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Doctor insights on: Black Kidney Stone

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What causes a black kidney stone?

What causes a black kidney stone?

Black kidney stone: The only sure way to tell what a kidney stone is made of is to send it off to a lab for analysis. Once it is complete, you will have a non-speculative answer to your question. ...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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What causes black kidney stones?

What causes black kidney stones?

Kidney stones: Never heard that kidney stones would be classified by their color. More explanation from you would be helpful. ...Read more

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How fast can a kidney stones form? & what are black kidney stones made of?

How fast can a kidney stones form? & what are black kidney stones made of?

Calcium oxalate ston: the speed with which a stone forms depends on the supersaturation of your urine with substances that cause stones .black stones are usually calcium oxalate ...Read more

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I wanted to know is black urine associated with kidney stones?

I wanted to know is black urine associated with kidney stones?

Black urine: Black urine may actually indicate blood in the urine. This requires evaluation with urine sampling and ultrasound ...Read more

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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 ?

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

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Bright red vomit smell is awful vomited black last week hospital didn't find anything except small kidney stone. Not holding down meds?

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

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12mm kidney stone?

12mm kidney stone?

Big one: It will require intervention to excise. Also, get your calcium and parathyroid hormone levels checked. ...Read more

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Advice for kidney stone?

Advice for kidney  stone?

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 more

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Kidney Stone (Definition)

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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