Skip to content


    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!

    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Have you had a kidney transplant or are waiting for one? Then visit the Organ Transplant Community and the Diabetes and Kidney Community to share your experiences with other community members!

    Are you newly diagnosed? Use the WebMD search engine to read articles like Understanding Kidney Disease.
    kidney problems
    ginger403 posted:
    Ok guys I need some help my niece has been having a problem with her kidneys she is 6yrs old and about a month ago she started complaining about her lower abdomin hurting her mom took her to the doctor and they said she had blood in her urine so they said she had a kidney infection..Well they put her on antibiotics and it didn't clear up she is still losing blood through her urine and is keeping a low grade fever and they said its def in her kidneys but they don't know what she is scheduled for a ct scan and going to see a specialist but I was wondering if anyone had heard of or had similiar problems? If you have would you please let me know what happenedn

    Thanks Guys
    Lainey_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi Ginger403,

    I am sorry about your niece and hope she feels better soon. WebMD has a symptom checker that might help. Also, WebMD has some information about kidney infections . I hope this help, please let me know if you need more help and keep us updated.

    Take care,


    Spotlight: Member Stories

    I'm 54, female. Right around 6 years ago I had a horrible time with kidney stones. I had lithotripsy 4 times within 18 months. I still have a lot...More

    Helpful Tips

    I have a uti and severe kidney pain, Is this common?
    I have a uti and such bad kidney pain that I can hardly move, I cant bend down and it hurts more than I can explain. the pain comes and ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    0 of 0 found this helpful

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.