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Old 04-30-2007, 08:20 PM   #1
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Is it Gallstones or Kidney Stones?

I've been experiencing minor pain sensations underneath my ribs on both sides, and lower back. Sometimes, I feel the sensations right down my spinal cord and between my shoulder blades. The pain isn't bad, it's just annoying and bothersome. The best way I can describe it is like tiny shards of glass poking around my body, especially my backside (I know, it sounds silly). I had these same sensations about a month ago when I thought I was trying to pass a kidney stone. Is it possible that it may be trying to pass kidney stones, or maybe gallstones? Thanks.

 
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Re: Is it Gallstones or Kidney Stones?

This does not sound like passing any stones. It is more like nerves from your spine playing up for whatever reason. Go and see a neurologist, or back doctor. Usually you don't "think" you may be passing a stone, you are lying in a heap while it goes thru or gets stuck.

 
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Re: Is it Gallstones or Kidney Stones?

I had kidney stones a while back, and the pain was great on the one side of my body, it would make me lay down and curl up. I don't think your pain has anything to do with a kidney stone.

 
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