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Why do I have flank pain near the area of kidneys when touching?

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i have flank pain near kidney areas when i touch that. can u tell me the cause
Posted Sat, 29 Sep 2012 in Abdominal Pain
Answered by Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta 19 minutes later
Thanks for the query.
Before answering your question I need certain informations so that I am in a better position to reply.
Since when you are having this problem?
You get this pain on touching only or otherwise also?
Any symptoms like fever,chills,nausea,vomiting,frequent urination,burning during urination present?
Any other specific symptom you want to mention?
Have you got any investigation done for this?
Has this happened to you for the first time or it has occured earlier also?
Are you suffering from any hypertension or diabetes?
Do you consume alcohol?
Since when you are having fatty liver?
Any other medicines being used by you besides Ayurvedic medicines you mentioned ?
Awaiting your reply.
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Follow-up: Why do I have flank pain near the area of kidneys when touching? 23 hours later
respected sir,
i am having this problem since last week.
its pain when touching only and sometimes after having food or back movement.
no other symptoms you have mentioned
i have done following test in july
hb-102% sgpt was high 169. creatinine was 1.02(0.7 to 1.4)
ldl was high
my bp is 128/86
i don't consume alcohol. . fatty liver is since january.
i am taking only ayurvedic medicine since july.
waiting for your reply
Answered by Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta 7 hours later
Although the most important cause for high SGPT and fatty liver is alcohol but there are other reasons like obesity,use of steroids or different types of herbal medicines,high cholesterol or triglycerides,loosing weight too fast,insulin resistance,diabetes,hereditary conditions etc.

Depending on the true cause of having the fatty liver,
removing the cause completely will help the liver cells
IF this is caused by weight gain or
is best that he follow a diet that the doctor would give
Eat fresh fruits and vegetables (washed before eatting)
Remove skins from XXXXXXX or chicken before eatting
Eat lean cuts of meat Or still better to avoid it.
Go back to the basic foods...things that are not
prepackaged, have alot of perservatives and salt. 
Go back to good oils like Olive oil.
Try lowering the amount of sugar in the diet.
do regular exercises and reduce weight if high.
Take plenty of water.
Stop taking all Ayurvedic medicines.
Do it for 6 weeks and repeat your tests.Most likely you should be all right.
If however,you don't find any change consult a Gastroenterologist for the management.
I hope to have answered your query however you may revert to me for any further query.

Best of luck

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Follow-up: Why do I have flank pain near the area of kidneys when touching? 20 hours later
thanks a lot doctor,I will certainly follow you advice.
Answered by Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta 56 minutes later
You are most welcome to ask any query any time.
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