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Is Lower Back Pain A Sign of Kidney Disease

2015-02-22 08:28

Is Lower Back Pain A Sign of Kidney DiseaseMany factors can induce back pain, kidney disease also can cause it. Then if people have pain at their lower pain is it a sigh of kidney disease ?

Kidney back pain is usually felt where the kidneys are located, which is just above the arches of your pelvis on either side of the lower back. It can also be felt in the front of the groin and hip area as shown in this diagram below .This can be confusing as normal non-specific low back pain can also cause pain in the same areas. But there are usually clear differences between normal back pain and kidney pain.

The most common kidney problems include infection and stones

Symptoms of an infection include:

Lower back pain, either one or both sides which may radiate into the groin.

Feeling unwell, possibly sick and maybe vomiting.

Fevers and high temperatures

Urine may be cloudy and may smell different to usual

There may be blood in the urine

You may need to go to the toilet more often than usual.

Kidney stones may be painless if they are small, if they are larger they can get wedged in the renal pelvis or ureter as the body tries to pass them, this may cause extreme pain. In addition stones can cause an infection leading to the same symptoms shown above.

Symptoms of normal lower back pain

The pain is often more localised

It may occur suddenly

It may be improved or worsened by certain movements and positions

It does not cause a fever or generalised illness

If you want to know whether your lower back pain is a sign of kidney problem or not, you can consult our online doctor directly or leave message to us, we will supply free advices for you.

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