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At beginning of May this year I've experienced excruciating pain, in waves, from my back left side (at belt height) towards left ovary and sometimes down the knee, 1-2 times a week (duration 2-3 hours). At GP was discovered blood in the urine and assumed UTI and given 1 week antibiotic and Paracetamol for pain.
After several episodes of pain I've ended up at A&E, with vomiting, difficulty urinating, blood in the little urine that I was producing, and had a CT scan that showed that a stone might have passed, the ureter being irritated. I’ve been kept overnight with Oramorph and Paracetamol next morning (24h pain free?!?!) sent home with advice to exercise and drink liquids.
Symptoms came back several times (I gave up going to A&E after previous experience of hours of waiting in pain ...) and had additional ultrasound scan (internal and external) to confirm there's no genital issues, sigmoid scan (partial colonoscopy) that came up with IBS, blood test for UTI (clean), but still with same excruciating bouts of pain. I'm 36, healthy woman, beside this ... stones.
On 21 July with the morning urine the stone came out after being stuck in the bladder (that’s how I felt, the pain was now only in the bladder every time when urinating). Next day I’ve take it to our GP who sent it to the lab, photo attached.
I’ve been pain free for 4-5 weeks after, but the pain is back now, almost every day with a third of previous intensity. I’m scared that another stone is making its way down slowly and have no idea of treatment or diet, not knowing which type of stone it was.
On 30 September, after multiple calls to the GP office, got the call to tell me that the stone never arrived to the lab (apologies included).
Can anybody help me? What am I supposed to do?
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