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Can you pass a kidney stone while having a gall bladder attack

By March 15, 2016 - 2:14am
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Hi DBruce1077

Thanks for your post!

I guess if you are extremely unlucky it's possible!

Gallstones may cause pain in the upper abdomen. This is sometimes called an attack because it begins suddenly, often after a fatty meal. The pain is severe and may last for 30 minutes or several hours.

Other symptoms include:

Intermittent pain on the right, below the ribcage
Bloating, nausea, and vomiting
Belching, gas, and indigestion
If you have the following symptoms, see your doctor right away:

Abdominal pain
Low-grade fever
Jaundice (yellowish color of the skin or whites of the eyes)
Clay-colored stools


Symptoms for kidney stones are the same for both men and women. Since some women have a higher threshold of pain, some women may ignore their symptoms and classify their pain as menstrual cramps, back pain or sore muscles.

Additional symptoms of kidney stones include:

• Nausea
• Vomiting
• Fever
• Chills
• Urine that smells bad or looks cloudy
• Burning feeling when you urinate
• Severe pain on either side of your lower back
• More vague pain
• A stomach ache that doesn’t go away
• Blood in your urine

People who are at risk for developing kidney stones include those who have:

• Chronic diarrhea
• Diabetes (especially in younger women)
• Family members who have had kidney stones
• High blood pressure
• Kidney cysts might increase the risk of stones
• Obesity
• Osteoporosis

So you can see that the symptoms are similar for both.

Do you know if you actually passed a stone?

Both of these conditions are terribly painful so please consult a doctor for further help.


March 15, 2016 - 5:31am
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