Top
20
Doctor insights on: Is Sudden Groin Pain A Symptom Of Kidney Stones

Share
1

1
Is itching a symptom of kidney stone?

Is itching a symptom of kidney stone?

Itch.: I wouldn't think that being itchy would be suggestive of a kidney stone. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

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


2

2
What is a common symptom of pyelonephritis besides flank pain?

What is a common symptom of pyelonephritis besides flank pain?

Fever ...: Fever, chills, painful urination and shakes are common with fever > 100 degrees. Flank pain by itself is not diagnostic. See your caregiver and have your urine checked. ...Read more

3

3
Is groin pain a sign of hiv?

Is groin pain a sign of hiv?

Not generally: Hiv disease can produce nearly anything since with profound immune deficiency it leads to numerous other medical problems. But in and by itself it should not cause groin pain. If you think you may have been exposed to hiv, however, you should be tested. ...Read more

4

4
Could right lower back pain be a symptom of kidney or appendix problems?

Could right lower back pain be a symptom of kidney or appendix problems?

Low back pain: The kidneys are not positioned in the low back. The appendix in most people is in the right lower part of your belly close to the groin area. Usually the pain from this is acute and very severe - extreme pain on simple movement and it generally would occur in the front before it would be in the back. Chances are you would not be well enough to post a question here! ...Read more

5

5
Could low back pain and leg ache be a symptom of kidney cancer?

Could low back pain and leg ache be a symptom of kidney cancer?

Yes: There is the possibility that if there is a renal or kidney cancer or carcinoma present that it may spread and this type of cancer has a high likelihood of spread or metastasis to bone which can present as pain in the back and/ or leg as wrll as anywhere else with underlying bone that can be detected by imaging studies including: x-rays, mri, ct, bone scans and pet scans. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Having severe flank and back pain. 1cm non obstructing stone fnd in rt kidney. Also have mild infection. Can this stone be causing the pain?

Possible: stones in the kidney don't cause pain but if they break off or pass into the ureter (the tube connecting the bladder to the kidneys); that causes a lot of pain. any other symptoms? I would go see your doctor or go to the ER ...Read more

8

8
What are the causes of severe flank pain, testicle pain, and bladder pain while urinating in a male?

What are the causes of severe flank pain, testicle pain, and bladder pain while urinating in a male?

Differential: Your symptoms require your doctors to evaluate and rule out urologic causes such as pyelonephritis, cystitis, prostatitis, epididymitis, as well as inguinal hernias. ...Read more

9

9
Is sharp pain in front of vagina related to kidney stones?

Is sharp pain in front of vagina related to kidney stones?

Can be: Terminal ureter is very close to upper vagina. Obstructing ureteral stone lying right next to vagina can certainly cause severe vaginal pain which will be relieved once stone has either passed or been removed. ...Read more

11

11
Is lower back pain a symptom of testicular cancer?

Is lower back pain a symptom of testicular cancer?

Possibly: Low back pain might be caused by testicular cancer in abdominal or pelvic lymph nodes, pelvic or lower abdomen back muscles, low lumbar vertebrae or if it were pushing on the nerves exiting the spine in the low back. The best was to evaluate this would be imaging of the low back, abdomen and pelvis with either ct scan or MRI scan or both. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
Right flank pain and pain in right groin and back. Variable chest pain (non cardiac) as well. Is this more likely from gall bladder or kidney stone?

Right flank pain and pain in right groin and back.  Variable chest pain (non cardiac) as well.  Is this more likely from gall bladder or kidney stone?

Kidney stone : Flank and groin pain are often caused by kidney stones that cause some degree of obstruction to the kidney or ureter. There are multiple other causes, however. You should seek a diagnosis. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
13

13
Pain in my hip is a symptom of uti?

Pain in my hip is a symptom of uti?

Not likely: But possible. There referral pattern of pain from uti's can be different in every person, but unilateral hip pain would be a rare pain referral pattern. Rule out a UTI first, but if it is negative, consider having your hip examined. Hope that helps! ...Read more

14

14
Can gas pain be in your back? Sort of goes along flank pain that feels like a kidney stone is passing?

Can gas pain be in your back?  Sort of goes along flank pain that feels like a kidney stone is passing?

Kidney stone.: You don't provide enough information but as old er dr. I can tell you this - in men it is worst pain and women second only to ruptured uterus. Pain makes you walk floor unlike appendicitis where lay there and movement is pain. Pain starts in area kidney inside lower level ribs and travels in flank to abdomen referring to groin. Literally makes u dance w pain. ...Read more

15

15
Is upper back pain a possible symptom of a heart attack?

Is upper back pain a possible symptom of a heart attack?

Possible: It would be somewhat atypical as a symptom, but certainly possible. More concerning is the condition known as aortic dissection which commonly causes upper back pain. Of course numerous orthopedic conditions of the spine also cause this symptom. Get it checked out immediately if it is abrupt in onset and uncomfortable. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
Is heaviness in groin and back side symptom of prostate problem?

Is heaviness in groin and back side symptom of prostate problem?

Yes: Prostatitis is associated with discomfort urinating, lower abdominal discomfort , discomfort on the perineum And sacral back pain. Of course many other conditions have similar symptoms. Only a good history and exam can confirm diagnosis . . ...Read more

17

17
What can kidney pain be a symptom of ?

What can kidney pain be a symptom of ?

Blockage / infection: Blockage from kidney stone or other form of obstruction can be very painful & increases with fluid load to kiden. Pyelonephritis, kidney infection, can also be painful & tender. Kidney trauma or rupure. Hemorrage into malignant or benign kidney tumor. Large kidney cyst. Occasionally glomerulonephritis, an autoimmune inflammatory condition of kidney. ...Read more

18

18
What are possible causes for transient sharp stabbing groin pain in a female with no history of DVT or this type of pain.?

What are possible causes for transient sharp stabbing groin pain in a female with no history of DVT or this type of pain.?

Pulled Muscle: I agree with dr. Wolf's comprehensive list of possible causes of groin pain. Although less likely, i would also include a pulled groin muscle as a possibility. These tend to occur following rigorous exercise +/- lifting and respond well to rest, ice, and anti-inflammatories. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
19

19
I have a sudden onset of cva and flank tenderness on my right side. Very mild pain when pressure is applied. No other symptoms. Is this a kidney issue?

I have a sudden onset of cva and flank tenderness on my right side. Very mild pain when pressure is applied. No other symptoms. Is this a kidney issue?

Costovertebral angle: Could be - alternatively, could just be muscular or even a lumbar disk. Check a urinalysis. If there's microscopic blood, look for a stone. If you have fever, it's a more serious and urgent issue and you should seek immediate care. ...Read more

20

20
I have nausea, bloating, constipation with back/flank pain. History of kidney stones and left kidney atrophy. Is this IBS or kidney related ?

I have nausea, bloating, constipation with back/flank pain. History of kidney stones and left kidney atrophy. Is this IBS or kidney related ?

Kidney stone : Your symptoms most likely is GI related though some of it can be from kidney stones. You can get test done for evaluation and see your doctor. ...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. Debra Rosenblatt
64 doctors shared insights

Kidney Stones (Definition)

A condition in which small, hard mineral deposits made of minerals and acid salts form inside the kidneys.They can be extremely painful until they pass or are broken up ...Read more