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can kidney stones cause diarrhea

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
No, but...: Kidney stones are not directly connected with loose stools, but the drugs used for stone-related issues such as antibiotics, pain medication, or alpha ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience in Radiology
No: I've never heard of kidney stones causing diarrhea.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Different reasons: First brown urine may be due to altered blood caused by your kidney stones, it can also be if you are not drinking enough fluids and urine is concentr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Yes : Symptomatic kidney stones can present in various ways. They commonly present with severe pain on the side of the abdomen (flank region). Gi symptoms s ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: No
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Usually not...: Usually, using antiacid should not cause kidney stone since the key cause for urinary stone formation is genetic factors, which is still unknown to us ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No it doesn't: Water in it good for stone prevention.
A 84-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Maybe: The oxalate in cinammon could precipitate out into the classic calcium oxalate crystals that make up one type of kidney stone.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Not unless .....: Multivitamins should not cause kidney stones unless they have a lot of calcium in them. Usually the amount of calcium in multivitamins is small. Calci ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
No.: Blood in the urine is common with kidney stones, but since urine and stool don't mix in the body, kidney stones should not produce blood in the stool.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
EXTREMELY UNCOMMON: Not one of the first 20 side effects listed for loestrin.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience in Urology
Yes: Urinary frequency is a classic symptom as a small ureteral stone passes in the lower portion of the ureter towards the bladder.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No: See this site for info on bv http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/bv/stdfact-bacterial-vaginosis.Htm.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leto Quarles
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Absolutely!: If you are having severe flank pain, get checked by a doctor right away! kidney stones can be very painful, and require medical evaluation and treatme ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Imodium (loperamide) does not get absorbed and is highly unlikely to contribute to stone formation.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience in Urology
Kidney stones: It would be unusual but bloating can be associated with kidney stones and renal colic which can make you feel like your abdomen is swollen.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Foulks
45 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Probably not: 0.16% of people who take Avelox (16/10000) develop a kidney stone. This is not an increased rate. However, the stones that are seen are found in those ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Sedwitz
42 years experience in Vascular Surgery
No : Bubonocele is a groin or inquinal hernia
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A female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
21 years experience in Family Medicine
Unknown: My common side effect is constipation. Far as I know, no reports of kidney stones.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes it can: Ephedra can cause kidney stones. So you should not take it if you have had 2 episodes.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: If you are using glucosamine/chondroitin as a dietary supplement to manage osteoarthritis symptoms, its use is controversial; and there is no proven c ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
20 years experience in Radiology
Yes- sort of: Because the female urethra exits inside the labia and just above the vaginal orifice, if there is blood in the urine from kidney stones, it can appea ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Shaw
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Yes: Any abdominal infection may irritate the intestines and cause a sensation of bloating.
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