A nephrocolic manifests itself with a sharp pain occurring in the lumbar area. It can be spiking at times. It is a result of blocking of bladder pathways, preventing the flow.

Causes and symptoms

Most often causes of nephrocolics:

● deterioration of water balance;

● genetic predisposition;

● physical overwork;

● diseases of the genitourinary system.

Symptoms may include spiking pains in the stomach and the lumbar area, nausea, vomiting, high temperature, and emiction problems.


Treatment of nephrocolicsis usually done under doctor’s observation in the course of inpatient treatment. Painkillers and antispasmodic drugs. If the nephrocolic is caused by a disorder in the urogenital system (due to a urinary stone disease, for instance), it is necessary to treat for the main disease.


Prophylactic measures include healthy lifestyle, correct nutrition, and prevention of dehydration. Patients must refrain from smoking and avoid unnecessary exercises. It is also a requirement to visit your doctor from time to time for additional testing, as to avoid any further problems with the urinary tract.

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