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Kidney Pain When Lying Down
Needs to be checked:
It needs to be evaluated, as it may be due to
2stone in the kidney
3tumer in kidney
4pain not related to kidney but from another source. ...Read more
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
Have kidney pain, right side it is now radiating down leg, urgency with urination, any suggestions?
See a doctor ASAP: You might have a kidney infection, blockage or stone. Diabetes and high blood pressure can cause kidney disease. Your symptoms should be checked out as soon as possible and treated. I assume that you are taking Methotrexate for your arthritis. This medicine can affect your kidneys. You can ask your doctor if there are other treatment options available for your condition. ...Read more
I've been experiencing kidney pain the past 2 weeks and as of yesterday pain had gone to my left shoulder and arm and I'm beginning to get pain down my right arm as well. My Dr. Is booked for a week. What should I do?
Last month I had a supposably UTI and I had terrible kidney pain the first day and then it dulled down, and then I had terrible vagina throbbing. Why?
Sharp pain in left pelvic area maybe even kidney. ..Pain so sharp it travels down my left leg to my knee what could cause this?
Pain above my right kidney. Pain down my legs. Can not sit stand or lay more than a hour at a time. I also am fatigued and have head aches. I also have a her time controlling my bowels and bladder.
I am not sure what is causing this. But if you have back pain, pain radiating down your legs, progressive leg weakness and problems with your bowels and bladder this could be
consistent with a cauda equina syndrome (a nerve in the lower spine gets compressed). If this is acute, please get seen at the er right away. If this has been there for a long time, please pick up the phone and call your doctor now. Please do not put off getting medical care. God bless. ...Read more
Renal capsule: Kidney pain is caused classically because of distension or stretching of the renal capsule. This happens with blockages (stones) and infection most commonly. A kidney stone not causing blockage or simple cystitis (uti without kidney involvement) does not typically cause pain. The pain is mediated via the vagus nerve which explains the associated nausea, sweating, etc. ...Read more
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
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
No, usually...: The pain originating from kidney tends to travel lateral and down, not back and up. In reality, the pain over kidneys is often unrelated with kidneys themselves, yet with the disorders of local muscles, joints, & nerves. How can one deduce the causes for similar symptoms from different origins? Not that hard if analyzing the onset, degree, duration, interval, fluctuation, evolution, resolution. . ...Read more
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
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
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
Blockage / infection: Blockage from kidney stone or other form of obstruction can be very painful & increases with fluid load to kiden. Pyelonephritis, kidney infection, can also be painful & tender. Kidney trauma or rupure. Hemorrage into malignant or benign kidney tumor. Large kidney cyst. Occasionally glomerulonephritis, an autoimmune inflammatory condition of kidney. ...Read more
Treat problem: Firstly you need to establish that "kidney pain" is in fact from the kidney and not from bowel, spine or back muscles. You need to have a kidney ultrasound and possible a ct scan. Kidney stones, if present and causing obstruction, should be abolished. Stone obstruction can be immediately relieved by placing a jj stent. Treat kidney infections orall kinds of urinary obstruction and bladder reflux. ...Read more
Are you sure?: Hoping to assure if the pain is from kidneys, on needs more specific info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, progress, evolution, resolution, relevance to physical activities, & sequence of events of all symptoms + timely physical exam + testing as needed-though maybe rarely needed. How to sort these related things out? Follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Best.. ...Read more
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OK....: Since this appears to be a common occurrence, I recommend you get an evaluation by a dr. And get some testing to include a possible Urinalysis and kidney function testing, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more
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