There may be a little pain when it is passed through the urethra but normally not that much. The pain from a kidney stone comes when it travels from the kidney to the bladder in a tube called the ureter this tube is smaller and thinner than the urethra. The pain can be caused if it is a jagged stone by it scraping on the sides of the ureter but mostly it is the result of spasms in the ureter as your body is trying to push the stone out.
Some people get them as a result of diet. In others the cause is unknown. Not all stones are the same. If you have a stone attack, the doctor will ask you to urinate through a… (MORE)
Kidney stones are tiny like grains of sand and are developed from malfunctioning kidneys or poor diet. They sit in your kidneys until they randomly pass causing agonizing back… (MORE)
I personally haven't no will I hopefully ever have kidney stones, but my ex did. The pain is described as "worse than giving birth." I hear it actually hurts more coming out.
Kidney stones are a common problem. They result from chemical imbalances in the urine that can occur when you are dehydrated. Dehydration leads to higher levels of these chemi… (MORE)
Everyone knows that they have at least one kidney, but do not know exactly what they do. Keeping this organ healthy and happy is vital for a healthy you. The kidneys may be sm… (MORE)
Generally it does not hurt when the stone actually comes out. The most painful (and trust me it's very painful) part is when it travels from your kidney to your bladder. The t… (MORE)
No, kidney stone in left kidney will not hurt your left leg.It has no concern with your leg.