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I have been experiencing pain on and off. Sometimes it occurs in my lower right back, sometimes on the right side where I would put my hands on my hips, sometimes even on the front right side. It is not excruciating pain, but it is enough for me to realize that something is different with my body. I can deal with it, but I am very worried that it might be something that can lead to worse symptoms if left untreated. I went to my pediatrician (Im 20) and she didn't really do much except test for a UTI which came out negative. I asked my mom to change doctors for me because I feel as if the pediatrician just dismissed it as being general pain that will go away. I have been told that if it was appendix related, I would be in extreme discomfort. What can this be? I have been urinating more frequently, but it is not burning and it is actually very colorless. My bowel movements have been pretty regular as well, although I have been experiencing a lot of gas. Should I see another docto


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replied May 25th, 2011
Kidney Conditions Answer A23378
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

The description of the pain appears to be due to musculoskeletal causes.

You might consider to take NSAIDs like Ibuprofen to relieve the pain for a few days.

In case the symptoms do not subside, then tests including a abdominal ultrasound can be done.

You might consult a gastroenterologist, for specific advice.


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