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What are possible causes of pulsating kidney pain?

What are possible causes of pulsating kidney pain?

? Kidney stone: Several including kidney stone. May not be related to kidneys too. ...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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Last month I had a supposably UTI and I had terrible kidney pain the first day and then it dulled down, and then I had terrible vagina throbbing. Why?

Last month I had a supposably UTI and I had terrible kidney pain the first day and then it dulled down, and then I had terrible vagina throbbing. Why?

Bladder spasms: The bladder sits right on the front wall of the vagina. Wilth a UTI, you may experience bladder spasm, which might seem like it's happening in the vagina. ...Read more

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Kidney pain what to do?

Kidney pain what to do?

Get ua: Are you sure it is a kidney pain? Get a urinalysis and a physical exam. ...Read more

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How does kidney pain feel?

How does kidney pain feel?

Depends on cause: Flank pain due to an obstructing stone can be of sudden onset, very sharp, excruciating ; can come in waves (colic). Worse than childbirth. Pain from pyelonephriits (infection) can vary from dull ache to severe ache.; associated with fever.Kidney trauma. All can b associated with nausea ; vomiting. Polycystic kidney pain, tumor chronic hydronephrosis or trauma can all cause dull tomoderate pain. ...Read more

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Kidney pain while jogging?

Kidney pain while jogging?

Variable: Hydrate, keep away from nsaids, breathe right. ...Read more

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What does kidney pain feel like?

Colic or flank pain: Kidney pain can occur as a result of stones or infection. People who have kidney stones report colicky pain that comes & goes during which it's impossible to get comfortable. Pain can range from affected back down flank & around to groin area. Kidney infection is typically localized to affected back at 'costovertebral angle" where ribs meet spine. Muscles don't hurt but tapping gently elicits pain. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of kidney pain?

What are the symptoms of kidney pain?

Pain in the back: Usually kidney pain is intense, one sided, located in the back. The pain can radiate into the groin. Pain can be associated with fevers, chills, difficulty urinating. If you try to jump up and down and you experience pain on one side of your back you may have a kidney infection. When in doubt, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Why am I having terrible kidney pain?

Kidney Pain?: A lot depends on what you mean by "kidney pain". Are you referring to lower back pain? If so, what other symptoms do you have? Is the pain constant or intermittent? Do you have any blood in the urine? A detailed description of the symptoms and signs are important in reaching the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are common causes of kidney pain?

What are common causes of kidney pain?

Many possible causes: The kidneys are located in the back just under the rib cages on both sides. Pain from the kidneys may result from blockage from kidney stones, or sometimes by congenital narrowed areas of portions of the ureters (kidney tubes), or by other issues such as advanced cancer blocking the ureters. Infections involving the kidney can also cause pain. Sometimes muscle or nerve pain can affect the areas ...Read more

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What is the characteristics of kidney pain?

Flank pain: Most of the kidney pain are flank and back pain, the pain radiate to the front, and some time all the way to the penis and testicle as well. ...Read more

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What's the reason for my kidney pain?

Kidney pain.: Kidney pain is usually caused by distension of the renal capsule. This can occur for several reasons....Stones, infection, and masses causing obstruction are the most common reasons. Trauma of the kidney (football injury, auto accident, etc.) can also cause pain. ...Read more

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Can not pooping cause back or kidney pain?

Yes: Pressure on the ureters can cause back pressure against the kidney and cause pain similar to a kidney stone. Pressure on the spinal nerves can cause pain in the back as well. Try a fleets enema, hold for thirty minutes while lying on your left side to liquefy the hard impacted stool and help it to evacuate more easily. Repeat up to three times if needed. Do this the day after you fail a bm. ...Read more

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Is kidney pain predominantly in the lumbar area?

Sort of: Kidney pain is typically "flank pain" which is off to the sides of the lumbar area. ...Read more

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What to do if I have back pain, appendix or kidney pain?

What to do if I have back pain, appendix or kidney pain?

See your doctor: Any of those could be a big issue. I would see your doctor for further workup. Always good to be on top of the issue rather than chasing it down the road. ...Read more

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If I was having kidney pain in the abdomen where wood I feel it?

Flank: Pain related to kidney abnormalities is typically felt in the flank. Honestly though, and perhaps ironically, most patients are not typical. Pain in the abdomen or flank needs to be evaluated in person as there are many potential causes. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your left shoulder blade hurts along with kidney pain?

See a doctor: Shoulder pain: its important to establish a diagnosis. Shoulder pain could be from the shoulder or referred. Common referred sources include: abdomen, heart and neck. A kidney/abdominal problem could refer pain to the shoulder. Therefore proper diagnosis is essential to stopping the pain. See an orthopedist or general surgeon. ...Read more

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I have developed leg and kidney pain during a 5 day water fast I am on day 4.

