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A 26-year-old male asked about a 24-year-old female:

i've a sharp shooting pain at the back right side of my abdomen near my kidney it's painful and making me short of breath also what could it be?

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Dr. Linda Tao
Dr. Linda Tao answered
Cardiology 35 years experience
? stone/ infection: if the pain is stabbing and sharp you might have a kidney stone. Drinking lots of fluid can help the stone pass. Another possibility is a kidney infection - this will more commonly be associated with a fever. You should see your doctor!

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Last updated Dec 17, 2014

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