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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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How can you get rid of a uti? Does it mean you have waited to long when you start having really bad stomach pains.?

How can you get rid of a uti? Does it mean you have waited to long when you start having really bad stomach pains.?

Antibiotics.: Plenty of fluids and cranberry juice/extract has a low likelihood of kcuring, but may keep symptoms at bay. See doc for antibiotics and / or evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if you have really bad foot pain and you have diabetes?

What to do if you have really bad foot pain and you have diabetes?

See a podiatrist: Many things can cause foot pain. The fact that someone is diabetic doesn't automatically mean that the diabetes is the cause. I would suggest evaluation by a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What do you do wen you have a bad headache and you need to fix it fast?

Migraine : Check with your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. However, if what you have are seldom migraines, a cup of coffee may be a quick fix in some occasions. The catch is to know that too much caffeine will also aggravate headaches in the long run. There are good medications with fairly fast action. The so called "triptans"might be useful. Check with your doctor. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more

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What do you do when you have a constant ear pain?

What do you do when you have a constant ear pain?

Depends on the cause: The majority of patients who i see with "ear pain" really have pain around the ear. The structures responsible are the jaw joint and jaw muscles. Clenching, grinding, chewing on one side over the other all lead to pain and discomfort. Soft diet, antiinflammatories, ice and a dental evaluation are indicated. Stop chewing gum or crunching ice. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bad horrible cough what do you think i need to get or do?

What to do if I have a bad horrible cough what do you think i need to get or do?

Meds: Try over the counter cough suppressants. If coughing persists, may be a problem that has to be addressed by MD and with chest xray, ...Read more

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What to do if have a bad stomach pain!?

Call your physician: There are many causes of acute bad stomach pain. The most common one is acid reflux or acute regurgitation. The other cuases are peptic ulcer disease, stomach bleeding, gastroenteritis or even bowel obstruction. Based on pain characteristics and associated other symptoms a physician will able to identiy the cause of bad stomach pain. ...Read more

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What to do if I do not know what to do with my life when i feel like a piece of brain came off?

What to do if I do not know what to do with my life when i feel like a piece of brain came off?

Sorry, what?: I am trying to make sense of yout question, without success. First, doctors are not career counselors, and second, pieces of brain don't "come off." I am taking your question literally because if you mean something figurative, it is not apparent. I have a feeling that whatever your real question is, expecting any kind of useful answer in 400 characters is futile. ...Read more

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What should you do when you have a sore lower back?

What should you do when you have a sore lower back?

Streching: For a common back strain you should do streching of your back muscles and exercises to strengthening your back plus abominal muscles.Applying heat or ice will help.Take some tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen and may be get some massage to relax the muscles. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a horrible fear that i'm going to get sick!?

What should I do if I have a horrible fear that i'm going to get sick!?

Calming measure: Try slow, deep breaths which may allow the feeling and fear to pass. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a hemroide on my anus and when I ait or walk or lay back it hurts I was asking that since What to do if I have a lot of pain and may recive sugary?

What to do if I have a hemroide on my anus and when I ait or walk or lay back it hurts I was asking that since What to do if I have a lot of pain and may recive sugary?

They are painful: If you have tried all of the over the counter medications and nothing is working, you might want to see a GI Dr. and discuss surgical options. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have a stomach flu and i'm really thirsty but i can't even keep water down. What can I do?

What do you suggest if I have a stomach flu and i'm really thirsty but i can't even keep water down. What can I do?

Dehydration: If unable to hold down water and you are thirsty, lightheaded, feel dizzy when going from lying to sitting or sitting to standing - that may mean that you are dehydrated. In that situation - IV hydration may be indicated. ...Read more

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I have had constant heart burn for a while now and it seams to get worse when i eat, do you know what could be wrong with me?!

I have had constant heart burn for a while now and it seams to get worse when i eat, do you know what could be wrong with me?!

Heartburn: R u taking any meds for the heartburn like antacids/h2 blockers (zantac)/ ppis (prilosec/prevacid)? R u avoiding food triggers: acidic/spicy/fatty/greasy foods, alcohol, caffeine? R u obese? Do u lie down soon after eating? See your pcp to discuss these issues & start treatment. May need endoscopy to determine severity of irritation. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I have a bad ear infection. Can it cause you to feel sick and under the weather?

What do you recommend if I have a bad ear infection. Can it cause you to feel sick and under the weather?

Confirm/ treat: You help yourself by having it confirmed as a treatable form of ear infection (some are viral and self heal).Then you follow the treatment plan and use whatever comfort measures seem to help.Finish all medications even if the discomfort leaves quickly and you feel better after half the meds are taken. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I have a kidney stone, and may have to get a lithotripsy. Does it hurt?

What do you recommend if I have a kidney stone, and may have to get a lithotripsy. Does it hurt?

Not really painful: Extracorporal lithotripsy is not really painful.They sit you in a water tank and use ultrasound to break the stone and it can be a little uncomfortable but you are given sedation and some are given anesthesia. ...Read more

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How long after you pass a kidney stone should pain hang around I am scared to eat and not sure if it is all in my head if you know what i mean ?

No pain after stone: Usually there is complete relief from pain once you pass the stone sometime the kidney stone is associated with infection and in that case there may be some discomfort but not the same pain you feel with a kidney stone if you have passed the stone or stones and do not have co existing infection, you should feel no pain now. ...Read more

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What to do if I have really bad hunger pains in my chest even when i've eaten loads what do you think this could be?

What to do if I have really bad hunger pains in my chest even when i've eaten loads what do you think this could be?

Find cause instead: Lots of causes of "stomach pain", but epigastric burning & pain after meals raises the probability of gastritis & ulcers. Stop any non-prescribed nsaid's or aspirin; cut out tobacco &alcohol; start an otc acid reducer (like Prilosec otc, Prevacid (lansoprazole) 24hr). Seek emergency care if lightheaded, worsening symptoms, vomiting coffee ground material or passing black stool or blood. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm having nausea all the time, getting sick and tired a lot while What do you advise if I'm on this medication. should I go back to my doctor?

What do you advise if I'm having nausea all the time, getting sick and tired a lot while What do you advise if I'm on this medication. should I go back to my doctor?

Nausea: Yes,you should see your primary doctor. You will be asked for any condition that is really bothering you and your doctor will carefully examine you. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more