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I am having terrible abdominal and lower back pain! what do kidney stones feel like?

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In brief: Renal colic

Pain severe on sides, pain comes and goes...

In brief: Renal colic

Pain severe on sides, pain comes and goes...
Dr. Richard Sarle
Dr. Richard Sarle
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Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
You may have associated GI symptoms associated with passing a kidney stone... activates the autonomic nervous system.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
one patient described it as "a spike-covered basketball squeezing its way down a soda straw"
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Similar

The symptoms of kidney stones are lower back and abdominal pain.
You can have difficulty urinating or bloody urine. You also can have nausea and vomiting. Most women descibe it as pain similar to childbirth.

In brief: Similar

The symptoms of kidney stones are lower back and abdominal pain.
You can have difficulty urinating or bloody urine. You also can have nausea and vomiting. Most women descibe it as pain similar to childbirth.
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
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