Back pain, kidney pain or flank pain, can be a common complaint in both ordinary people and kidney disease patients. As it will affect patients’ life quality to a large extent, it is necessary to learn about the following contents.
What are the causes of back pain in kidney disease?
Polycystic kidney disease or kidney cyst: People with these disorders can be affected by back pain easily, as the fluid-filled sac will increase both in numbers and sizes with time, gruadually, the enlarged cysts will put extra strain on the surroundig kidney structures. In addition to back pain, frequent urination, blood in urine, urinary tract infection, etc can also occur.
Kidney stones: When kidney stones move from the kidneys to the bladder, severe pain can occur in the lower back or flank area.
Pyelonephritis: It’s also named as upper urinary tract infection, and the pain can be dull pain. Additionally, other signs like fatigue, frequent urination, fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, etc are also related to pyelonephritis.
How to relieve back pain in kidney disease?
◆Antibiotics If the pain is caused by infections, antibiotics will be given to relieve this discomfort. In some cases, the antibiotics can be injected intravenously. However, long-term usage of these medicines can lead to some side effects.
◆Acupuncture and massage By inserting needles into the skin at specific acupoints, back pain can be alleviated to a certain degree. What’s more, it will not cause any adverse effects. Besides, massage can also be helpful.
◆Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy This natural remedy can help repair injured kidney cells and enhance kidney function. As long as kidneys can work as normal, the pain will disappear naturally.
◆Proper exercises Moderate physical activities can not only help boost immunity but also keep your back strong. Generally, walking and jogging can be good choices. If you are eager to know more about this, talk with your doctor to make a reasonable scheme. Different causes need various treatment options. If you want to get an individualized diet plan, please leave us message below. And we will be glad to help!