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How can kidney pain be distinguished from other types of pain?

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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
4 doctors agree

In brief: See below

Most commonly kidney pain occurs in the loin area ie your back , at the sides of the spine, around the lower part of your rib cage.
Again pain occurs most commonly from either a stone/stones or infection. The pain may travel down the front of the abdomen. A medical examination is required to distinguish it from other causes of pain.

In brief: See below

Most commonly kidney pain occurs in the loin area ie your back , at the sides of the spine, around the lower part of your rib cage.
Again pain occurs most commonly from either a stone/stones or infection. The pain may travel down the front of the abdomen. A medical examination is required to distinguish it from other causes of pain.
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
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Dr. Reem Raafat
Pediatrics - Nephrology & Dialysis
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Flank pain

Typically kidney pain is located in the flank area, pain can radiate to the groin area.
Can have associated urinary symptoms.

In brief: Flank pain

Typically kidney pain is located in the flank area, pain can radiate to the groin area.
Can have associated urinary symptoms.
Dr. Reem Raafat
Dr. Reem Raafat
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