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An_251971 posted:
have lupus and for the past 3yrs no insurance about 2yrs ago i started having blood in my urine off and on. for the past year or so i have protein in my urine always. now i also have leukocytes off and on. for a long time there was no pain but now i.hurt in.my back on.the.left side and.have.some.pain.on.the.left hip and.pelvis area.
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lisatru62 responded:
You might have issues with your kidneys due to the lupus. It is quite common. A kidney biopsy can figure out exactly what is going on and whether the lupus is attacking your kidneys. Talk to a doctor specifically a nephrologist. They might be able to do some testing that is more conclusive.

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