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Does it hurt to pee when you have a kidney stone?

Does it hurt to pee when you have a kidney stone?

It can: Particularly if you are actively passing a stone or in the rather unlikely scenario of having, additionally, kidney or bladder infection. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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When you have bladder cancer does it hurt when you pee?

When you have bladder cancer does it hurt when you pee?

Sometimes: Most common way bladder cancer is found is when a person has blood in the urine, but has no pain; sometimes, burning in the urination, or frequent urination can be signs of cancer, but these are more typical of infection or overactive bladder. ...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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I have kidney pain when I drink coffee. I'll stop drinking it but do you think it will give me kidney stones, and is this normal?

I have kidney pain when I drink coffee. I'll stop drinking it but do you think it will give me kidney stones, and is this normal?

Unclear.: "Kidney pain" is rare and usually only accompanies significant illness, like infection or stones. It is not clear that your coffee is causing pain in your kidneys, and coffee is not well related to flank pain in general. Kidney stones have both genetic and dietary predispositions; they are rare in people your age. Please see a doctor to determine the true cause of your flank pain and discuss. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a kidney stone, and may have to get a lithotripsy. does it hurt?

What to do if I have a kidney stone, and may have to get a lithotripsy. does it hurt?

Should get rid of it: Lithotripsy is done in an outpatient setting. It is not terribly painful and infinitely less painful then the pain of a large stone. ...Read more

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Why do my kidneys hurt even if I go to the bathroom often( not abnormal often.) does it have something to do with my period?

Kidney pain: Pain in the flank area does is not necessarily originate in the kidneys. Most often , pain in that area is due to muscular discomfort. The urinary tract is equipped with "valves" that prevent the back flow four one into the kidneys during urinarion. ...Read more

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What to do if I have back pain/frequent urination but not kidney stones?

What to do if I have back pain/frequent urination but not kidney stones?

Get a urinalysis: Get to a doctor to have this looked at. Simple antibiotics for a UTI might take care of this. Let a doctor rule out more serious issues also. ...Read more

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What exactly does it feel like when you have a gall bladder problem?

What exactly does it feel like when you have a gall bladder problem?

In general: Gallstones when they form in gallbladder can cause post prandial right upper quadrant abdominal pain that radiates to tip of scapula and fatty food intolerance. But these are classic symptoms, and most patients don't have classic presentations. Consult your doctor if you have pain or discomfort when you eat. Ultrasound will usually show stones if they are the cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your lower abdomen hurts even when you cough but doesn't hurt to pee?

What does it mean if your lower abdomen hurts even when you cough but doesn't hurt to pee?

Pain with cough: Lower abdominal pain with coughing could represent among other things a hernia. Hernias can occur in the lower abdomen as a result of a weakening of the natural lining of the abdominal cavity. Coughing increases the intra-abdominal pressure, forcing the bowel deeper into the opening in the weakened lining and causing pain. When you urinate there is not the same inc. In pressure. Worth an exam... ...Read more

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When you have a balder infection...Does it hurt when u pee?

Yes: Pain on urination can be a symptom of a bladder infection. You should see your doctor so the can examine you and check a urine to see if it is a bladder infection. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you can barely hold your bladder and you pee alot?

What does it mean when you can barely hold your bladder and you pee alot?

Could be: If you mean that you have trouble holding your pee and you pee a lot could be a sign of urine infection, pregnancy or diabetes. See a doctor please. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have your kidneys hurt when you cough?

Is it normal to have your kidneys hurt when you cough?

No but . . .: How do you know it's your kidneys that are hurting? Go see your family ; point out where pain occurs when you cough as it's unlikely to be your kidneys, at least not unless you have a kidney infection. Kidney infections can cause back pain but are more notable for painful frequent urgent urination plus fevers, sweats ; chills. Cough is less frequent issue. Bottom line, go see your family doc. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have to pee but you can't and it hurts?

What does it mean if you have to pee but you can't and it hurts?

Prostate if male: Benign prostatic hypertrophy (prostate enlargement) may present like this however this usually occurs in males past middle age. If younger, you worry about prostatitis i.e. Infection in prostate. Other simple causes include cold/decongetant medicines over the counter and some prescription medicines. Urethral stricture and bladder stones are less common causes. Need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Does it make my UTI worse if I often press down quite hard on my bladder to check if my bladder is empty? Or hurt my bladder to do this?

Does it make my UTI worse if I often press down quite hard on my bladder to check if my bladder is empty? Or hurt my bladder to do this?

Emptying bladder: U, as an adult, can't empty your bladder by exerting external pressure on your abdominal wall though you might encourage some extra urine flow. You could get some catheters and self catherterize yourself if you think it is truly necessary to empty your bladder. ...Read more

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Wat does it mean when u have back pain and pee a lot ? Can I have Kindey stones or a Kindey infection this started Sunday night

Wat does it mean when u have back pain and pee a lot ? Can I have Kindey stones or a Kindey infection this started Sunday night

Yes, you could: have kidney stones, but it is more likely infection. You can get very sick from either cause. Get to a doctor for proper testing and treatment. ...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


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