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A 27-year-old female asked:

Causes of ongoing left flank pain if kidney function is normal according to urine/blood test?

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Dr. Bojan Pavlovic
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Many: The causes are numerous and depend on associated symptoms. Tenderness can be due to ribs which are in the area. Other symptoms can be due to internal organs on that side. Back pain from facet joints can cause pain in that area but less likely in young aside from someone with prior athletic history or injuries or accidents. Would discuss with primary doctor.
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Last updated Aug 24, 2017


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