Here I am again, and don't you know I was just in to see my kidney doc on Thursday and forgot to ask him what this could be?? It's nothing new, I've had it for years and years, but it does seem to be getting worse. It takes my breath away and sometimes I can't move for a good half hour or so after it goes away. I get it on both sides of my stomach, so undoubtedly something to do with the kidneys. My stomach gets hard and almost seems to contract, lasts for so long and hurts so bad. I don't usually see my kidney doc for 6 mo. at a clip so by the time I go into to see him, I've forgotten about the pain and am more worred about my GFR. Lucky for me that I joined this group, now as I just got through having one of those wonderful episodes of pain. I have to sit perfectly stil and bearly breath, shallow breathing helps best and eventually it goes away, always has anyway and hopefully will continue to go away. Has anyone ever had anything like this? Belly gets hard as a rock too. I'am sure someone knows what I'am talking about. BTW, GFR is still the same as it was 6 months ago, which is 38, creatinine is not good, 1.4 potassium is bad, so he's set me up with a renal dietician to see if she can help me. I don't have to go back for another six months, sure hope someone knows what I am talking about, Helpppppppp
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