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What does passing a kidney stone feel like in women?

What does passing a kidney stone feel like in women?

Very painful: Passing stone through the ureter causes an intense colicky pain in both men and women. Some women have commented that the pain of passing kidney stone was worse than labor pains. ...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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What does passing a kidney stone feel like for a woman?

What does passing a kidney stone feel like for a woman?

Vs. childbirth: We tell men that a passing a kidney stone is as painful as having a baby. Upon asking my female patients, they report that the stone was actually more painful. ...Read more

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I have had a kidney stone pass before but what does spasm of rib cage feel like what s the difference in symptoms?

I have had a kidney stone pass before but what does spasm of rib cage feel like what s the difference in symptoms?

KIDNEY STONE: Rib issues are generally as tender as they are painful. Stones are more pain than tenderness. Kidney stone pain is not helped by position or rest either. ...Read more

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What does it feel like when you pass a kidney stone?

What does it feel like when you pass a kidney stone?

Passing kidney stone: Relief, up until that point they can be very 'uncomfortable'. ...Read more

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What can I expect when passing a kidney stone?

What can I expect when passing a kidney stone?

Pain: The most frequent complaints of passing a kidney stone include pain, blood in the urine, and poor appetite. If the urine is infected as well, it can also include fevers and chills. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel bloated while passing a kidney stone?

Fleeting Condition: Your bloated feeling should be short-lived when your gastrointestinal tract recovers from the shock due to the peritoneal irritation and intense pain that you had experienced before you passed the stone. Otherwise, look for other causes. ...Read more

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Do stones in the kidney cause colic like pain? I feel cramps/pain in my side/back/chest. No fragments passed after ESWL and there is also a 4mm stone.

Do stones in the kidney cause colic like pain? I feel cramps/pain in my side/back/chest. No fragments passed after ESWL and there is also a 4mm stone.

Yes: If you are having colicky ( waxing and waning) pain and you recently had ESWL, you may be starting to pass some fragments of the stone they broke up. If pain continues or worsens, see your doctor as they need to be sure all the stone passes. Also you need to be sure pain isn't caused by anything else. Good luck! ...Read more

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What does a kidney stone look like when it passes?

What does a kidney stone look like when it passes?

depends: Kidney stones have various composition. The color of the stone, which is quite small and irregular in shape, can be brownish, yellowish and rarely white. Some have integrated blood and are reddish. Always a good idea to collect the stone and give it to your doctor for analysis to help with prevention of another. ...Read more

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I have a 5mm kidney stone. I'd like to know when, during elimination, will it be the most painful? Ureteter, bladder or urethra? I'm a male.

I have a 5mm kidney stone. I'd like to know when, during elimination, will it be the most painful? Ureteter, bladder or urethra? I'm a male.

Here are some...: If a 5-mm stone is inside kidney and not moving, you unlikely have pain. A stone of such size poses low odd for spontaneous passage, prior stone passage will help decide if worthwhile to act or wait. If act and it is visible with x-ray, shock wave may disintegrate it; if not visible or in ureter or still in kidney, holmium laser through urehtra and ureter is the choice, Remember nothing is free... ...Read more

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Urologist says sponge kidneys and stones in each kidney .Why does it feel very uncomfortable when I have to urinate ? Just a sick feeling in my body?

Urologist says sponge kidneys and stones in each kidney .Why does it feel very uncomfortable when I have to urinate ? Just a sick feeling in my body?

Other causes: Kidney stones may not necessarily be causing your symptoms. You may have a urinary tract infection or other problem related to your bladder. Check with your doctor to have these problems sorted out. ...Read more

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Why do people often feel pain when a kidney stone passes into the ureters?

Spasm and trauma : The ureter may spasm which may hurt. The urine may be blocked which causes increased pressure in your collecting system and pain. Or the trauma to your urothelial lining can cause pain. ...Read more

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What will kidney stones feel like?

If they: Are sitting in the kidney minding their own business they may produce no symptoms. If they block the flow of urine to the bladder they can produce considerable (sometimes excruciating) pain in the flank areas with frequent radiation to the area of the groin. ...Read more

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Right kidney hurts all the time, left sometimes. Does this sound like a kidney infection, or kidney stone?

Right kidney hurts all the time, left sometimes. Does this sound like a kidney infection, or kidney stone?

See below: By kidney hurting, i assume you mean flank pain. Yes, it could easily be either of those. Would get checked out, starting with a urinalysis. ...Read more

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Are kidney stones about as painful a feeling someone can feel?

Are kidney stones about as painful a feeling someone can feel?

Yes: Those who have suffered the passing of a stone would be inclined to agree with your statement. ...Read more

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Does some kidney stones look like a piece of plaque? And do you run fever after passing it?

Does some kidney stones look like a piece of plaque? And do you run fever after passing it?

Fever not normal: Stones can have varied appearances, but you should not have fever on passing a stone. Fever is suggestive of infection and you should consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Extreme and heavy period for 8 days and 6mm kidney stone. Passed a lot of clots, is it possible could have passed kidney stone as well 6mm and not know?

Extreme and heavy period for 8 days and 6mm kidney stone. Passed a lot of clots, is it possible could have passed kidney stone as well 6mm and not know?

Stone: It's very possible, in fact majority of people will pass a stone of that size without noticing it, especially women, because urethra in women is much shorter. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have back and stomach pain after passing a kidney stone?

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Is it normal to have back and stomach pain after passing a kidney stone?

Here are some...: The kidney stone-associated pain should gradually ease and disappear in 2-5 days after its passage. If persisting or not fade-away as expected in 1-2 weeks, seek pro-evaluation and counseling so to look for possible pain from disorders of local or regional muscles, joints, or nerves, especially for one of 56. How? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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Does passing a kidney stone make your vagina burn?

Does passing a kidney stone make your vagina burn?

Can do: 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

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What is passing a kidney stone like?

What is passing a kidney stone like?

Flank pain & colic.: Passing a kidney stone is usually painful, and his been famously compared to childbirth. There is commonly flank pain radiating to the groin, occasionally with nausea and vomiting. Pain occurs usually if the progress of the stone is held up, and the ureter squeezes against the obstruction. If the size & orientation of the kidney stone are favorable, is may pass without much difficulty. ...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