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Causes of Kidney Pain With Symptoms (5 Cards)

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Which other conditions can cause pain in the flanks?
1. Increased muscle tension or muscle strain can cause pain that is - unlike in kidney disorders - aggravated by the body movements.

2. Contusion is tender to touch and associated with a bruise.

3. Serratus anterior muscle strain causes pain on the either side of the chest in the armpit line. The pain is - unlike in kidney disorders - aggravated by deep inhalation and forward arm movements.

4. Pleurisy can cause pain that is - unlike in kidney disorders - aggravated by deep inhalation. Pleurisy is often associated with pneumonia with fever and coughing up mucus.

5. Herniated disc in the lumbar spine can cause pain in the lower back, over the buttock and back side of the thigh, usually on one side. Pain is aggravated by sitting and relieved by walking.

6. Trapped wind can cause constant upper left or right abdominal pain that can radiate to the back. Upper abdomen can be tender to touch.

7. Gallstones can cause attacks of upper right abdominal pain that can travel around into the middle right back.

8. Hepatitis can cause pain in the upper right abdomen and middle right back.

9. Adhesions that can develop after abdominal surgery or in endometriosis can cause pains in the abdomen and lower and middle back, and nausea.

10. Shingles can cause burning pain followed by an itchy rash that travels horizontally from the spine across  the back toward the abdomen.

11. Ankylosing spondylitis can cause pain over the spine, mainly in the lower back.
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Author: richtree
Main topic: Health and Safety
Topic: Health & Fitness
Published: 15.09.2016
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