passing a kidney stone, the urinary tract really gets worked over hard!
Once the stone leaves the kidney, it travels slowly and painfully down
the ureter, grinding and scraping on its way down to the bladder. Oh
the humanity! Does it ever hurt.
Once in the bladder, the party's over. If you monitor your urine
output you may even get a glimpse of the precious stone. You'll want
to save it for bragging rights, believe me. When you tell them how much
pain you were in, they may not be that sympathetic. The evidence does
provide some consolation, though your audience still may not appreciate
the magnitude of your excruciating ordeal.
may now experience some residual pain, as your ureter resumes its
normal task of providing an exit route for your urine. If you
experience a general "malaise" in your lower regions, you may be the
victim of a bladder infection.
For a wonderful, quick remedy, go
I have experienced lower back pain prior to passing a kidney
stone as the stone prepares its way down the ureter. I have also felt
the discomfort of the offending stone passing through the urethra!
Once, while bending over to install tile, I felt a sharp pain in
my penis. I reached down to feel what was going on and felt something
sharp in the tip of my penis. I then got myself a large glass of water
to prepare for the purge of this
Sure enough, when I went to relieve myself, out came the barbed
boulder. Of course, I retrieved it from the toilet for further
inspection. (I keep all of my stones now. That is if I can find them.)
This would have helped:
A more serious condition may develop and that is a
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