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Pain in left kidney area tight feeling hurts when breathing and waves that bring more pain?

Pain in left kidney area tight feeling hurts when breathing and waves that bring more pain?

See doctor: The symptoms you are having may have many possible causes. You may have strained a back muscle, could have an infection, or a kidney stone. You should see a doctor if symptoms continue or worsen ...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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Dull pain over left kidney area. No blood in urine, no pain when urinating?

Dull pain over left kidney area.  No blood in urine, no pain when urinating?

Hmmm: Depending on how long this has been going on, it may be unrelated to your kidneys. You will need to have a more thorough evaluation by your doctor if your pain persists to determine the cause and proper treatment for your condition. ...Read more

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Everything seemed to occur over a week's period. Pain in both feet, aching fingers on left hand, knee joint pain, on and odd hip pain, and now I have a pain in left kidney area. Had the runs this morning and feel generally out of it. Any theories whats ha

Everything seemed to occur over a week's period. Pain in both feet, aching fingers on left hand, knee joint pain, on and odd hip pain, and now I have a pain in left kidney area. Had the runs this morning and feel generally out of it. Any theories whats ha

Lots of symptoms: Flu? Do you have any history of autoimmune disease such as lupus or any type of migratory arthropathy? Is there any history of gout? Have you been exposed to tick borne illnesses or a area endemic to tickborne illness is? Do you have any infections, rashes, skin lesions? Do you have weakness or numbness in any extremity? ...Read more

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What to do if I have a pain in my left kidney area?

What to do if I have a pain in my left kidney area?

See your doctor.: Most of the time lower back pain is unrelated to the kidneys. I recommend a visit to your primary care physician who can take a detailed history, examine you, and order necessary imaging and lab tests to discover the cause of your pain. Hope you feel better. ...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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What are the symptoms for kidney stone? I've been feeling some pain in my left kidney area and i'm scared that might be it.

What are the symptoms for kidney stone? I've been feeling some pain in my left kidney area and i'm scared that might be it.

Kidney stones: Stones residing in the kidneys often have no symptoms. When symptoms do occur with nonobstructing stones in the kidneys it usually is a dull ache in the flank and perhaps microscopic blood in the urine. ...Read more

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What could cause a terrible pain in the left kidney area in a young mother once to three times a month? Lately, it is happening about every 1-2 weeks. Emergency room visits have produced zero results.

Emergency : Emergency room visits typically are straight forward, meaning if it is not life threatening or an acute problem that can be solved in one visit then you will end up with "zero results". You should visit a family doctor or internist for a complete history of your present symptoms, physical, and testing. You may be dealing with a muscle spasm, undetected kidney stone, referred pain from another source, etc. It is very difficult to say with such limited information. Hopefully a cause will be found and treatment started. All the best. ...Read more

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I'm approx. 8 weeks pregnant off and on i've been getting a sharp pain in my left kidney area now I have an orangish/yellowish discharge.

I'm approx. 8 weeks pregnant off and on i've been getting a sharp pain in my left kidney area now I have an orangish/yellowish discharge.

Check with OB: The pain in your kidney and your yellowish discharge needs to be investigated. You may have an infection that needs treatment. ...Read more