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I am having pain right side back. am thinking kidney. more

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I am having pain right side back. am thinking kidney. more noticeable when pressure is applied to back, such as sitting in a chair or laying flat on back. Patient(###) ###-#### not noticeable when standing or moving . except when swinging golf club too far back. Pain about 5-6
JA: Have you had any recent injuries? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: no injuries. I noticed pain there when imbibing too much soda or alcohol. Have not had any for 1 week. Pain still there and not subsiding
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: gave you patient number. had kidney surgery 40 years ago. in file. Last checked at mayo, dr. said due to the damage caused by that surgery could not go after kidney stones. GP state could see no sign of stones, this of last physical. September. complained of this pain but it was not this prevalent.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

It sounds like a kidney stone

did you have a CAT scan or ultrasound?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

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