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How can you tell if it's from my kidneys or just plain lower back pain?

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Dr. Elie El-Charabaty
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: More symptoms

Usually back pain related to kidneys happen at rest and is continuous and is associated with other symptoms ( blood in urine, fever.
..) if you have any of these you should call your physician.

In brief: More symptoms

Usually back pain related to kidneys happen at rest and is continuous and is associated with other symptoms ( blood in urine, fever.
..) if you have any of these you should call your physician.
Dr. Elie El-Charabaty
Dr. Elie El-Charabaty
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Dr. Alexandre De Moura
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: More severe

Kidney type pain such as kidney stones is excruciating and incapacitating .
..Average low back pain is not as severe....But at times can mimick one another..See your internist to rule out kidney involvement , maybe a urology or nephrologist consult...If all is ok than see you orthopaedic spine specialist.

In brief: More severe

Kidney type pain such as kidney stones is excruciating and incapacitating .
..Average low back pain is not as severe....But at times can mimick one another..See your internist to rule out kidney involvement , maybe a urology or nephrologist consult...If all is ok than see you orthopaedic spine specialist.
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
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