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What is more painful, kidney stones or gallstones?

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Dr. James Krick
Urology
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In brief: Kidney

Stones in the kidney are usually not painful or minimally painful.
Stones passing into the ureter can cause ureteral colic which is generally considered one of the most severe pains a person can have.

In brief: Kidney

Stones in the kidney are usually not painful or minimally painful.
Stones passing into the ureter can cause ureteral colic which is generally considered one of the most severe pains a person can have.
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Either

Depending on degree of obstruction or inflammation but kidney stones are generally thought to rival labor pains as significant!

In brief: Either

Depending on degree of obstruction or inflammation but kidney stones are generally thought to rival labor pains as significant!
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