Do people with kidney stones generally lose their appetite?

Not generally... But any pain caused by kidney stones—called renal colic—can cause loss of appetite, nausea, and vomiting. If you are experiencing symptoms from your kidney stones, or have other symptoms you cannot explain, see your physician. A history, physical exam, and possibly lab tests will be able to ensure that your overall health, and your kidney function, are normal.

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Do people who have kidney stones generally lose their appetite?

Stones. Non-obstructing stones in the kidney generally do not cause nausea or loss of appetite. When passing a stone through the ureter, nausea and loss of appetite are quite common. Read more...