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What causes burning pain in right flank area the day after drinking alcohol?

What causes burning pain in right flank area the day after drinking alcohol?

Possibly Liver: Your liver is on the right side and alcohol is toxic to the liver. Please discuss this further with your doctor. ...Read more

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Extreme intense pain in right flank area comes and goes, never felt before. It's a sharp pain up down right side of back. Sounds like a Kidney stone?

Extreme intense pain in right flank area comes and goes, never felt before. It's a sharp pain up down right side of back. Sounds like a Kidney stone?

Right flank pain: It is a possibility . Other possibilities are diverticulitis, Adnexitis or even appendicitis . I would suggest that you have it checked You probably will need a pelvic ultrasound or CT scan , urine test and blood test. ...Read more

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History of 12 kidney stones severe dehydration now having burning stabbing pain in right flank area below rib cage into back area plz help?

History of 12 kidney stones severe dehydration now having burning stabbing pain in right flank area below rib cage into back area plz help?

Get CT: With your history of 12 stones & lithotripsy,the pain in your rt.flank is very likely another stone.Hopefully you have had a metabolic workup including serum sodium,potassium,chloride,bicarbonate,creatinine,calcium,uric acid & phosphorus;urine pH.Also 24Hr.urine for volume,calcium,sodium,citrate,oxalate &uric acid.Meanwhile,for your pain,please call your urologist.I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Pain on right side flank area comes around to rib cage.. Pain since 2009.What could this possibly be? Worsens at night .

Pain on right side flank area comes around to rib cage.. Pain since 2009.What could this possibly be? Worsens at night .

Neuropathy: Pain that's persistent, localized, and follows a one-sided dermatome is likely neurologic in origin. See your doctor for referral to a neurologist if that evaluation has not yet been done. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have sharp pain in right flank/ rib/ liver area 1 week post op laparoscopic salpingectomy? The pain also radiates to my right neck.

Is it normal to have sharp pain in right flank/ rib/ liver area 1 week post op laparoscopic salpingectomy? The pain also radiates to my right neck.

Call the surgeon: This could be normal post surgical pain, but it also could be sign of an infection or some other surgical complication. Please follow up with whoever did the procedure. ...Read more

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Pain on right side flank and groin area. Started urinating pink today. I passed a kidney stone 2 years ago could it be another one passing?

Pain on right side flank and groin area. Started urinating pink today. I passed a kidney stone 2 years ago could it be another one passing?

Very likely: The onset of flank pain with radiation to groin area along with some blood in the urine is likely a stone but infection can cause similar symptoms. Best to see urologist to get testing to confirm diagnosis and appropriate follow up ...Read more