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2mm Kidney Stone
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The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
Kidney stone. : Mm or cm? A stone 5mm in size or smaller should pass, albeit with some degree of pain and with drinking lots of water. Bigger stones have a very good chance of getting stuck, which can lead to crazy pains and infections, too. At that size, it should pass, and when it does you need to catch it (urinate into coffee filter) and have it sent to lab for metabolic analysis. ...Read more
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Iv not had pain the last couple of days . I was wondering if i might have passed this 2mm kidney stone?
Yes: If you have not been sifting all your pee with a screen you can easily pass one of that size without knowing. ...Read more
Yes, occasionally...: I assumed you meant a stone of <2 mm, not <0.2 mm. Largely, a stone <4 mm has an 80% of chance to pass spontaneously in 2 weeks with expected coping with pain, but it doesn't mean a stone of 2 mm will always pass; in fact, occasionally, a stone of 2 mm may still require intervention. So, it's said: despite medical advance, all care is still based on indirect evidence from past experience... ...Read more
Is masterbation with a 2mm kidney stone safe to do? I havnt had pain in a while. Let me know. I just want to know if its safe to do.
I have a 2mm kidney stone found in my kidney Lasthey week. When can I expect it to start moving and will it be painful?
Cannot tell when:
Cannot tell when it will move, but it is likely to be painful. You may help your cause by drinking enough water everyday so that your urine is mostly colorless. It will help the stone move and prevent formation of more stones.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Is ureteroscopy a painful thing to go through. I have a 2mm kidney stone. Its in my left kidney. Its moved a lot its lower down my back.
This treatment for many stones involves using a small scope to look into the ureter (kidney tube). The stone can be either removed or broken up with a laser.
After surgery there may or may not be a stent. This is a thin, soft plastic tube to keep the ureter from closing. Either way, you can expect some burning with peeing, urgency/frequency to peeing, mild pain in the side or blood in the urine. ...Read more
How much water should I be drinking with a 2mm kidney stone? In simple terms how many cups should I be drinking through out the day i want this out!
2-3 liters/day: Hydration will help prevent this stone from growing and prevent future stones from forming. Depending on where this 2mm stone is located, hydration may also help it to pass. Size of the stone affects the likelihood of passage. Strain your urine and save the stone. See a urologist. ...Read more
I have a 2mm kidney stone.How long does it take to pass this thing out. Im taking flowmax and pain pills to help. The pain has gotten much better :)
See below: There is no time frame to monitor the best monitor of it passing, if indeed it does , is your pain if the pain goes away, the stone has passed. ...Read more
I have a 2.2mm kidney stone.
Should i be able to pass this normally? I am 43, this is my 2nd time with stones...Percocet is barely taking the edge off..I am in pain about a 6 on 1-10 scale
Should be able to it: That small a stone should be passable but it will still hurt terribly. There are other meds like Flomax (tamsulosin) which will help in passing the stone along with big time hydration. You need to catch the stone in a filter and see a urologist to figure out what type of stones you are forming and what to do to prevent another episode. ...Read more
I have a 2mm kidney stone this is the first one I have ever had in my life. Will it hurt when i pass it through my pee?
Here are some...: In general, some 75-85% of stone < 4 mm will spontaneously pass through ureter to bladder with expected price of pain and suffering yet worthwhile in 2 wks; but it's not an absolute yes or no. Occasionally, a 5-7 mm may still pass and a 2-3 mm may cause a lot of problems requiring intervention. So, work closely with Doc so to individualize the care timely to earn the merits of medical care. ...Read more
I passed a 2mm kidney stone yesterday and now today seem to have frequent urination with what seems like very little flow. Is this normal?
Yes : If you are going to a place with good health care. If going to third world country, they may not be able to help you if it moves into your ureter. ...Read more
My step father has a 2mm kidney stone, he says it feels like it is stuck in his abdomen. How long until it passes?
Should be quick: 2mm stone is very small and should pass on its own quickly. Have him drink lots of water. Call his urologist if pain is very severe. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with a 2mm kidney stone 3 days ago, im currently having intense pain in my waist groin area what could that mean?
Kidney Stone: The stone is moving down the urinary tract towards the bladder. Some stone will get stuck at the junction of the urethra and the bladder. It is important to hydrate and follow with your physician if the pain continues in the same place. The stone should continue to move and pass out with your urine. ...Read more
My doctor seen a 2mm kidney stone in a xray on 3/7/12 and I still haven't passed it. Is this normal?
Yes: Stones can take a variable amount of time to pass. This is a rather small stone and hopefully will readily pass in the near future. ...Read more
A couple of days ago i woke up an i had a stinging feeling in my tip of penis. I peed light redish i was wondering if i peed out the 2mm kidney stone
Yes: Passing a stone can be associated with itchy irritation and some bleeding. ...Read more
Dr Knight, I was on FloMax (tamsulosin) for the period of time I was passing a stubborn 2mm kidney stone.Came off FloMax (tamsulosin) 4 days ago. Lots of bladder pain. Normal?
Told there as a kidney stone that has shown up on xry that measures 2mm. Can a kidney stone acurately be measured via xray?
I have a kidney stone, 2mm. I was takin flomax (tamsulosin) and now I'm out of it. I can't see a urologist til August 21.I still have the stone. What do I do?
I have a kidney stone 2mm by 3mm.it's been a week an half since ER visit. Still nothin.now I have pressure/pain on my upper vagina. Should I go to ER?
More info: Why did you go to ER ?Where was your pain?2 or 3 mm stone usually passes spontaneously. What test did they do in ER to diagnose 2 to 3 mm stone?You may follow up with your personal doctor.Cheaper than ER. Good luck. ...Read more
Should i go to e.R.? Kidney stone I have a kidney stone 2mm in size. I went to the e.R for pain about 2 months ago and they gave me a CT scan and then diagnosed me with kidney infection. I went to a follow up with my dr. And she said i had a kidney stone
A : A 2mm stone will generally pass without the need for intervention but it may also have grown in size over 2 months and now may not pass, or you could have developed new ones. You should see your doctor and get a repeat ct scan to reevaluate the size and location. If you can't get to your doctor, and you are in pain go to the emergency department. ...Read more
I have kidney stone 2mm non obon CT scan saw urologist said not seeing it don't know what talking about reno test monday in bad almost constant pain.
Most likely will pass : Stones then the urinary tract that are 2 mm inside have a 80-90% chance of passing spontaneously. Next question is do you have any other stones or was this the only stone seen. Stone starting a small particles and then grow concentrically upon themselves. Your stone was detected at a small size and can be managed expectantly. Now to work on stone prevention. ...Read more
Kidney stone.: Kidney stones up to 5mm in size will predictably pass on their own. Just drink plenty of water so you produce a lot of urine, dilate those ureters and allow the stone to pass. It may hurt while it's on its way out, but it'll pass. Bigger stones will likely get stuck and will cause tremendous pain and will have to be removed by lithotripsy or cystoscopy. ...Read more
Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more
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