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10 1 Wed, 9 Apr 2014
I recently had an open partial nephrectomy of my right kidney. It has been almost 3 months now and i am still having alot of pain in that area. My urologist said the pain should not be there now and won t believe me. What should i do and how else other than ibuprofin and tylenol can i help the pain?
3 1 Wed, 9 Apr 2014
I am a 47 year old heterosexual white male in fourth stage kidney failure due to IGA Nephropathy. For around 3 weeks now, I have had an irritation in my butt crack from my anus upward. It has begun to bleed just a little bit and I was wondering what I can do to alleviate this problem.
14 1 Tue, 8 Apr 2014
I am having discomfort on my left side around the waist area and also around my back at the waist line. Could it be something to do with my kidney? I haven t been sick or done anything different recently. This started 2 days ago. It goes away for a while and then comes back from time to time.
78 1 Sat, 5 Apr 2014
I am 8 months pregnant ... In the beginning of being pregnant I was doing opiates... specifically dilaudid ... I was really worried n talked to my doctor about what i had done, ive been checked and re-checked and watched closely... i then switched to soboxone (not perscribed) off the streets due...
11 1 Fri, 4 Apr 2014
Hi I have lower back pain on a scale of 1 to 10 being the worst it is at eight. I urinate approximately twice a day but not a whole lot, when urinating I have a thick white cloud come out through the year year you urina, sometimes burning and very painful. I have passed several kidney stones...
3 1 Fri, 4 Apr 2014
Hi i am 50 years old and every time I have a urine test done I am told their is blood in my urine what could be the cause of this?. The last Dr I went to has ordered a scan of my kidneys , was a different Dr than my normal Dr and she seemed quite concerned . I am female
17 1 Fri, 4 Apr 2014
Sir, I am a kidney stone patient. After Ultrasound i found having 3 small stones in kidney. My problem is acute gas problem. I am taking pantoprazole 2 times alongwith reheptin once in a day. But there is no relief. I have checked cholestrol, sugar, TRIP I , CBC , Urine, Stool all are normal. I...
69 1 Fri, 4 Apr 2014
Diagnosed with Pyelonephritis and a Kidney Stone 4 days ago. I was prescribed Levaquin, Hydrocodone and Flomax. After 4 days I am not in as much pain or burning sensation during urination but am still very weak and dizzy. Unable to work, is this normal?
8 1 Fri, 4 Apr 2014
Where is the right kidney located? I have had kidney stones. My doctor is concerned about the function of one kidney resulting from a blood test. Would there be a soreness from the kidney. The soreness is just above the bend of the leg and hip. I have a follow up appointment in early March.
4 1 Thu, 3 Apr 2014
Hi my name is Leon. I went to the toilet more than 20 times today, only to urinate less than 100ml at a time and it felt like something wants to come out. I also have this lower back pain for the last two weeks. Do I have kidney stones and what to do next?
37 1 Thu, 3 Apr 2014
My mother recieved a heart cath about a month ago and internally bleed throughout her body. Her blood pressure dropped. She was put into a medically induced coma . If that is even said right. She went into liver shock. Her kidneys shut down. She was losing as much blood as they put in. In all she...
35 1 Thu, 3 Apr 2014
15 1 Thu, 3 Apr 2014
Good evening Doctor, my brother s(aged 50) kidney is completely scarred. Renal failure stage 5 . Has all sorts of complications. Is there any hope. Is dialysis an alternative ? Grateful if you could give me some advice. He has been a diabetic (uncontrolled) for 20 years. Creatinine 5.4. Can his...
4 1 Thu, 3 Apr 2014
Hi, I am by the names of Owor Alex. I under went pyeloplasty surgery six months ago. but still I fill some pain as it was before the operation. So what could be the problem? and how safe is my health after this operation. If its a failed operation do I have to go for further surgery. Thanks
7 1 Tue, 1 Apr 2014
Hi my son had a kidney ultrasound done a week ago and they seen a shadow , we had another one done today and showed the same thing. I have an appointment on feb 5th to see the specialist and I m panicking..I hope it is just the pic messed up. SHould I be worried?
8 1 Tue, 1 Apr 2014
I went to the doctor wit a water infection. Peeing every 10 minutes. couldnt sleep because I had to pee so often. He gave me some pills for 5 days. took them, within a week it was back again. So he gave me a 7 day lot of pills. I got two days left and I am still peeing a lot and pain in the...
15 2 Tue, 1 Apr 2014
Hi there my gp believes I may have kidney stones and is awaiting a ultra sound to confirm this over the last 4 to five days I have had pain around my belly button and off to the right side of my body and around to the middle of my back am I mistaking this pain for a possible appendicitis or are...
6 1 Tue, 1 Apr 2014
Hello doctor myself sarfraj presntly in turkey from last 10 days. I am suffering with kidney stones and have 3 mm stones 2 each in both the kidneys. earlier 6.5 mm kidney stone gone 10 days back but now i am having pain in penis and urine flow problem. i am taking ofloxacin 200 mg twice along...
46 1 Fri, 28 Mar 2014
My cousin bro having fever on and off for almost 2 weeks. Then when he was admitted the doctor said his kidney was infected due to fever and need to do dialysis because of edema . He is also a diabetic patient almost 20years. now the problem is the doctor said may be there is some bacteria...
9 1 Fri, 28 Mar 2014
I had a ct scan 2 weeks ago. today i went to my urologist and he told me that my exrays show that a stent was left in my bladder and up to my kidney it has been in there since jan 2011 for about 2 1/2 years. can this caise seriouse issues to my health
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