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After having a kidney stone pass yesterday I woke up today with body aches everywhere and with chills. Is this normal?

After having a kidney stone pass yesterday I woke up today with body aches everywhere and with chills. Is this normal?

Kidney infection: Your passed kidney stone may have left a buddy behind that's causing obstruction or blockage of ureter or even kidney infection. Once stone passes, there should be complete relief. Because you're now complaining of symptoms of infection, best to go see your Family Doc or Urologist for further evaluation. Good luck! It's amazing that something so little could cause so much grief & pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Giannini
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Body Aches (Definition)

Muscle pain is most frequently related to tension, overuse, or muscle injury from exercise or physically-demanding work. In these situations, the pain tends to involve specific muscles and starts during or just after the activity. It is usually obvious which activity is causing the pain. Muscle pain also can be a sign of conditions affecting your whole body, like some infections (including the flu) and disorders that affect connective tissues throughout the ...Read more


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What would cause a dull ache upper left side had a kidney stone blasted month ago and no other symptoms, no nausea peeing fine? Why 3 days now?

What would cause a dull ache upper left side had a kidney stone blasted month ago and no other symptoms, no nausea peeing fine? Why 3 days now?

Kidney stone: You may be passing a stone fragment from the eswl done a month ago. You can pass stone fragments for several months. See the urologist who performed the procedure, he may do x-rays. ...Read more

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Mild ache in middle back on right side. I's this likely to be kidney stone if person is 16 years old ?

Mild ache in middle back on right side. I's this likely to be kidney stone if person is 16 years old ?

Pain: Kidney stone is possible. I have seen them in 12 year olds. However kidney stone pain is usually severe. Women will describe that they would rather have a baby. Still could be though. Kidney infection, bowel , stomach, pneumonia, or simple back pain possible. ...Read more

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After passing a kidney stone can your testicals still be sore?

After passing a kidney stone can your testicals still be sore?

Stousuane: Usually one or the other on the side of the stone when its low in the ureter. ...Read more

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When a women passes a kidney stone does it make your private part sore?

When a women passes a kidney stone does it make your private part sore?

Could do: Fair sizeed kidney stone can certainly sctratch your urethra when passed coincident with urination. Should settle down rapidly. Symptoms can often be relieved by a warm sitz path. Hope you have had a kidney stone work up, avoid dehydration, drink lots of water on a daily basis & reduce salt in your diet. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a dull ache in my right side, under my rib cage. Could it be kidney stones?

I have a dull ache in my right side, under my rib cage. Could it be kidney stones?

Yes, but.....: Some kidney stone pain will occur under the rib cage, but kidney stones more often will cause upper back pain. Right sided pain in the front of the body, just under the rib cage can be caused by, but not limited to gallbladder, liver, colon or appendix issues. Further medical evaluation would be needed to determine the cause of your dull ache. ...Read more

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Kidney stones passing a few weeks ago. Today, bladder hurting a little bit and sore during sex. Whats happening?

Kidney stones passing a few weeks ago. Today, bladder hurting a little bit and sore during sex. Whats happening?

Hard to say: Your new symptoms may not be related to your recent bout of kidney stones. See your doc today to see what's up. It would be unfair indeed to get a bladder infection a few weeks after a kidney stone, but fairness isn't a requirement for disease! You also might have a gynecologic problem. Persistent stones are also possible. See your doc and get the true answer and the treatment you need. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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Kidney Stones (Definition)

Seriously- renal stones are the result of postive and negatively charged particles in urine binding together and precipitating as solids- most frequently as calcium- oxalate. This happens most often when the urine is concentrated- ie when you are dehydrated. And trying to pass these stones from the kidney to the bladder is incredibly painful. ...Read more


Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more