Can urine test detect signs of kidney stones?

Yes. Urine tests can show blood in the urine and sediment which can be associated with kidney stones. .
Urine test. can suggest presence of stones if there is blood detected but the only reliable test is xray which you will have to get through your doctor.

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I was tested for kidney stone. Dr. Said nothing came up in urine test. Is that defiinte?

Not at all.. Acute kidney stone as it is passing down can cause some bleeding, thus urine testing for presence of blood and not stone. Many diseases cause blood in urine--bladder or kidney infection, tumors etc...So blood in urine does not necessarily mean stone. A spiral ct is an excellent test these days and can help detect where and how big the stone is. Consult your doc. Good luck. Read more...

I have been having left pain in my kidney area for the past 4 days. Can a urine test be normal and still have kidney stones?

It is possible. You may have stones that are moving within the kidney and causing episodic mild obstruction if they are located near the junction of the kidney and the kidney drainage tube (ureter). The key question is whether your pain occurs with changes in position (twisting upper body, bending or standing from a sitting position). If this is the case, the pain may be back related (musculoskeletal). Read more...
Yes. Hi. Often the urine test will show blood in the urine with stones, and that's commonly seen but that's not absolute. Have you had stones before? If the pain persists, imaging studies may help to establish or rule out a (a) stone(s). There are other potential sources of the pain, however. I hope you are seeing a good diagnostician. Good luck! Read more...

My urine test shows calcium oxalate (+). Do I have kidney stone? What Diet to follow and what to avoid? Is it serious?

Kidney stones. Symptoms that may suggest kidney stones are : pain one side of the belly, nausea, wanting to urinate frequently, pain in lower part of belly, blood in urine etc. Do you have any symptoms? Just presence of oxalate in urine might mean that your diet is high in oxalate. Visit this page to know about oxalate content in food. https://regepi.bwh.harvard.edu/health/nutrition.html. Read more...

I have side/back pain. I got an ultra sound and a urine test done; everything came back fine. Is it still possible that imight have kidney stones?

Most common. The most common cause for side / back pain , in humans, is simple musculoskeletal pain.This usually spontaneously resolves over a few days to weeks.If it lasts longer or the pain intensifies, return to your doctor , as many times as it takes, to get a diagnosis and treatment. Read more...

My blood test showed higher level of protein. Was sent for urine test and showed protein in urine. I have had three kidney stones, but none currently.

Protein in urine. Requires follow up with quantification of amount - there are two ways to do this: cup of urine with protein to creatinine ratio mg/mg -- or a 24 hour urine collection. Both are meaningful. Blood tests need interpretation, also. High protein in blood could indicate an evolving disorder that requires characterization with electrophoresis. Urine protein should be characterized with electrophoresis. Read more...