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My daughter had a stent removed today after having kidney stones removed how do we stop spasms in Kidney now?

My daughter had a stent removed today after having kidney stones removed how do we stop spasms in Kidney now?

SM relaxants: She must have already given smooth muscle relaxants to help relieve spasms.
Most important is to make sure you see a nephrologist in your area to help prevent formation of further kidney stones. Your stone analysis would tell type of stone. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

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


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How do I strengthen my lower back to stop it spasming?

How do I strengthen my lower back to stop it spasming?

After: Stretches and warm ups, over a exercise ball you do facing down, reverse sit ups, or find a machine at the gym that serves similar purpose. ...Read more

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Hi, I have had lower back pain since the end of January. Since then the majority of the pain has switched to the right side of my butt and my right thigh. The pain stops at the knee. I also have considerable tightness in my thigh which has been spasming.

Hi, I have had lower back pain since the end of January. Since then the majority of the pain has switched to the right side of my butt and my right thigh. The pain stops at the knee. I also have considerable tightness in my thigh which has been spasming.

Sciatica: 34yo w. several weeks of low back pain & radiation into unilateral buttock, thigh & knee has sciatica, which is a pain pattern w. several causes; including lumbar disk disorder, sacroiliac joint, SIJ, disorder w. presacral plexus impingement & pyriformis syndrome. The best doctor to diagnose is not Rheumatologist or Orthopedist, but an Osteopath, who understands soft tissues disorder diagnosis. ...Read more

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Bladder spasming/tensing up slight pain in back, constant urinating anything I can take to help? Not sure if its kidney stones, the pain isn't severe.

Bladder spasming/tensing up slight pain in back, constant urinating anything I can take to help? Not sure if its kidney stones, the pain isn't severe.

Likely have UTI (Cyst: Your symptoms are very suggestive of Urinary tract Infection (UTI). You will need to see a doctor, get your urine tested for infection. Very likely the doctor will advice you to take an antibiotic. Drink extra fluids until you get started on an antibiotic. ...Read more

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The muscles in my lower back have been spasming for a couple hours now without pain. What could be the cause?

The muscles in my lower back have been spasming for a couple hours now without pain. What could be the cause?

Back pain: The spasm in the back can be due to lot of reasons, it is mostly seen with back sprain or other related musculoskeletal issues. You can use heating pad, over the counter topical cream such as bengay or asper cream. If symptoms persist then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Plantar fasciitis both feet hip pain both hips lower back pain right thigh is spasming. Help?

Plantar fasciitis both feet hip pain both hips lower back pain right thigh is spasming. Help?

Maybe Orthotics.: It sounds like you may have a biomechanical instability in your feet that is passing problems "up the kinetic chain." custom made prescription orthotics, made by a certified lab, under the recommendations of a podiatrist can help tremendously! ...Read more

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I have bad kidney spasms what could be causing this? The pain its so bad it stops me from doing anythingThe pain lingers for quite awhile after spasm

Here are some...: Based what described and what I've observed in how people refer to "kidney's killing me", the pain over / in the kidney area is usually not related with the disorders of kidney, but with local muscle spasm or disorders of local nerves, joints, bones, etc. How to short these things out is not that hard if following instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. More? Ask doc... ...Read more

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How to stop the muscles in the butt from spasming? Tried what seems to be everything

How to stop the muscles in the butt from spasming? Tried what seems to be everything

Diagnose the Cause: First the cause of this symptom must be diagnosed. Given that it is most likely neurological you may need an MRI. There is no home remedy or treatment that we can recommend until the cause of the situation is identified. ...Read more

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What happens when one kidney stops working?

It shrinks: In size. As long as the. Other kidney is working you are ok. A doctor will want to monitor you kidney function in the other kidney. ...Read more

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How. Can I stop the pain in my kidney on left side?

How. Can I stop the pain in my kidney on left side?

My back or kidney?: When you experience "pain in my kidney" it is most likley not pain in your kidney and most likely due to a musculo-skeletal condition. This is especially true if there are no associated symptoms or history of renal disease. Always consult your doctor when in doubt. The doctors in-person intuition alone can often tell him or her where the pain is coming from, something not possible on the internet. ...Read more

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How to stop my kidneys from hurting and am peeing too much what to do?

How to stop my kidneys from hurting and am peeing too much what to do?

Infection, stone?: Kindney pain and frequent urination suggests kidney infection. If not treated, infection could go to blood causing worse disease and hospitalization. Need to see your pcp or urgent care to start antibiotics soon. Possibility of stone disease will need to be ruled out but it is less likely. Usually an ultrasound is done to evaluate kidneys. ...Read more

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What happens if the kidneys stop functioning?

Anemia......: Kidney failure causes a host of problems, including anemia. High/low blood pressure, dizziness, vomiting, fluid buildup in lungs & extremities. ...Read more

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Is there medicine that can help my kidneys stop failing?

Yes: In addition to drug choices, there are a number of herbal and homeopathic remedies that support kidney function. There are also therapies that help as well, such as detoxification programs, as there are many chemicals and heavy metals that impair kidney function. I always advise that these programs should be done under a physicians supervision. ...Read more

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How can I stop pain in my middle back, near the kidneys?

