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Black 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
I pass a kidney stone , and it was black , what type of stone is this , i heard they can be both white ans black , are they different ?
Get it analyzed: Color isn't that helpful in determining the composition of a stone. There are several types and the composition is a guide to future prevention. ...Read more
Can a kidney stone randomly break apart into teeny tiny black pieces and come out randomly when you urinate?
Yes: they may occasionally break up but more likely they are other very small stones that are being passed. ...Read more
Bright red vomit smell is awful vomited black last week hospital didn't find anything except small kidney stone. Not holding down meds?
Vomit blood: This is indicative of GI bleeding. PLease get this person to the hospital right away - there is active bleeding especially if the vomit is bright red. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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