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can a kidney stone cause itching

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
No: Itching would be an unusual symptom of kidney stones (nephrolithiasis). Certain kidney conditions can lead to itching (pruritis), but not kidney stone ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Itch.: I wouldn't think that being itchy would be suggestive of a kidney stone.

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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Stent: Sounds like you have a double j stent and the tail in the bladder is irritating you. Suggest call the urologist and they can take a look with a cystos ... Read More
Dr. Robert Sterling
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String Theory: Those things are very annoying. The less time one's in, the better. Did they tell you how long until they'll get rid of the stone and then take it out ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Woodard
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Needs evaluation: Those symptoms following kidney stone passage may be a warning sign of anatomical or even infectious complications and warrants urologic evaluation fa ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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More like infection: Kidney stones usually cause pain or no symptoms at all. Infection in the urethra (tube coming from bladder to outside) or vagina cause this type of d ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maziar Lalezary
13 years experience Ophthalmology
Medications?: What medications is he taking? This may be a reaction to medication.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Concerning.: A couple of things come to mind: there can be something obstructing or compressing the urethra. Sometimes medications can cause difficulty urinatin ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No sure But...: Itching is not part of kidney stones to my knowledge. But, besides allergic reaction possibly, there is a possibility of high phosphates and/or high p ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Itching all over is not normal, with or without kidney stones. Kidney stones are unlikely to be the cause. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience Urology
Maybe: Not directly but if you're taking pain medicine, you may be getting constipated.
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Yes: It can occasionally but if it continues consider seeing a doctor to make sure there is not an infection.

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