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Kidney stones massage

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 45 years experience
Yes : Yes. I know of no validated data that shows that any type of body massage is either contraindicated, unsafe, or dislodges/promotes passage of a kidney... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Perhaps: To the best of my knowledge there are no research studies on this, but kidney stones can be very painful and spasms of muscles around the ureters coul... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
Pathology 18 years experience
Big one: It will require intervention to excise. Also, get your calcium and parathyroid hormone levels checked.
Dr. James Krick
Urology 37 years experience
Stone > 1cm: Options largely depends on the location of the stone. A non-obstructing stone in a renal calyx can be treated with shockwaves most of the time. A st... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Metabolic issue.: Kidney stones are initiated by metabolic derangements in the handling of urinary oxalate, uric acid or calcium, for example. These derangements can be... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Ohanswered
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Depends on size: Once kidney stone is confirmed by ct of kidneys treatment depends on size. Large stones needs to be surgically removed by urologists while smallers on... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Most likely: you will pass it some times with lots of pains , drink plenty of water , if it get stuck then your rotor will help you.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 18 years experience
Can hurt like labor: Yes, but not always. The pain can be excruciating, unremitting, described by some as worst than labor pain. The larger then stone the more pain gene... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
Urology 10 years experience
Kidney stones: Stones are like rocks, they do not float.
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Most just happen: Known causes are not drinking plenty of water, too much milk / antacids (rare), kidney infections (proteus bacteria), vitamin d abuse, some genetic te... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
See below: Please consult this site for information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/kidney-stones/basics/definition/con-20024829
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