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Kidney Problems

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

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  • Help!!

    Hi there, I am hoping that someone can help me, I have been experiencing a lot of kidney pain after eating, especially high protein meals, ie; meat, which I don't do a lot.  This lasts for a couple of hours, the other symptom is sweet smelling urine.  I keep going to the drs but my …

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  • Possible kidney cancer?

    Sorry if this comes out as a jumble. My mum had a hysterectomy years ago. Since last year she's been seeing a specialist nurse for a bladder prolapse. During a dipstick test microscopic blood was found and subsequently found out she had a uti. This was treated, the blood disappeared. Now the …

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  • Flank pain after a complicated UTI

    This has been an issue that I have had for a long time now. I was diagnosed in May with an ESBL E.coli urinary tract infection, after going to the GP complaining of flank pain and typical UTI symptoms. I was given several different antibiotics over the next month or so, all of which did nothing, …

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  • abnormal bloodwork results?

    Hi! I'm not sure if this is the right discussion for this, but it seems from a brief google search a lot of the abnormal test results have to do with my kidneys. I am 20 and have PCOS and had very high DHEA-S and testosterone, and after taking birth control both are in normal range However, …

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  • Burning pain during dialysis.

    I have been on dialysis now for over 2 years. I suffer from a burning pain in my upper back during and after dialysis. This pain lasts until the following day and is often unbearable, no painkillers, even morphine touch it. This only happens in my home dialysis unit and not when I have had …

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  • Kidney pain after contrast CT

    Hello,  yesterday I had a CT scan on my abdomen for some pain I’ve been having lately in all 4 quadrants.  I had the contrast dye injected which caused me to have intense hot flash while on the table however I’m told this is normal?  10 hours later I started having dull pain in my …

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  • Kidney Function

    Hi I’ve had a kidney function test done, my eGFR is 72. Can anyone tell me if I should be worried about this as it should be around 90. 🤔 Thanks 🙏 

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  • Is Altered Sensation of Skin a symptom of Kidney Cancer?

    Is Altered Sensation of Skin a symptom of Kidney Cancer? I was taken to A&E last weekend, and the consultant said that I have, Altered Sensation of skin, he then asked me if I had problems with my kidneys, I said i have a 6.3cm exophytic cyst arising from my left kidney, have been having blood …

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  • Do I have kidney problems?

    Hi.  For the past month or so, I’ve been having a lot of side flank pain, back pain, and abdominal swelling.  I’ve been to the Er many times.  I’ve had ct scans of abdomen chest and pelvis come back fine, chest X-rays fine, and my blood work and urine tests are all normal. But …

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  • Iron infusion

    Hi folks I suffer from Atypical Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome which causes anemia. Can I ask if any of you have had an Intravenous iron infusion?. If you have how long did it take to feel any difference in breathing and energy levels?. Thank you.

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  • 29yo concerned, urinalysis

    Yesterday I went to emergency room because I've been having diarrhea for about two weeks and yesterday i had some blood. Doctor came in said my wbc was elevated 17 normal range is up 11. I got my urine results today and they say. Slightly cloudy, protein 30(+1) when reference says it should be …

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  • Blood in Urine

    Hi, for a couple of weeks I have found after having a pee and wiping myself the toilet paper is stained a pale pink colour. Then yesterday I went to pee and there was a large amount of bright red blood and, of course, the toilet paper soaked in blood - but from then all has been normal. I have had …

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  • Flank pain

    I’ve been back and forth to the doctors over the past month and a half about a UTI. I’ve had numerous tests done but haven’t had a scan yet. I’m on a course of antibiotics now and am now getting severe flank pain. Should I go back to the doctors or carry on my antibiotics 

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  • S I lateral kidney stent replacement

    procedure performed 1/02/2018. Pre op printed info suggests replacement is needed within 6 months, i.e.: mid July.Did I read the info wrongly or has someone made a mistake about the timing?

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  • Possible Kidney Issues?

