A 47-year-old female asked:
if you have a kidney that is functioning low will it cause pain and could that pain be on your left side and low back just above the waist?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Maybe : A "low functioning" kidney, by itself, should not cause pain. BUT, a kidney infection or a kidney stone COULD cause exactly the kind of pain you're having. Either way, it must be evaluated by your physician ASAP to make sure it's not something serious.
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