A 34-year-old male asked:
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flank pain, both sides. scans show small cysts on each. no burning or blood in urine & i'm a bit of a couch potato. more likely muscular or mental?

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Dr. Joe Littlejohn
25 years experience Urology
Pain: In patients without signs of urolithiasis, or signs of kidney infection, a likely cause of bilateral back and flank pain would be of musculoskeletal origin. Renal cysts generally do not cause pain unless they become very large.
Answered on Jan 18, 2016
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