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Possible kidney stones or bladder infection? Really bad pain

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Possible kidney stones or bladder infection? Really bad pain when urinating, little blood in urine. Bad pelvic pains for about a week now and haven't been feeling the best over all for the past few days. I'm running to the bathroom every 5 minutes and have zero control of my bladder. Should I go to ER tonight or try to wait until the morning?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr Josh replied 1 year ago.
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Yes, such symptoms could occur with kidney stone.
Bladder infection possibility has also to be checked.
Symptoms of bladder infection in women are-
-Frequent, urgent and painful urination
-Feeling the urge to urinate but not being able to.
-Foul smelling urine.
-Blood in the urine.
-Low grade fever.
-Cloudy, dark, smelly or bloody urine
If you have -Nausea, lower back pain and fever, these may be signs of a more serious kidney infection.
Also the symptoms may range from mild to severe.
To diagnose, bladder infection- Detailed clinical examination, Urine test, and culture has to be done.
Based upon the type of infection, antibiotics will be advised.
You should increase in the fluid intake, especially cranberry juice.
Avoid caffeine and alcohol.
In case, pain in severe in nature, then please rush to ER ASAP.
Otherwise, you can wait till tomorrow, and get it checked.
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