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Symtoms of pain in kidney area - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Kidney Conditions
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i have a question about a symptom
Doctor :   sure
User :   my lower back, i believe its my kidney area, gives me sharp pangs when i breathe in. im only 20. what could this be a symptom of?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since how long
User :   last night
Doctor :   do u have fever along this pain as of now?
User :   eh
User :   99.7
Doctor :   how severe is the pain
User :   not unbearable
Doctor :   it could be kidney stone
User :   im only 20 though
Doctor :   or infection of kidney
Doctor :   pyelonephritis
User :   how long until this gets really bad?
Doctor :   r u over weight?
User :   no
User :   about average
Doctor :   infection of kidney can occur anytime
User :   6'0 215
Doctor :   any age sorry
Doctor :   i mean
Doctor :   r u taking any medicine as of now

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