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  • Case Study

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions September 14, 2016 09:04 PM

    A 48-year-old Caucasian male has come to the emergency room with continual pain in his lower back and flank. He denies dysuria or fever, however, he does report significant nausea but has not vomited. He is extremely agitated and reports this the first time he has ever felt like this ans that it is...

  • Recurrent uti, pain in flank, can't hold bladder, headache, rashes, nausea. Any ideas? Thanks

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions September 2, 2015 05:40 PM

    Hi, I am a 22 year old, female. I have recurrent uti's (been approx. 4/5 years now). The last year I have been suffering with a dull pain mainly in the left side of flank, occasionally in both sides. I have a very high amount of leukocytes in my urine, usually some protien and traces of blood....

  • Can 1.7cm Kidney Cyst be Cancerous

    pkdcn2897 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions September 30, 2013 09:06 AM

    I got a 1.7cm kidney cyst. Also, I had previous symptoms of nausea, burning urination and high leukocyte count in my urine. Can 1.7cm kidney cyst be cancerous?Learn more about kidney cyst treatment

  • Is this Normal???

    Ruecatt 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions August 24, 2012 09:56 PM

    My husband who is 55 years old has type 2 diabetes. For the past 3 years he has tested positive for blood in his urine. But had no other symptoms until recently, now he has had the following occur:Dry ejaculation, sperm in his urine, back pain, nausea, he gets up 2-3 times a night to pee,...

  • Complications of Hemodialysis

    pkdcn2897 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions December 19, 2011 06:30 AM

    Complications of hemodialysisCrampsCramps occur normally in lower limbs, abdomen, even the chest toward the end of the hemodialysis procedure after a significant volume of fluid has been removed by ultrafiltration. Blood pressure decreasing may be accompanied with cramps. In addition, people who...

  • Dialysis

    pkdcn2897 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions December 3, 2011 08:04 AM

    The reason for patients' undergoing dialysis is that they are experiencing varying degree kidney impairment. Patients' kidneys cannot discharge waste and toxin (creatinine, urea or uric acid) because of the kidney impairment, and then waste and toxin will build up in blood. With more and more waste...

  • How to Treat Renal Failure

    pkdcn2897 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions December 1, 2011 03:07 AM

    When the GFR is lower than 6-10ml/min, serum creatinine higher than 707umol/l and patients have serious symptoms of Renal Failure such as nausea, vomiting, skin itch etc. we should first deal with the complications, protect the remaining renal function and try our best to protect the remaining...

  • Red patches near kidneys

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions February 23, 2011 06:57 AM

    Lately I have noticed 2 red marks that have appeared on either sides of my hips. Im concerned this has something to do with my kidneys as it is semetrical and not painful. I have also had significant blistering on my knuckles and base of fingers. Im not sure if there is a link between these two...

  • my story..in case it can help someone

    Anonymous 6 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions November 8, 2010 02:44 AM

    I wanted to write this because I have stuggled with kidney pains for years and I thought by maybe sharing my story, it might help someone out there who may be going through the same thing.I have had kidney pains since as long as I can remember. I started noticing a common pattern with the pain, it...

  • Possible Kidney Infection?

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions February 2, 2010 05:17 AM

    Hello there,I'm a 25 year old female who is uninsured and had a question concerning a possible kidney infection.Two weeks ago (on a Sunday) I started having symptoms of a uti. I immediately began treating it with cranberry capsules (2 3x's a day), drinking lots of water and getting lots of vitamin...

  • more antibiotics??

    happytails 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions November 15, 2009 09:39 PM

    Went to emergency room and presented with back pain, nausea, cold sweats, low grade fever, abdominal pain, and I mentioned I had had pancreatitis several years before, but I did not think this pain was quite the same. Tests for pancreatistic were negative, Urine culture grew nothing, but did have...

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  • unexplained recuring pain in kidney area.. please help

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions July 6, 2008 12:09 PM

    hi,i'm a 29 yr old male who for the past week and a half has had a recurring pain in the in my right lower back.the pain was a mild soreness at first but has since gotten very bad. the pain comes and goes when it pleases but mostly occurs in the afternoons. when the pain is at it worst, i begin to...

  • whats wrong with me

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions July 22, 2007 10:16 AM

    whats wrong with me? these are my symptomsswollen handsstretchmarks on thighsheadachetired all the timenausea after any alcoholmetallic taste in mouth (could be from a filling)lower back pain

  • pyelonephritis...again?

    ginapapa 3 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions January 7, 2007 01:32 PM

    I am an American living in Russia and in late October was diagnosed with pyelonephritis (kidney infection) of the left kidney. I first noticed pain down in my groin and vaginal-area where my leg meets my body, and never noticed any kidney pain. I had a small under-armpit fever of 37.4celsius (but I...

  • kidney problem

    Anonymous 12 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions September 24, 2006 02:50 PM

    i have kidney infection and have been taking 500mg of cipro two times a day for four days now. I still have pain on my right low back, chills, headache, nausea and my urine is a nasty color with white sheds that look like a cloud floating in my urine. last nite my left little finger and the one...