Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are crystals made of minerals and salts that form inside the kidney. They can vary in size from few millimeters to centimeters. There may be no symptoms or be accompanied by abdomen pain, painful urination or blood in urine, etc.

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What is the reason for my on and off sharp pain on the right side of my abdomen?

Query: The other night i drunk beer. But yesterday i got mild fever with wet stool. I felt sharp abdominal pain at the right side of my stomach. It is like a sharp pain that triggers from time to time. within atleast 5 seconds the pain is increasing and then gone. what would be the reason? please help  Read Full »


Dr. Dwipannita Kalita

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Thank you for consulting at icliniq, From what you have mentioned, few common diseases that can cause such symptoms are appendicitis, kidney stones, gallstones or even gastroenteritis, depending on the exact location of the pain weather it in the umbilical area, or upper part of your stomach ne...  Read Full »

After the passage of kidney stone, my kidney is little bigger. What is the reason?

Query: So I'll be honest I'm a little concerned. I've been experiencing consistent sharp back pain for a few months but had a kidney stone just pass on my left sided kidney. Even after its passing (about three weeks) I'm still in a lot of pain. On my most recent echo they found that my kidney grew an inch ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi there Welcome to icliniq Thank you for writing and I understand your concern.I have checked your report and thank you for detailed history actually you shouldn’t be worried because there was small stone. And which is passed away now but it has left some swelling which will take time to he...  Read Full »

What causes left-sided hip pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I have some pain on the left side just above my hip bone. It started recently after I finished my period and it has been there for a few days. It is very much uncomfortable and hurts when there is pressure on it.  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Patodiya

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Oncologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pain seems not to be related to the periods. If the pain is more towards the back, then it is likely muscular. In that case, muscle relaxant should help like Tolperisone 450 once a day for five days. If it is more on the side, then it could be a referred pain of urete...  Read Full »

How to manage the pain and burning in my right lower abdomen?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain and burning sensation in my right lower abdomen. I had an appendicular operation four years back, but after a year of operation, the pain and burning sensation started. I do not have pain while sitting or sleeping, but the pain starts with some physical movement, and it re...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The history and reports have been reviewed (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have a stone obstructing your right kidney and causing pain. Stone is a disease and needs to be treated. Otherwise, you will have another one in the future. I will pres...  Read Full »

What could be the reasons for dull aching pain in my right upper abdomen?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old male with 185 cm tall and 75 kg weight. I have a constant feeling of discomfort (sometimes dull pain) in the stomach's right top quarter for around a month. I have gallstones for 14 years now (size up to 6 mm), and the doctor told me this is the root cause. But fro...  Read Full »


Dr. Nagaraj Patil

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician, Diabetologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Many of the times, gallstones do not produce any symptoms unless they are big enough to obstruct the bile duct when they can cause sharp pain in the right upper part of the abdomen, especially after meals. They even do not cause any change in liver function tests, hence...  Read Full »

How to manage kidney stones?

Query: Hi doctor, My latest report shows nearly 9 mm of kidney stones. The doctors suggested me to do the lithotripsy. So need some consultation related to this. I need to know is there any side effect, and is that possible to avoid this procedure? Impression, 1. Bilateral nephrolithiasis with large obs...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Left 9 mm proximal ureteric stone and three stones most massive at 7 mm in the left kidney. The stone density was 145 HU on the CT (computed tomography) report. The lithotripsy is the first option, and least invasive option of managing this 9 mm ureteric stone expecting...  Read Full »

What causes severe kidney pain and frequent urination?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a stone former since my 30s, and I was able to pass stones just by medicines. They are uric acid stones. I have a regular ultrasound and is updated with my kidney's health. I also was treated with shockwave for stones for five consecutive occasions. My last was two years ago. I felt...  Read Full »


Dr. Manzoor Ahmad Parry

Nephrologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query based on your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity); it seems your problems are due to enlarged prostate. I would advise routine urine examination and urine culture and sensitivity. In the meanwhile, you can also do uroflowmetry. ...  Read Full »

How are stomach pain and diarrhea treated?

Query: Hi doctor, For around two weeks, I have had sharp excruciating pain in my stomach and diarrhea. I cannot¬†hold my food down and the frequency of pain is constant. I have diarrhea for every 30 to 60 minutes. I also have sharp pains in my kidney area. My current medication includes Omeprazole 40 mg, B...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pain in abdomen and diarrhea may be due to gastroenteritis, worm infestation, colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, etc. Kidney pain may be due to stones or UTI (urinary tract infection). I would suggest you to carry out ultrasound examination of abdomen, stool examinatio...  Read Full »

How to treat sharp abdominal pain above the belly button?

Query: Hi doctor, I have sharp pain upper right abdomen above the belly button on the right side for the past nine days. Pain is constantly present and made worse on movement and when lying on the right side. I also have bloating. My stool has changed to pale brown color. There are yellow balls and lentils...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pain on the right side of the belly button (umbilicus) is mostly due to the following reasons: 1. A muscular pain since it aggravates on movement. 2. Kidney stones. So please answer the following questions. Since how long have you been suffering from this pain? Any l...  Read Full »

What causes sharp pain in left lower abdomen?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 31 years old female, 5'8", 175 lbs. Three days ago I started getting a really sharp pain in the lower left abdomen. It came on sudden and was gone within seconds but still bad enough to have me doubled over in pain. Thought it was related to period that was due following day. Hap...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Ramakrishnan

General Practitioner, Family Physician, Preventive Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your complain which I must say you have very nicely written down. As per the location of the pain that you mentioned, there are some conditions that need to be ruled out. First is appendicitis. It is followed by vomiting and constipation. Second is renal...  Read Full »

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