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Are Bananas Ok If I Have Kidney Stones
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
Prescientific: There was a 1994 article from an obscure institution that makes no sense physiologically. The article's claim that this controls the excretion of oxalic acid and thus oxalate stones hasn't been reproduced so far as I can tell, but has grown into the preposterous tale that the juice dissolves kidney stones -- if this were true, urologists would use it on themselves. ...Read more
What are your sympto:
We can not tell you if you have kidney stones without knowing your symptoms and what makes you think you may have kidney stones
kidney stones present with pain in back in area of kidney radiating down to groin, associated with painful urination and blood in the urine
if you have these symptoms go to er, they will examine you and do urine test and cat scan/ultrasound imaging to diagnose if you have s. ...Read more
Calcium stones Rx: Calcium oxalate is likely stone; reasons: dehydration; excess calcium in urine; excess oxalate in urine; low citrate in urine. Diet: avoid spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, and all dry beans; drink OJ 8 oz 2x daily; add ReaLemon extract: 5 tblspns / day; increase fluid 4 liters/day; only 4 oz meat/day; low salt; 4-5 fruits/day; HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) 25 mg / day from MD. Avoid milk. ...Read more
I know I have kidney stones and I have been feeling pain and very tired well kidney stones make me feel this way?
kidney stones can be very dangerous, specially if they are large and have normally sharp edges, with normal body movements or during workouts, they can move around causing injuries and irritation to the surrounding tissues, causing pain, along with renal obstruction can give you that general feeling of tiredness and fatigue,
See a doctor ASAP for treatment options. ...Read more
I have kidney stones will that stop me from cumming I just found out I have 3 kidney stones and now I can now cum?
Stones: This should not effect your ability to ejaculate. ...Read more
I have kidney stones, when I was first diagnosed with them I was in pain. It went away even though I didn't pass the stone. Its back and worst!
Here are some...: Have you suffered from stone-related symptoms like pain, and how were you diagnosed to have kidney stones? Treating kidney stones should be done in 2 phases: 1. when & how to intervene the stones causing its related symptoms? & 2. implement stone prevention by diluting urine & decrease stone-inducing foods. Remember: There is no cure but modifying and managing it timely. Best wish to health... ...Read more
Depends on Type: Stones can be uric acid, calcium phosphate, calcium oxalate and cysteine. Depending on type you should modify your diet. All stone formers should be on a low sodium diet because it decreases calcium and uric acid excretion by the kidney. A low protein diet, especially low in purines (red meats), helps decrease uric acid. Finally and most important; drink at least 3-4 quarts of fluid a day. ...Read more
Pain?: Are you having pain? Most kidneys stones will eventually pass on their own with increased water consumption. If you are not having symptoms, then don`t worry about it. Rarely, painful or "blocking" kidney stones require minimally invasive surgery or lithotripsy. Be sure to keep yourself hydrated with water. ...Read more
Depends: It totally depends on the type of stones you produce. Have one analyzed. ...Read more
See Doc now...: For your urgent need, you should seek medical attention now, especially for those with Hx of UTI, DM, etc. With constant pain and chill. Go to see Doc and don't miss the prime time of getting a timely medical attention. Best wish... ...Read more
It depends: The chances of a stone passing is related to the size of the stone, the roundness plays a roll, and other factors like a history of a ureteral stricture could effect the chances of a stone passing. It has been said hat about 90% of stones 5mm or less pass. ...Read more
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I have kidney stones again and have my lortab from before. It's 4 years expired can I still use it?
Where is the stone and how big is it, and when did you have the last x-ray????
You may have to see your urologist.
If you have to take the pill, it is O.K. to use it until you see your doctor ...Read more
I have kidney stones in both kidneys. Could this cause both my white and red cell counts to be elevated?
What's the good food to prevent kidney stones formation. And what food should I avoid if I have kidney stones.
If I have kidney stones what are some of the food I should stay away from? .......And food could help pass out the stone?
Kidney stones: Stay away from high oxalate foods: some are beets, spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, and all dry beans (fresh, canned, or cooked), excluding lima and green beans. It is best to avoid these foods. Also limit salt and limit animal protein. Taking in high amounts of lemonade or lemon extract from ReaLemon 4 tablespoons per day will help tremendously. ...Read more
Is it a possibility that because I have kidney stones that the pain when I stand up its making my pulse go up pretty high?
Yes: Pain causes stress, stress causes release of epinephrine, Epinephrine will raise your pulse. Are you sure the pain is related to your kidney problem? Stones in the kidney don't usually cause pain unless the get into the ureter and cause irritation and blockage. Just be sure the pain isn't something else! ...Read more
I have kidney stones on my left side. Sometimes when I sleep on my left side I wake up In pain. Does the way I sleep affect it?
POssibly: If a stone is in your kidney or beginning to pass, pressure on the same side can make the discomfort/pain worse. ...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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