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lump on back in the kidney area

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • April 5, 2010
  • 01:27 AM

I am a 32 yr old female who has had a chronic yeast infection for 3 months. I use the 1 day treatment and it gets alot better but never goes away. my menstrual cycle comes and it starts all over afterwards or the last day of cycle. It starts with a feeling of a cut and burns when I pee. Then becomes itchy and a thick white discharge that is curd like. I use the treatment and then I get a clear discharge. However the itching doesn't stop and then it gets red and swollen on my labia minor. This bounces back and forth. The last 4 weeks I have had really dark smelly urine. Brownish in color and I wake up earlier in the morning to urinate. Last night I found a lump on my back near where my kidneys are. It's the size of a dime and does not appear to be attached to the skin. It is located about 2 inches above my waistline, and halfway between my side and my spine. It does not hurt at all. It is just there. I however am having lower back pain (as I am use to this because of frequent UTI's/Kidney infections). About 5 years ago I was diagnosed with Chronic Renal Failure in an ER. My GFR was 55. I went the next week to my primary care and did a whole bunch of testing for creatine levels and everything came back normal. I have never had a yeast infection until about 3 years ago, and then never had a second one until a few months ago when the chronic yeast infection began. I have noticed my skin on my arms, hands and legs are extremely dry and my face and hands itch alot. I have fibroids in my breast that haven't changed, and uterine polyps that are non cancerous along with ovarian cysts that my gyn said haven't changed in size or shape or color etc. either. Is there something that could tie all this in together? I just received insurance April 1st and don't want to spend alot of money and time running from one specialist to another... I am debating on going to the ER because the lump is making me nervous. Also, my urine is concerning me mixed with the vaginal issues. Any thoughts?

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