A 26-year-old member asked:
can kidney stones still in the kidney cause pain?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Moez Khorsandi answered
26 years experience Urology
Yes: Kidney stones induce pain by causing obstruction. Even if the stone is small and but still in the kidney, it can still obstruct the flow of urine out the kidney and cause significant flank pain. The pain can also be intermittent as the stone moves around and shifts within the kidney.
Answered on Aug 18, 2019
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