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Is kidney pain always an early sign of pregnancy?

Is kidney pain always an early sign of pregnancy?

Backache is possible: But specific kidney pain is not a pregnancy sx. Early pregnancy sxs can include: lack of period, breast swelling ; tenderness with darkened areolas, fatigue, increased urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, increased gas, insomnia ; gagging more easily. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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How do you know the difference from have a kidney pain or a pregnancy?

How do you know the difference from have a kidney pain or a pregnancy?

Pain location: Kidney pain is located in the flank, deep to lower ribs in the back.Pain can radiate round to front with kidney stone that gets stuck in lower ureter.Either can be associated with blood in urine or stone history.Pregnancy normally not associated with pain, however tubal pregnancy can cause excrutiating pain in low abdomen, if present occurs about 6 weeks into pregnancy & thus after a missed period ...Read more

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Hello. I am wondering if pain in the lower back (kidney area) can be a symptom of pregnancy?

Yes but: You would likely have many other signs of pregnancy long before you get a back pain from it. In the later stage of pregnancy, especially when the fetus was large, back pain in not uncommon. ...Read more

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I plan to donate a kidney to someone this year but I also plan on becoming pregnant within a year. Could a missing organ effect pregnancy or unborn?

I plan to donate a kidney to someone this year but I also plan on becoming pregnant within a year. Could a missing organ effect pregnancy or unborn?

Depend...: If the remaining kidney is healthy, it could be okay. But, it is hard to say because the course of pregnancy may be unpredictable though rare to be a concern. For more general & specific individual details, please ask the team of renal transplant. Best wish to health and family... ...Read more

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One kidney is smaller can it affect my pregnancy?

One kidney is smaller can it affect my pregnancy?

Unlikely: If you have a normal creatinine (serum) and normal creatinine clearance, this is unlikely to have a negative impact. Your doctor may want to check your baseline urine protein to help evaluate. ...Read more

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One kidney too small can that affect my pregnancy?

One kidney too small can that affect my pregnancy?

Unlikely: If you have a normal creatinine (serum) and normal creatinine clearance, this is unlikely to have a negative impact. Your doctor may want to check your baseline urine protein to help evaluate. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...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