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Kidney Problems

Also known as Fanconi's Syndrome, Glomerulonephritis, Polycystic Kidney Disease, Renal Fanconi's Syndrome

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  • Kidneys vs IBS?

    Hi All! Hoping you can shed some light for me on kidney symptoms vs. not kidney symptoms. Had an IBS-D flare up that started about 2 weeks ago, but seems to have evolved into different symptoms.  Throughout this process, I have had dull kidney (upper back) and flank pain (like a sore, bruised, tender...

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    Post-kidney infection

    I was admitted to hospital for three days with a kidney infection several weeks ago. Since then I constantly have to pee. Every ten minutes or so i have the urge to pee. I can no longer sleep normally because of always having to pee. My body often also gives off the signal of having to pee, but when...

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  • Kidney stone pain?

    Is it possible to have left upper back pain, left upper quadrant pain, left flank to mid back pain for weeks from a kidney stone? Pain intensity comes and goes. Labs all clear with the exception of trace blood in my urine. New to this. Any info appreciated.

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  • Kidneys vs IBS?

    Hi All! Hoping you can shed some light for me on kidney symptoms vs. not kidney symptoms. Had an IBS-D flare up that started about 2 weeks ago, but seems to have evolved into different symptoms.  Throughout this process, I have had dull kidney (upper back) and flank pain (like a sore, bruised, tender...

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  • Kidney Infection

    Diagnosed with kidney infection six days ago, and was put on Cipro for 10 days. The pain was better in about three days, and on the fourth day no discomfort at all, but the 5th day came and so did the pain again, although not as intense. I can only stay in bed because bending and too much walking causes...

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  • Post-kidney infection

    I was admitted to hospital for three days with a kidney infection several weeks ago. Since then I constantly have to pee. Every ten minutes or so i have the urge to pee. I can no longer sleep normally because of always having to pee. My body often also gives off the signal of having to pee, but when...

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  • Symptoms?

    What were your symptoms that lead to your diagnosis?  I have protein in my Urine, elevated albumin and I’m exhausted all the time, have intermittent back aches and when I feel like I have the urge to go to the bathroom I have to go NOW and if I wait a second I nearly wet myself. I am in the process...

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  • Giving one of my kidneys

    The question I ask myself everyday is how to help someone that suffers, someone who is in pain and how I have to do it in order to feel that I realized something important in my life, by my own forces. I'm quite strong physically and I think I can live without any problem with just one of my...

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  • Excruciating right flank pain only in early mornings.

    Can anybody help me please? Over the last 5 weeks I have experienced the following symptoms which do not occur every day: * Excruciating pain below lower right ribcage to lower back only upon waking - sometimes wakes me from 5 am. Cannot do anything to relieve the discomfort. Pain subsides within up...

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  • Kidney stent

    I had a kidney stent put in 10 weeks ago due to a narrowing of the urethra . It’s not going to be removed until I have an operation to cut out the narrowed section, for which I have no date yet. My problem is I am really struggling with it. I am a chef, and find after only a few hours at work I am in...

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  • Pain in back after CT Scan w/ contrast

    I had been given a CT Scan previously for pain (W/O Dye), and discovered nephrocalcinosis. I just had another CT done to test for Medullary Sponge Kidney, but this time had contrast (oral and injected). Nothing happened during the process, minus me feeling a tad bit light headed, but it has been roughly...

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  • Kidney infection

    I've been fighting a kidney infection since July,  several antibiotics,  nuclear lasik scans,  cystos,  etc... I can't seem to get rid of it and/or the constant pain.  I've cut out all things such as soda etc... IDK what to do.... My urologist just said I'm prone...

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  • Where Your Kidneys Are Located and Where Kidney Pain is felt?

    Kidneys are organs of the body that are shaped like beans and are almost the size of the fist. There are two kidneys in the body that can be found on the left and right side of the body. These are essential organs of the body that have essential functions such as balancing the fluids of the body making...

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  • Atrophic non functioning left kidney. Should I have it removed?

    Hi posted on here a while back. Eventually had appointed today with kidney specialist. I have pain in left side and microscopic blood in urine. He confirmed my kidney was totally non functioning but doesn't necessarily think it's causing the pain or the blood in urine. He has said its my choice...

