Pain on side of abdomen

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer is the eighth most common cancer in adults in the UK.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Painless blood in urine
  • Lower back pain
  • Pain on side of abdomen
  • Loss of appetite
  • Excessive sweating at night

More information on Kidney Cancer is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Pyelonephritis

A kidney infection is a painful and unpleasant illness that usually happens when bacteria travel up from your bladder into one or both of your kidneys.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Passing more urine than usual
  • Unusually tired
  • Pain when passing urine
  • High temperature
  • Lower back pain

More information on Pyelonephritis is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.