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A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Kidney stones that are in the kidney are most often silent without any symptoms. If the stone is colonized with bacteria it could be a source of recur ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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Dr. Michael Sanders
16 years experience Pulmonology
See a urologist: You need to be evaluated. If you can not pass it, it can lead to not passing urine, which can lead to hydronephrosis. Not to mention pain and infec ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Wonder about food: It is sure not related to kidneys. Partially digested material? Go over everything you eat, you probably will find a reason for stool stones.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Yes: Kidney stones have a bright or echogenic appearance on ultrasound. Color doppler also produces a characteristic "twinkling" artifact that helps to dif ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
No: That would be less than an eighth of an inch. Of course if it got into your ureter and you were passing it you would think it was a boulder.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Aitchison
26 years experience Radiology
Usually: 3mm stones will typically pass, but usually are symptomatic. It may only be burning or irritation along your urethra. I do know patients who have pa ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binny Koshy
24 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Urology: No this is not normal. You may want to check with your urologist if you have persistent pain.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Stone yes, others no: Kidney stones certainly can cause gross hematuria, but not necessarily. Physican activign and dehydration cannot; they have nothing to do with the ble ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Save it: Bring it to your physician who will send it for analysis. It is very likely a prostatic concretion rather than a kidney stone.
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