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For past 4 years i've been getting random, sharp electrical stabbing shocks around kidney area- is this very serious?

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Dr. Lali Sekhon
Neurosurgery

In brief: Don't know

Can't tell. See your pcp.
You probably need labs, urine analysis and maybe an ultrasound.

In brief: Don't know

Can't tell. See your pcp.
You probably need labs, urine analysis and maybe an ultrasound.
Dr. Lali Sekhon
Dr. Lali Sekhon
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Dr. Michael Amster
Pediatrics

In brief: It could be

Obviously this is a big "it depends" type question.
A sharp colicky pain around the kidneys is very often renal stones, but could be related to other things like a nerve or spinal issue, a cystic structure, or other pathology. A thorough exam and history plus urinalysis is a good start to evaluate this issue.

In brief: It could be

Obviously this is a big "it depends" type question.
A sharp colicky pain around the kidneys is very often renal stones, but could be related to other things like a nerve or spinal issue, a cystic structure, or other pathology. A thorough exam and history plus urinalysis is a good start to evaluate this issue.
Dr. Michael Amster
Dr. Michael Amster
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