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how do I know my kidney stones are gone

A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If you are not : in pain from the stone, should be no harm in an orgasm. If it becomes painful, then stop and consider a recheck with your doctor. If trying to pass a ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Passing stone causes: Passing stone caises pain.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
You may: You may have passed a stone. But you did not describe any of your symptoms..
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney stone: You need to see your doctor. Stones are tricky and unpredictable. They can also have serious complications so get an appointment with your doctor ve ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to he ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Lu
Dr. Emily Lu answered
6 years experience Family Medicine
Urine test: Kidney disease generally progresses over several years without any symptoms. Your doctor should be able to measure the levels of a protein called Albu ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Tonsil stones.: Tonsils are filled with nooks and crannies where bacteria and dead cells and mucous become trapped. The debris becomes concentrated in white formation ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Look in the mirror: Tonsilloliths or so called stones in the tonsils are usually collections of food particles in the crypts (grooves) on the surface of the tonsil. You ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: It is a small stone that is not causing obstruction to urine flow, you may leave it alone. If it is large or obstructing the urine flow, you can get i ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Symptoms: If you have no symptoms and you have a gallbladder then you can rest assured it is working.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
14 years experience Urology
Options: Treatment options may depend on location. Available options include ureteroscopy (using small camera scope to treat stone through urinary tube, no in ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Blood tests: , kidney ultrasound, urine tests should be able to confirm this. As far as the symptoms go, they could be vague. Here are two helpful articles: htt ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
17 years experience Psychiatry
Tonsilloliths or : tonsil stones can form in the nooks of the tonsils, esp. when these r exaggerated w/ tonsillitis. These nooks can then become attractive homes to bac ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ram Madasu
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See an ENT doctor: Tonsil stones are quite common in the setting of chronic tonsillitis. Conservative measures include drinking plenty of fluids, and using salt water ga ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
21 years experience Urology
Stones: This should not effect your ability to ejaculate.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Golden
20 years experience Urology
See it, hear it: Often a patient will see it in the toilet or hear it hit the porcelain. You also might feel a sense of relief after it passes out of the ureter. But ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randall Zuckerman
24 years experience General Surgery
GB : Right upper quadrant pain, usually after eating fatty foods. The best test for this is an ultrasound of your gallbladder.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
45 years experience Urology
Blood testing: You and your brother must give a blood sample to your tissue typing laboratory who will do ABO blood typing and hla tissue typing. They will then inc ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Don't worry dairy OK: Calcium containing stones means that ca. Salts have precipitated in your urine for various reasons, dehydration, urinary stasis or high urinary ca. Ex ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
What problems: There can be a multitude of problems and you have not described any. The kidneys are a pretty strong organ and can take a lot. You need to see your do ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mulligan
34 years experience General Surgery
Stolen kidney: First of all, that would be HIGHLY illegal in the US! If you are seriously concerned that your kidney was removed, have your surgeon or primary physic ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience General Surgery
Gallbladder Problems: Best thing to do would be to see a doctor. After a thorough history and physical exam, if there is concern for gallbladder problems then an ultrasound ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Buckley
29 years experience General Surgery
Nothing: Nothing. Just healthy living. No need to remove the gallbladder for stones only.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Sorry- no shortcuts: Get to the ER NOW- understand?
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Half if calcium: In the blood is bound to proteins and inactive. The other, active, half is the ionized or free calcium, which is what really does the heavy lifting an ... Read More
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