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Sharp pains off and on in both kidneys. Leg pain and a slight fever?

Sharp pains off and on in both kidneys. Leg pain and a slight fever?

If it is truly: The flank area and your have fever it could be pyelonephritis (kidney infection). This is more serious than a bladder infection. Get it checked out. ...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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Kidney stones causing leg pain, what should I do?

Kidney stones causing leg pain, what should I do?

treat the source: If you truly have leg pain from kidney stones, the proper treatment would be to get rid of the kidney stones. ...Read more

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I am having an 5mm kidney stone(right side), my right leg is paining much and also some mild pain in my groin also.Can kidney stones cause leg pain?

I am having an 5mm kidney stone(right side), my right leg is paining much and also some mild pain in my groin also.Can kidney stones cause leg pain?

No: A kidney stone can be very painful, but it should not affect your leg. You probably have something else going on. Check with your primary provider. ...Read more

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Previous kidney infection from uti in dec. Possible uti but terrible kidney pain and leg pain that went away over night. Should i be worried?

Previous kidney infection from uti in dec. Possible uti but terrible kidney pain and leg pain that went away over night. Should i be worried?

Follow-up: To be on the safe side I suggest a follow-up urinalysis and blood studies to make certain your infection has been eradicated. I would be pleased to consult with you further about this if you desire. I hope you stay well! ...Read more

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Could any kidney problems cause pain in leg? If so...which problems would that be?

Could any kidney problems cause pain in leg? If so...which problems would that be?

No: Kidney problems don't tend to cause leg pain. However, while walking you may increase pain indirectly from the stress of moving. Such as someone with flank pain (pain on the side left or right of ones abdomen) from a kidney infection having more side pain from the movement of walking up or down (or jumping). In summery, at rest leg pain is not likely from any kidney issue. ...Read more

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Does kidney stone cause pain in leg to knee?

Does kidney stone cause pain in leg to knee?

Not usually: Howevera kidney stone bloking the uretr, which lies in top of the psoas muscle, especially if ureter is inflammed by infection, can cause muscle irritation & pain in the upper leg. ...Read more

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Is leg pain connected to kidney stones?

Is leg pain connected to kidney stones?

No: Stones may not cause pain, but when they do it is in the back, side (flank), abdomen, groin, not in the legs. ...Read more

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Bad pain in lower left side of back.With left leg pain.Could this be kidney related?

It is possible: Also could something else, to find out run urine test, if it positive that confirm it, if it is not look for something else. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have severe leg pain with kidney disease?

Is it normal to have severe leg pain with kidney disease?

No: Severe leg pain, especially one sided, is a cause for immediate medical attention. It could be muscle cramps but it could be more serious. See a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Leg Pain (Definition)

Leg pain is a clinical finding that can occur with exercise, injury, arthritis, infection, ...Read more