Two nights in a row, I have woken up with stabbing pain in my right side (between m rib cage and my hip bone). it was so painful, I could not even take a deep breath. I have had a lot of nausea the past couple of days, and now today, I have started experiencing dull ache in the same area. I have no fever, vomiting. Just pain and nausea.
The description of the pain appears probably to be due to renal stones.
Pain that originates due to renal issues (Stones, infection) is usually episodic , spasmodic or colicky in ânature, âââââoriginating âin the flank and radiating to the lower belly, inner thigh. It is âassociated with other ââââsymptoms like ânausea, vomiting âand systemic features due to any infection.
Though Renal stones cause severe disturbances of life due to the pain, they are not that serious to âaffect the ââalround health. But on the long term, presence of urinary obstruction due to stones in âstrategic locations can end up ââdamaging the kidneys.
Proper diagnosis of your condition may need tests including a urinalysis, ultrasound or a CT scan of the abdomen.
You might consult with your doctor for proper examination and proper advice.
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