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Do kidney stones make you bloated?

Do kidney stones make you bloated?

yes: Kidney stones can cause inflammation which can lead to irritation of other abdominal organs, like the intestine. Intestinal inflammation can lead to bloating and distention. ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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Kidney Stones (Definition)

Seriously- renal stones are the result of postive and negatively charged particles in urine binding together and precipitating as solids- most frequently as calcium- oxalate. This happens most often when the urine is concentrated- ie when you are dehydrated. And trying to pass these stones from the kidney to the bladder is incredibly painful. ...Read more


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Can you feel constipated or bloated when you have a kidney stone?

Can you feel constipated or bloated when you have a kidney stone?

Common: Sensations are the feeling you have to have a bm (tenesmus) but cannot. Waves of cramping pain, severe enough can cause nausea and vomiting. Men have pain referred into testicle. Stones warrant emergency teatment, evaluation for cause and prevention, and follow up. ...Read more

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Hi my husbund suffer from kidney stones and I was just wondering can it make you feel bloated as well as being sick he can't go to the toilet to do 2?

Hi my husbund suffer from kidney stones and I was just wondering can it make you feel bloated as well as being sick he can't go to the toilet to do 2?

Should not feel: Bloated and constipation has nothing to do with kidney stones unless he was given a lot of anti-pain medication like morphine. Opiates certainly cause constipation and constipation can make one bloated. He needs to discuss this with his doctor. He may benefit from a laxative either by mouth or by suppository, or even an enema. ...Read more

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I have a 6 mm kidney stone that hasn't moved since Ive had 3 before. Today I've had a minor attack sharp pains& am abnormally bloated. Has my stone mo?

I have a 6 mm kidney stone that hasn't moved since Ive had 3 before. Today I've had a minor attack sharp pains& am abnormally bloated. Has my stone mo?

Here are some ...: Lacking further information, one should not assume what you may have although symptomatic stone movement may be the culprit for your Sx. To solve the concern, seek pro-evaluation (Hx + physicals + tests as needed) and counseling soon so to define what you got and how to handle it. Online guessing may further unnecessary anxiety and fear. ...Read more

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Does kidney stones feel like gas or bloated?

Does kidney stones feel like gas or bloated?

Severe colic: Kidney stones may be silent, however, if a stone gets into the ureter, it causes severe colicy pain. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/kidney-stones/ds00282. ...Read more

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I have 2 kidney stones in my right kidney that are 4 and 5 mm. For the last couple weeks, I have been experiencing a lot of bloating. Is this common?

I have 2 kidney stones in my right kidney that are 4 and 5 mm. For the last couple weeks, I have been experiencing a lot of bloating.  Is this common?

Pain: Kidney stones generally don't cause bloating. They are often silent until they start moving and then they cause severe pain in the flank along with nausea and at times blood in the urine. ...Read more

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If u have kidney stone are you supposed to feel bloated?

May be: Feeling bloated may happen with renal stones but it is not a specific feature of the disease. See this site for more information on renal stones. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/kidney-stones/ds00282. ...Read more

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

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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How to relieve cramping and bloating kidney stone?

How to relieve cramping and bloating kidney stone?

laxatives: Kidney stones can cause inflammation which can lead to irritation of other abdominal organs, like the intestine. Intestinal inflammation can lead to bloating and distention. Drinking lots of fluids, eating your fruits and veggies and even trying an over-the-counter laxative may help. ...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