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What can cause right side flank pain but no ovaries or appendix. Don't have a kidney stone or kidney infection?

What can cause right side flank pain but no ovaries or appendix. Don't have a kidney stone or kidney infection?

Here are some. ..: Right flank pain warns you either something is irritating your local tissues or organs or some disorders in muscles, joints, or nerves along the course of spinal nerve to right flank region. To sort these things out is not that difficulty by systemically analyzing the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of the pain and its possible related Sx over time + conducting physicals. ...Read more

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Side pain = pain / discomfort of the torso ...Read more


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What could be causing my right sided flank/back pain?

What could be causing my right sided flank/back pain?

Muscle fatigue: Back pain is a very ubiquitous complaint and, unfortunately, does not isolate with any specific diagnosis. Possibilities include muscle fatigue (most common), disk degeneration, kidney pathology, spinal stress fractures, spine joint (facet) arthritis, or even chest wall/rib injuries. This would require a thorough history and physical examination by your physician. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a flank pain on my lower right side can you tell me what causes that.

Hi, I have a flank pain on my lower right side can you tell me what causes that.

Flank pain: Studies show that the determination of the cause of flank pain depends on the acuity, severity, duration, & character of that pain, in addition to associated symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, or fever.
Distention of the structures of the urinary system from a stone causes flank pain. However, the differential diagnosis is large and includes gastrointestinal maladies & referred chest pain. ...Read more

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I had my tubes tied 30 yrs ago Just found out I had fluid in right side tube I have had severe flank pain @7 days. Could this be cause of my pain.

I had my tubes tied 30 yrs ago Just found out I had fluid in right side tube I have had severe flank pain @7 days. Could this be cause of my pain.

It is possible, yes.: I would want to know what was the origin of the fluid? Is it infection/abscess? If so you will need antibiotics at a minimum with guided placement of a drain, or better yet surgical removal of the affected tube. If it is not an abscess, but still causing you pain, it's likely that surgical or interventional treatment is still indicated. Call your doc to discuss the plan. ...Read more

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Heart has been fluttering and now I'm having right sided flank pain. Could this be related? What are some of the things that can cause this?

Heart has been fluttering and now I'm having right sided flank pain. Could this be related? What are some of the things that can cause this?

They could be related: It could be that your heart is in an abnormal rhythm, such as atrial flutter, or atrial fibrillation. This can cause of fluttering sensation in your chest around your heart. You may have some other type of heart rhythm problem. If you have a heart rhythm problems such as the ones I am mentioning, it can cause blood clots to travel to your body and could lead to flank pain. You should be checked out by your local doctor. ...Read more

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Persistent right sided low back/flank pain. Pain comes and goes. It's been a few weeks. UA was negative for blood. Motrin helps the pain. Causes? Tx.

Get yourself checked: Persistent flank pain needs to be evaluated for kidney issues and or musculo-skeletal problem with appropriate tests including imaging studies as indicated with physical exam. Feel better ...Read more

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What is the most frequent cause of flank pain (side ache)? My five year old son experienced it while playing soccer last night.

Muscle related: Most common cause of pain in kids after playing soccer without any direct injury or hit to the side will be muscle over use or stretch and should resolve in couple of days try some most heat or hot shower and rest and see if it clears up if he was hit directly then it is different, he could them injure his ribs internal organs like kidneys spleen liver or bowles I hope that helps you good luck. ...Read more

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Can even a minor UTI cause tons of pain? Flank pain on both sides, even in the front. Stomach hurts to. No stones either.

Can even a minor UTI cause tons of pain? Flank pain on both sides, even in the front. Stomach hurts to. No stones either.

No such thing: There is no such thing as a "minor" urinary tract infection. Go to an old cemetery -- many of the women of your age are there because of uti's. We take cures for granted because of antibiotics. This sounds like pyelonephritis & a visit back to your physician is probably in order. Please be proactive & do right by yourself. ...Read more

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I have a dull right side flank pain lasted for like 3 seconds. The pain goes away when I defecate. What does this mean?

I have a dull right side flank pain lasted for like 3 seconds. The pain goes away when I defecate. What does this mean?

Cramp?: Flank pain in patient's with berger' s disease is worrisome due to risk for kidney infections but since the pain only last 3secs and is relieved by defacating, it might be related to constipation and back up of stool in your bowels. If you take chronic pain meds, you need to address constipation. Discuss with your pcp. ...Read more

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6 days of constipation, now black tar foul oder stools and severe right side flank pain?

6 days of constipation, now black tar foul oder stools and severe right side flank pain?

Constipation: Black tar stools could suggest bleeding internally. You should go to the er and be evaluated or see a GI specialist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I am having right side flank pain right under my ribs for a month now. I have some gallbladder sludge but surgeon says does not need to come out.

I am having right side flank pain right under my ribs for a month now. I have some gallbladder sludge but surgeon says does not need to come out.

Gall bladder pain: I would first ask if you have had a hida scan which tests the function of your gallbladder. If the ef is less than 35 most surgeons recommend taking it out. Until then you have to avoid red meat, fatty foods, and anything fried. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was just diagnosed with a UTI that also spread to my kidneys. I have severe right side flank pain and lower right abdomen. How long will it take to?

