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Is it my kidneys?

I keep having extreme back pain when laying down.  Mostly it's after I've been asleep several hours and my back will be in so much pain until I wake up and go to the bathroom and then sit up for a few hours. I've also noticed I'm extremely thirsty, drink tons of water, look bloated like I'm pregnant, and am waking up with unexplained bruises.  I'm so tired cause my nights are extremely restless, I toss and turn all night because of the back pain.  I was told a few years ago that I had simple cysts on my kidneys, but they were nothing to worry about.  However, I think this is worse.  Dr. did have me do an CT scan on Thursday but they weren't in the office on Fri. so now I have to wait until Mon. I am so worried, especially since I also felt a lump on my breast the other day after waking up with a bruise on it, but the dr. didn't think it was anything but to keep on eye on it.

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Welcome to the MedHelp forum!
Since you have back pain and unexplained bruises, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis should be ruled out first.
If you are not on any medications like anticoagulants, or blood thinners then this could be due to clotting disorders, low platelet count, fragile spider veins, deep vein thrombus, deficiency of Vitamin B12, folic acid, or Vit K, a liver disease or certain cancers. It could also be due to pressure urticaria. If you are on medications then you need to discuss that with your doctor.
A lump in breast should be further investigated.
Do discuss this with your doctor and get yourself examined. Take care!
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get your kidney checked, it can be a kidney infection.
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