6 doctors weighed in:

Can kidney cysts cause rather bad flank pain?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. PIUS KURIAN
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
5 doctors agree

In brief: Not usually

The instances cysts causes pain are if the cysts expands rapidly as a result of bleeding into the cysts, infection , or rupture.
Rarely the cysts can become large enough to press on surrounding structures including nerves and cause pain. Most cysts are benign and small and does not cause pain.

In brief: Not usually

The instances cysts causes pain are if the cysts expands rapidly as a result of bleeding into the cysts, infection , or rupture.
Rarely the cysts can become large enough to press on surrounding structures including nerves and cause pain. Most cysts are benign and small and does not cause pain.
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Adam Smith
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
15 years in practice
438K people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available