Hi, I'm hoping someone can help. I'm a 28yr old male, in decent health. My symptoms are kidney pain and acne, both occurring at the same time. Every Monday I start to get bad acne - not many different zits, just a few that are very bad and 'deep'.. under skin and painful. At the same time, I get kidney pain.. sometimes both sides, sometimes either side. It's a dull aching pain, sometimes throbbing, and usually occurs late in the day, through the night, and disappears after I wake up and shower. The kidney pain happens again Tuesday, and the severity of the acne follows it. By Wednesday, the pain is gone and the acne is clearing up. I usually drink every Friday or Saturday night, rarely both, but usually in excess. The symptoms always seem to occur Monday, regardless of which night I drink. The drinking is the only major thing different between weekend and weekday, besides the obvious work related differences (waking up early, etc). I've tried eliminating sugar out of my alcoholic drinks, with no difference. ???? Ideas?????
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