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I recently found out I have chronic kidney disease (stage 3). I just noticed brown spots on my chest (like liver/sun spots). Could these be related?

I recently found out I have chronic kidney disease (stage 3). I just noticed brown spots on my chest (like liver/sun spots).  Could these be related?

No: Ask your physician on your next annual physical. And get to the bottom of this chronic kidney disease business. Most of us in pathology think it is over diagnosed from lab work. Insist on a real diagnosis and explanation. ...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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My heart feels like it is going to beat right out of my chest. I a minute, it will skip 5 to 6 times. I can't get an accurate pu family history: diabetes, heart disease, bleed out stokes, kidney disease, bi-polar, dirks disease

My heart feels like it is going to beat right out of my chest. I a minute, it will skip 5 to 6 times. I can't get an accurate pu family history: diabetes, heart disease, bleed out stokes, kidney disease, bi-polar, dirks disease

Palpitations : Palpitations (irregular heart beats) can be caused by multiple conditions. It is important that you have an ekg and be evaluated. Electrolyte disturbances in our blood (sodium, potassium), medications, thyroid condition or even underlying heart disease can cause palpitations. Sometimes the easiest thing is to have your local firefighters run a rhythm strip for you, and they will advise if you need to go to the hospital. If you feel lightheaded, faint, have any chest pain or symptoms, then you need to be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in abdomen and back around my kidneys chest pain in left side can you help me?

I have severe pain in abdomen and back around my kidneys chest pain in left side can you help me?

Pain:abdomen/chest: Much more information is needed. Your abdominal pain cold have one of a lwegion of causes. Chest pain may be due to a number of causes as well. A doctor visitis needed. If the symptoms become acute, if there is anyshortness of breath or dizziness, an emergency room visit is appropriate. ...Read more

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What to do if I have severe pain in abdomen and back around my kidneys chest pain in left side can you help me?

What to do if I have severe pain in abdomen and back around my kidneys chest pain in left side can you help me?

Pain:abdomen/chest: Much more information is needed. Your abdominal pain cold have one of a lwegion of causes. Chest pain may be due to a number of causes as well. A doctor visitis needed. If the symptoms become acute, if there is anyshortness of breath or dizziness, an emergency room visit is appropriate. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing on and off stabbing pain in my side by my kidney. Only on my left side as well as aching chest pain which is also on and off.

I'm experiencing on and off stabbing pain in my side by my kidney. Only on my left side as well as aching chest pain which is also on and off.

Could be a number: of things, that's why the best thing to do is to see your physician who will perform a detailed history and a physical exam. It could be your ovary, kidney, intestine, stomach, heart or lung. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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With kidney stones can it cause chest pain? Also is it normal to have tarry or black stool with 800 mg ibuprofin?

With kidney stones can it cause chest pain? Also is it normal to have tarry or black stool with 800 mg ibuprofin?

CP: 1. Kidney stones do not normally cause chest pain, it more of flank pain 2. Black tarry stools means you are bleeding in the gut. This is a medical emergency. You need to stop taking Ibuprofen immediately. 3. Go to er now. ...Read more

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Is it true that people with RA can have chest pain with a kidney infection? I prob have a kidney infection, flank pain severe and chest pain severe.

Is it true that people with RA can have chest pain with a kidney infection? I prob have a kidney infection, flank pain severe and chest pain severe.

Anybody: You do not have to have rheumatoid arthritis. See a doctor asap and get this evaluated. Particularly since if you are receiving ustekinumab which is a monoclonal antibody against il 12 and 23 and can predispose to severe secondary infections. Go now and get evaluated. Hope you are better quickly. ...Read more

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Should i take a full strength of chemo. When only 1/3 of the strength causes bad chest pain I have only about 15% of my heart and 20% of my kidney. I have lung cancer, the no cell cancer, with each treatment it has affected my heart. But if i don't take t

Should i take a full strength of chemo. When only 1/3 of the strength causes bad chest pain I have only about 15% of my heart and 20% of my kidney. I have lung cancer, the no cell cancer, with each treatment it has affected my heart. But if i don't take t

It's a choice: Nobody can make this decision for you. It is important that you have an honest and open discussion with your cancer team. You will need to ask what are the reasonable expectations from treatment vs non-treatment? Ultimately, the question only you can answer, after thorough discussion with your team, "will treatment be worse then cancer? What quality of life can i expect after treatment?". ...Read more

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Right flank pain and pain in right groin and back. Variable chest pain (non cardiac) as well. Is this more likely from gall bladder or kidney stone?

Right flank pain and pain in right groin and back.  Variable chest pain (non cardiac) as well.  Is this more likely from gall bladder or kidney stone?

Kidney stone : Flank and groin pain are often caused by kidney stones that cause some degree of obstruction to the kidney or ureter. There are multiple other causes, however. You should seek a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pain in flanks & low back radiating down both legs, Occ bad chest pain/mid back pain, difficulty beginning urinating & defecating. Kidney problem?

Pain in flanks & low back radiating down both legs, Occ bad chest pain/mid back pain, difficulty beginning urinating & defecating. Kidney problem?

Spine?: Whole there are many nonspecific symptoms here, a problem with one or more of the discs in our spine could be a cause. Best to see your primary care provider for aide complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Checked heart,lungs,kidney function,... Did tests from ct to stress test, blood tst,etc... All perfectly normal the only problem is a high systolic especially on my right arm 140-160. Dr said chest pain was nerve but bp unknown cause what could it be?

Checked heart,lungs,kidney function,... Did tests from ct to stress test, blood tst,etc... All perfectly normal the only problem is a high systolic especially on my right arm 140-160. Dr said chest pain was nerve but bp unknown cause what could it be?

19 High BP R arm: High blood pressure in right arm in young male suggests co-arctation or the aorta pre ductal. This congenital heart vessel defect encroaches (narrows) the aorta before the take off of the Left subclavian artery so that the BP is low in the Left arm. But because the BP is also low to the kidney it secretes a hormone called renin which raises BP trying to get more pressure to the kidney. Consult me. ...Read more

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A marina i u d and i want to know what are the side effects i'm having chest pain lower back spasms and spotting?

Of the symptoms: You mention really spotting and possibly though unlikely lower back pain could be related to the merina . Not chest pains. You need to have that evaluated. ...Read more

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Having lower back pain, with chest pain in middle of chest and right side of chest.

Having lower back pain, with chest pain in middle of chest and right side of chest.

Likely musculo: Skeletal pain because of your young age. See your dr just to be sure there's no underlying heart disease. Take care! ...Read more

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