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What can cause moderate flank pain besides kidney stones and kidney infection?

Many things . There are other organs how long the flank the size of kidney including on the left side the spleen on both sides the colon, you have a liver there, the pancreas, and other things. These are things you should discuss with your physician . Read more...

I keep geting kidney stones & kidney infections no matter what I do & even with medicines... why? Whats the problem? ....

Urinary stones. Very often the organisms will reside within the stones, which may be very difficult to eliminate entirely, and as soon as you are off meds they reinfect you. You may need to discuss with a urologist and and infectious diseases expert and work this difficult issue out. Bad problem and hope it gets resolved. Read more...

How do you tell the difference between kidney stones and a kidney infection?

Different pain. Stones trying to pass in the ureter produce an intense pain that hits in waves. Though they may cause nausea and vomiting, they usually do not produce fever. The urinalysis may show blood but not full-field bacteria. A kidney infection, which may be caused by an obstruction stone, is marked with fever, pain, and a urine that is full of white blood cells and bacteria. Read more...

Are the symptoms the same for kidney stones as they are for kidney infections?

Some. Kidney infections would present with fever, pain on urination. Kidney stones would present with significant pain, blood in the urine (visible or present on urinalysis). Read more...

Is there a noticeable difference of the pain you have between having kidney stones vs some other type of kidney infection or problem?

As. Kidney stones attempt to pass through a narrow pass way, is quite painful. The infection will give you pain and usually presents with bad blood infection.(not to be confused with bladder infection). Read more...