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calculi in kidney

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Abnormal: Many with multiple calcification a have no pain or symptoms. Possible infection as cause of pain, or something else than kidney.
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Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
Unrelated: Many people have tiny punctate renal calculi and are asymptomatic because of small size, location, and absence of obstruction and it would be highly u ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: Foamy urine per se is not a problem. Given that you have kidney stones you should increase your intake of water. Drink enough water every day so that ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
26 years experience Urology
Get 24 hour urine: If your husband has had issues with stones then he should undergo a metabolic evaluation including blood tests and also a 24 hour urine collection to ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Copeland
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Complication stone: The presence of stone(s) and probable complicating infection can cause the pain in such a diverticulum. A urologist can perform procedures which will ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
12 years experience Family Medicine
Hydrate: First off it should be fine to crush the pills if too large. Secondly, drink lots and lots and LOTS of water for the stones you might still have and d ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: All these symptoms can be related to your kidney problems. Please follow up with your medical treating physician who's working you up with these diagn ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ask Ur urologist: Stones that size could pass into the ureters & cause obstructive tho they r small enough to pass but painfully, they seem 2 b borderline 2 me. Ultraso ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
23 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Single vs plural: A kidney calculus is a single stone in the kidney. Calculi would refer to more than one stone. This may also be called nephrolithiasis. It can be diag ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Piotr Obara
14 years experience Radiology
Only if prolonged: Hydronephrosis can cause temporary decrease in function of the kidney due back pressure. However, in the long term there should not be any significant ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
5.5 mm of Calculi: A 4mm stone will pass by itself 80% of time and 5mm will pass onle20% of times Stones more than 5mm need treatment Medical management means giving Ca ... Read More

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