My wife is suffering from kidney stones, which are causing severe pain in her lower abdomen, chills, fever and vomiting. The doctor has suggested several urine tests, including a urine culture. The kidney has been infected by stone and urinary tract infection. The doctor is treating her with antibiotics.
Can anyone suggest a simple way to drain the stone from the kidney, other than drinking plenty of water? What treatment may the doctor suggest next? Does she need to undergo any surgery? will this infection cause any damage to her kidney?