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Kidney stones can cause thigh and leg pain

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery 41 years experience
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.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Dooley
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 36 years experience
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
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
Family Medicine 58 years experience
No it does not: Kidney stone does not cause pain down right or left leg.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
Radiology 30 years experience
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
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
Pathology 20 years experience
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
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
You do need to be seen ASAP by your urologist. You may have a lower urinary tract infection and some congestion in the pelvic region which could cause... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
No: Only way to tell the location of a stone is with a radiology study.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
Allergy and Immunology 54 years experience
Doubt: Sounds like pinch nerve in backin lumbosacral region ck it fast before worst.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shadia Constantine
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: Dear WHarris, yes, if you have had kidney stones in the past and this pain feels the same, then it would be better to have a doctor evaluation. Som... Read More
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