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kidney infection symptoms ?

I'm a self diagnosed diabetic (i have a bad history with doctors) and my kidneys hurt. I'm pretty much sure I have a Kidney disease...

Last night I ate a lot of meat and today my kidneys hurt especially. Is this something that could occur normally? Or am I in more pain than usual because I probably have kidney disease?

My kidneys hurt often... not everyday, but a lot of the time.. sometimes I only feel it a little bit sometimes I feel it a lot... I also get very stressed at work and I start to shake and stuff meaning I probably have high blood pressure.

I'm going to finally bite my fears and go see a doctor again soon to finally put out all of my hopes that this horrible disease isn't in my life, but i'm already certain that it is. I guess I'm just not ready to accept all of this as I feel living as a diabetic is not living at all.
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replied April 18th, 2008
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You can assume for some disease but you can't self-diagnose them especially conditions like diabetes, kidney disorders or high blood pressure. These conditions requires certain diagnostic procedures to prove them.
Diabetes requires measurement of the blood glucose level and hypertensia requires measurement of the blood pressure.
Kidney pain (colica renalis) is severe, sharp pain that irradiates from the lower back to the front and down to the genitals. It is often accompanied with often peeing. In case of kidney infection you can also have fiver. Physical examination, blood analyzes, urine analyzes and abdominal ultrasound are requested for confirming or excluding any kidney disorder.
Can you go to your GP now?
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replied June 16th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
If you have flank pain then it should be evaluated.
Urinalysis and ultrasound KUB should be done to sort it out.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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