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Let me get some more info about the pain.
1)Where exactly is it?
2)Does it come on instantly? I.E. What is the time course after smoking or drinking the tea/coffee?
3)How long does it last?
4)Any other symptoms with it?
I see. Well, I have never heard of this but I NEVER rule things out. Most people know their own bodies pretty well. I would have to give you my assumption or "educated guess" if you will as to why this happens. My theory is as follows.
1)you have chronic inflammation in the kidney from recurrent glomerulonephritis.
2)Green tea and coffee contain caffeine which is a diuretic/blood vessel constrictor. E cig contains nicotine which constricts blood vessels. My supposition is that these substances put extra "pressure" on the kidney to work. Constriction of blood vessels and a diuretic effect put pressure on the kidney to work. With this chronic inflammation, the extra "pressure" causes you pain.
This makes sense logically unfortunately there is little data to back it up. Hope this helps!
Oh and this is also assuming the urogenital tract (ureters and bladder are clear) because the same principle would hold true. If you are urinating more from the chemicals and there is a blockage like a stone this could cause pain.
You're welcome. Yes, that does make sense with the cocoa.
I would probably avoid them as much as possible.
The key is to help stop recurrent glomerulonephritis. In time this may decrease the inflammation and stop this problem all together.
Occassionally would probably be okay but I would limit as much as you can.
I would avoid foods that are rich in potassium, oxalate and sugar as this may be hard on the kidney. I would also be sure to drink a lot of water to keep them flush.
You may want to try drinking water prior to coffee and or tea and see if it helps counteract the diuretic effect. I would give that a try.
You're very welcome. I am happy to help.
It was just an idea. That possibly increasing the blood volume and blood flow to the kidneys by drinking water would help counteract the diuretic and dehydration effect of the caffeine. It may work and it definitely won't hurt you!