A 54-year-old female asked:
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i have pain on left side on back could that be my kidney. it throbs.

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Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney + Other: Flank pain may be due to the kidney, a stone being the major concern. The differential diagnosis is wide: the presence of fever (pyelonephritis), tenderness (muscle source), rash (zoster), or abdominal symptoms/findings make an assessment by your primary care physician, essential.
Answered on May 7, 2014
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