Lower left back pain is unlikely to be kidney pain. Kidney pain can be on the left or the right side of the back but is often higher in the back, while lower back pain with no other symptoms is likely to be muscular pain... More »

The kidneys are located against the lower abdomen's back muscles, so diseases affecting the kidney may present as a sharp lower back pain that occurs between the buttocks and the lowest rib, according to MedicineNet. Dep... More »

There are numerous reasons for pain to develop in the lower back around the kidneys, including sprains and strains, infections, sciatica, and herniated discs, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders... More »

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Lower back pain is considered an emergency if it is accompanied by groin and buttock numbness or if the pain was caused by an accident, says PainScience.com. Lower back pain should be checked by a doctor if it has lasted... More »

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Lower back pain and kidney pain are classic symptoms of kidney infection, including the serious kidney infection known as pyelonephritis, according to WebMD. Other symptoms experienced with pyelonephritis include fever o... More »

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Lower back pain is a possible symptom of back muscle strain, a lumbar herniated disk, degenerative disk disease and isthmic spondylolisthesis, which are diseases that commonly affect people age 30 to 60 years old, report... More »

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According to WebMD, lower back pain is usually caused by injury, osteoarthritis or pressure on a nerve root. Back pain is one of the most frequent reasons people visit a pain specialist. More »

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