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Bruised Kidney – Doctor and Condition

A bruised kidney, also called a kidney contusion, is often caused by a blunt force trauma or direct hit in the lower back. This type of impact or trauma causes bleeding inside the kidney. It can also cause pain, tenderness, and bruising of the skin. Also, if a kidney is injured, there may also be an injury to your muscles, bones, etc. A bruised kidney is a serious injury, because if untreated, it can cause serious health issues, even death in some instances.

Bruised Kidney Symptoms May Include:

Bruised Kidney Can Lead to Complications, Including: