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A 45-year-old member asked:

What does passing a kidney stone feel like in women?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Very painful: Passing stone through the ureter causes an intense colicky pain in both men and women. Some women have commented that the pain of passing kidney stone was worse than labor pains.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

What does passing a kidney stone feel like for a woman?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 48 years experience
Painful: Pretty much what a man feels. Severe pain in the flanks often radiating (extending) down towards the groin.
A 36-year-old member asked:

What exactly does it feel like to pass a kidney stone?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Severe flank pain: Lucky if only moderately painful, sharp, stabbing & can be continuous, can be agonizing. Women who have given birth & had kidney stones report that kidney stone pain is worse. Pain can radiate round from back & into groin.
A female asked:

What does it feel like when you pass a kidney stone?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Jakavick
38 years experience
Passing kidney stone: Relief, up until that point they can be very 'uncomfortable'.
A 41-year-old member asked:

What can I expect when passing a kidney stone?

2 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 28 years experience
Pain: The most frequent complaints of passing a kidney stone include pain, blood in the urine, and poor appetite. If the urine is infected as well, it can also include fevers and chills.
A 57-year-old member asked:

What are symptoms of passing a kidney stone?

2 doctor answers10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Flank pain: Usually flank pain on one side, blood in the urine, and occasionally some nausea and difficulty peeing. People who have never had a kidney stone should get checked out by their doctor to make sure the diagnosis is correct. People who have these regularly usually recognize them and know what to do. Anyone with fevers, extreme pain, or symptoms that last longer than a day or two should see a doc.
Last updated Nov 4, 2020
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