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how to get a kidney stone?

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Dr. James Lin
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What do you mean?: Do you mean how to remove kidney stone or how kidney stone is formed? Kidney stone is formed and resulted from genetic factors and lifestyle leading to "high" concentration of stone ingredients in the urine of low-dissolving ability to form crystal/stone, usually starting at the tips of papillae of kidneys where urine sipping out into the hollow part of kidneys. ...
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 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 hereditary, and they allow for crystals of these substances to form. These crystals serve as a nidus for stone creation.
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: The fundamental underlying reason for kidney stone formation is kidney's inborn functional defects in handling the excretion of acidity, salt, and stone inhibiting factors. So, all the ideas for stone prevention is still gear up the effort to make urine so diluted below the threshold of forming stone crystals by maintaining daily urine output > 2500 cc and decreasing oral consumption of salt, ...

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A 44-year-old member asked:

How does a kidney stone get treated?

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Dr. Steven Bowers
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Usually: Pain medication, anti nausea medication and fluids, usually IV sometimes oral. Rarely the stone is too large to pass, and then there are a number of procedures that can alleviate the obstruction and remove the stone. These very large stones are usually managed by a urologist.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What should I do to get cured from a kidney stone?

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Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
Pathology 58 years experience
See below: The only way is to remove the stone see a urologist immeditely.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Does kidney stone cause periods to get late?

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Dr. David Koota
Urology 30 years experience
pregnancy and stones: The straight answer is absolutely not. Rare exceptions could be severe associated infections.
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Agreed; usually not, but stone-related stress such as pain, medication, & infection may temporarily alter menstrual regularity.
Sep 4, 2014
Colorado Springs, CO
A 19-year-old female asked about a 18-year-old female:

What can cause a kidney stone to get infected?

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Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Infected stone?: Your urine is filtered in the kidneys and comes down into your bladder through a ureter, one from each kidney. Kidney stones (ks) cannot get infected but a risk of ks is a kidney infection, which can lead to sepsis (s). S is the body's often deadly response to infection or injury. S affects millions and requires early suspicion and rapid treatment. Obstruction of the ureter is how ks can cause s.
Newark, Ohio
A 56-year-old female asked:

What symptoms do you get for a kidney stone...

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Variable: A stone may be silent and symptomless, it may cause excruciation pain, a colic, bleeding in urine, infection in the kidney etc. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/kidney-stones/basics/symptoms/con-20024829
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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Wish you good health!
Jun 16, 2018

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