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Kidney Stone Vs Back Pain
Very true: In lumber region keep this in mind too. ...Read more
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
I think I have a kidney stone but I have heard if you have one, there will be lots of back pain. How bad is the back pain from a kidney stone?
I have back pain going into my side that felt like a little less than the kidney stone pain and i had to take a full pain pill. What could this be, what to do?
Probable new stone: Degree of pain caused by kidney stones usually indicates degree of urinary obstruction present in that kidney, ; thus very variable. Some are infectious kidney stones associated with some kidney infection ; pain. Certainly kidney stone needs 2b ruled out first. Other consideration is that pain is musculo-skeletal. Your dr will certainly help. Degree of pain suggests that this isn't an emergency. ...Read more
Back pain or kidney stone? Pain happens in lower back only and switches sides. The pain only lasts a few seconds. Still using the bathroom as normal
Unlikely kidney ston: Kidney stone pain usually on one side / doe not switch sides unless bilateral stones. Pain usually doesn't go away after few seconds. Suggest x-ray of abdomen to exclude kidney stones since most stones are visible on a plainb x-ray. ...Read more
Not always easy: Kidney stone pain is generally unaffected by movement. Patients often bend and twist trying to get relief. Pain often radiates down into groin and may change in nature as the stone moves. Low back pain tends to be associated with an inciting event, tends to change with position and is often relieved by rest. Sometimes radiates to buttock or leg and may be felt across entire back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I take Robaxin and Tramodal together. Have chronic back pain and now tramodal for kidney stone. ?
Tramadol and robaxin: I am sure that who ever wrote these for you knows the medications. The simple answer is yes. However, both can cause tiredness, sleepiness, drowsiness. So exercise caution and do not take something like alcohol or an anti-histamine with it. I assume you do not take any other medication ...Read more
Wife is experiencing lower left back pain, she says it feels like rib is broken, or may be kidney stone. Family has history of kidney stones...idea?
See answer : ~80% of adults experience low back pain at some point in their life. Majority is mechanical in nature, i.e. there is a strain, sprain, or disruption in the way the components of the back (the spine, muscle, intervertebral discs, and nerves) fit and move together. Kidney stone pain most often acute, severe, confined to one side and radiates around to the front. Hx, exam, urinalysis, and x-rays help ...Read more
I passed a kidney stone a few weeks ago but have continued to have odd smelling urine as well as lower back pain (on the side of the affected kidney.)?
I am experiencing lower back pain (severity: severe) (side: lower). The pain radiates in waves from mild to severe. I believe it is a. Kidney Stone. I don't know what to do though...
Save the stone: Urinate through a strainer or cheesecloth to save teh stone. Call your physician about your symptoms. You will need an evaluation ...Read more
Kidney/hip/back pain 5 weeks after stent inserted due to kidney stone, am I passing it? (Stent still in)
See answer: Patients with ureteral stents should be informed that they can expect a "variable" degree of urinary urgency, frequency, discomfort/pain, and visible blood in urine. Younger pts tend to experience these symptoms more often. Urinary tract infection, migration or obstruction of the stent, or problems related to residual stones or surgery need to be ruled out for fever or persistent, bothersome pain. ...Read more
Have suffered chronic testicle pain for 6 months, scan showed a kidney stone, no back pain though, could this be my problem or is it something else?
Testicular exam: If your kidney stone has not dropped into your ureter, it is unlikely that this is the cause of your problem. Seek out a urologist to have a thorough exam of your scrotum and testes. He may suggest you undergo a scrotal/ testicular ultrasound. Possible diagnoses could be inflammation of testis or epididymis, hydrocele, hernia, or tumor. Don't let it go if it has been there for 6 months. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have back pain, had CT scan, they sure it was kidney stone but couldn't see it, no pain after but today i do?
I have kidney stone not blocking anything 9mm. Why do I have back pain and ovary pain? Had u/s & all good there too. Had X-ray and CT too.
In Kidney: If the stone is in kidney and not ureter (would be a boulder for the ureter) stone is probably not source of pain if infection absent. ...Read more
Slow mild pain in lower right abdomen, had a kidney stone & also lower back pain few yrs back. What could be reason for it? Wat should be d diagnosis?
I have kidney stone in mid calics. due to that i have back pain and pain in testicles. but when i have sex this pain subsides.pls suggest is it normal?
Pain at the side and back pain all at the right side with feeling tired and frequent urinate , is it kidney infection or kidney stone !!
Back/flank pain: Very possibly a urinary tract infection and/or kidney stone. You should get evaluated by your primary care doctor to determine what's going on & have the proper tests. If left untreated it could lead to sepsis (blood infection) and/or kidney failure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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