Kidney pain is a situation whereby a person feels constant discomfort in his or her kidney. When this discomfort starts off, you may even perceive it to be a normal back pain but there are certain symptoms to look out for in order to ascertain if it's due to kidney issues or simply pain in the back that would go away after sometime.
In this article in line with a publication on Cleveland Clinic, we are going to have a look at what pain in the kidney feels like and the common symptoms to look out for. Like I stated in the beginning of this article, people feel kidney pain and discard it as normal back pain when it's much serious and require attention from a medical personnel. So I'd encourage every one to read and take the information contained in this piece seriously.
What Does Kidney Pain Feel Like?
Kidney pain is a constant dull pain or ache in your back that often gets felt the most on the sides of the back or in some cases close to the bellybutton. Some people even feel this pain downward to their groin area in some cases. There are certain signs that could point to kidney related issues you should look out for alongside this kidney pain;
1. A constant dull ache in the back that doesn't go away even after taking pain relief medications.
2. Pain in your sides under the ribcage or in the lower abdomen.
3. Severe pain that comes in waves meaning the pain comes and go with each episode being very painful.
4. Pain that spreads to the groin area
5. Kidney pain is often accompanied by nausea or vomiting especially if the pain is due to stones forming in the kidneys. So you need to watch out for these symptoms and if you notice them alongside the unending back pain, rush to a doctor for proper examination.
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