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  • Do I need to have a non-functioning kidney removed?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions November 18, 2015 05:12 PM

    I have an obstruction in my left ureter from scar tissue from a previous ureteroscopy/lithotripsy for stone removal two years ago. After ultrasound, CT and renal scan, it has been determined my left kidney has zero function. There is severe hydroureter, severe hydronephrosis and essentially...

  • I STARTED HAVING THIS EPICAL HEADACHE, BACKPAIN, AND FEELING FEVERISH, I ALREADY HAD A KIDNEY CONDIT

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions May 8, 2014 03:58 PM

    I DISCOVERED LAST YEAR THAT I HAD A KIDNEY ISSUE WHEN MY DOCTOR TOLD ME I SHOULD STAY AWAY FROM ALCHOHOL,SMOKES ETC THE DISCOVERY WAS MADE WHEN I DID A URINE TEST. INITIALLY I THOUGHT I WAS HAVING FEVER. AND NOW ITS BACK AGAIN. I HAVE SEVERE BACKPAIN, HEADACHE, AND FEELING FEVERISH TOO. I NEVER...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Kidneys only work lying down

    hokieman 0 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions December 20, 2007 07:11 PM

    I have a problem making urine except in a supine position, no matter the fluid intake, my kidneys do not produce urine except while lying down, I have seen multiple doctors incl hephrologists, to see rhuematologist next, no one has an answer I am a 58 year old Caucasian male, my story started in...

  • Son diagnosed with acute glomerulonephritis

    Pghpensfans 9 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions March 24, 2007 05:36 PM

    My nine-year-old son just got discharged from the hospital with acute glomerulonephritis. He has taken Strattera in the past, but is currently taking Adderall XR. He began having abdominal pain and told me the next day that his urine is a funny color. His pediatrician was on vacation and the...

  • kidney infection not diagnosed?

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions March 23, 2007 06:45 PM

    I had severe pain on my left flank and left abdomen that radiated to my back. I could hardly move, it felt like a stabbing pain in my stomach. I also got a fever when the pain started. My sister who is a 3rd year RN student did a test she learned during clinicals where you tap the back where...

  • 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...

  • My 7yr old pees blood

    momto3 9 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions January 17, 2007 12:06 AM

    Hello everyone-I have a few questions-My son who is now 7 yrs old pees blood off and on-This has been going on for about 3 yrs. He was iron def. since he was 1 and they just put him on iron-not finding out what exactley was causing this. Saying that they were 99 % sure it wasnt cancer-this was...

  • 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...

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  • Could this be TB or similar disease?

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions August 24, 2006 01:12 PM

    My husband is 35 years old, has a 1 year old son and a 4 year old daughter, and has been very sick since May 4th of this year. After an extensive work-up, we are left with no diagnosis and are increasingly frustrated. His symptoms began with high fevers (103) and shaking chills, and a severe...

  • Glomerulonephritis and Kidney stones

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Kidney conditions August 8, 2006 07:47 PM

    Hello,At the age of 12 I had a Glomerulonephritis, at this time, my kidneys were hurting but my urine was not bleeding. I am now 37 and I have experienced Kidney stones last week on the right kidney. The stones (gravel likes) finaly got out (after considerable pain)... Now, I have a pain in the...