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If I experience flank pain, how should I treat it?
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Dr. John Stork
Anesthesiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
Flank pain can be from various things.
Could be muscle strain or ache, and benefit from rest, heat and ibuprofen. Less commonly could be sign of kidney infection, especially if accompanied by urinary symptoms, or possibly kidney stone. Renal pain is usually very severe, and often moves down into the groin.

In brief: Depends
Flank pain can be from various things.
Could be muscle strain or ache, and benefit from rest, heat and ibuprofen. Less commonly could be sign of kidney infection, especially if accompanied by urinary symptoms, or possibly kidney stone. Renal pain is usually very severe, and often moves down into the groin.
Dr. John Stork
Dr. John Stork
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Dr. William Nall
Sports Medicine
In brief: Flank pain
It depends on the cause of the flank pain.
It could be a kidney infection or a kidney stone so i would get evaluated first to find the cause so then you can treat it appropriately.

In brief: Flank pain
It depends on the cause of the flank pain.
It could be a kidney infection or a kidney stone so i would get evaluated first to find the cause so then you can treat it appropriately.
Dr. William Nall
Dr. William Nall
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