How can I stop pain in my middle back, near the kidneys?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long it should take to stop bleeding after kidney stents?

Can you tell me how long it should take to stop bleeding after kidney stents?

Consult urologist: Blood in urine after stent placement should resolve in 2-3days, howver you may fnd some blood cells in the urine on microscopy, not seen by gross visual exam. If bleeding continues, you must consult urologist who placed the stents. ...Read more

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What happens if my kidneys stop working?

Your options: Your options for failed kidneys are few. One is to do nothing. However if you do nothing you will die without working kidneys. Therefore the other options are renal transplant or dialysis. Dialysis can either be done through the blood (hemodialysis) or through the abdominal wall (peritoneal dialysis). ...Read more

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Would massage help a spasming muscle in your head? Could it stop it spasming?

Would massage help a spasming muscle in your head? Could it stop it spasming?

Stress and spasm: Muscle spasms can be the result of tension. Massage can be helpful in the acute stage of a muscle spasm. Progressive muscle relaxation can be a tool that you can learn from a stress management program or from a recording, or stress reduction workbook, or an app. ...Read more

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Will a vasodilators stop my arteries from spasming?

Will a vasodilators stop my arteries from spasming?

Raynauds: In the setting of some clinical conditions, vasodialtors can treat the symptoms of vasospasm, etc. ...Read more

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Would a prothrombin time of 15.7 stop me from being able to donate my kidney?

Would a prothrombin time of 15.7 stop me from being able to donate my kidney?

Maybe: If your prothrombin time is prolonged, is it because of coumadine treatment or underlying liver disease? This question is best directed to your primary Medical Doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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My sister has small kidneys and it really hurts her some nights what could she do to stop it?

My sister has small kidneys and it really hurts her some nights what could she do to stop it?

Needs more testing: Small kidneys are not necessarely painful. It is possible that she has reflux nephropathy in which case urine infections could cause kidney pain usually accopanied by fever and chills.
Small kidneys are either maldeveloped or chronically damaged by inflammation or infection or trouble with circulation.
They are associated with kidney failure of different degrees. ...Read more

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How long till I can shower after a perc kidney surgery? Average time till the weeping at surgical site should stop?

How long till I can shower after a perc kidney surgery? Average time till the weeping at surgical site should stop?

Answer Varies: If you are talking about placement of a percutaneous tube into your kidney, you can typically cover them and shower immediately. Some docs will allow you to shower right over exiting tubes and drains. If they are laparoscopic wounds, typically ok after a day or two. "weeping" seems like a lot of drainage. Should have settled in 2-3 days after surgery. You need to check with your surgeon. ...Read more

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I have been taking 500 mg a day of magnesium but have heard it's bad for kidneys. Been on one year/ kidney tests 4m ago were great. Should I stop?

I have been taking 500 mg a day of magnesium but have heard it's bad for kidneys. Been on one year/ kidney tests 4m ago were great. Should I stop?

Magnesium Intake: Commend yourself for good functioning Kidneys.
Average daily level of intake of Magnesium for age 45 is 320mg/day.
Too much magnesium from food does not pose a health risk High doses of Magnesium from dietary supplements or medications result in diarrhea, nausea and abdominal cramping.
Do not stop taking Magnesium. Take 320mg/day from spinach, legumes, nuts, seeds, and whole grains.
See Physician ...Read more

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Once on dialysis is it possible for a diabetic to stop dialysis and kidneys to heal?

Once on dialysis is it possible for a diabetic to stop dialysis and kidneys to heal?

Most likely NO: People can experience acute or chronic kidney failure and yes those with acute kidney failure with a treatable cause can heal their kidneys and may only require dialysis for a short period while this is occuring; however, the majority of kidney failure in people with diabetes is chronic and not reversible thus necessitating long-term dialysis or kidney transplantation to sustain life. ...Read more

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Is there a way to find out why did my kidney stone pain stop when I didn't pass the stone?

Is there a way to find out why did my kidney stone pain stop when I didn't pass the stone?

See below: As the stone travels brought the ureter, there are spots where it does not completely obstruct the flow of urine. If the stone does not block the flow of urine, there is typically no pain. It is common for kidney stone pain to "come and go" in this fashion. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a kidney to work after a transplant, and when will it stop working?

How long does it take for a kidney to work after a transplant, and when will it stop working?

Immediately: Hopefully it will last your whole life and you will be able to tolerate the antirejection medications. Follow instructions carefully regarding your medications and avoid being around anyone that is sick. Protect your immune system and take care of your diabetes or hypertension if you have either of those illnesses. Vwork closely with your nephrologist and your transplant team. ...Read more

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Certain I have kidney infec feel quite ill have had a non stop fever for 36 hours cnt get to docs til mon what can I do at home to make me feel better?

Certain I have kidney infec feel quite ill have had a non stop fever for 36 hours cnt get to docs til mon what can I do at home to make me feel better?

Infection: If you really have infection unless you get antibiotics, you are at risk of getting worse. You really have to go to your doctor. Go to urgent care of go to the er for treatment please do. ...Read more