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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
See below: When a stone passes out from the kidney it goes into the ureter which is a tube connecting the kidney to the urinary bladder. Depending on the size of the stone, it may either stay in the ureter and cause obstruction (with pain & blood in urine) or passes into the urinary bladder. From the urinary bladder it may eventually pass through the urethra to the outside. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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