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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.

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.

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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.

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Kidney pain while jogging?

Kidney pain while jogging?

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Is it normal to have kidney pain during period?

Is it normal to have kidney pain during period?

No it is not: No it is not normal to have kidney pain during periods.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Dr. Faisal Ahmed
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