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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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  • 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 in...

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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 whenever...

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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 negative....

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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 no...

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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 Creatinine...

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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 alone...

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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 alone...

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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 later...

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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 asked...

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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 nearly...

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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 phase...

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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 going...

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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 pain,...

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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 concerned....

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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 days....

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  • Kidney Ache with Small Quantity of Alcohol

    Hi,  Apologies if this is in the wrong area or not appropriate, I appreciate this forum may typically be for folks more advanced into their kidney problems but this was where Google directed me.  Please advise if so. Over the course of the last 3 or 4 months I've noticed an increased...

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  • Change in bowel habits

    I have CKD3.Usually my problem is constipation.Recently my fluid retention has got worse but conversely I now have extremely soft bowel movements.Could this be a sign of worsening kidney function.My dad ended up on dialysis but is dead so cannot ask him.Any advice gratefully welcome

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  • My 2 year old diagnosed with Neprotic Syndrome

    Can Anyone help me or experienced similar ?  I’m in hospital have been for 6 days with my son, his body was full of fluid he had to have protein infusion, now 6 days later, protein and blood in urine still at hightest from his urine, after 6days being on steroids ? His fluid and weight has come...

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  • Kidney health function questions

    Age: 30 Duration: 3 years. Past medical: healthy I started noticing dull pain sensation in left kidney every time after drinking alcohol starting 3 years ago. It was directly correlated to drinking alcohol as the symptoms were not present otherwise. Drinking has in my opinion been done in moderation...

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  • Scared with no answers

    So my issue started around 9 months ago swelling in right leg doctor says periferal odema non pitting i noticed i was not peeing as much during the day would release the water after i got home same symptoms to date now in both legs retain water all day then release it after i get home. i dont pee all...

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