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can kidney stones cause abdomen to swell

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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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Abdominal pain: Abdominal pain can be tricky. It can be kidney stones or constipation or other conditions .Severe pain needs to be evaluated by your pcp or urgent car ... Read More
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Pain syndrome: Your pain pattern is not typical of kidney stones. Kidney stone pain is typically flank and not mid back nor mid abdomen. This appears to be something ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Siefer
47 years experience Urology
Bladder dysfunction: Low back herniated disks can cause pressure on the nerves to the bladder and cause many different voiding problems from urgency to retention.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leto Quarles
22 years experience Family Medicine
Absolutely!: If you are having severe flank pain, get checked by a doctor right away! kidney stones can be very painful, and require medical evaluation and treatme ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Possibly.: They're more likely to cause pain in the back but they might cause belly pain depending where they might be.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ben Pradhan
22 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
X-ray and/or MRI: If the pain is severe and chronic (more than 6 weeks duration), then an x-ray and subsequently possibly an MRI is what a spine specialist would normal ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Kidney stone: The same issue with regard to a kidney stone they may present this way. But so do other causes. The appendix is on the right side. So I would go vis ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience Radiology
No Leg swelling: But flank pain is common with kidney stones. Please see a doctor as soon as possible to diagnose your problems, since leg swelling can be due to a ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Many things : There are other organs how long the flank the size of kidney including on the left side the spleen on both sides the colon, you have a liver there, th ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Doubtful: A stone in the bladder that is not obstructing the bladder outflow should not be causing you obvious symptoms. I assume your urination is normal?

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