Kidney ??? Worried

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   Posted 9/30/2014 7:43 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi All - Just looking for some guidance/help. I'm new to this. In March I developed chronic no-urge constipation. Then I started feeling discomfort in my ribs/back both sides. Especially when sleeping or driving. Up walking around it feels basically ok. I just discovered I have blood in my urine and am going to a Urologist tomorrow. So basically I have full bowels, pain in rib cage, hemorrhoids, and blood in urine (invisible). Any advice/info is greatly appreciated.

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Date Joined Sep 2015
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   Posted 9/21/2015 5:39 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Joe,

see what your urologist says first..also you may have symptoms of early onset kidney disease.You may have to see a nephrologist as well.

I'm diabetic and my kidneys failed july 23rd of this year and i was put on dialysis that day.I was in the hospital for 7 days.I'm am now on dialysis 3 times a week 4 hours a day.I had the symptoms you described along with leg swelling and shortness of breathe..I was told I was going on dialysis,but I put it off as long as I could until I started feeling horrible and the choice was made for me.had I not gone on dialysis I would have lived 6 weeks(quote from my doctor).

Tell your urologist about your symptoms..hopefully your kidneys aren't failing..

Good Luck

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   Posted 9/22/2015 10:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Did you have kidney stones?
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