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Why does my kidney hurt after a run?

Why does my kidney hurt after a run?

Running and Kidneys: Hi it is well known that running can cause jostling or other trauma to your internal organs. This is experienced as some bleeding seen in the urine and pain deep in the mid back. I would first want to know where you pain is. And, what other symptoms you are experiencing. Have you had this problem previously. Do you have any kidney disease? Smoking? Family history of kidney disease? ...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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My back hurts while i run, kidneys?

My back hurts while i run, kidneys?

See below: Backache after running maybe due to the exercise itself, and could be muscular or joint pain. Ususally kidney pain occurs if you have stones or infection.A physical exam can help differentiate. Also a urine exam and kidney ultrasound will help if it is the kidney. ...Read more

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How to prevent my kidney from hurting after a run?

How to prevent my kidney from hurting after a run?

Unlikely kidney pain: I highly doubt that your pain is coming from your kidneys. It is more likely that you are having musculoskeletal pain in the lower back or lower abdomen. I would suggest that you start by seeing your PCP (primary care physician) who can check your urine for any evidence of microscopic blood or protein. ...Read more

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I feel pain on my right kidney side after a running of 5 mins. is it something serious?

I feel pain on my right kidney side after a running of 5 mins. is it something serious?

R flank pain &run: May be stone or gas , constipation, or tendon/muscular pain. due to imbalance in posture, leg length discrepancy ,pelvic tilt, flat feet. Check urine , try gas -x , evaluate for length discrepancy flat feet ,F/U with doc ...Read more

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Can i work out even if I have one kidney? Like weight lifting, running ect.

Can i work out even if I have one kidney? Like weight lifting, running ect.

Yes: I wouldn't start jousting or fencing but otherwise having one kidney and exercise are a fine combination. Good luck. ...Read more

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I take atirejection med for a kidney , but for the first time in 6yrs I have run out. How long before this is a huge issue? I have only missed one dose so far. My insurance has been terminated and I am unemployed. I'm not sure what to do. Any thoughts?

I take atirejection med for a kidney , but for the first time in 6yrs I have run out. How long before this is a huge issue? I have only missed one dose so far. My insurance has been terminated and I am unemployed. I'm not sure what to do. Any thoughts?

Noncompliance : Noncompliance with taking anti-rejection medications is one of the leading causes of kidney transplantation rejection and kidney failure. It is important that you call your nephrologist and ask him for direction. Perhaps he/she can connect you with an agency to obtain these medications in the interim. It is crucial that you restart these medications asap. Kidney failure could occur sooner or later, but may be inevitable if you do not get access to these medications. In the meantime, live an impeccably healthy lifestyle and protect your body and kidneys from unneccessary toxins, eat nutritious foods, excercise and do not drink alcohol or smoke tobacco. ...Read more

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Does kidney disease run in families?

Does kidney disease run in families?

May, depends: Many kidney diseases are inherited and many are not. However, out of of the ones who are not, many have inheritable risk factors like obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and high cholesterol. Much could be done to control these conditions. ...Read more

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Could kidney disease run in my family?

Could kidney disease run in my family?

Yes: There are certain kidney disease that run in families that you should be aware about. Some disease such as IgA nephropathy, adult cystic kidney disease and lupus run in families and can cause significant renal impairment. ...Read more