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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   please proceed with your medical query
User :   I have been having pain off and on. It's mainly located on my left side between my ribs and my hip bone. What could that be?
Doctor :   I am Dr.... here
Doctor :   could you describe the pain in detail?
User :   well, it's not unbearable. rather an achy? pain
User :   i don't know what caused it or what caused it to disappear
Doctor :   does the pain radiate to back or upper stomach?
Doctor :   when is the pain worse?
User :   not to upper stomach. i have pain in my lower back at the same time. it's worse when i walk i think
Doctor :   do you have pain or discomfort during micturition?
User :   and that is??
Doctor :   is there burning sensation while passing urine?
User :   no
Doctor :   do you have nausea associated?
Doctor :   left flank pain could be related to kidney
Doctor :   and should be further investigated with urine test and renal scan
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