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Is there a way to tell the difference between muscle pain and kidney pain in your back?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Physical xam/labs

See an ortho or a urologist.
Renal pain is in he flank right or left or both, not in the midline. A urologist visit and labs may b the b the best place 2 start. Or flip a coin. U need 1 or the other 2 get a dx.

In brief: Physical xam/labs

See an ortho or a urologist.
Renal pain is in he flank right or left or both, not in the midline. A urologist visit and labs may b the b the best place 2 start. Or flip a coin. U need 1 or the other 2 get a dx.
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