It's strange +Mark Zero
, the things that can cause kidney stones vs the things that help pass them. Often, they're contradictory. In my case, I fall into a very small minority (as does my mom) where my body naturally produces a high amount of uric acid, and I will have one every five to seven years.
I won't lie - it's awful. It's this searing pain that originates in your lower abdomen and back and feels like a very raw and constant stabbing then ripping sensation, rendering you unable to walk, only crawl, to the bathroom, hopefully in time to vomit violently. It's like nothing I've ever experienced, and I've had pancreatitis, brain surgery, and six tattoos. You WELCOME
the IV prick and hope it will be painful, just to distract from the horror of your reality. It really is that bad.