Renal colic

When to seek immediate medical care

See a doctor immediately if:

  • Sudden, severe kidney pain, with or without blood in urine

When to make a doctor's appointment

Make an appointment to see a doctor if:

  • Constant, dull, one-sided pain in back or side
  • Fever, body aches, and fatigue
  • Increase in urinary frequency or urgency
  • Pain with urination

Last Updated May 26, 2018

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