    Hey!  I’m a 21 yo male.  About two weeks ago, I had a severe sudden dizzy spell and couldn’t stand up straight.  Went to urgent care who did a basic blood test.  Later that night, I noticed a sharp shooting pain after urinating in my lower left side/back.  Blood test …

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  • I've recently had a kidney transplant

    I have had to notify PIP of my changes. I still have neuropathy in hands and feet. Heart failure. But the side effects of the drugs are horrendous. My memory is totally shot my husband has to check everything is dokay! I can't even manage to sort my own drugs out. Im petrified of going out …

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  • I've recently had a kidney transplant

    I have had to notify PIP of my changes. I still have neuropathy in hands and feet. Heart failure. But the side effects of the drugs are horrendous. My memory is totally shot my husband has to check everything is dokay! I can't even manage to sort my own drugs out. Im petrified of going out …

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  • Is this all because of bleeding renal cyst?

    At the end of April while I was watching TV I started to feel this dull pain in the right lower side of abdomen. Pain wasn't severe, I took ibuprofen and went to sleep thinking it will be gone by morning. Boy was I wrong. At first I thought it was a mild inflamation of appendix, so few days …

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    Could I have PKD??

    Hi guys, I’m a 17 year old female and i recently went to get an ultrasound scan of my small intestines due to pain and diahorrea, gas and discomfort in my bowels and I was refrered by my gp to see if they could see what was causing all of this and as I was getting my abdomen examinded, the nurse …

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  • Kidney infection

    Do you think I’ll need to see a doctor. About a month ago I was being treated for a urinary tract infection, two weeks later I went back to find more antibiotics and then treating me for a kidney infection. I’ve finished the course of antibiotics and I’m still get bad flank pain to an extent I’m …

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  • Complex Kidney lesion

    A month ago I had a MRI for my back and they found a growth on my left kidney. Since then I had an Ultrasound and now they are calling it a complex lesion which is 3.0 x 2.9 x 3.7 cm. A year ago I had a MRI that showed on a small collection of fluid around the kidney. Today I go for a triple …

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  • Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 3 - Leg / Foot Pain Help

    Hello, my 78 year old father has been suffering from severe leg and foot pain for the last 18 months to the point he is now having difficulty standing and walking for any length of time. This in turn has thrown him into the deths of depression now & his memory is severly affected. We have been …

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  • Kidney Infection

    Hi  Please can anyone help I am getting worried? Two weeks ago I saw my Dr as I had constant pain in my side.Test show it was a kidney infection. Had 5 days of antibiotics and was told if the pain gets worse to call back. After 2 days the pain worsened to lower back, abdominal and genital …

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  • Malrotated Kidneys

    Will keep this very brief. Have had kidney problems for over 35 years. Know what the pain is like. Have seen 2 different urologists over the last 4 years who ordered various tests. CT scans showed kidneys to be badly scarred,a few simple cysts and both malrotated. Neither urologist seemed duly …

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  • Albumin and Creatinine levels? Please help!

    Microalbumin level 26.2 mg/L Albumin/Creatinine level 4.9 mg/mg Creatinine level 539.3 mg/dL What do these test results mean? I can’t see my doctor for another 2 weeks to discuss all my lab work so I’m freaking out and I tried to google but it was so confusing.

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  • Continuous blood in urine .......

    Hi guys I have had continuous blood in my urine which is visible. I have had a range of tests from CT, MRI, cystoscopy, renal artery angio, ureterorenoscopy and also had a stent to see if that works.  The drs are at a loss I have no stones or other problems that they say it all looks ‘normal’. …

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  • Severe Kidney Pain & Nausea

    Hi, Medical history: Renal Reflux, Bilateral Ureteric Reimplantation, Right Nephrectomy, Recurrent infections & Mild CKD I've been experiencing severe pain over my left kidney (My only kidney) for 7 days. I've also had really bad nausea with it, and have lost 11 pounds in the last 7 …

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