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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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I started having a pain in my right leg . Pain travels to my pelvis and even hip? I also feel the pain in the lower back , like in the kidney area.

I started having a pain in my right leg . Pain travels to my pelvis and even hip? I also feel the pain in the lower back , like in the kidney area.

Radivulopathy: The pain could be due to a upper lumbar issue, but the pain could be from other issues such as from the kidney, ureter, or psoas muscle. An evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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I have a shooting pain in my left lower back.No leg pain..Just a sharp cringing pain.That last a second .Comes and goes.What could it be.Kidney stones

I have a shooting pain in my left lower back.No leg pain..Just a sharp cringing pain.That last a second .Comes and goes.What could it be.Kidney stones

Or back muscles: It may be your back muscles trying to protect you. Doubt it is kidney stones as they last longer and are debilitating. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have bad leg pain, slight fever, pain in back could that be a sign of starting of kidney problems, had urine tested doc says start of UTI ?

I have bad leg pain, slight fever, pain in back could that be a sign of starting of kidney problems, had urine tested doc says start of UTI ?

No: leg pain not related to uti if pain in low back no relation to UTI any difficulty urinationg do a ureine culture to confirm why start of UTI it is UTI yes or no ...Read more

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Diagnosed with kidney stone and gallbladder stone, now have left leg pain from groin to above knee achy and dull constant is it related?

No: Generally, pain from gallstones or kidney stones is very severe and episodic and would likely require a visit to an er; the pain you are describing may be due to some nerve pressure; do you have a hernia in your groin? ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower back pain both left and right, upper back pain,leg pain,arm pain and frequent urinating.do i have kidney prob?

I am experiencing lower back pain both left and right, upper back pain,leg pain,arm pain and frequent urinating.do i have kidney prob?

Could be: A urine test may answer the question for you. Of course, if you wait a little longer you could also get fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, burning on urination, urgency, incontinence, and bleeding in the urine but you'd save on having to go in now...whaddya think? Make a call to your doctor's office....go on...do it now...you'll be glad you did! And tell 'em--- Dr Dar sent 'ya. ...Read more

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Could low back pain and leg ache be a symptom of kidney cancer?

Yes: There is the possibility that if there is a renal or kidney cancer or carcinoma present that it may spread and this type of cancer has a high likelihood of spread or metastasis to bone which can present as pain in the back and/ or leg as wrll as anywhere else with underlying bone that can be detected by imaging studies including: x-rays, mri, ct, bone scans and pet scans. ...Read more

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Consistent lower back and leg pain, what do you suggest?

Consistent lower back and leg pain, what do you suggest?

See a specialist : A spine specialist can perform a thorough history and physical exam and provide recommendations. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are possible leads to for my lower back and leg pain?

Could you tell me what are possible leads to for my lower back and leg pain?

Maybe Orthotics.: It sounds like you may have a biomechanical instability in your feet that is passing problems "up the kinetic chain." custom made prescription orthotics, made by a certified lab, under the recommendations of a podiatrist can probably help. ...Read more

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Is pain in the lower back with leg pain at the same time necessarily sciatica?

Could be: There are many possible reasons for this combination, sciatica would be high on my list, but it is not all inclusive. ...Read more

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