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What could be the reason for kidney pain after eating?

What could be the reason for kidney pain after eating?

See below: If by kidney pain you mean pain in the lower back, or loin area there should be no connection with eating
there must be another cause for the pain. ...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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Is kidney pain normal during the colonoscoppy prep. Also brown diahrea 5 mins after eating after test?

Is kidney pain normal during the colonoscoppy prep. Also brown diahrea 5 mins after eating after test?

Many discomforts: May occur during a colonoscopy prep. It is not a pleasant thing to go through. The pain in the area of your kidney, was more likely originating from the colon which underlies the kidneys. The brown diarrhea after eating is probably due to irritation of your colon by the prep and the test. Drink clear liquids and a BRAT diet to help your colon recover. ...Read more

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Would there be something wrong with my kidneys if I swell after eating and drinking?

Would there be something wrong with my kidneys if I swell after eating and drinking?

Swelling after meals: You need to see a physician about your problem as soon as possible. It could be coming from poor cardiac function, liver disease, a kidney problem, or other causes. A history, physical examination, urine analysis and blood work done by the physician would be needed to answer your question intelligently. Depending on the results, other tests may be required. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am worried. My kidneys feel sore after eating small amounts of salty foods. What could I have?

I am worried. My kidneys feel sore after eating small amounts of salty foods. What could I have?

Kidney Pain?: Hard to know if it is actually your kidney that is sore. Need to discuss this with a kidney specialist/urologist. There are many reasons for pain in the side/flank that may or may not be due to a kidney problem. ...Read more

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I am having trouble eating, after eating I feel sharp pain in my spleen/ kidney area. I woke up with nosebleeds. My back hurts as well. What's wrong?

See your doctor: Nosebleeds may be due to many causes including a low platelet count or simply due to dry indoor heat. I recommend that you get checked by your doctor because you have pain in the area of your spleen. If your spleen is enlarged from mononucleosis, for example, you could have pain in that area and other problems. Are you bruising easily? If so, that is another sign of low platelets. ...Read more

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Could there be a medical reason why I get a terrible headache after eating any type of beans: lima, black eyed peas, kidneys, etc? Thank you

Could there be a medical reason why I get a terrible headache after eating any type of beans: lima, black eyed peas, kidneys, etc? Thank you

Beans headache: Could there be a medical reason why I get a terrible headache after eating any type of beans: lima, black eyed peas, kidneys, etc? Thank you. ANS: not that I know of but I would go to PubMed and search beans AND headache to see what worlds medical literature says. Get back with us when you find out. ...Read more

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Kidney pain what to do?

Kidney pain what to do?

Get ua: Are you sure it is a kidney pain? Get a urinalysis and a physical exam. ...Read more

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How does kidney pain feel?

How does kidney pain feel?

Depends on cause: Flank pain due to an obstructing stone can be of sudden onset, very sharp, excruciating ; can come in waves (colic). Worse than childbirth. Pain from pyelonephriits (infection) can vary from dull ache to severe ache.; associated with fever.Kidney trauma. All can b associated with nausea ; vomiting. Polycystic kidney pain, tumor chronic hydronephrosis or trauma can all cause dull tomoderate pain. ...Read more

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Kidney pain while jogging?

Kidney pain while jogging?

Variable: Hydrate, keep away from nsaids, breathe right. ...Read more

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What does kidney pain feel like?

What does kidney pain feel like?

Colic or flank pain: Kidney pain can occur as a result of stones or infection. People who have kidney stones report colicky pain that comes & goes during which it's impossible to get comfortable. Pain can range from affected back down flank & around to groin area. Kidney infection is typically localized to affected back at 'costovertebral angle" where ribs meet spine. Muscles don't hurt but tapping gently elicits pain. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of kidney pain?

Pain in the back: Usually kidney pain is intense, one sided, located in the back. The pain can radiate into the groin. Pain can be associated with fevers, chills, difficulty urinating. If you try to jump up and down and you experience pain on one side of your back you may have a kidney infection. When in doubt, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Why am I having terrible kidney pain?

Kidney Pain?: A lot depends on what you mean by "kidney pain". Are you referring to lower back pain? If so, what other symptoms do you have? Is the pain constant or intermittent? Do you have any blood in the urine? A detailed description of the symptoms and signs are important in reaching the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are common causes of kidney pain?

What are common causes of kidney pain?

Many possible causes: The kidneys are located in the back just under the rib cages on both sides. Pain from the kidneys may result from blockage from kidney stones, or sometimes by congenital narrowed areas of portions of the ureters (kidney tubes), or by other issues such as advanced cancer blocking the ureters. Infections involving the kidney can also cause pain. Sometimes muscle or nerve pain can affect the areas ...Read more

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What is the characteristics of kidney pain?

