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Doctor insights on: Inguinal Hernias Causing Kidney Stones

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What is the treatment for severe groin pain while walking generated by a hip joint (not a hernia, not kidney stone)?

What is the treatment for severe groin pain while walking generated by a hip joint (not a hernia, not kidney stone)?

Rest and ibuprofen: If there is no history of trauma or other concerning symptoms such as fever or leg numbness I would recommend a course of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen or naproxen. You could also rest the extremity by keeping off of it. ...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


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Having pain in groin area and around testicles after stretching out groin for martial arts. Went to E.R did MRI and urine test. No hernia visible but blood in urine. Diagnosed with kidney stones. Been 3 weeks still hurting in groin.

Having pain in groin area and around testicles after stretching out groin for martial arts. Went to E.R did MRI and urine test. No hernia visible but blood in urine. Diagnosed with kidney stones. Been 3 weeks still hurting in groin.

Not convinced : MRI of whatever doesn't usually see kidney stones unless large. If MRI was for muscles or hernia ok. CT for kidney stones. Also the CT would help evaluate the kidney for trauma. See a doctor sooner than later ...Read more

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What can cause right side pain. By groin area. Blood pressure was high also. Appendix removed already. Ct scan normal. No kidney stone. Or hernia?

What can cause right side pain. By groin area. Blood pressure was high also. Appendix removed already. Ct scan normal. No kidney stone. Or hernia?

Many causes: Right sided groin pain can result from many conditions, including bone/joint problems, other intestinal problems (besides the appendix), like diverticulitis, genitourinary (reproductive and urinary tracts) like epidymitis (inflammation of structures surrounding the testicle), or bruising to the muscle/tendons. Each of these need further evaluation by your physician. ...Read more

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I have a 1cm hiatal hernia and it is casing me a ton of pain also my sides hurt due to kidney stones..shld I go to the hospital?

I have a 1cm hiatal hernia and it is casing me a ton of pain also my sides hurt due to kidney stones..shld I go to the hospital?

Depends on the pain: The ED cannot do much for the hiatal hernia other than treat any heartburn pain - probably a GI cocktail to neutralize the acid. The Kidney stones are probably your bigger concern. Some people with kidney stones need to be treated as an inpatient with IV pain meds. Often kidney stones are treated consevatively for up to 72 hours with forced fluid intake and oral pain meds. Go to ED if pain severe. ...Read more

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L teste pain radiates to llq. Had CT r/o kidney stones. Would that have seen a hernia if i had one? Or would i need a different test?

L teste pain radiates to llq. Had CT r/o kidney stones. Would that have seen a hernia if i had one? Or would i need a different test?

Maybe: There are several things that can cause testicular pain, other than hernias. The ct may not have been shot low enough in the pelvis to show an inguinal hernia. With your other symptoms, it would be best for you to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have pcos, a large hiatus hernia, keep getting utis & kidney stones. I feel like the doctors think i'm annoying them. I go at least once a fortnight?

I have pcos, a large hiatus hernia, keep getting utis & kidney stones. I feel like the doctors think i'm annoying them. I go at least once a fortnight?

My sympathies: Problems with kidney stones and utis should be both treatable and further stones and utis preventable. Hiatal hernia and pcos should both respond to medical therapy. Hopefully your primary care dr. Is part of a group so you can receive comprehensive care. However, your doctors should not feel annoyed if you have genuine problems requiring treatment. ...Read more

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Can a suck kidney stone cause groin pain?

Can a suck kidney stone cause groin pain?

Yes: Obstructing stones can refer pain to the groin. ...Read more

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Can a kidney stone cause groin pain months before passing?

Not likely.: Kidney stones may indeed be present for months before passing and may produce intermittent pain which is usually felt in the flank when the stone is retained in the kidney or in the anterior abdomen when the stone is retained in the bladder. Stones in the ureter cause pain which radiates into the groin but stones don't hang out there forever. Search for another cause of your pain. ...Read more

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Can 2cm kidney stone cause erectile dysfunction and groin pain on that same side?

Can 2cm kidney stone cause erectile dysfunction and groin pain on that same side?

Here are some ...: A 2-cm kidney stone with no symptom would not affect your ability to erect penis for sex. However, its potentially related events such as severe pain, sepsis, use of pain medications, etc. will temporarily affect erection to a degree. That is naturally expected in life. Remember: Life is a changing, adjusting process of constant struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty for survival. ...Read more

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I am having an 5mm kidney stone(right side), my right leg is paining much and also some mild pain in my groin also.Can kidney stones cause leg pain?

I am having an 5mm kidney stone(right side), my right leg is paining much and also some mild pain in my groin also.Can kidney stones cause leg pain?

No: A kidney stone can be very painful, but it should not affect your leg. You probably have something else going on. Check with your primary provider. ...Read more

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How can I treat groin pain related to kidney stones?

How can I treat groin pain related to kidney stones?

treat the source: If you truly have groin pain from kidney stones, the proper treatment would be to get rid of the kidney stones. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with a 2mm kidney stone 3 days ago, im currently having intense pain in my waist groin area what could that mean?

I was diagnosed with a 2mm kidney stone 3 days ago, im currently having intense pain in my waist groin area what could that mean?

Kidney Stone: The stone is moving down the urinary tract towards the bladder. Some stone will get stuck at the junction of the urethra and the bladder. It is important to hydrate and follow with your physician if the pain continues in the same place. The stone should continue to move and pass out with your urine. ...Read more

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If you have many large kidney stones could you have pain radiating down from your hip and groin?

If you have many large kidney stones could you have pain radiating down from your hip and groin?

Yes: Typically stones cause symtoms when they move so smaller ones are more liely to cause sx, but"large" is relative term and obstruction or infection from stones (or blood clots) could cause sx. ...Read more

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Right low back & groin pain. Hurts to bend over. Doc said no kidney stones. What could it be? Please help!

Get an exam: A doc, trainer, therapist can use your exam and your story to help give you an answer. Otherwise I could probably spend hours listing possible causes... ...Read more

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I have a 3mm kidney stone just found by ultra sound. I do not have any back pain but I do have groin pain on the right side. How long to pass a stone?

I have a 3mm kidney stone just found by ultra sound. I do not have any back pain but I do have groin pain on the right side. How long to pass a stone?

Here are some ...: Most of times, a non-moving stone inside kidney as incidentally found with US would not hurt the stone owner. As to right groin pain, its cause can be deduced by comprehensive evaluation + physical exam + timely tests. To help move such effective process of care, follow instructions in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Thereby, you'll gain useful insights on how to handle day-to-day... ...Read more

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How long can a groin lumph node be enlarged after passing a kidney stone?

How long can a groin lumph node be enlarged after passing a kidney stone?

Kidney stone, lymph: It is very unlikely passing a kidney is related to the lump in the groin. It the lump is painful or not resolving it should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Pain on right side flank and groin area. Started urinating pink today. I passed a kidney stone 2 years ago could it be another one passing?

Pain on right side flank and groin area. Started urinating pink today. I passed a kidney stone 2 years ago could it be another one passing?

Very likely: The onset of flank pain with radiation to groin area along with some blood in the urine is likely a stone but infection can cause similar symptoms. Best to see urologist to get testing to confirm diagnosis and appropriate follow up ...Read more

Kidney Stone (Definition)

Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Kidney Stones (Definition)

Small, hard mineral deposits made of minerals and acid salts that form inside your kidneys. They can be extremely painful until they pass or are ...Read more