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Having flank pain early in the morning. What does it mean?

Having flank pain early in the morning. What does it mean?

Flank pain: This could be positional during sleep at night. Flank pain also warrants checking the kidney and other abdominal organs. ...Read more

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Mild flank pain for the past 2 months, it's only felt when I twist or move a certain way. Worse in the morning, no other symptoms. Does not radiate.

Mild flank pain for the past 2 months, it's only felt when I twist or move a certain way. Worse in the morning, no other symptoms. Does not radiate.

Morning flank pain: There are several muscles in that area that can tighten and hurt if they are out of shape. The psoas is in the groin area and goes up to the mid back, and the Obliques are across the mid to upper area. Yoga or similar stretches for these areas might help. Try it for a week. More serious problems would be unlikely to just hurt in the morning, but if nothing helps consider a check up. ...Read more

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2 days of bilateral flank pain that's off & on, smelly urine, and nausea. Should i go to the ER or wait till morning to get appt? Drink more water?

2 days of bilateral flank pain that's off & on, smelly urine, and nausea. Should i go to the ER or wait till morning to get appt? Drink more water?

See answer: Your symptoms are very suggestive of a uti/kidney infection (pyelonephritis) where usual symptoms are fever, chills, flank/back pain, nausea/vomiting, and possible associated bladder symptoms. If you are not running a fever >101, having severe vomiting, and able to push oral fluids (water) you can likely wait until am to get evaluated and treated which should not be deferred or delayed. ...Read more

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I am passing a kidney stone. Since this morning I have been nausea, vomited once, flank pain and frequent urination. ?

I am passing a kidney stone. Since this morning I have been nausea, vomited once, flank pain and frequent urination. ?

Typical symptoms: The symptoms you describe are typical when you pass a kidney stone. Make sure you are drinking plenty of fluids. See your doctor to ensure you do not have an infection and if you need any pain medication. ...Read more

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What is flank pain?

What is flank pain?

Back/side: It is pain in the back part of the body extending between the ribs and the ilium (bone that juts forward above the hip). ...Read more

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Why do I have flank pain?

Why do I have flank pain?

Multiple reasons: Could be kidney stone, muscle strain, hernia, bladder infection, colon infection. See your doctor. ...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