A 42-year-old female asked:
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Been to Er, to reg dr for flank pain. Ct showed 3 small kidney stones. I’ve thrown up twice. When I drink the pain is worse. Any idea why?

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Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
Urology Consult: 41y/o says, Been to Er, to reg dr for flank pain. Ct showed 3 small kidney stones. I've thrown up twice. When I drink the pain is worse. Any idea why? Signs are consistent with the Kidney Stones one already knows is there. best to see a Urology Consult for definitive management including additional evaluation and possible Diet changes depending on the kind of stones identified.
Answered on Oct 7, 2019

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