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How can you tell the difference between kidney pain and flank pain?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: You can't

The kidneys are partly in the flanks so you can't tell just by how it feels.
It depends on your other symptoms whether it's from your kidneys or its muscular.

In brief: You can't

The kidneys are partly in the flanks so you can't tell just by how it feels.
It depends on your other symptoms whether it's from your kidneys or its muscular.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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