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Abdominal Pain And Kidney Failure

2013-04-27 16:46

Kidney Failure and abdominal painKidney failure patients may suffer from kidney pains due to a variety of conditions. The pain can be radiated to the belly area and cause abdominal pain. Some patients may even have full feeling or cramps in the abdomen. The pain will often be felt in the back and sides, around the renal areas.

The abdominal pain can be dull and persistent aches or it can be sharp, sudden and unbearable according to different causes. The major causes of abdominal pains include kidney cyst, polycystic kidney disease, kidney stone, kidney infection, etc.

Therefore the first step is to have a thorough diagnosis to find out the exact cause and have proper and timely treatment accordingly.

Kidney infection and abdominal pain

Kidney failure patients often have weak immunity due to the disease itself and long term use of steroids and immunosuppressant drugs. They are more susceptible to various bacteria and viruses. Kidney infection is very common among kidney failure patients. What is more, infections in any part of the body can enter into the kidneys with blood circulation if not well controlled. In case of kidney infection, the pain is usually dull.

Kidney stone

kidney stone can cause sharp and sudden pains to the patients because when the stone moves in the urinary tract with urine, it can cut the tissues. Besides sharp and unbearable pains in the abdomen, back and flank, patients can also notice blood in urine.

Kidney cyst or PKD

Polycystic kidney disease or kidney cyst are common causes of abdominal pains. With continuous enlargement of the cyst, normal renal tissues will be oppressed and replaced. This is especially common in PKD because there are numerous renal cysts in both kidneys. Both kidneys will be greatly enlarged and patients can feel palpable masses in their belly.

Besides, abdominal pain is often accompanied by other symptoms including fever, nausea, vomiting, frequent urination, pains in urination, etc. If you experience severe abdominal pain and other symptoms, early and proper treatment should be sought.

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