If you: Have pylonephritis, recovery time depends on the causative organism and the response to antibiotics and host factors like presence of obstruction or stone and overall. In healthy people responding to antibiotics, few days of IV antibiotics results in relieve symptoms and the switched to oral medications ...Read more

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Pain in mid up back becoming worse. Right side flank pain getting worse. Ana positive 1:640 speckled. Ana panel does not suggest lupus. Any ideas?

Pain in mid up back becoming worse. Right side flank pain getting worse. Ana positive 1:640 speckled. Ana panel does not suggest lupus. Any ideas?

Not lupus: ANA 1:640 is not significant. The pain could be due to muscles, disk disease, or kidney disease. Lack of kidney stone makes kidney source of pain less likely, even less, if no evidence of infection on urinalysis. However, with negative work up including ultrasound, and pain getting worse, a ct scan is needed. Another possibility is disk disease that may need an MRI to prove. ...Read more

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Gallbladder removed 4 weeks ago due to acute cholecystitis. Have constant right side flank pain and pain under right rib cage. Is this normal healing?

Gallbladder removed 4 weeks ago due to acute cholecystitis. Have constant right side flank pain and pain under right rib cage. Is this normal healing?

Unlikely: Did you have a laparoscopic or open removal of the gall bladder. If open, normal post-operative pain where you describe could still be present. However, it is more likely that you had the gall bladder removed with the scopes. If so, you really shouldn't have any more pain there. Were there any complications? Do you have any other symptoms? It's difficult for me to help more without more info. ...Read more

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I have consistent right side flank pain with nausea. Been misdiagnosed for years with chronic UTI but there's no infection. Always traces of w&r blood

No stone unturned: If you haven't had an ivp-intravenous pyleogram or an imaging of your kidneys I would suggest you do that. You may have a stone in the pelvis of the kidney that reacts with your hydration status. At any rate check with a urologist or nephrologist if you are continuing with, what you feel is, the wrong diagnosis. ...Read more

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Having right side flank pain burning stabbing pain under rib cage into back area I have a history of 12 stones n dehydration? Plz help

Having right side flank pain burning stabbing pain under rib cage into back area I have a history of 12 stones n dehydration? Plz help

Here are some. ..: Your personal experience in handling multiple stones should be the invaluable asset for you to decide when, what, and how to take timely action for current ordeal. If current Sx deviates from those in prior stone attack, go to ER to assure no gallbladder or lung issues. If similar and tolerable, you can wait, but if the pain becomes persistent and you feel chill, that is emergency and go to ER. ...Read more

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Sharp burning right side flank pain no kidney infection or stone no ovaries or appendix please name specifc possibilities that could be wrong?

Flank pain: Hi, muscle spasm, Rib pain, inflammation of membrane around the lung, lung inflammation, Radiculitis, injury to the costovertebral junctions and Retroperitoneal fibrosis are some possibilities amine others. ...Read more

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I have bladder pain, urethral pain and heme from urethra. Chloride 110, BiCarb 21 Right side flank pain. No appetite and Exhausted?

I have bladder pain, urethral pain and heme from urethra. Chloride 110, BiCarb 21 Right side flank pain. No appetite and Exhausted?

Be seen: Certainly would want to be seen and thoroughly evaluated. At the surface, your complaints would be suspicious for a urologic problem such as an infection or stone. A thorough exam and appropriate studies would likely tell the cause. ...Read more

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Dull right sided flank pain?

Flank pain: Right flank pain can be caused by kidney infection, kidney stone, muscle strain, pinched nerve, or referred pain from an abnormality in the colon or pelvic organs. If it persists you should see your physician for an exam and other testing. ...Read more

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What are causes of flank pain?

What are causes of flank pain?

See full answer: Pyelonephritis, kidney stone, kidney abscesses, kidney tumor, urinary obstruction, acute renal infarction, papillary necrosis, herpes zoster, pneumonia, abdominal aortic aneurysm, and many other diseases. ...Read more

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Cause of flank pain radiating down?

Cause of flank pain radiating down?

Kidney stones: The most common cause would be a kidney stone trying to pass down the ureter into the bladder. The pain is colicky and severe and it follows the tract of the ureter which is to go to the groin region on the side of the stone. ...Read more

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Chronic flank pain on my left side? Usually there part of the day most days.

Could be many things: People often mistake flank pain for kidney disease, but kidney disease rarely manifests as chronic pain. Your pain could be due to benign problems with structures near the kidney such as muscle or bone. A more serious scenario would be a tumor of the kidney or of the adjacent structures such as a sarcoma. Imaging of the area with ct scan or ultrasound will be necessary to rule these out ...Read more

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Could endometriosis cause flank pain?

Could endometriosis cause flank pain?

Possible: Endometriosis may be the cause of flank pain, but there are other reasons to consider as well. If pain is worse during menses makes endometriosis more likely as a cause. Do you have a diagnosis of endometriosis already? Surgery, either laparoscopy or laparotomy, is the only way to make this diagnosis for sure. Good wishes. ...Read more

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What causes itchy palms, feet and flank pain

What causes itchy palms, feet and flank pain

Your itching: Is probably not related to the flank pain. Many causes for itching. Have a dermatologist evaluate this. ...Read more

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Can bronchitis cause flank pain?

It can due to coughi: It can cause flank pains due to persistant coughing some times, . But not always. ...Read more