What are symptoms of passing a kidney stone?

Flank pain. Usually flank pain on one side, blood in the urine, and occasionally some nausea and difficulty peeing. People who have never had a kidney stone should get checked out by their doctor to make sure the diagnosis is correct. People who have these regularly usually recognize them and know what to do. Anyone with fevers, extreme pain, or symptoms that last longer than a day or two should see a doc.
Pain! The most common symptoms associated with kidney stones are renal colic, or spastic pain which usually radiates from the back down to the groin, blood in the urine, and nausea and/or vomiting. If the stone is down by the bladder, you may also experience pain at the tip of the penis (in makes) or at the urethral opening (in females), as well as a constant urge to urinate. See your urologist.

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I have had a kidney stone pass before but what does spasm of rib cage feel like what s the difference in symptoms?

KIDNEY STONE. Rib issues are generally as tender as they are painful. Stones are more pain than tenderness. Kidney stone pain is not helped by position or rest either. Read more...

What is passing a kidney stone like?

Flank pain & colic. Passing a kidney stone is usually painful, and his been famously compared to childbirth. There is commonly flank pain radiating to the groin, occasionally with nausea and vomiting. Pain occurs usually if the progress of the stone is held up, and the ureter squeezes against the obstruction. If the size & orientation of the kidney stone are favorable, is may pass without much difficulty. Read more...

How much can passing a kidney stone hurt?

Depends. It may not hurt at all or it may hurt a lot. It depends on whether the stone gets "stuck" as it passes from the ureter to the bladder and out the urethra. Stone size is the best predictor regarding the likelihood that a stone will pass. Read more...

What can I expect when passing a kidney stone?

Pain. The most frequent complaints of passing a kidney stone include pain, blood in the urine, and poor appetite. If the urine is infected as well, it can also include fevers and chills. Read more...