Ectopic kidney

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What is ectopic kidney?

Kidneys are located at the mid back, just below the rib cage. An ectopic kidney is characterized as a kidney not in its usual position. The kidney may be on the correct side but in an abnormal position, or it may have ascended to opposite side, and/or fused with the other kidney.

Common symptoms reported by people with ectopic kidney

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with ectopic kidney

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Talwin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with ectopic kidney, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with ectopic kidney

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Talwin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with ectopic kidney, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has ectopic kidney on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 6
30s 1
40s 1
50s 1
60s 1
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 4
Female 8

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 4
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from ectopic kidney patients who have completed their condition history
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