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Kidney Referred Pain
Can a kidney stone issue cause referred pain in my neck & shoulder? I just had a stent & lithotripsy procedure last month. Followup appt. soon.
Kidney stone : Yes- although more commonly referred to the pelvic area. ...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
Pain right kidney daily.Thought it was from a previous surgery i had. Thought i had a left stone come to find out I have a right stone. Referred pain?
Misdiagnosed with ulcer (turned out to be referred pain from kidney stone). Weaned off PPIs but getting BAD acid rebound after stopping Zantac (ranitidine). Help!
Might want to...: ...consider resuming your acid blocker drug. Sure, you can get rebound acid production off PPI's, but maybe you weren't "misdiagnosed" afterall regarding a peptic component to your distress. ...Read more
What causes referred pain? How does the doctor differentiate the source of lower back pain when it affects the hips glutes and hamstring?
3 y/o had VUR w/ scarring. Now VUR clear & kidneys measure 6.4cm. Refered to Nephrology. Can't get appt for couple months. What possible issues?
This is just: "a thought" since the answer should come from your child's Pediatrician but I would guess the kidneys are a bit "small" for your baby's age and follow-up after the VUR with nephrology is a common..and nowadays "STANDARD OF CARE" No "emergency" (my opinion) Hope this helps and good luck! Dr Z ...Read more
Have had lower pelvic and back pain on rt side for over 6 months. E.R. Checked & is not kidneys & referred to female dr.. Should i worry? Pain worse.
Yes: You need to get checked as you were adviced or revisit er if you have new or worsening symptoms. ...Read more
I'm being referred to a kidney specialist as I've lots of blood in my urine, what tests will be carried out & what could be cause (no infection) ?
Referred to urologist for repeat UTIs, kidney bladder pain. Scheduled apt with NP. Is she qualified enough to help me with this? It's been near 2yrs.
Urologist: There are some nurse practitioners who are highly knowledgeable and reliable. On the other hand, without knowing the capabilities of this particular one would suggest asking that you be seen by the urologist, unless the initial session is only to gather info for the urologist. Good luck as this often is a difficult problem. ...Read more
Referred to nephrologist to see if kidneys
contributing to hypertension. He ordered blood tests, including ANA..why? What would it tell?
Have red/white bld cells in urine/low bk pain. Ct clear except for small cyst on ovary. Dr referred to urologist. Serious? Kidneys normal on ct.
UTI/stone passed: It should be simple UTI or passed stone. ...Read more
Testicular problem?: If pain occurs only during sex, then possibly testicular problem. For a problem like this, you need a physical exam by a physician, who can also obtain a more thorough history about the problem to help determine what it is and whether or not it is serious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your dentist: Have an examination to check for an infection, an injury, or periodontal (gum) disease, and get treatment if necessary. If you have an infection, the pain will reoccur. If you are clenching (bruxism--chronic grinding and/or clenching the teeth), your dentist can diagnose this and suggest an appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Pain with sex: There are many possibilities. The most likely source of the pain are the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovary or colon. You need to report this to your doctor and get an examination including a pelvic examination to determine the cause and then you can be given proper treatment. ...Read more
I suspect pudendal neuralgia. Drs disagree because the pain is throughout, not strictly 1 side. Is it possible 1 side could cause referred pain? 35/m
Should topical analgesic be applied to location of the damaged nerve in neck, or site of referred pain, or both?
Had my appendix out about a week ago. Still experiencing referred pain in my right flank. How long can referred pain last?
Abscess?: You could have developed an infection there. If you are having fevers or other symptoms, you should see your surgeon. ...Read more
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