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How can you tell the difference between backpain and kidney pain?
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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
3 doctors agree
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It can be difficult to distinguish between the two you need a medical examination and maybe some tests.

In brief: See below
It can be difficult to distinguish between the two you need a medical examination and maybe some tests.
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
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Dr. Alexandre De Moura
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Different
Kidney pain is usually extremely sharp.
Back pain is usually more global. The kidney pain is usually more localized and usually behind under the rib cage . However at times they can mimic one another. You truly need to be seen by your doctor and get a good physical examination.

In brief: Different
Kidney pain is usually extremely sharp.
Back pain is usually more global. The kidney pain is usually more localized and usually behind under the rib cage . However at times they can mimic one another. You truly need to be seen by your doctor and get a good physical examination.
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
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