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Kidney stones vs Labor

I just had my first experience with kidney stones last week...and let me tell you, theyhurt like hell!! Ive read alot of moms saying that they said kidney stones feels just like child labor. Anyone else eexperience kidney stones who already had a baby?? Just curious!
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Two different types of pain.
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Nope , never had it . What do they come from? The foods you eat?
9419580 tn?1405631802
Dome people say they would rather go through labor than deal with a kidney stone.
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Don't know for real, but the labour pain equal the amount of pain of braking 165 bounds in u'r buddy at once and i agree with that due to my first labor lol

Kidney ston came usually from holding u'r pee for long time & u do it for a whil ..
Their is another reasons but this one is the most commen one.
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I had gallstones and here is my take on this:
Gallbladder attacks hurt like hell. It is pain like you're going to get in active labor or transition. Here's the kicker though - I had attacks lasting anywhere from twenty minutes to six hours at a time. No break. No catching my breath and preparing for the next wave of pain. And nothing seemed to help (mind you I was pregnant and wasn't allowed more than Tylenol).
My almost ten hour labor was honestly much easier to deal with than a gallbladder attack. My longest contraction lasted just under three minutes. My shortest gap between contractions lasted about two minutes. So between every contraction I could breathe. I could relax. I even fell asleep! Because I'd been dealing with a similar pain level that lasted much longer than a contraction. Even when labor was more painful, the contractions were still mercifully short compared to the attacks. I went epidural free with pitocen. I'd do labor a hundred times over a gallbladder attack!
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