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What kind off pain do you get when you have a bad kidney?

What  kind off pain do you get when you have a bad kidney?

None: A "bad kidney" doesn't necessarily generate pain. Sometime patients come in with huge kidney tumors and never had a lck of pain. Sudden kidney blockage (kidney stone) or kidney infections typically give kidney pain. The easiest wast o check out your kidney "health" is with a blood test, urinalysis and an ultrasound. ...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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Im 26 & was born 3 mths premature. What kind of testing shud i get before i get pregnant? i had kidney issues as kid,i only have bad eyes& heart palps

Im 26 & was born 3 mths premature. What kind of testing shud i get before i get pregnant? i had kidney issues as kid,i only have bad eyes& heart palps

Prenatal care: It's wonderful that you're thinking about being in the best health before trying to conceive. A checkup from your internist or gynecologist will help determine whether you will need special care during your pregnancy. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Why do young people get bad kidney conditions?

Why do young people get bad kidney conditions?

Many Reasons: Very young children can get congenital kidney diseases that are caused by various gene defects (usually hereditary). One of the most common types of genetic kidney disease is polycystic kidney disease. Also young people can get glomerulonephritis, which is usually not inherited, but occasionally in rare cases there are genetic causes. These conditions cause abnormal deposits in the kidneys. ...Read more

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What do blood tests check for? I have a friend who has to get regular blood work done to check his kidneys and liver. Im worried that theyre going to fin pot in his system. Can that kind of blood test show pot?

What do blood tests check for? I have a friend who has to get regular blood work done to check his kidneys and liver. Im worried that theyre going to fin pot in his system. Can that kind of blood test show pot?

Drug : Drug testing is very expensive. It's not routinely done because of the expense. (in fact, they way laboratories do drug testing for employment screenings is to take a small amount of blood from all the people they're testing and mix them all together and just do one test on the mixed sample. If the mixed sample is clean, they know everyone is clean and don't test individuals.) furthermore, no one can test you or your friend's blood for drugs without permission. It's considered an illegal search. Unless your friend has given specific authorization to be tested for drugs, the doctor or lab cannot perform the test. If they do, the avvo legal forum is thataway =====>. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection go to your kidneys? if so, what kind of illness can the kidneys get? can a yeast infection enter the blood stream?

Can a yeast infection go to your kidneys? if so, what kind of illness can the kidneys get? can a yeast infection enter the blood stream?

Yeast infection: Are you referring to female vaginal/genital yeast infection? And if it can spread to kidneys and blood? If yes, then your answer is no! vaginal yeast infection is a localized benign disease and does not spread! BUT kidneys and blood can get infected by fungal diseases rarely in immunocompromised patients or in patients with long term intravenous accesses/lines, or with long term Foley catheters! ...Read more

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Hi, i've been feeling better but tonight i'm having sharp pain in penis. I'm kind of wanting to get an xray done, should i? Also could this be bladder instead of kidney stones? Sorry im just paranoid

Hi, i've been feeling better but tonight i'm having sharp pain in penis. I'm kind of wanting to get an xray done, should i? Also could this be bladder instead of kidney stones? Sorry im just paranoid

Needs examination: At leasst a number of concerns casn be responsible for this --uti, urethritis, prostatis, tumor, bladder infection. Not usually kindiy stones---patoemt mot paranoid. Physical examination first and then consider xray and then other sophistacted. ...Read more

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Can the pain from kidney stones make you light headed? And what kind of pain do u get from wisdom teeth cuz my jaw and cheeks kill? Heart tests good

Can the pain from kidney stones make you light headed? And what kind of pain do u get from wisdom teeth cuz my jaw and cheeks kill? Heart tests good

See below.: Any sevbere pain can make you light headed - many people pass out when pain gets very intense. This is perhaps a good thing. I believe your dental question was answered in another post. ...Read more

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I have a 1cm kidney stone on my right kidney.What should I do to relieve the pain and to get it out of my kidney.It hurt so bad.

I have a 1cm kidney stone on my right kidney.What should I do to relieve the pain and to get it out of my kidney.It hurt so bad.

Need a urologist: To pass a jj stent (tiny tube) cystoscopically between kidney ; bladder, this will relieve pain by decompressing your kidney obstructed by stone. You will then likely be a candidate for extra-corporal shock-wave lithotripsy, eswl. Suggest you call a/your urologist or go to your local hospital emergency room right now for relief. You certainly need pain medication without delay. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have 4 "tiny" stones 2 in each kidney and a very small cyst. I get bad kidney pain sometimes. Can this be caused if stones aren't in ureter?

I have 4 "tiny"  stones 2 in each kidney and a  very small cyst. I get bad kidney pain sometimes. Can this be caused if stones aren't in ureter?

No: Non-obstructing stones or a small cyst will not cause pain in the kidney. Kidney pain typically results from distention of the renal capsule when the stones move into the ureter. Pain usually occurs during acute obstruction. Cysts in the kidney only cause pain when there is hemorrhage into a cyst or very rarely do they cause blockage of the drainage from the kidney. ...Read more

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I use to have urinary incontince with a Foley n place now thatd gone kidney told me my kidneyd was not the same shape. Is that bad? Also get uti's

Foley: Sounds like you have a foley because of obstruction in the urinary tract relieved by the catheter. Urinary pressure backing up to kidneys can be damaging. A foley catheter can result in more frequent urinary tract infections. ...Read more