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I have had back pain and right under my left side of my rib. Is this a kidney infection?

hi, i have had back pain for the past 2-3 days now. i put a fluffy pillow under my back where it hurt, and layed down for a while. when i got up it felt a lot better, but not completly gone. and when i was laying down and i raised my stomach up high, i got a pain right under my left side of my rib. is this a kidney infection do you think?
Asked On : Fri, 11 Jun 2010
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THanks for the query
No it cannot be your kidneys, kidneys come way lower to your ribs.
It still sounds like a musculoskeletal pain.
Take tab hifenac P twice daily for 5 days after food, if it doesn come down meet a physician

Have a healthy life
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