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I have constant pain in left side kidney side at night .It aggrevates when i take protein based diet like meat pulses.i take plenty of water as routin?

I have constant pain in left side kidney side at night .It aggrevates when i take protein based diet like meat pulses.i take plenty of water as routin?

Pain: This could be kidney discomfort or it could be musculoskeletal discomfort which is positional. If your symptoms persist, visit your physician for evaluation and he/she will order a urinalysis with a microscopic exam to look for red or white blood cells and abnormal quantities of protein,etc. If it's felt advisable, ultrasound of the kidneys will be ordered to look for stones,growths,blockages ...Read more

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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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24 weeks prego. Nauseous entire time. Last 3 days a throbbing pain in left side where kidney is has begun and won't go away. Is this normal?

24 weeks prego. Nauseous entire time. Last 3 days a throbbing pain in left side where kidney is has begun and won't go away.  Is this normal?

Not normal.: See your dr and get checked for kidney infection, stomach wall inflammation, intestinal spasm etc. Take care and god bless you! http://www.Parents.Com/pregnancy/my-body/aches-pains/pregnancy-abdominal-pain/. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on left side near kidney what could it be. No kidney stones already checked and bloodwork ok?

Sharp pain on left side near kidney what could it be. No kidney stones already checked and bloodwork ok?

?nerve pain: , sharp, stabbing flank and back pain can be due to nerve pressure from disk or spur in the vertebra. If there is no other obvious cause such as injury or strain, i recommend an evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Hi I have a bloated stomach & pain in the left side kidney area - bowels seem ok - had some scans but no answers - stomach bloats & returns normal?

ASK ABOUT SCANS: If you had some scans talk to the ordering doctor what they showed, if normal he / she sould continue with work up or refer to a gastroenterologist ...Read more

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Pain on left side near my kidneys into my back

Pain on left side near my kidneys into my back

Flank pain : Many causes can have this pain musculo-skeletal and kidney are most common. Consider seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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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

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I still have a little pain on my left side after kidney stone surgery and stent removable?

I still have a little pain on my left side after kidney stone surgery and stent removable?

Very common: Mild edema, or swelling, in the ureter is common after this surgery. This tends to subside soon. Hydrate well and see how you feel. Keep in touch with your urologist if the pain does sot subside. ...Read more

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I sometimes feel pain in my left side and my kidney was completely fine in the ultrasound. What could this possibly be?

I sometimes feel pain in my left side and my kidney was completely fine in the ultrasound. What could this possibly be?

MAY BE MUSCULAR PAIN: It probabely is not related to your kidney and may be muscular pain discuss with your doctor who examined you and ordered ultrasound. ...Read more