A 36-year-old female asked:
Stabbing pains on lower right side of back ?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Lee Peter Bee answered
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: Kidney pain usually present with localized tenderness at the bilateral flank regions, which may radiate to the lumbosacral spine and inguinal area. The pain usually presents as dull, achy, constant, cramping pain, with intermittent sharp stabbing pain .However, musculoskeletal pain due to muscle spasm usually presents with dull spasm to sharp pain reproducible with palpation, and position changes
Answered on May 31, 2015
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