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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Depends on site: If the stone is in the ureter (kidney to bladder tube), there is something call "peristalsis", which helps move things along. That would mean a period ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chadi Zeinati
16 years experience Interventional Radiology
Location dependent: Dependent on the location of the stone. Stone inside the kidney are usually asymptomatic unless they move. In the proximal ureter the usually case bac ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
See : A urologist if you think you have renal stones. Acute pain evaluation/treatment can also be obtained in acute care centers.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
REMOVE stone, meds: Obviously when the kidney stone passes the pain will resolve. If the kidney stone is too large (>4mm) it is unlikely to pass on its own and referral ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
21 years experience Radiology
Labor pains: Kidney stone pain has been equated with labor pain on many occasions.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Strumeyer
32 years experience Urology
Varies: It can take for days to weeks to never. All depends on size of stone, how much fluid is taken in, it there is any inflammation that may hold the sto ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Porch
39 years experience General Practice
No: Normally, if you have a stone on the right, it will always hurt on the right side. It is possible that you might be passing a very small stone on the ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Fluids: kidney stones are painful. You can drink fluids to increase you urine volume. Try water. Don't increase fluids by drinking more soda or high fructo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Need specific...: To me, the question is not specific for answering to the point. Generally, the stone-related pain is caused by local tissue irritation and blockage of ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Assuming: You have an obstructing stone your pain may have resolved by a phenomenon called forniceal rupture. In essence, the pressure from obstruction can caus ... Read More

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