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Chronic lower left back pain. Sudden onset of pain in confide area below the ribs and left of spine. Could this be kidney related?

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Kidney pain from infection or stones can cause pain at the lower edge of the rib cage in the back

In brief: Yes

Kidney pain from infection or stones can cause pain at the lower edge of the rib cage in the back
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Dr. Susan Arnoult
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Dr. Lois Copeland
Internal Medicine

In brief: Nephrolithiasis

It is possible that a stone has formed in the left kidney and is traversing the ureter, causing pain in the left lower chest/back.
An examination and urinalysis are indicated.

In brief: Nephrolithiasis

It is possible that a stone has formed in the left kidney and is traversing the ureter, causing pain in the left lower chest/back.
An examination and urinalysis are indicated.
Dr. Lois Copeland
Dr. Lois Copeland
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