Hi @sufferingchris and welcome to Connect. You may have noticed I moved your post to this existing discussion on UPJ obstructions so that you can connect with others who may have experienced similar problems. Simply click VIEW & REPLY in your email notification to be brought to your post.
It must be demoralizing to be unsuccessful in finding a solution to these symptoms.
I am tagging @harleymama as she has had UPJ obstruction and may be able to offer you support.
Back to you @sufferingchris Is there anything you can do that relieves the pain?