Can kidney cysts cause flank pain?

Not usually. Cysts vary in their causes, but most do not cause symptoms unless they become infected, blocked, or very enlarged.

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Can kidney cysts cause rather bad flank pain?

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. Read more...

Left flank pain when I cough. Have a kidney cyst on that side (benign) that has been growing (currently about 1"). Could that be the cause?

Kidney cyst. It is very rare for kidney cyst to cause pain especially with coughing, sneezing. Large cysts can cause discomfort or pain. Your pain seems muscle related. Read more...
Possible. Could be symptomatic cyst or pylonephritis or renal stone or muscular strain. Get evaluation. Read more...

Right flank pain. Ct w contrast about 2 weeks ago revealed growth of a cyst on the l kidney. R kidney was ok I guess. What could this pain be?

Lots benign. Flank pain can be from many things including, dehydration, infection, kidney stone, stress, muscular strains, bruise or trauma, sciatica and nerve impingement or bulging disc, gas, constipation, reflux, etc... With a negative ct scan on that sign recently, there shouldn't be concern for cancer. Read more...
See below. The pain in the right flank unlikely to be related to the kidneys or cyst. Also no stones were detected.If you have a history of stones , may be you passsed the stone. Read more...

Adolescent. Lower right chronic flank pain for 3 years. Hematuria daily. History of kidney stones. Clean scans minus an ovarian cyst.

Get checked,,, There could be several reasons for this. It could be from many bouts of infection or it could be from stones or it can be a defect in the ureter-bladder valve causing chronic reflux. It's best to go to your doctor and get more tests like an intravenous pyelogram to scan the urinary tract and a urinalysis to check the urine due to the blood and stones. Best of luck. Read more...