A 26-year-old female asked:
my daughter is very short in the body and has stabbing kidney pain alot. coud her rib be rugging her kidney/?
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Pediatrics 32 years experience
Probably not: The kidneys are normally located below the ribcage and are not in direct contact with the ribs, making it hard for them to be responsible to your daughter's pain. I would suggest that she be seen by her doctor as she may have kidney stones or an infection.
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Last updated Sep 11, 2014
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