its from my kidney infection. I don't know though?

Just below the center of my chest but more in my stomach area has a dull pain briefly. Doc says its from my kidney infection. I don't know though?

Cannot diagnose: Without a full history and physical exam would have no way to determine what your pain is due to. If you are dissatisfied with your doctor's explanation ask for referral for second opinion. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Dull pain over left kidney area. No blood in urine, no pain when urinating?

Dull pain over left kidney area. No blood in urine, no pain when urinating?

Hmmm: Depending on how long this has been going on, it may be unrelated to your kidneys. You will need to have a more thorough evaluation by your doctor if your pain persists to determine the cause and proper treatment for your condition. ...Read more

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I have GERD and sometimes get brief dull pain under my left breast, now I feel the same one under my right breast/rib area. That normal? Kidney stone?

Not kidney stone: If you have stones, it would not be a brief and dull pain. Besides your pain is too high and upfront above the kidney area. I think you need to see a doctor about this since the pain you describe is not typical for gerd. ...Read more

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Blood in urine soreness in kidneys 4 month suden dull pain in left &went 2 both &hips &L side abdomen &lower area stopped some perid wk go now agin?

Hard to figure out: What your question is. If you don't have kidney stones, which is most common reason for flank/ back pain and blood in urine, then infection and tumor must be ruled out. Please proceed to see a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Felling dull pain in right hand testicle/lower back/leg. Had all tests- testy, kidney ultrasounds/mri of pelvis/urine & blood clear. What could it be?

Felling dull pain in right hand testicle/lower back/leg. Had all tests- testy, kidney ultrasounds/mri of pelvis/urine & blood clear. What could it be?

Urine culture?: You did not say if you had a urine culture done. Sometimes this kind of pain can be due to an infection that may not show up with routine urine cultures. An example is nongonoccocal urethritis or prostatiis. Some docs might try a course of antibiotics and see if that helps the symptoms, since cultures can be expensive. Discuss this with your doc or see a urologist. ...Read more

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I took D-mannose for 2 days but I think I took too much. Felt discomfort and dull pain in kidneys. Feel better now. Did this harm my kidneys permanent?

No: D-mannose is a type of sugar found in a number of fruits and available in dietary supplement form. Though typically touted as a natural remedy for E. coli UTIs, there is currently a lack of clinical trials testing the use of D-mannose supplements against UTIs. Possible side effects: bloating and diarrhea. Many web sites report possible kidney damage in high doses, but basis of this is unfounded. ...Read more

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I had a kidney stone removed in dec on left side niw right is feeling dull pain, would they have checked both kidneys then?

Yes, ...: Nowadays, standard imaging study is ct scan with or without contrast, which will show 3-dimensional projections of both kidneys with highest accuracy than ever, of course, no test yields 100%. At to dull pain newly developing on right side, it's hard to say if it's stone-related or not without detailed history, physicals, and new imaging study since non-moving non-obstructing stone has no symptom. ...Read more

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Woke up with dull pain on left back side, can this be Kidney Stone? Can Kidney Stone give dull pain for a day? When to go to hospital?

May be, but...: More info is needed so to deduce what you got, but getting the health-related things for good medical care has not to be that hard by following instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. When is the time to see doc? You decide after perusing the suggested article; but if pain is unbearable or starting fever & chill, that is an emergency - to see doctor right away. Best... ...Read more