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8mm Kidney Stone
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
Yes, Half the time.:
The chances of stone passage for stones 7-9 mm, 48%. So, about half the time, people with stones 8 mm in diameter will pass. Hopefully, there are no strictures of your ureter.
Good luck. ...Read more
25.4 mm = 1 inch: So 8 mm is the size of a green pea. ...Read more
I have a 3.8mm kidney stone in leftkidney has already caused excruciating pain have been told to wait for eswl in 3WEEKS please help?
If I have an 8mm kidney stone in my kidney and a 5mm kidney stone in my uruter tube, can I just leave them alone or do I need to get them out?
Pain & problems: You can not leave them as will give severe pains, obstruction to ureter if untreated may even loose the kidney. Some times can pass stones but 5 mm one already stuck in ureter. Need to see urologist, and follow the advise. ...Read more
Hi, I have an 8mm kidney stone in my left kidney that has recently started giving me discomfort. Which procedure is best? SWL or Ureteroscopy?
Here are some...: Nowadays, transureteroscopic laser stone-breaking with/without post-procedural stent is what I prefer, but the practice in managing symptomatic renal stone has evolved & changed and professional proficiency may sway how kidney stone could be handled. So, ask your urologist although through ureteroscopy is what I prefer. More? Contact me and I can help you. ...Read more
My wife has an 8mm kidney stone and excruciating pain that started 9/29. Urologist won't see her until 10/18. Is there anything we can do?
One er visit said 5mm other er visit said 8mm kidney stone in lower kidney. Can a stone still hurt while in kidney? Was told it should not be hurting
Small stones: Most small stones don't cause symptoms while embedded in the kidney. What was the imaging method used to detect the stones? CT scans are sensitive to pick up all stones US may miss some and X-rays can miss many. Often a passed stone can cause pain but not be visible. The 3 mm size diff is small. ...Read more
M south indian.5.8mm kidney stone on pathway from bladder to penis. Will medication help to push it out?
My mother has a 5.8mm kidney stone. What is the water level that she has to take daily. And kindly please give other diet info to pass the stone away.
No specific amount: Where is the stone? If in the ureter, a stone this size has about 15% chance of passage. Alpha blockers may relax the ureter to give more room for the stone to pass. May take a few days to a few weeks to pass. Endoscopic basket extraction is the next step depending on factors such as hydronephrosis, pain control.... Space is limited so "google" some of these terms.Diet will not help passage. ...Read more
I have am 8mm kidney stone located in the inferior pole. Not symptomatic currently, but was discovered by blood in urine. What are my options?
Urology: My advice - see a urologist and discuss options because there are choices to make in this situation. You and your doctor have to weigh all the risks and benefits that are offered as possible choices. ...Read more
See the Dr.: Depending on where the stone is, ...is it blocking the duct, are you at risk for hydronephrosis/itis, are you in pain etc. Will determine how the treatment goes. See the Urologist for management and to determine if you need a stent placed, antibiotics, pain meds, etc, etc. Good luck. ...Read more
54/M. Diabetic for 25 yrs. Asymptomatic Gallstone of 8mm, a Kidney stone of 4mm. Surgery for Kidney stone in 2days. Should Gall Surgery be delayed?
I had went to the er have an 8mm left renal kidney stone middle pole. Is it likely it’s on the move why so much pain in my abdomen area. I’ve heard you cannot pass a stone this size?
Here are some...: The 8-mm stone in the middle part of left kidney could be just an incidental finding in the testing for your abdominal symptoms. At this moment, one has to figure out if your abdominal symptoms are solely related to left renal stone or other causes. To sort out the difference has not to be that hard by following instructions in https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. So, be checked and followed ...Read more
Kidney stone 8mm in size diagnosed last week just went to bathroom and noticed blood in urine. Should I worry or is it normal?
Kidney stone: Most probably the blood you are seeing is coming from the kidney. 8 mm might be hard to pass spontaneously without intervention. Increase fluids intake and you better use a urinary strainer to catch the stone. Make sure you keep a F/U with your urologist for further management ...Read more
Yes If obstructing: If its an obstructing renal stone causing hydronephrosis, urinary collecting system dilatation, you are most likely also have associated symptoms of flank pain possibly radiating to the groin, +/- fever and blood tinged urine.The stone and the pain associated with it can cause your pressure to rise. BP will fall back to baseline when the stone passes and the pain resolves. No if it's not obstructing. ...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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