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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience Family Medicine
Get ua: Are you sure it is a kidney pain? Get a urinalysis and a physical exam.
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Dr. Jared Fialkow
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney pain: Kidney pain is usually caused when something stretches or irritates the capsule surrounding the kidney. So stones, infection, obstruction can all cau ... Read More
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Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney pain: Answer by dr cherullo copied kidney pain is caused classically because of distension or stretching of the renal capsule. This happens with blockage ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
23 years experience Urology
Renal capsule: Kidney pain is caused classically because of distension or stretching of the renal capsule. This happens with blockages (stones) and infection most c ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Depends on cause: Flank pain due to an obstructing stone can be of sudden onset, very sharp, excruciating ; can come in waves (colic). Worse than childbirth. Pain from ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Hydrate, keep away from nsaids , breathe right.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Many causes: Flank pain and back pain can have many different causes. The assumption that is your kidney that is hurting really can only be verified by physical e ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Kidney pain: Discomfort from kidney pathology ,like tumors or infection, usually occurs in the midback or flank and may be dull or an ache. Kidney stone pain is se ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Colic or flank pain: Kidney pain can occur as a result of stones or infection. People who have kidney stones report colicky pain that comes & goes during which it's imposs ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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No, usually...: The pain originating from kidney tends to travel lateral and down, not back and up. In reality , the pain over kidneys is often unrelated with kidneys ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Flank pain: Usually pain in the kidneys is manifest with pain flank area or the area of the back on either side just below the ribs.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
24 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney Pain?: A lot depends on what you mean by "kidney pain". Are you referring to lower back pain? If so, what other symptoms do you have? Is the pain constant ... Read More

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