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Pain 7 years after kidney removal

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Hi,

I had my right kidney removed 7 years ago due to a congenital deformity, and I continue to have pain where the kidney had been. Could this be from scar tissue? Sometimes (right now) I cannot even function because it is so painful. What could this be and should I return to my kidney doctor?

Thanks!
Suzy
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replied August 12th, 2009
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It is a good idea to see your kidney doctor for this pain.
if you had a partial kidney removal you may have a rare complication like aneurysm or arterio-venous fistula.
Pain can be also related to scar tissue changes and even a case of incisional hernia should be considered (hernia at the incision site may develop soon after the original surgery, or at any time thereafter, and a bulge may not be evident at the hernia site initially and pain may be the only early symptom).

Best wishes!
Marija
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replied July 28th, 2014
MY HUSBAND HAS THIS SAME PAIN AFTER HE HAD HIS KIDNEY REMOVED IN MARCH. NO DOCTOR CAN TELL US WAT IT IS. HE IS UNABLE TO WORK DOES ANYONE NO WHAT WE CAN DO
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