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A 38-year-old member asked:

what is the difference in pain intensity between liver damage and kidney stones?

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Dr. Neil Halin
Radiology 39 years experience
Considerable: Kidney stones can cause significant pain as they either block (obstruct) the urine flow and cause pressure to build up, or simply by moving down the ureter (they are often very sharp). On the other hand, "liver damage" (and i don't know what you mean by that) should not cause any pain. Gallstones might cause pain in your right upper quadrant but this is not liver damage.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

What could explain the difference in pain intensity, eg between liver damage or kidney stones?

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Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 30 years experience
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