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kidney stones and high fever

A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Fever not normal: Stones can have varied appearances, but you should not have fever on passing a stone. Fever is suggestive of infection and you should consult your doc ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible infection: If there is no other obvious cause for fever, i would be concerned about an urinary tract infection related to the indwelling stent. Discuss the fever ... Read More
Dr. Elise Sadoun
13 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: You have some type of infection. Given you have a ureteral stent, you might have a kidney infection. Please see your doctor.
Dr. Craig Smith
34 years experience Urology
Possible urinary infection: Ureteral stents in and of themselves do not cause fever's. Your stone may have been treated with eswl or by cystoscopy, ureteroscopy with laser lithot ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: When you have a kidney stone the pain can be intense. Depending on the size of the stone as it passes it may tear the urethra this is the blood you se ... Read More
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
The prostate: wraps around the urethra, the tube in the penis through which males urinate. Your stone came through that also. See your doc to rule out other possi ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Possible infection: I am not sure what type of stone you have, but a staghorn stone in the kidney area (composed of several minerals/struvites) which can get infected. It ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
23 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Possibly: kidney stones can cause fever if they are obstructing.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: The stone, partial obstruction and hydronephrosis lead to urinary tract infection/pylonephritis that may require IV antibiotics therapy.
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A female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yep!: Please gp back or call them, since you are getting worse.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Call your doctor now: Sounds like the stone caused an infection. Call your treating doctor now to determine if hands on evaluation vs other treatment is recommended.
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael George
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Kidney : Kidney stone pain typically is sudden in onset and often waxes and wanes in intensity. Pain will often radiate from the flank to the lower abdomen or ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Renal pain : Renal colic is extremely severe and unremitting until the stone moves down the ureter and into the bladder. If your pain is persisting see your doctor ... Read More

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