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21 Jan 2004

pain in right side/flank
I'm a 30-year-old female and I've a pain in my right side/flank which sometimes radiates down into my groin and right leg since October last year. The pain comes and goes but I can't seem to find any pattern.... the only thing I've noticed is that it's often worse at night. Sometimes it's just a dull ache and other times I get these sharp "jabbing pains".
I'm really tired of putting up with this.... any ideas doctor?
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cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Jemima, it might be due to an ovarian (cysts, ovulation), bladder (infection), appendix (infection), kidney (infection, stones) or intestinal (infection, IBS) problem. The problem is that I can’t really narrow it down from this side of the screen, so the best would be to see your doctor about it. Good luck.
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