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My brother punched me near aorta. Is that close to my kidneys?
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Dr. James Cain
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Yes
The aorta starts at your heart, runs down your middle right between your kidneys and ends around your umbilicus (belly button).

In brief: Yes
The aorta starts at your heart, runs down your middle right between your kidneys and ends around your umbilicus (belly button).
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