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How To Stop Kidney Spasm
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
How long does it take to get physically add. To pain meds & would it help to switch from opiates to muscle relaxers to relieve chronic lower back pain?
Physical Dependence: Is not addiction and is a normal consequence of chronic opiate use. Addiction is marked by compulsive and uncontrolled use with preoccupation and adverse consequences. A withdrawal syndrome with discontinuation does not imply addiction. Discuss your concerns with your doctor. Non-opiates like muscle relaxants and snri's can help reduce your reliance on opiates to a limited extent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nail biting: Does not lead to kidney stones. Try keeping nails trimmed short; substitute a carrot or celery stick to chew on whenever u might bite nails. Otc preps deter biting due to bad/bitter taste. Consider pcp or therapist for evaluation for anxiety or obsessive-compulsive disorder which may underlie nail biting & can be treated w/ therapy &/or meds. ...Read more
Pain resolved : Usually the pain and discomfort will resolve. ...Read more
Pain control: If the urologist already reviewed your case and decided that the stone is small enough to pass without intervention, then pain control would be indicated. Other medications are usually given to help pass the stones including flomax (tamsulosin). See your treating physician for consultation. ...Read more
Drink water: There are a variety of conditions that predispose to kidney stone formation. Ultimately, one must stay well hydrated to keep urine output to about 2 liters per day. Also avoidance of excessive salt intake is a good measure. Some other conditions require more extensive treatments, medications, and even surgery to prevent further stone formation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kidney Failure: The most common causes of chronic renal failure are poorly controlled diabetes and high blood pressure. If you have one of these medical problems, diligent treatment and attention to its management will prevent kidney failure. Other causes of kidney failure are harder to prevent and have strong genetic predispositions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get managed: Dialysis and transplantation have made death from chronic kidney disease preventable in almost all cases. If you are a dialysis patient and discontinue dialysis, you will receive comfort measures and it will be over within a week. Make the choice that is right for you with your physician's advice. ...Read more
We don't know. : The cause of gallbladder dysfunction, or biliary dyskinesia, is not well known. It just tends to happen in some people. We are still searching for the exact cause, but the good thing is that at least we now have ways to diagnose the dysfunction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
10 days of...: Or hiccups in a 10 day old infant? If infant, call pediatrician. If adult, see md. Could be due to irritation of diaphragm from various causes, e.g. Inflammation of esoph/stomach, lung, liver, spleen; ulcer disease, ; tumor of any of above; heart issues; brain lesions; stress, or other. Needs md evaluation. Rx available. ...Read more
How much Ibuprofen?: The answer to your question depends on how old the person taking Ibuprofen (i) is, what drugs that are being taken and how many i pills are being taken. Patients with diuretic (d) use are more apt to get acute renal failure (a) than those not taking a d. Likewise, older patients are more prone to develop a than younger ones. The good news is that any a caused by i goes away once the i is stopped. ...Read more
For how long should I do pelvic muscle excercise to alleviate nocturnal urinary urgency? To what extent is it effective?
Here are some ...: Pelvic floor muscle exercise is primarily designed to strengthen weakened urinary sphincter resulting in stress urinary incontinence for females, but has been extended for males after prostate surgery and for promoting self-awareness and improving u-sphincter relaxation for ones with urge U-incontinence. But how soon does its effect appear? It depends on age, correctness of exercise, dedication... ...Read more
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