Urology - Kidney Stone Centre

About Kidney Stones


The most common complaint related to kidney stones is pain that can range from a dull ache to excruciating pain. The pain is usually located in the side of the body and may extend into the lower abdomen. The pain may reach down as far the groin or testicles. Typically the pain varies in intensity over time and can completely disappear and return later. The pain associated with a kidney stone tends to decrease over time.

Other symptoms of kidney stones can include:

  • blood in the urine
  • frequent urination and difficulty controlling the urge to urinate
  • infection in the urine