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kidney stones can cause thigh and leg pain

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: A kidney stone can be very painful, but it should not affect your leg. You probably have something else going on. Check with your primary provider.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grant Linnell
24 years experience Radiology
treat the source: If you truly have leg pain from kidney stones, the proper treatment would be to get rid of the kidney stones.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Stones may not cause pain, but when they do it is in the back, side (flank), abdomen, groin, not in the legs.
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Dr. Terry Simpson
35 years experience General Surgery
Or back muscles: It may be your back muscles trying to protect you. Doubt it is kidney stones as they last longer and are debilitating. See your doctor.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Dooley
35 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Generally, pain from gallstones or kidney stones is very severe and episodic and would likely require a visit to an er; the pain you are describing ma ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not usually: Howevera kidney stone bloking the uretr, which lies in top of the psoas muscle, especially if ureter is inflammed by infection, can cause muscle irrit ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No it does not: Kidney stone does not cause pain down right or left leg.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
29 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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
Extra calcium: The body can only handle 600 milligrams of calcium at once. Extra calcium can build up in the bloodstream and, when excreted through kidneys in urine, ... Read More

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