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Can kidney stones still in the kidney cause pain?

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In brief: Yes

Kidney stones induce pain by causing obstruction.
Even if the stone is small and but still in the kidney, it can still obstruct the flow of urine out the kidney and cause significant flank pain. The pain can also be intermittent as the stone moves around and shifts within the kidney.

In brief: Yes

Kidney stones induce pain by causing obstruction.
Even if the stone is small and but still in the kidney, it can still obstruct the flow of urine out the kidney and cause significant flank pain. The pain can also be intermittent as the stone moves around and shifts within the kidney.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine

In brief: Yes

Yes the presense of kidney stones can certainly cause pain.

In brief: Yes

Yes the presense of kidney stones can certainly cause pain.
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
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