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Kidney Pain When Lying Down
Needs to be checked: It needs to be evaluated, as it may be due to 1kidney infection 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 : 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
See below: Most commonly kidney pain occurs in the loin area ie your back , at the sides of the spine, around the lower part of your rib cage.Again pain occurs most commonly from either a stone/stones or infection. The pain may travel down the front of the abdomen. A medical examination is required to distinguish it from other causes of pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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