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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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Real bad pain in both kidneys & vomiting , what could this be ?

Real bad pain in both kidneys & vomiting , what could this be ?

Dangerous!: Any pain that is severe enough to cause vomiting is a clear danger signal. It is unusual to have kidney stones in both sides at the same time, so this would make a doctor worried that the blood supply to both kidneys may be affected, for example by a clot or blockage in the aorta, your main blood vessel. This is a serious emergency. You should go to A&E to be seen, NOW. ...Read more

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Had chills and flu like symptoms for two days now. But now I have pretty bad pain in both kidneys. It's worse while lying down.

Had chills and flu like symptoms  for two days now. But now I have pretty bad pain in both kidneys. It's worse while lying down.

Rule out pyeloneph: you need to see a doctor in order to rule out a kidney infection called pyelonephritis. Electrolytes and cultures need to be checked. Keep yourself well hydrated. It may be self limiting. ...Read more

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Can Hashimoto's disease cause kidney peoblems? For the last couple of months now I've been presenting foamy urine and pain in both kidneys.

Can Hashimoto's disease cause kidney peoblems? For the last couple of months now I've been presenting foamy urine and pain in both kidneys.

No.: There is no association between Hashimoto's disease and kidney disease directly, however Hashimoto's is an autoimmune condition and you need to be checked for other autoimmune conditions ( type 1 diabetes, lupus, etc) . Make sure to get a urinalysis and see a doctor to rule out variety of kidney conditions. ...Read more

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Pain in both my kidneys on/off.Can't tell big it's from my bad back or not.Don't think it's an infection but I feel it in the front to.no fever.Ideas?

Pain in both my kidneys on/off.Can't tell big it's from my bad back or not.Don't think it's an infection but I feel it in the front to.no fever.Ideas?

Pain in kidneys: Pain in both kidneys? ANS: I specialize in this and happy to do second opinion to help figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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Hi I've have severs pain I'm both kidneys and bladder burning. ..feeling i need to urinate more often and bladder spasms feel very sick?

Hi I've have severs pain I'm both kidneys and bladder burning. ..feeling i need to urinate more often and bladder spasms feel very sick?

Consult Dr. ASAP: U probably have a severe urinary infection which is also affecting your kidneys. See your primary care physician now, today or go to your nearest urgent care facility or hospital emergency room for diagnosis & treatment ...Read more

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For 24 hours I experienced abdominal, bloating, followed by back pain (upper, kidney area both sides) followed nausea, several episodes of vomiting causing heartburn. No fever, able to pee normally. Lying on stomach eased pain. Recovered today. ?

For 24 hours I  experienced abdominal, bloating, followed by back pain (upper, kidney area both sides) followed nausea, several episodes of vomiting causing heartburn. No fever, able to pee normally. Lying on stomach eased pain. Recovered today. ?

Here are some...: Your presented scenario suggests you might just have been recuperating from a stormy bout of foods poisoning or viral gastroenteritis. Glad for your body being able to fend off such. For potential future recurrence, follow instruction in articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Thereby you gain insight on how to work well so to get right diagnosis & care timely. Best wish to.. ...Read more

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What is bulky kidney?

What is bulky  kidney?

Bulky kidney: That is not a normal descriptive terms to describe the kidney. It is unclear if bulky kidney means a kidney which is lobular in contour a normal variant or a kidney which is mildly larger than the other kidney or if it's a kidney that is blocked and has hydronephrosis. You should ask your doctor to further explain. ...Read more

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Im having kidney peblem?

Im having kidney peblem?

Please specify : A little more information would be helpful. ...Read more

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Why are my kidney hurting?

Why are my kidney hurting?

Depends.: Back pain may be caused by many different conditions, including kidney diseases. If the kidneys are involved, it is usually because of an obstructing stone, inflamation, infection or reflux of urine. Foreign bodies like ureter stent often lead to pain. Before labeling kidney pain, you should have appropriate history, physical and an imaging study to determine the location. ...Read more

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What is unilobular kidney?

What is unilobular kidney?

Unilobular kidney: This term refers to single lobe of kidney. The kidney is round. It may be a malformation. ...Read more

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What are kidney scans used for?

What are kidney scans used for?

Multiple reasons: Kidney scans are used to diagnose kidney diseases such as kidney stones, obstructed kidneys, kidney cancer, and overall kidney function. ...Read more

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What causes a swallened kidney?

What causes a swallened kidney?

See answer. : "swollen kidney" is a vague term but most common causes would be a kidney infection (pyelonephritis) or obstruction (hydronephrosis) of the kidney (e.g. Stone, tumor, urinary retention). ...Read more

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What makes you keep having kidney pains?

What makes you keep having kidney pains?

Kidney pain: Need more history about your medical problem question too vague ...Read more

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