Flank pain

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For the last week I have been having pain in left kidney and some in bladder on left side. Went to primary doctor and they found trace of blood in urine. Going to hospital for complete renal sonogram in the morning.

Last August I had severe sepsis due to retention. Ended up cathing for 6 weeks and ended up with a serious bladder infection. Then had a green light done because prostate was completely closed. Been doing fine for 10 months. Now this. I put the kidneys and bladder through a lot last year.

I have only had one kidney stone in my 64 years and that was over 11 years ago and I passed that one OK.

Has anyone had similar flank pain and what did it turn out to be.

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    The last time I had blood and the pain you describe it was a kidney stone and a large one at that. I have had many in my 48 years and this one was 10mm in size and no way it would pass on it's own. I rapidly went down hill as my kidney became abscessed and I had to be rushed to the hospital and put on antibiotics, then prepped for surgery. It had to be removed through my urethra. They use a scope to go in and break it into smaller pieces to be removed. Not a lot of fun, but that is what always causes that pain that you described in me. I always pass blood and I get bad pain starting in my back on the side with the kidney that is blocked. If you have one again they will figure it out.

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    From my own experience, I'd suspect a kidney stone. I've passed many in my 68 years and, as you already know, they are not fun. You described classic symtoms with them.

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    Sounds like an infection but you are in good hands get to a specialist asap and sounds very fixable, god be with you,! Thank god for our doctors and good meds,!inam healing from Turp been a disaster since surgery two bladder infections and an extra week back in hospital with back pain under rib every test possible pain IV meds and IV antibiotics come to find out probably damaged rib off operation table to bed bur did have a fever too now 70 days post op and healing slow as Dr said it would be now think I have retore my colon

    In same spot last yr fistula surgery can't catch a break hope to get into my colon guy tomorrow Monday damit I pray it is just nothing but from three hard poops that maybe irritate it hope best to you pal

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    I had two turps and one greenlight done in around 14 years, of prostate problems.  I am 68 years old.  I used to have bladder stones, and I think it was because I couldn't empty my bladder completely, until I started doing CIC's.  When I did have stones, i would have blood in my urine, and it was really  dark, when urinating.  it would scare me, until I found out that it was the bladder stones, that was causing the bleeding.

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