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What is kidney pain? How do yo identify it?

When I go to my pelvic health specialist, in the beginning questions (about pain, intercourse, urination, menstruation, etc.) they ask me if I have any kidney pain, and I always say no, because I don't know what kidney pain is supposed to feel like.  I mean, I get back pain, but back pain is such a general thing, so I just don't understand what makes a pain specific to the kidneys.

Anyone care to explain?
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Hi there!

Kidney pain is typically described as a dull or occasionally sharp pain felt at the back towards the sides, approximately at the level of the waist.
Hope this information helps.

Take care!
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