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  • Left kidney paralyzing pain

    Hello, I am Alex. I'm here for some advice. I'm not really sure of that it is my kidney hurts, but after visiting doctor she said that I really have problems with it. How to describe it, well, sometimes my low side of back is hurts like someone slowly moving a knife in it. I visited a doctor...

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  • Right flank burning ache under ribs night sweats help

    Knawing burning small of back pain for 8 years constant, sometimes can’t stand for long. Had left flank pain for 2 years. Has moved last 2 years to this constant knawring ache under right ribs on side. Moving upwards as far as right armpit, if I knock my left side accidentally into a wall it really hurts...

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  • Very ill for a long time with no help from doctors

    I have been reviewing my records for months noww and every blood test is wery well lets say out of the standard range for instance metanephrone level is 36 Squamus cell is 112 There should be no protein in anyoones urine all my blood work since 2013 show 30+  thyrois stim test is 18 standard is...

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  • Diagnosed with angiomyolipoma feeling unwell

    hi I have recently been diagnosed with an angiomyolipoma. Haven't yet seen a nephrologist. I am wondering about others experience of this. Anyone felt unwell with it?? It says online it is usually unsymptomatic but I have been feeling a bit unwell. I do have auto immune disease but that is usually...

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  • Kidney

    Hi  I was thinking about donating my kiney to a child if this possible if so where do I need to go to do this ?  Any help would be great thanks 

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  • Kidney infection concerns

    I have recently been dx with a kidney infection. I'm currently on cipro. I also have been experiencing light spotting that is red/brown and various menstrual cycle symptoms for 2 plus weeks without the start of my cycle. Is this normal with kidney infections or should I return to my DR. 

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  • Urgent: Angiomyolipoma in right kidney

    I have recently done a USG/ultrasound for a periodical check as i used to have pancreatitis which is resolved now.  Right now i do not have any problems or pain. But i was detected with Angiomyolipoma in right kidney (19.8*15.7mm). Is it dangerous? I want to know what are the measures...

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  • So tired with one functioning kidney?

    Just had tests and found out only one of my kidneys is functioning, I also have blood in my urine. Just wanting to ask if I should be feeling so tired and drained. As far as I know the other kidney is ok dont know for sure until I see the urologist but the doctor who done my cytoscopy (which she said...

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  • Gfr

    Can anyone tell me if a gfr bloodtest of 94 is good? Does that mean I have kidney damage? I'm confused when I read it says anything above 60 means no kidney damage but then when I look other places it says your in stage 1 can anyone help me out? Ty in advance.

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  • Lindsey

    I've been battling this my whole life it seems but the doctors didn't know what it was until after the birth of my second child.  I rapidly started to gain weight 12 lbs on week and my primary sent me for a urogram.  I was  then told I ha e msk referred to a urologist to do surgery...

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  • Could this be another Kidney Stone

    Hi There Thirty five years ago I had a partial nephrectomy due to having a stone in the kidney that had been there so long it had infected my right kidney. I also had a stone blocking the urethra.  I have been fine up until the last few months! I am experiencing pain in the right upper flank and...

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  • CKD3-fluid retention getting worse

    Recently have found myself gaining up to 7lbs in a day.Ok I lose it the next day when take my furosemide but should the weight gain be that much or do I need to mention it to my GP

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  • Kidney problems

    Hi. I have been having some heart palpitations, hyperventilating etc since January of this year. All signs linked to blocked arteries (angina) so I had an Angiography which came back clear. I have been getting bad kidney pains along side all of the other symptoms but since the angiography the pain has...

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  • Unresolved Kidney Infection and now new symptoms

    I have had quite a few KI(kidney infections)in my life and my last one was pretty stubborn to go away. This time, my first symptom(cloudy urine that smelled like a porta-potty)started about 3 weeks before Mothers Day this year. I was unsure of what was going on bc I had never experienced these symptoms...

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  • ckd3

    hi everyone ive just found out ive got ckd3 im absolutley devastated and dont know how to handle this i live alone and dont really have any support im on high blood pressure meds amoldipine10mg and ramipril 5mg  but bp is still not coming  down any ideas of which bp meds are best to take cos...

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  • Kidney problems

    Hello, I had ultrasound and there was a problems with kidneys is it possible to tell by the picture what problems do kidneys have ?

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