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originally posted by: dogstar23
a reply to: Kromlech
ETA2: Don't get into any conversations with women regarding whether childbirth or the stone hurts worse. Praise them and say, "I don't know how you do it - women are just tougher than men." Say that, while knowing you're right, then pop another of those worthless Tramadols.
originally posted by: NerdGoddess
I suffer Chronic Kidney Stones. I have about 6 left to pass in each kidney (RIP ME)
I started passing them when I was 15. I am now 25 and have been to the hopsital 7 times for Kidney Stones.....
They usually give me delaudid (spelling?) or morphine for the pain.
Signals that s is about to htf: Back locks up. Back feels like airbubbles are trapped inside my lower back and going to burst out. Vomiting (This isn't normal vomit by far, it is usually purely stomach acid and foam) This all feels very comparable to labor contractions in that it feels like someone has metal gloves on and is twisting your lower most spinal area like an "Indian burn".
Solution: ER TRIP.
Long term solution: I hate water and love all things salt, which is my problem. So I drink cranberry juice to assist with breaking down the stones and passing them, and avoiding producing more.
My kidneys suck too, I'm with you lol.