A 33-year-old male asked:
bearing kidney pain of my left side went to my leg...
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Emergency Medicine 13 years experience
Lumbar radiculopathy: Hi!
kidney pain can mimic pain from the nerves that exit the spine; one difference is that pain from the nerves can radiate into the leg(s). Inflammation of these nerves is caused "sciatica" or "lumbar radiculopathy".
These symptoms are often evaluated with a urine analysis and a CT scan or MRI.
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