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Will It Be Painful when Your Kidneys Shut Down

2014-10-18 08:09

Will It Be Painful when Your Kidneys Shut DownKidney plays an important role in maintaining the normal function of body. When your kidneys shut down, you may have a lot symptoms, such as frequent urination, edema, shortness of breath, cold limbs, foamy urine, blood urine, etc. And with the development of kidney disease, more and more symptoms will appear and the symptoms will become worse and worse. Will it be painful when your kidneys shut down? The following cases can cause pain when your kidneys shut down.

Enlargement of your kidneys

Our body has immense compensatory mechanism. When some of the kidneys tissues are dead, the other kidney tissues will enlarge and proliferate to take over their work to maintain the normal function. During this process, kidneys may enlarge, which compress the tissues around, leading to pain. Besides, PKD can also cause kidney enlargement and kidney pain.

Kidney stone

Kidney stones sometimes cause back pain when they move from the kidneys down to the bladder. Besides, kidney stone may block the flow of urine out of your kidneys so as to cause pain.


Because of poor immune system, kidney patients get infected easily. If the infection occurs in kidney or in urinary tract infection, you will feel pain.

Renal biopsy

Some patients have back pain after renal biopsy.

How to control the pain caused by kidney disease?

According to the different causes of kidney pain, you should take different measures. If the pain is very severe, painkiller may be needed, but take it under the instruction of doctor, because this kind of medicine has renal toxicity. You can take advantage of some external therapies to ease pain, such as massage, hot compress, accupuncture and moxibustion, etc. 

The fundamental way is to repair the damaged kidneys and improve kidney function. TCM therapies may be helpful, because they can dilate blood vessels, inhibit kidney inflammation, block blood clotting and extracellular matrix degradation. When kidney function is enhanced, all the symptoms will get remission. For further information, please click the button beside. And then the free online service is available.

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