Sudden electric pain in back by kidney and left side cramps

Patient : Last night I started getting light cramping in lower left abdomen accompanied by sharp pains in lower back by my kidney. Felt like electric shocks. When I push in on my left side the pain subsides. This kept me up a lot of the night. it happens every hour or so. Then it goes away. The slight cramping remains in my left lower abdomen. What could this be
Symptoms:  Cramping in left lower abdomen along with sharp electric shock pains in my lower back by kidney, gas
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