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6 1 4 days ago
Since beginning of March I have experience severe right flank pain with hematuria. However, though I have a history of kidney stones none appear in kidney or ureter. I have had 4 CT scans and I am about to have my second cystoscopy tomorrow. What if my urologist is unable to make a diagnosis?...
2 0 5 days ago
Elderly man (84 yrs.) showing symptoms of severe kidney infection: Lethargic, very frequent trips to restroom w/only a small amount of very dark urine w/a strong odor, little to no appetite, intermittent confusion, wants to sleep all the time whereas before this past week he s active,...
2 0 5 days ago
My sister doenot trust her present MD ,she has a large stone in her kidney .She lives in Cape Coral Fla .I have had Lypetripsy at five different times,She ask if it hurt .I assured her no that if only the anesceiolgist brough her out from under the anacet too soon ,And she would have Blood in her...
2 0 6 days ago
I ve a blockage in my right kidney. I have pain in my right side,cold hands and weight gain. I m going for a CT scan next week. Is the weight grain because of the kidney as I ve been going to Slimming World and I have been losing weight but since last year when I started having pain in my side...
2 0 Fri, 20 Feb 2015
I have recently had kidney stones. Now I am having flank pain and pain in my groin area. I am also having pain in my chest. I m not sure what is going on. I have been on antibiotics for kidney infection with no relief. I had a 24 urine collection and still awaiting results and have...
2 0 Fri, 20 Feb 2015
Thank You! I lost one of my kidneys at 63 years old due to a very small non-malignant tumor called an oncocytoma. Everything I read said they are slow growing and never spread, the surgeon stated the same thing. It grew only slightly after waiting a year. He decided we needed to get it out anyway...
2 0 Thu, 19 Feb 2015
I had a vehicle accident in 2004. I was told it caused chronic kidney disease. I do not know if this can happen or not. I ve been seeing a doctor for this. In the last couple of months the urine has gotten very dark and has a strong order. It doesn t pain. I do not know if I am not drinking...
4 1 Wed, 18 Feb 2015
Hi , One of my relative scan report showing this info, what is the impact of this. Why it occurs ? could you pls explain. gross dilation of the pelvicalyceal system seen on left side, left renal pelvis measures 10.5n 8.3 cm. diffuse thinning of the left renal parenchyma seen.
2 0 Wed, 18 Feb 2015
My son & daughter in law just had their 2nd baby a week ago & the baby was diagnosed with a swollen right kidney & he is being monitored by a kidney doctor . How does this happen & what are the risks for him ? Is this something that he may grow out of or is it more serious ? My son states they...
2 0 Wed, 18 Feb 2015
My male friend age 57 just found out he has a cyst on his kidney. He already suffers from back pain due to an injury. However he has had stomach pain recently. No blood in urine, no urinary tract infection, no pain while urinating. He is being scheduled for a second scan. Could this still be...
2 0 Wed, 18 Feb 2015
They found a small spot on my kidney over a year ago. When I went back to the urologist he said the size had not changed but he wants to do surgery to remove it. Other option was check it every 6 months. My insurance isn t that good but I wanted to see what you thought. I appreciate your help.
14 1 Tue, 17 Feb 2015
occasional blood spots in my urine, not on a daily basis. now I noted a back pain, it seems like to my left hip, I am feeling the pain when getting up from a sitting position and walking, I am not taking any pain meds, my only medication is Fosamax with Vit D once a week. Please help.
2 0 Tue, 17 Feb 2015
My a1c has been in the low 5 s; however, after a 30 some 30 days in the hospital 2 months ago with I have swelled with liquid and my kidney doctor put me on Bemeutidt and have returned to nearly normal; however, a recent blood draw from my kidney
2 0 Tue, 17 Feb 2015
My 1.5 yrs old son was born with bilateral hydronephrosis. His non functioning kidney was removed at age of 3 months. DJ stenting was done with solitary functioning kindey. He is having UTIs almost every 45 days. recent scans show gross hydronephrosis. GFR has dropped to 21. what all tests i need...
6 1 Tue, 17 Feb 2015
I feel slightly dizzy (less so this evening than this morning when I awoke). My bp has been 111/67 & 115/66 when I checked. I take 5/6 mg lisinopril/ hctz per day. I am type II diabetic, but blood sugar is well controlled. Is my bp too low; is there a cause for concern (such as for kidney problems)?
9 1 Mon, 16 Feb 2015
I have a sharp pain as well as some swelling in my right back side. The pain can be felt dull and ache in my mid abdominal right side as well as the left side. It hurts to sleep on the right side. I have some bloating as well as as bad gas. This has been going on for about 3 weeks. It hurts to...
2 0 Mon, 16 Feb 2015
I was diagnosed with angiomyolipoma on the right kidney. I was informed it s like a wig covering half of my kidney which exceeded 5cm. I ve had 2 CT and multiple ultrasounds in the last 2 years. As there was no pain nor effects on my daily life, I was told to continue monitoring the situation....
2 0 Mon, 16 Feb 2015
I have pain that feels like a fist pushing and turning my left kidney. I did have 2 stones removed surgically from the left kidney 7 years ago, but the pain isn t shooting down, it s just the horrible knotting burning feeling. Could a stone be caught in it?
5 0 Mon, 16 Feb 2015
I am changing my cats diet and would like to know if a high protein diet is alright to feed a 4 year old cat I recently had an older cat the I could not feed a high protein diet to because of kidney issues can feeding a high protein diet now at 4 yrs of age cause kidney problems later on?
7 1 Mon, 16 Feb 2015
I had a ct scan of abdomen pelvis w/contrast as pain in stomach. Report says I have fatty infiltration of the liver, Pneumobilia is identified in the left lobe. Extrahepatic bile ducts are dilated, likely reflecting the prior cholecystectomy. What does this all mean? Could this cause a lot of...
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