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Back Is Sore In Kidney Area Weeks After Stent Removal
Ulrology consult: It is probably best for you to consult your urologist. Pain may be from spasm of the ureter, infection, or recurrent of stones (the ones not removed/already in the kidney). Your urologist would be best to address your concern. ...Read more
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
Very briefly.: An indwelling ureteral stent is removed in one of two ways. A quick pull on a little string to pull it out of the urethra, or by using a flexible scope to enter the bladder and pulling out the stent with forceps. Both can cause bladder discomfort and some flank pain as it is quickly removed. Some residual pain can linger for a day or two. Pain can be variable with many feeling no pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I will undergo surgery for kidney stone stent removal tomorrow. Please let me know, if it pains after the removal of this stent.
Two ways: If the stent is left with a long "string" if intended to be short term, this can be grasped and pulled out easily. If there is no visible string, an office procedure to retrieve it with a flexible fiberoptic scope (cystoscopy) is a rapid and relatively painless method to remove the stent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had a fever iff and in since last night could this be caused by the stent inside me from kidney stone removal?
Had kidney stone removed week ago. Stent for 3 days. After removal extreme bladder spasms at night. Should i be worried, can it be another stone?
Kidney stone removal stent with string placed String was smaller on first day now string out my penis is much longer?Is this normal do i need to worry
Not worrying...: Hi! AlistairK, Seeing variable length of the string attached to stent is normal reflecting the variable penile length between erection or no erection. All what you have to do is just be careful not to incidentally pull it out. More doubt? Call your surgeon for clarifying your concern. (In fact, I have answer similar Q for two times.) If more, to www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login... ...Read more
How long should the bladder area be tender after a percutaneous stone removal with a stent in place? I've never been this sore just from the stent.
From stent: The bladder discomfort is from the stent within the bladder. As long as the stent is present, the discomfort will remain. Having a percutaneous removal of a kidney stone should will not cause bladder discomfort. Once the stent is removed from the ureter, the bladder discomfort will resolove within a few days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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