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Bp goes up n down it waz 170/98 then droped down to 108/55 n then shot up to 171/101 n havein n havin pain my back on left side kidney area?

Bp goes up n down it waz 170/98 then droped down to 108/55 n then shot up to 171/101 n havein n havin pain my back on left side kidney area?

See you doctor: Limited by inability to take a complete history and exam. Your BP elevation and fluctuations can certainly be related to pain, so I recommend having your back pain checked out. A urinalysis can help exclude kidney sources of pain. ...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


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Why can't I sleep on either of my side without extreme pain in my left kidney area?

Why can't I sleep on either of my side without extreme pain in my left kidney area?

Rule out spinal pain: Try sleeping with a pillow between you knees to keep your spine aligned. This may help to rule out a spinal cause for your pain. If the pain persists see your primary care provider. ...Read more

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I was diagnose with a kidney stone on my left side over a year ago I never passed it I've been having frequent pain in that area what should I do?

I was diagnose with a kidney stone on my left side over a year ago I never passed it I've been having frequent pain in that area what should I do?

If the kidney stone: Is well within the substance of the kidney it is unlikely you will pass it and if it is small it shouldn't be causing the symptoms you describe. A repeat CT without contrast should settle the issue. ...Read more

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For the past week, the area around my kidneys (left+right) have been sore and occasionally I feel a sharp pain on either side, what could it be?

For the past week, the area around my kidneys (left+right) have been sore and occasionally I feel a sharp pain on either side, what could it be?

Exam: You need an examination and routine urine analysis and culture. You may need an ultrasound/ scan if kidney stones are suspected. Drink 8-10 8oz. glasses of water/day and monitor your urine flow. Call for an appointment. ...Read more

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I'm having pain on the left side of my back and it shoots pain to my side, my bladder area hurts after I pee and sometimes before is this a kidney ston?

I'm having pain on the left side of my back and it shoots pain to my side, my bladder area hurts after I pee and sometimes before is this a kidney ston?

Kidney stone?: Yes it very well could be. You need a CT scan to rule out kidney stone and a urinalysis to rule out UTI. Hope this helps ...Read more

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I just a month ago had a kidney stone int left side lazered, niw I'm having weak annoyance upper left side by the rib area, could it still be a stone?

I just a month ago had a kidney stone int left side lazered, niw I'm having weak annoyance upper left side by the rib area, could it still be a stone?

Possibly: Depending on the position and size of the stone, it may be possible that fragments still remain. You should discuss your concerns with the operating urologist. ...Read more

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I have kidney pain on my left side that comes and goes and it radiates to my lower hip and front pelvic area, what could this be? I've had it for about 3 days now and it hurts alot

Flank pain: Lots of causes of flank pain. Pain that comes and goes and radiates to the pelvic area could be a kidney stone - but many other causes from ovarian cyst to pelvic infection to ectopic pregnancy, even appendicitis are possible. Make sure you are not pregnant! Please see your doctor for evaluation. If it's a kidney stone, a urine dipstick test will show microscopic amounts of blood. ...Read more

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What is left sided back pain in the kidney area that comes and goes in 4-6 hrs. A sudden sharp pain that no amount of stretching or heat gets rid.

Stones vs. Spasms: Clearly back problems can result in flank region discomfort. However my concern in that location is always whether or not the symptoms could be originating from the kidneys. Kidney stones cause a condition called renal colic. In renal colic severe pain which comes and goes periodically can occur. A simple urine analysis will help to determine whether or not this might be the problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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A sharp pain in right kidney area that kind of ease when bending forward or with movement. Sometime a dull ache can be felt above the butt n left side?

A sharp pain in right kidney area that kind of ease when bending forward or with movement. Sometime a dull ache can be felt above the butt n left side?

Here are some...: To define what may cause your pain, one needs more info on the specific features, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms + physical exam findings + testing as needed, although what described is more pointing to disorders from local muscles or nerves. How to unveil the myth behind symptoms? Follow steps/ instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Best. .. ...Read more

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I have pain in area just below the ribcage on the left side that may be a Kidney stone that I had 2 months ago that I assume had passed back in early August. What is best treatment for stone and pain?

Here are some. ..: If the pain is indeed related with stone passing through left ureter, as suggested by clinical picture and confirmed with imaging study such as CT, the surest step to rid it is intervention through urethra, bladder, up to ureter & kidney. Nowadays, such procedures are very safe and tolerable. So, seek professional attention, evaluation, confirmation, Rx/care, etc. Timely. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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Sharp n dull pain, right kidney area, come n go, quite near the spine. Sometimes a dull ache can be felt just above the butt, flank, n left side lower back?

Sharp n dull pain, right kidney area, come n go, quite near the spine. Sometimes a dull ache can be felt just above the butt, flank, n left side lower back?

U could very well-: -have a ureteral stone. If small & is passing but with some trouble, the spasm of the ureteral musculature will cause such symptoms. ...Read more