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  • Kidney obstruction

    cyndyd 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions February 23, 2012 04:57 PM

    I am a 53 year old active, and fit female. I have had lower front abdomen pain since summer. It would appear once a month as cramping pain. Over the months it has become more frequent. Motrin took care of pain. On Feb 1 I had a pretty bad episode that sent me to the doctor the next day. This...

  • 25 y/o male with kidney issues - please advise

    drcd27 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions January 10, 2012 11:47 PM

    Hello - I am wondering if anyone out there might have a clue as to what is going on with me. So as to not bore you with a long story, here's the facts, straight up:I had a flu bug in November which was just awful. It caused me to go diarrhea in bed in the middle of the night. It got everywhere, and...

  • First time here... Kidney pain.

    Afos08 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions November 8, 2011 01:00 AM

    ok, so im not sure how all this works. ive never been to a forum before, but im really tired of the antibiotics and the pain and fatigue. Like 6 or 7 years ago i got 4 severe kidney infections that hospitalized me for 3 days or longer each time. I adjusted my diet some what and really have...

  • Not a kidney infection??

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions June 6, 2011 10:02 AM

    A month ago I went to the doctor with constant pain on my left side located on the bottom of my rib cage which also went around my back. I had no appetite, often it hurt to eat and I was really fatigued. The doctor told me I probably had a kidney infection and put me on antibiotics immediately. He...

  • Kidney issues and circumcision

    Anonymous 3 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions June 25, 2010 09:14 PM

    My 3 month old son has been diagnosed by one of the top pediatric urologists in the region with severe (grade 5) hydronephrosis, severe reflux (grade 4) and a partial blockage of his left kidney. His right has some reflux, but no blockage and no hydronephrosis. He has been on antibiotics since he...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Undiagnosed Right Flank Pain

    Anonymous 8 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions April 16, 2008 08:25 PM

    I Have been having right flank pain for over 3 years now. It started with blood in urine Doctor thought it was a bladder infection (3 times). About a month later I ended up in the ER with excruciating right flank pain. I had a 7mm Kidney stone in my uriter, The urologist done ESWL...

  • Kidney pain, not stones or infect?

    grwhifl 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions January 11, 2008 03:56 AM

    Hello all, just found the forum and didn't find anything _quite_ the same as my condition. I've seen my general practitioner about a few times over the past 2 months. It stated as a very light pain I originally attributed to a flu in my left side just under the ribcage seemingly right in the middle...

  • Trouble Finding Diagnosis

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions January 11, 2008 03:40 AM

    Hello all, just found the forum and didn't find anything _quite_ the same as my condition. I've seen my general practitioner about a few times over the past 2 months. It stated as a very light pain I originally attributed to a flu in my left side just under the ribcage seemingly right in the middle...

  • Blood in urine

    Anonymous 3 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions September 7, 2007 10:26 PM

    Hi, my 11 year old son has had blood in his urine for almost 5 months now. He noticed it himself so I guess it's gross hematuria. He also leaves spots of blood on his underwear. His initial urine test came back as negative for bacteria so the doc stopped his antibiotics. He was eventually referred...

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  • severe hematuria, sickness, headaches etc. ex IV drug user. hepatitis?

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions September 6, 2007 08:19 PM

    hello, it's my first time posting here as i'm not often bothered this much by my health. thing is about 6 days ago i came home and passed blood in my urine. i passed it through the night and it was black like coke. no exaggeration...like coke. very frightning. anyway the next day i went to an...

  • Medullary Sponge Kidney

    Anonymous 6 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions May 3, 2007 04:50 PM

    I am trying to find someone else who has this condition or even a medical professional who has information about it. I was diagnosed with Medullary Sponge Kidney a few years ago when I was having extreme back pain. The doctor sent me for a CT and an MRI. The CT scan showed this condition, but...

  • Hemanturia / urinary track infection / renal-angle pains

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions February 11, 2007 02:30 PM

    MALE-64 YRSTYPE-II, Diabetic since last 20 yearsSuffered from a mild heart attack in 1995.Had an ‘Angioplasty’ surgery with sterling in the right artery in 1997.Suffered from Cervical Spondilitis during in 1998-99.Undergone by-pass surgery (CABG) with four grafts in April-2003.From August-2003 till...

  • HELP!!!!! my kidney hurts

    Anonymous 25 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions January 18, 2007 11:47 AM

    hi,i am a 30year old woman and since the age of 18 i have been suffering from pain in my kidneys.this started when my twins were 1year old, i was taken to hospital in agony, i spent ten days in there and left with no diagnosis. since this epesode i have been back and forth to the doctors and in and...

  • kidney pain for 10 months + other symptoms

    Brandy30 5 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions January 15, 2007 05:25 PM

    I really need some help, I had some of these symptoms for years but my health has begun to deteriorate very rapidly at this point. I've listed all of my symptoms below & tests that have been done. early March 2006 - kidney infection 10 months ago and continued kidney pain, mouth gets dry w/ pain...

  • constant kidney pain

    alicia2006 125 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions November 7, 2006 12:18 PM

    :mad: i have just finished two prescriptions of antibiotics and i still have the severe kidney pain,,,,my blood pressure has been elevated and i just feel so fatigued i feel really bad and i am having pain so bad in my right kidney i do get infections alot and i have bladder retention which causes...