I’m having some pain on each side of my hips ( back). If I do much activity during the day, at night it is so painful. Even when I cough, I can hardly stand it. Could this be a symptom of a kidney problem?

Pain is a very unusual symptom for kidney disease.  Pain can be present with kidney stones, infection or blockage of the kidneys, but this is very unusual.  I recommend that you see your physician and be examined.  It is much more likely that pain is coming from the spine, muscles or nerves in the back.

 

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