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7mm Kidney Stone Constant Bladder Pain
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?
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
Is it normal sometimes(once a year) to have sharp bladder pain after urination? Or is it bcause of kidney stones?(2-3mm)
Unlikely: it is unlikely that a 2 to 3 mm stone in your kidney is giving you any symptoms at all. Just specially unlikely is giving any bladder symptoms since it is a long way from your bladder. Occasional discomfort after voiding or at the end of urination as infrequently as you describe is certainly not unusual. ...Read more
White tissue like pieces every time I urinate, Dr said I don't have a UTI. So What could these things be?No bladder pain,Do have kidney stones.
R/O KIDNEY STONE: Flank pain with those symptoms is concerning for kidney stone /bladder stone or kidney infection. You need a full exam labs urine C&S. 24 urine for stone analysis kidney ultrasound or CT.. And usually empiric antibiotic therapy pending the results. Make sure to strain your urine and try to capture any debris , it may be a kidney stone. Push fluids water/cranberry juice. ...Read more
Pain resolved : Usually the pain and discomfort will resolve. ...Read more
Yes.: Though rare, it is possible for kidney stones to become retained in the bladder and become larger, hard, bladder stones. Stones that can pass through a ureter can generally pass through the bladder outlet, but certain conditions, such as prostate enlargement or a neurogenic bladder, can predispose someone to forming bladder stones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lithotripsy : There are a couple of ways to get the offending stone. Sometimes a urologist may insert a stent or plastic tube that can act as a sort of guide for the stone. Depending on the size of the stone ultrasound shock waves may be used to break up the stone so that it can pass. There maybe other ideas a urologist has and talk to your doctor for your options. Best of luck ...Read more
Hard to tell: You haven't described any symptoms.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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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