what is the kidney stone symptoms
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How do you know if you have a kidney stone?
Kidney stones form in your kidneys. As stones move into your ureters 鈥?the thin tubes that allow urine to pass from your kidneys to your bladder 鈥?signs and symptoms can result. Signs and symptoms of kidney stones can include severe pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, chills and blood in your urine.
Do kidney stones cause severe pain?
This builds rapidly to extreme pain. In most cases, kidney stones pass without causing damage-but usually not without causing a lot of pain. Pain relievers may be the only treatment needed for small stones. Other treatment may be needed, especially for those stones that cause lasting symptoms or other complications.
What does it mean when a kidney stone comes and goes?
This means the stone is making its way from your kidney through the ureter to your bladder. It might also hurt more when you pee. Your pain may range from mild to so strong that you go to the hospital. It usually comes and goes, with waves of severe pain lasting from 20 minutes to an hour.
What tests are done to diagnose kidney stones?
Symptom control is very important, and medication for pain and nausea may be provided before the confirmation of the diagnosis occurs. A urinalysis may detect blood in the urine. It is also done to look for evidence of infection, a complication of kidney stone disease.