Kidney Stone Symptoms

Posted: April 30, 2014

Treating Kidney Stones at Virginia Urology

At Virginia Urology, we are dedicated to helping our patients feel safe and comfortable during every procedure. We understand that kidney stones can be very painful, and we work with you to eliminate the pain fast, and ensure that you can return to your normal activities as soon as possible.

Through this blog, you will learn more about Virginia Urology, our kidney stone procedures, and our own Kidney Stone Hotline that serves as an excellent resource for patients and family members alike. Keep reading our blog to learn more about how Virginia Urology can help with our state-of-the-art technology, and unparalleled patient care.

Kidney Stone Symptoms

In order to understand when to seek treatment, it is important to understand the symptoms associated with kidney stones. Some common symptoms include:

  • Severe pain in the back and sides, below the ribs
  • Pain that radiates to the lower abdomen and groin
  • Pain with urination
  • Urine that is red, brown, or pink in hue
  • Urine that is cloudy or foul-smelling
  • Need to urinate frequently
  • With infection, fever and chills may occur

If you are experiencing any signs or symptoms that are consistent with kidney stones, please contact our expert physicians. We will answer all of your questions about kidney stones, and discuss your treatment options.

Please seek immediate medical attention if you are experiencing:
• Severe pain that does not allow you to sit comfortably
• Pain paired with chills and fevers
• Difficulty in passing urine
• Nausea
• Vomiting

At Virginia Urology, we know how painful kidney stones can be, which is why we only use the latest technology to ensure that we can dissipate your kidney stones quickly and effectively. Our treatments include: laser procedures, ureteroscopy, ESL, and percutaneous surgery. Contact us to learn more about everything Virginia Urology can offer for your kidney stone needs.

Learn More about Virginia Urology

If you would like to learn more about kidney stone treatments and Virginia Urology, then please do not hesitate to contact our team. We are here to answer all of your questions about our procedures and services, and offer guidance as to what will work best for your needs. In addition, we have our own Kidney Stone Hotline that can help address all of your questions and concerns about kidney stones. Learn more about our hotline at: http://www.uro.com/services/kidney-stone-hotline-virginia/ or call 804-560-7866!

We are passionate about offering unparalleled care to each one of our patients. To learn more about the Virginia Urology difference and all of our services, please contact us today.

References:

• Virginia Urology. Kidney Stones. http://www.uro.com/services/kidney-stones-virginia/
• WebMD. Kidney Stones. http://www.webmd.com/kidney-stones/default.htm?names-dropdown=KY