If the pain you feel is coming from your kidneys, it could be a sign of a kidney problem. Some problems that can cause kidney pain include:
- Urinary tract infection (UTI)
- Kidney infection
- Polycystic kidney disease (PKD)
- Blood clots in your kidney(s)
- Bleeding in your kidney(s)
If you are having pain in your middle to upper back or sides, contact your health care provider.