I have developed leg and kidney pain during a 5 day water fast I am on day 4.

Unclear...: Why have you been on water fast, which means not drink water? If so, dehydration surely occurs. But in reality, it is impossible to tell precisely what really cause pain in leg and kidney. Fortunately, it is not that hard to know why by following instructions described in https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. Thereby you gain insight on how to work well with doc so to reach right diagnosis... ...Read more

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Epithelial cells in urine and have been having kidney pain. What is going on?

Epithelial cells in urine and have been having kidney pain. What is going on?

Try again: Epi's almost always are a marker of a contaminated specimen--it picked up skin cells along the stream. Need a good clean catch, and are looking for bacteria, white blood cells, nitrite, leukocyte esterase, and WBC casts for classic pyelonephritis (kidney infection). If ua clean other than red blood cells, might be a kidney stone. See a doctor for testing. ...Read more

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What is the main difference between any kidney pain/infection and back waist pain?

What is the main difference between any kidney pain/infection and back waist pain?

Fever, feeling ill: Infections of the kidney will cause exquisite pain in the affected flank area, and is accompanied by other symptoms such as fever, sweating, and a general feeling of being ill- this is markedly different that musculoskeletal pain that is not followed by fevers, sweats, or feeling really ill. Usually, the achy/burning/sore muscle pain gets worse other use of the muscle. ...Read more

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I have kidney pain after I consume 400mg of magnesium citrate what could it mean?

I have kidney pain after I consume 400mg of magnesium citrate what could it mean?

Unclear: One of the main side effects of oral magnesium is diarrhea and gastrointestinal discomfort. The IV version has more side effects. Kidney pain isn't usually one of them. If you can directly attribute the mag to a consistent pain that happens each time you take it, you should let your doctor know and discuss stopping the medicine. ...Read more

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How can I tell if its a kidney stone if I suffer from chronic kidney pain, can you help me?

How can I tell if its a kidney stone if I suffer from chronic kidney pain, can you help me?

Ultrasound or CT: Kidney stones, if present, are cause of kidney pain until proven otherwise. Sonogram or ct scan should provide the answer. Good luck. ...Read more

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When should you see a doctor for kidney pain? How severe / persistent does the pain need to be?

When should you see a doctor for kidney pain? How severe / persistent does the pain need to be?

Kidney Pain?: I would like to ask what you mean by "kidney pain". Quite often, disease involving kidneys are not associated with symptoms. If you mean having low back pain, it may not be related to your kidneys unless there are other associated symptoms such as blood or odor in the urine. I do encourage you to see a primary care physician. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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My daughter is very short in the body and has stabbing kidney pain alot. Coud her rib be rugging her kidney/?

My daughter is very short in the body and has stabbing kidney pain alot. Coud her rib be rugging her kidney/?

Probably not: The kidneys are normally located below the ribcage and are not in direct contact with the ribs, making it hard for them to be responsible to your daughter's pain. I would suggest that she be seen by her doctor as she may have kidney stones or an infection. ...Read more

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My dad sufering from urter ston and kidney pain with high level of ceriatenin and normal urea also the urin is normal?

Possible: Urine can be normal if there is complete blockage of ureter on side with stone. High level of creatinine is of concern because it suggests that both kidneys are affected. Hope he is seeing urologist & probably also needs a nephrologist. ...Read more

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Having very bad kidney pain. I had a cystoscopy left retrograde. What can I do besides taking percocets. It's hurts so bad?

Having very bad kidney pain. I had a cystoscopy left retrograde. What can I do besides taking percocets. It's hurts so bad?

Ureteral Colic: If you only had a retrograde without a stent, your pain can be related to some swelling where the ureter enters the bladder. This can cause delayed pain after the procedure. Increasing water intake and taking aleve (naproxen) twice a day with food is what I recommend to my patients with similar symptoms.
If there is a stent present then medications (? -blockers +/- bladder spasm medications) help a bunch. ...Read more

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If I having left side kidney pain and my urine is a redich yellow and orangeish is that is something that can wit for apointment?

If I having left side kidney pain and my urine is a redich yellow and orangeish is that is something that can wit for apointment?

UTI or Kidney Stone: This could be a number of things but I think it likely to be a kidney stone or a urine infection. You should get to your regular doctor asap to be evaluated. If you are having fever or worsening pain you should go to the er. Otherwise you should go to your regular doctor. This may be a sign of some blood in the urine also known as gross hematuria. This condition can be caused by many things. ...Read more

Dr. Faisal Ahmed
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