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Does diabetes cause kidney pain?

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
2 doctors agree

In brief: Usually not

Always try to distinguish between "kidney" pain and back pain.
The kidney lies behind lots of back muscles that are usually more likely to cause pain than the kidneys themselves. Of course problems like kidney stones could cause kidney pain but diabetes is not know to be a cause of kidney pain despite its ability to cause kidney disease.

In brief: Usually not

Always try to distinguish between "kidney" pain and back pain.
The kidney lies behind lots of back muscles that are usually more likely to cause pain than the kidneys themselves. Of course problems like kidney stones could cause kidney pain but diabetes is not know to be a cause of kidney pain despite its ability to cause kidney disease.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: No

Look for other causes!

In brief: No

Look for other causes!
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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