Bladder stones - Symptoms of bladder stones
NHS Choices Medical Reference
In some cases, bladder stones do not cause any symptoms because they are often small enough to be passed out of the bladder during urination.
However, most people with bladder stones do experience symptoms because the stones either irritate the wall of the bladder or block the normal flow of urine out of the bladder.
Symptoms of bladder stones include:
- lower abdominal (stomach) pain
- pain in the penis and scrotum (in men)
- pain around the back, buttocks and hips, which can be made worse when moving or exercising (in both men and women)
- pain when urinating
- blood in your urine
- intermittent ("stop-start") urination
- needing to urinate more frequently than usual and /or waking up during the night because you need to urinate
- difficulty beginning to urinate