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Does a third kidney have the same function as the regular ones?

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Hello, folks. My friend has been diagnosed with a rare condition. A third kidney is discovered within him. I would like to know if it can have the same function as the regular ones. Does anyone know something more about this? I would appreciate all your replies. Thank you in advance for all your...

by User avatar pavlov37944

Kidney pains, Difficult in walking, standing for long periods and driving.

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Hi allI thought I was the only one here with these strange symptoms, can't lay long in bed, standing over long periods and walking long distance's that will kill me with pain. It feels as if my kidneys are crushed or ripped out so sever is the pain in the right kidney at times or it is in both...

by User avatar Eddie_Beckett001233986

Can stem cell be used for chronic kidney disease?

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Hello! I have a very close friend who suffers from chronic kidney disease and undergoes the dialysis every day. I would like to believe that there is hope that he can get better or at least improve quality of his life. The downside is that his doctor is not very innovative and tends to stick to some...

by User avatar Guest

4 cm (not mm) kidney stone

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I am starting to think I am the only person in the world who has been through anything similar to my experience. Every blog/forum I read doesn't relate to the size stone I just had removed. In Nov '08 I was admitted to the ER for what I thought was a gastro-intestinal infection. One CAT scan later...

by User avatar Guest

Bilateral ureteral stent pain, Have ovarian cancer causing hydronephrosis

Looking for hints for my bilateral ureteral stents. Have ovarian cancer causing hydronephrosis. Can’t get comfortable and effecting the quality of my life. Frequency out of control... soon as I rise from the flush I could sit back down. Take occasional Motrin only 400 mg because oncologist worried...

by User avatar Guest

Left Kidney Absent in Left Renal Fossa ??

Hello Everyone, Recently my mom had a Ultrasound done for the whole abdomen (actually the test was done for some digestion problems she had for a while) and the radiologist told us that the left kidney is smaller in size and is not in its original place. I was bit worried from then on. I am putting...

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Can you die from having kidney stones?

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Hello! I have friend which has kidney stones and I am very concerned for her. She does not like to talk about her condition, but I can see when she has terrible pains. She stopped with her treatment few months ago. I want to know can you die from having kidney stones. I am thanking you in advance!

by User avatar fenelia52015

Bladder and kidney stent removal - part 2

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This post is an extension of the Bladder and kidney stent removal thread. Please continue posting within this thread.

by User avatar Jenny3481

Right Upper Quadrant Pain and Right Back Pain

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I am a 41 year old female.  I have had Type 2 Diabetes for 15 years and have it well under control.  I have had upper right abdominal pain and right middle back pain for over 2 months.  I've had an x-ray, ultra sound and HIDA scan which all came back fine indicating that I have gallstones but...

by User avatar LeAnne

I am having a severe pain in my left kidney

I am having a severe pain in my left kidney some of the time but I am not sure that what was the actual reason for this severe pain. I am worried about my kidney pain I have also consult a doctor and taking medicines but some of the time I am having severe pain without any reason as I...

by User avatar annalevis362309