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Why does the right flank hurt?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology

In brief: Several things.

In women, ovaries might be naturally large, or they might be enlarged because of ovarian cysts, or conditions like polycystic ovaries, or ovarian cancer.
It can also be appendicitis in women and men if right sided, lower abdominal pain, with fever and high white count. If this is the case, a visit to your doctor, or hospital is imperative. It also can be injury, or hip pain.

In brief: Several things.

In women, ovaries might be naturally large, or they might be enlarged because of ovarian cysts, or conditions like polycystic ovaries, or ovarian cancer.
It can also be appendicitis in women and men if right sided, lower abdominal pain, with fever and high white count. If this is the case, a visit to your doctor, or hospital is imperative. It also can be injury, or hip pain.
Dr. Joseph Woods
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