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Lower left (kidney) pain only when hungry

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Not sure how to explain this one. For past 2 days now I've been having this pain in the lower left side of my abdomen and from what I gather around the kidney area. That's how it started off and gradually it got to the point that the pain was in 2 components: 1 sharp pain near the kidney and...

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17% kidney function, will my mom need dialysis?

Hello everyone,  my mom has been suffering from polycystic kidney disease for years and her latest results show she now only has 17% kidney function. Since cysts have spread already to her liver she unfortunately has almost no chance to get a kidney transplant, but from what I understood, 17%...

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Prednisone for Chronic Kidney Disease Patient; not dangerous?

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Hi, My mom has a chronic kidney disease and was advised by her doctor to take 10 mg. of prednisone. After a month of taking it, she had noticed that she's gaining weight, increase appetite, so hyper, awake most of the time and so easy to get angry. With all thoses side effects, i ecided to search...

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Mild pelvocaliectasia in the right kidney - Treatment?

Mild pelvocaliectasia in my right kidney!what is the treatment that i should undergo?

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Kidney Stone Info/Tricks from a guy who's passed more than 200!

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I looked through some of these posts and I see that a lot of people have kidney stone issues and have been, or are going through many of the situatios that I have. I have become a sefl-taught expert on kidney stones since I have passed over 200 in my lifetime. I have a congenital kidney disease...

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Post-operative pain after kidney stone removal?

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Hello! I will go to surgery next week. So, I am trying to find people who done kidney stone removal with surgical procedure. I am interesting for post-operative pain after kidney stone removal. I have heard that this pain is terrifying. I hope that you will tell me something more about it. Thank you...

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How long can you survive with one kidney?

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What can you tell me about living with just one kidney? How long can you survive? I mean, it looks like my left kidney will have to be removed and I would like to know what will happen afterwards. Doctor said that I should be just fine, but how can I when my kidney will be extracted?

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Is my pain normal after stent placement?

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I went in 3 days ago and had a cystoscopy and ureteroscopy with stent placement. I will have the stent for one week and then he is going to remove the stent in the office. I felt GREAT immediately after the procedure, but then on the way home....I started feeling nauseous. I fell a lot of pressure...

by User avatar live42day140522

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

Severe pain with kidney infection, but no hospital stay and only tylenol for pain - is this right?

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Three days ago, after suffering from back pain and what she thought was a bladder infection, my mother woke up in the middle of the night with excruciating pain. She was screaming with the pain, and couldn't move out of the bed. An ambulance came and took her to the emergency room of our health...

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