Kidney Stones Ouch!

Kidney Stones Ouch!

What is a kidney stone?  A kidney stone is a solid concretion or crystal aggregation formed in the kidneys from dietary minerals in the urine.

Signs and Symptoms

  • Pain most commonly felt in the side and the back, between the ribs and hip.
  • Fever
  • Vomiting
  • Painful urination
  • Blood or discoloration in the urine
  • Persistent urge to urinate

If you are having any of the following symptoms it’s time to see a physician.

Pain so severe it is hard to sit or find a comfortable position

Pain accompanied by fever and chills

Nausea or vomiting

Blood in urine

Difficulty urinating

Don’t wait for your condition and the pain to worsen.  Contact Dominion Internal Medicine today @ (540) 878-5408.  Dr. Jennifer Ackerman, Dr. Michael Ackerman, and Dr. Robert Lin specialize in all Nephrology disorders and will diagnose and develop a treatment plan that is just right for you.


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  1. Carla Wanta says:

    Kidney stones typically leave the body by passage in the urine stream, and many stones are formed and passed without causing symptoms. If stones grow to sufficient size (usually at least 3 millimeters (0.12 in)) they can cause obstruction of the ureter. ..,`’

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  2. Cliff Quast says:

    When a stone causes no symptoms, watchful waiting is a valid option. For symptomatic stones, pain control is usually the first measure, using medications such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or opioids. –`^

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  6. I like this article about kidney stones, Kidney stones are made of salts and minerals that crystallize into small stones that vary in size, as they can be the size of sand grains, or as large as the size of a golf ball. The stones may remain inside the kidneys or may move outside the body through the urinary system. thanks for sharing this article and this info

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