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Can You Go To Work With Kidney Stones?

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When I had kidney stones I fortunately was employed and luckily I had a lot of vacation hours to use up. Kidney stones for me were very painful and I couldn't imagine having to work under the condition I was in.

I don't think it is a wise idea to go to work when the pain often sneaks up and becomes very sharp.

Especially when most kidney stone symptoms include fever, nausea, dehydration and of course the constant throbbing pain in the lower back which I disliked to the fullest.


The simple answer I would tell anyone is no. It is not very safe to work when you have a kidney stone. Unless you're a person that can handle an extreme amount of pain you'll be on your knees crying once symptoms start.

If there are no other options but to go to work then be ready to use Advil or Tylenol. Although these do little pain relief in my honest opinion.

Make note to let the boss know that way they are aware of you condition and take it easy a little on you.Also don't forget tha…