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Do kidney stones cause armpit/breast pain?

Not likely. Pain is usually in flank, abdomen, or inguinal area. On other hand pain so severe that in some individuals may radiate to atypical body parts. Read more...

From last 1.5 months, pain on right side of chest till back, ultrasound whole abdomen diagone kidney stone 5mm & chest xray normal, I do gyming?

See answer. If kidney stone is in your right kidney and if question is whether kidney stone is the cause of your described pain, the answer is "possibly" if no other valid cause of your pain has been established. That said, a 5 mm renal stone in a young adult has the potential to cause problems at some point, and certainly not unreasonable to recommend eswl treatment regardless of whether it is symptomatic. Read more...

About a month ago I had kidney stones. 2 weeks later I got gastroentritis for about a week. Just as it has cleared up, this week I have got really bad chest infection why am I so prone to infections?

Immune system. is under attack and you should get an immune workup to include CBC, sed rate and IgG levels as well as serum immunogoblins. Hopefully after fighting off these illnesses you will come out stonger and less susceptible. Hopefully you will be forming antibodies. Read more...

2 weeks ago I passed a kidney stone and now I am getting sharp pains just at the bottom of my sternum and it hurts to touch. Is this kidney related?

Not kidney related. Kidney pain, especially stone related, radiates to the sides/back, and down towards the groin. It does not radiate to the midline sternum area (and it does not produce tactile pain). You are describing a medical problem that is not related to your kidney stone history. I am not sure what the reason is for your new condition but please seek attention from your general physician for a physical exam. Read more...

Dr. Heidi fowler I have pain in back and front ribs it feels like I got punched it is all on the left side could it be kidney stones?

Check for these sx's. Kidney stones often cause extreme pain of back & flank (below ribs) & possible lower abdominal / groin pain. Do you have strong urges to urinate? Is urination painful? Any nausea or vomiting? Is urine discolored? Any recent trauma? It you have severe unexplained pain - evaluation is prudent. Read more...