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I am not sure if it is a UTI or Kidney stones, have symptoms from both the side. What should I do ?

i think i may have a UTI, but now im not sure if its a UTI or kidney stones , i have symptoms from both sides, and pain to urinate is unbearing. i have sudden urges to urinate, but it wont come out, what should i do, should i see a
Asked On : Mon, 21 Feb 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
thanks for choosing health care magic.from your symptoms urine infection seems more likely.In case of stones normally you have severe pain in lower abdomen or flank with most of the time blood in urine.Drink plenty of fluids,avoid heavy meals.Pl.get your urine examination done for confirmation.
Answered: Mon, 21 Feb 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ashwini Kolur's  Response

I will try my best to answer your query.
I advice you to do urine routine and KUB x ray to find out what is actually responsible for your
It will be good if you see surgeon. Both the problems are treatable.
From the above mentioned symptoms i am thinking it might be UTI. But in any case meet the surgeon

Hope my answer will be helpful for you.

Take care.
Answered: Tue, 29 Nov 2011
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  Anonymous's Response

In fact, symptoms of both can be similar in many cases. And both conditions may co-exist. If you can't urinate, then there maybe an obstruction in the urinary tract due to stones. You must urgently see a doctor so that a urine analysis and culture will be done.
Read more about urinary tract infections in this article:
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