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Kidney Stone Or Just Back Pain
Achy dull pain on right side/lower back. Gallbladder? Kidney stones? I've had kidney stones once but with no pain.
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
What can cause right side flank pain but no ovaries or appendix. Don't have a kidney stone or kidney infection?
Here are some ...: Right flank pain warns you either something is irritating your local tissues or organs or some disorders in muscles, joints, or nerves along the course of spinal nerve to right flank region. to sort these things out is not that difficulty by systemically analyzing the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of the pain and its possible related Sx over time + conducting physicals . ...Read more
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?
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?
I have a tiny kidney stone. I am experiencing a sharp, moderate pain in the pelvis and pain with urination. Could the kidney stone be causing this?
Yes: Hello,You don't say what "tiny" measures,but a small kidney stone may have passed down the ureter and giving you pelvic pain and pain on urination if it is stuck at the uretero-vesical junction(ureter-bladder connection point).A plain Xray will help.Make sure you strain your urine and follow your doctor's advice.Hope this helps and get well soon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Left side flank pain no fever no urgency to pee just pain radiates from side to lower back could it be kidney infection?
Unlikley: Common causes of one-sided flank pain are often either urological (kidney infection or stone) or musculoskeletal (back strain or sprain) in origin. Kidney infection usually associated with fever, chills, and feeling ill with or without urinary symptoms. Kidney stone usually associated with mild-to-severe pain, nausea, possible vomiting. Urinalysis next best test: if normal, not likely UTI or stone ...Read more
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Sharp right flank pain but no back pain no ovaries or appendix not kidney stone or infection so what are other possibilities? Pain keeps me up at nigh
See answer : Based on the exclusions in your question and assuming kidney problem has been ruled out by urinalysis and CT scan, most likely cause of your rt-sided flank pain is a neuromusculoskeletal problem: back muscle strain/sprain; radiculitis affecting the lower thoracic/upper lumbar nerve roots; pre-skin eruption shingles (herpes zoster); or rib fracture. Other possible causes: lung, liver, gall bladder ...Read more
I have a kidney stone in the ieft ureter with severe left flank pain that radiates to my stomach & bad diarrhea.
See below: Hi,I'm sorry but I don't know what your question is.I don't see any meds.listed.Without knowing size of stone it is hard for me to predict the likelihood of spontaneous passage.If pain is not controlled,you need to call your urologist who may insert a stent or remove stone endoscopically depending on size and location of stone.I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Possible kidney stone. Kidney stone history. Flank pain on left side. Pain also in pelvic floor and radiates in buttox down right back side of leg. ?
Need tests: You need testing such as an Ultrasound ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed with kidney stone and gallbladder stone, now have left leg pain from groin to above knee achy and dull constant is it related?
Woke up with dull pain on left back side, can this be Kidney Stone? Can Kidney Stone give dull pain for a day? When to go to hospital?
May be, but...: More info is needed so to deduce what you got, but getting the health-related things for good medical care has not to be that hard by following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. When is the time to see doc? You decide after perusing the suggested article; but if pain is unbearable or starting fever & chill, that is an emergency - to see doctor right away. Best... ...Read more
History of kidney stones, heavy pain in right flank, really bad diarrhea. Kidney stones again? Doctor?
Get workup-prevent.: Kidney stones CAN be prevented. Need testing of 24 hour urine collection for: pH, creatinine, calcium, oxalate, cystine, uric acid, phosphate, volume, protein, sodium, etc. Also renal ultrasound. Bad diarrhea cause may guide cause of kidney stone. Drink enough fluids to produce at least 2 and a half liter urine per day. A good nephrologist can guide so as to not have stones in the future. ...Read more
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
UTI symptoms, pain in my right pelvic area. Ultrasound from GYN: kidney stone at junction of ureter and reflux in kidneys. Cant see Uro for 1 mo. Bad?
Bad to the "stone": The pain is the kidney stone getting stuck and unstuck like a ball valve at the narrow juncture of the ureter entry into the bladder. The infected urine is "backing up" into the kidney and requires continuous antibiotics until you can get to the Urologist who has ways to either retrieve surgically the stone through the bladder or breaking it up with lithotripsy- so no "romancing the stone" . ...Read more
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
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