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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

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 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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How soon does the pain begin when you have a kidney stone stuck somewhere?

How soon does the pain begin when you have a kidney stone stuck somewhere?

Depends: Kidney stones can form anywhere in the urinary outflow tract. If in the pelvis of the kidney, the collection point for urine production, they can get quite large prior to any symptom occurring. Those in the ureter are usually small but big enough to partially obstruct the urine flow. These create major pain as the ureter tries to get rid of it. Stones can also form in the bladder. ...Read more

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Does a kidney stone always hurt once it gets to the bladder?

Does a kidney stone always hurt once it gets to the bladder?

No.: A kidney stone in the bladder should not hurt. If it gets stuck coming out of the bladder it may cause pain. ...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 to do if I have a kidney stone. How bad is the pain once it starts moving?

What to do if I have a kidney stone. How bad is the pain once it starts moving?

Severe: Ureteral colic pain has been described as the most intensely severe pain one can experience. My advice to you is to see a urologist and discuss treatment options before the stone passes. ...Read more

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

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

Not really painful: Extracorporal lithotripsy is not really painful.They sit you in a water tank and use ultrasound to break the stone and it can be a little uncomfortable but you are given sedation and some are given anesthesia. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to pass a kidney stone?

Does it hurt to pass a kidney stone?

Yes: Common symptoms - excruciating pain when passing a stone.Usually urine has blood in it. Rarely stone passes without any pain if they are very small ...Read more

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I have 6 mm calcification (not stone) in my kidney.Is it possible to pass it or i need something else?

I have 6 mm calcification (not stone) in my kidney.Is it possible to pass it or i need something else?

How come not a stone: Most discreet 6mm kidney calcifications are in fact kidney stones. Calcification will not pass if it's within kidney tissue. Can pass if in a calyx or renal pelvis, but this is upper limit of what can pass on it's own. Best to get advice from a urologist. ...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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What could make you right kidney area to hurt when having a bm?

What could make you right kidney area to hurt when having a bm?

Prob not ur kidney: How are you so sure it is your kidney that is hurting. More likely when you bear down to move your bowels, you are irritating a flank muscle or other muscle on your right side. ...Read more

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What does it feel like when you have a ruptured spleen?

What does it feel like when you have a ruptured spleen?

Very bad: Splenic "rupture" or injury is usually a result of direct blunt trauma. It is accompanied by severe pain. Dizziness or light headedness can be experienced, due to internal bleeding. This can be a life-threatening problem and if there is any concern, you should seek immediate medical evaluation. ...Read more

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

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 exactly does it feel like to pass a kidney stone?

Severe flank pain: Lucky if only moderately painful, sharp, stabbing & can be continuous, can be agonizing. Women who have given birth & had kidney stones report that kidney stone pain is worse. Pain can radiate round from back & into groin. ...Read more

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Would it be painful if 9mm stone comes out through urine?Or it would stuck in urethra.Coz I have inside my ureter nd i don't think that it will break.

Will not pass: Hello,A 9 mm stone in the ureter is not expected to pass on its own. Hopefully you can get to a urologist and have it taken care of either by lithotripsy or endoscopically by laser.Best wishes. ...Read more

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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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Where do you get pain when you have a kidney or bladder infection?

Back and belly: Usually kidney infections are associated with back pain, fever and you feel very sick. Bladder infection gives you a lower abdomen pressure sensation and burning when urinating. ...Read more

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I have a kidney stone and i don't think I have the pain thresh hold to pass it would they do surgery to remove it?

Depends upon: Size of stone, location, presence or absence of blockage & degree of pain. Best to discuss your individual case with your urologist. ...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