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kidney pain with increased urination

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • June 5, 2010
  • 01:00 AM

For the past month, I've been suffering what I had thought was a really resistant UTI. Started off with a dull ache in my back, mostly on one side, with increased urgency and frequency of urination. (No pain when I urinate, though my urethra does sting sometimes after I go.) I had blood work done literally a day before my symptoms appeared for a routine physical, and all my blood tests came back normal. GFR was normal, creatinine level was fine, BUN was fine, etc. The urine sample I provided had slightly elevated amounts of protein and MAU/Creatinine with high amount of calcium oxalate crystals and a high WBC, but it was a morning urine. After I complained of symptoms, I was put on three different types of antibiotics (not all at once) to "be on the safe side."

Since then, the follow up urine tests have been normal, (though I don't know the extent of the testing, two were done through an urgent care, one other was at my doctors office but as far as I know it was a dipstick test) except two showed blood and two did not. The pain in my back ranges from a dull ache to a severe pain, often in my left side but also in my right on occasion. I have experienced the following symptoms off and on:

pain in abdomen that radiates to my groin, chills, nausea, and a couple weeks back I was even running a low grade fever with the nausea, chills, and experienced vomiting. I was told to see a urologist for the possibility of stones, which I go and see him this coming week. Does this sound typical of stones? Can pain last this long? (A month?) Also, I'm a type 1 diabetic and was told it could be a sign of kidney failure or neuropathy? But would neuropathy cause the chills and vomiting? Thoughts?

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  • Just a follow up: I went to the ER because I noticed pain in my legs along with what was going on. My blood and urine were totally fine (in fact my urine had NO blood) and an ultrasound showed my kidneys were normal, no stones. I still go to the urologist for a follow up, and have an appointment with an endo in a couple of weeks. Any ideas on what could be going on? The ER is claiming it could be something musculoskeletal.
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  • For the past month, I've been suffering what I had thought was a really resistant UTI. Started off with a dull ache in my back, mostly on one side, with increased urgency and frequency of urination. (No pain when I urinate, though my urethra does sting sometimes after I go.) I had blood work done literally a day before my symptoms appeared for a routine physical, and all my blood tests came back normal. GFR was normal, creatinine level was fine, BUN was fine, etc. The urine sample I provided had slightly elevated amounts of protein and MAU/Creatinine with high amount of calcium oxalate crystals and a high WBC, but it was a morning urine. After I complained of symptoms, I was put on three different types of antibiotics (not all at once) to "be on the safe side." Since then, the follow up urine tests have been normal, (though I don't know the extent of the testing, two were done through an urgent care, one other was at my doctors office but as far as I know it was a dipstick test) except two showed blood and two did not. The pain in my back ranges from a dull ache to a severe pain, often in my left side but also in my right on occasion. I have experienced the following symptoms off and on: pain in abdomen that radiates to my groin, chills, nausea, and a couple weeks back I was even running a low grade fever with the nausea, chills, and experienced vomiting. I was told to see a urologist for the possibility of stones, which I go and see him this coming week. Does this sound typical of stones? Can pain last this long? (A month?) Also, I'm a type 1 diabetic and was told it could be a sign of kidney failure or neuropathy? But would neuropathy cause the chills and vomiting? Thoughts? I have almost the same exact symptoms even the leg pain.Back pain and Kidney pain on right side,which moves to groin and testes and left side inner thigh,been goin on for months....had tests for chlamydia,gonnorhea,uti,kidney stones,hepititis,hiv,prostate cancer all negative.Although I have been treated for genital warts(hpv)which could lead to cancer god forbid..I did some online research and it could be brights disease maybe prostitis,cystitis.Have been trying to cure myself juicing,taking herbs lots of water with lemon squeezed in.Even a colonic.Try reading DR Walkers books on juicing and health and Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health by Rosemary Gladstar.There are some remedies in there that I have been trying but no results yet,good luck to you
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  • I have had these exact pains moving from right to left though and sometimes feel like a slight burning sensation, i am too a type one diabetic and have had blood test and urine test done, they both show up normal except sometimes there is blood in the urine i have also had a CT scan for kidney stones which showed up negative. I am worried as these pains have seemed to become more constant. Just wondering if u guys have herd anything or have got a diagnoses from any1?cheerssymptoms:pains from right 2 left sidefeeling like vomitingloss of appetiterestlessnessincreased tirednessless/harder bowl movements then normalincrease urination
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  • I have almost the same exact symptoms even the leg pain.Back pain and Kidney pain on right side,which moves to groin and testes and left side inner thigh,been goin on for months....had tests for chlamydia,gonnorhea,uti,kidney stones,hepititis,hiv,prostate cancer all negative.Although I have been treated for genital warts(hpv)which could lead to cancer god forbid..I did some online research and it could be brights disease maybe prostitis,cystitis.Have been trying to cure myself juicing,taking herbs lots of water with lemon squeezed in.Even a colonic.Try reading DR Walkers books on juicing and health and Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health by Rosemary Gladstar.There are some remedies in there that I have been trying but no results yet,good luck to youwe have the experience on it... that's really really bad
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  • Unfortunately, no one seems to know what's going on. My symptoms have gotten worse and now it seems I have neurological problems as well? Going to a neurologist soon. Hope I get answers on this...been going crazy!
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  • Unfortunately, no one seems to know what's going on. My symptoms have gotten worse and now it seems I have neurological problems as well? Going to a neurologist soon. Hope I get answers on this...been going crazy!Have you read anything on polycystic kidney disorder? Its something that is most likely genetic...so you could see if either of your parents dealt with similar problems. You would need an ultrasound to diagnose. Good luck!
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