What is the characteristics of kidney pain?

Flank pain: Most of the kidney pain are flank and back pain, the pain radiate to the front, and some time all the way to the penis and testicle as well. ...Read more

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What's the reason for my kidney pain?

Kidney pain.: Kidney pain is usually caused by distension of the renal capsule. This can occur for several reasons....Stones, infection, and masses causing obstruction are the most common reasons. Trauma of the kidney (football injury, auto accident, etc.) can also cause pain. ...Read more

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Can not pooping cause back or kidney pain?

Yes: Pressure on the ureters can cause back pressure against the kidney and cause pain similar to a kidney stone. Pressure on the spinal nerves can cause pain in the back as well. Try a fleets enema, hold for thirty minutes while lying on your left side to liquefy the hard impacted stool and help it to evacuate more easily. Repeat up to three times if needed. Do this the day after you fail a bm. ...Read more

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Is kidney pain predominantly in the lumbar area?

Sort of: Kidney pain is typically "flank pain" which is off to the sides of the lumbar area. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of pulsating kidney pain?

? Kidney stone: Several including kidney stone. May not be related to kidneys too. ...Read more

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What to do if I have back pain, appendix or kidney pain?

What to do if I have back pain, appendix or kidney pain?

See your doctor: Any of those could be a big issue. I would see your doctor for further workup. Always good to be on top of the issue rather than chasing it down the road. ...Read more

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If I was having kidney pain in the abdomen where wood I feel it?

Flank: Pain related to kidney abnormalities is typically felt in the flank. Honestly though, and perhaps ironically, most patients are not typical. Pain in the abdomen or flank needs to be evaluated in person as there are many potential causes. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your left shoulder blade hurts along with kidney pain?

See a doctor: Shoulder pain: its important to establish a diagnosis. Shoulder pain could be from the shoulder or referred. Common referred sources include: abdomen, heart and neck. A kidney/abdominal problem could refer pain to the shoulder. Therefore proper diagnosis is essential to stopping the pain. See an orthopedist or general surgeon. ...Read more

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Epithelial cells in urine and have been having kidney pain. What is going on?

Epithelial cells in urine and have been having kidney pain. What is going on?

Try again: Epi's almost always are a marker of a contaminated specimen--it picked up skin cells along the stream. Need a good clean catch, and are looking for bacteria, white blood cells, nitrite, leukocyte esterase, and WBC casts for classic pyelonephritis (kidney infection). If ua clean other than red blood cells, might be a kidney stone. See a doctor for testing. ...Read more

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What is the main difference between any kidney pain/infection and back waist pain?

What is the main difference between any kidney pain/infection and back waist pain?

Fever, feeling ill: Infections of the kidney will cause exquisite pain in the affected flank area, and is accompanied by other symptoms such as fever, sweating, and a general feeling of being ill- this is markedly different that musculoskeletal pain that is not followed by fevers, sweats, or feeling really ill. Usually, the achy/burning/sore muscle pain gets worse other use of the muscle. ...Read more

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I have kidney pain after I consume 400mg of magnesium citrate what could it mean?

I have kidney pain after I consume 400mg of magnesium citrate what could it mean?

Unclear: One of the main side effects of oral magnesium is diarrhea and gastrointestinal discomfort. The IV version has more side effects. Kidney pain isn't usually one of them. If you can directly attribute the mag to a consistent pain that happens each time you take it, you should let your doctor know and discuss stopping the medicine. ...Read more

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How can I tell if its a kidney stone if I suffer from chronic kidney pain, can you help me?

How can I tell if its a kidney stone if I suffer from chronic kidney pain, can you help me?

Ultrasound or CT: Kidney stones, if present, are cause of kidney pain until proven otherwise. Sonogram or ct scan should provide the answer. Good luck. ...Read more

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When should you see a doctor for kidney pain? How severe / persistent does the pain need to be?

When should you see a doctor for kidney pain? How severe / persistent does the pain need to be?

Kidney Pain?: I would like to ask what you mean by "kidney pain". Quite often, disease involving kidneys are not associated with symptoms. If you mean having low back pain, it may not be related to your kidneys unless there are other associated symptoms such as blood or odor in the urine. I do encourage you to see a primary care physician. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Stomach Pain After Meal (Definition)

Stomach pain after a meal, also known as a postprandial pain, refers to pain in the mid abdomen after eating. It can have many causes, related to the stomach, esophagus, gallbladder, pancreas, and intestines, among other organs. If it persists, ...Read more


Dr. Faisal Ahmed
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