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punctate renal calculi

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grant Linnell
24 years experience Radiology
Likely not serious: Punctate renal stones almost always pass without problems.
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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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Tiny kidney stones: Or nephrocalcinosis. Stones are either attatched to wall of kidney calices (major urinary drainage ducts), junction of the urniary clooecting ducts ; ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Kidney stones: on both sides
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
20 years experience Urology
Depends: We use lasers, shockwaves and sometimes medicines can help.
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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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Polselli
15 years experience Radiology
Needs eval: Your pain should be evaluated and you have a right to a diagnosis that explains the pain. However, the pain is not coming from non-obstructing renal c ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: You may not know if the stone blocks the ureter. It would be prudent to consult a urologist to see if it would be feasible to remove the stones endosc ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johnny Roy
59 years experience Urology
See remark: A stone that size may stay there BUT can increase in size with time.It can drop down the ureter,and that cause agonizing pain.Drink gererous amount o ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Lots of water: You need to make sure that you drink enough water each day so that your urine is watery. The stones may pass out on their own, but is generally a pain ... Read More
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