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Lower back pain, nausea, abnormal bleeding and fatigue. Had kidney calcifications. Could the pain be from it?

iam having low back pain , nausea and abnormal bleeding,, fatigue . i went to er about one week ago they said i had some kidney califacations measuring up to 4mm.they also said they hadnt moved out of the kidney yet and that i shouldnt be feeling the pain from this.if not what is it?why am i still sick as a dog from this?
Asked On : Mon, 28 Jan 2013
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Hello Good Afternoon,

As per your description, you have renal calculus (stone) of minimal size and it can cause all the symptoms which you have.

Though it's size is minimal but it is creating problem for you, so you should be managed for that.

So follow the steps:

1. Repeat USG to know the current status calculus and kidney.
2. X-ray KUB for supporting the evidence of calculus position.
3. Intravenous pyelography (IVP) to see the kidney functions and the calculus obstruction.
4. Urine Examination
5. Go for a Surgery (PCNL or DJ stenting) if needed, because you are symptomatic.


Dr. Naresh Jain.
Answered: Sun, 7 Jul 2013
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Hi, many thanks for the query!
May be these stones have moved out of kidney now into ureter causing pain.
You need to do- USG KUB, X-ray KUB, RFT, CBC, Urine (R/M).
Excessive contractions of the obstructed ureter, to get rid of the stone,
cause pain.
Ca-oxalate stones cause bleeding in urine due to spikes on their surface that cause mechanical trauma to mucosa in urinary tract.
Take antispasmodics, pain killers, diuretics with your doctor's opinion.
Drink plenty of water so that at least 2 litres of urine is voided in 24 hrs.
Wish you a good health.
Take care.
Answered: Sun, 7 Jul 2013
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