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Break Up Kidney Stones Naturally
My 5 year old child has 7 mm kidney stones. What is the treatment for this. Any medicine to break down the stone? Can it pass naturally
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
My 5 year old child has 7 mm kidney stones. Is it big? . any medicine to break down the stone? Can it pass naturally. What is the treatment
7mm stone: It is unusual for a 5 year old to have kidney stones. If the stone is positioned in a safe place, where it is not causing pain or blockage watching it may be the best option. A 7 mm stone would be impossible to pass. He should be seen by a Pediatric nephrologist and urologist. All the best. ...Read more
Depends on size: Kidney stones can be fragmented with shockwaves (focused sound waves) directed at the stone, broken up with a laser directed by a scope or crushed with a variety of other energy sources directed against the stone. One of these energy sources, called "stone breaker, " is like a co2 powered jack hammer. ...Read more
Yes, but: You need your doc to follow you because passing a kidney stone can be an extremely painful experience. Also, if it gets stuck while moving it can be very dangerous. W/professional help you will be ok. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have a 10mm kidney stone. Will shockwave lithoscopy work? Will it break it up enough to pass w/o pain? What is smallest stone to pass w/o pain?
Kidney stones: There is no natural way to do this. See a urologist for help. ...Read more
Is it possible for a kidney stone that breaks up to clog more holes and make the situation even more dangerous?
Not necessarily.: If a kidney stone breaks up, the smaller fragments are usually more likely to pass. The biggest worry is not that "more holes are clogged", but that the outflow tube of the kidney, called the ureter is blocked, preventing urine to pass. The fragments of very large stones can block the ureter, a condition called 'steinstrasse' after shockwave lithotripsy, limiting its use in very large stones. ...Read more
Can a dr break a kidney stone that's stuck in the tissue lose by hitting on your back? My left kidney hurts really bad after she hit it I have a stone
Unlikely: It's highly unlikely that the doctor was able to "break a stone loose" by hitting your back. Your doctor was probably checking for tenderness there, and the pain your feeling is from the same process that brought you to see her in the first place (stone, infection, etc). we have very expensive machines to break up kidney stones, if your doctor could do it with her hand we wouldn't need them. ...Read more
1.4cm and 1.2cm kidney stone left and right respectively. Taking citro-soda 4g 3xdaily. What is the chance of excreting them naturally? (no surgery)
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
I have a 14 mm kidney stone. What will have to be done as I am sure I will not pass this naturally/ Seeing doctor tomorrow?
Depends: On where the stone is, type of stone, and what symptoms you are having and how long you have had the problem. Treatment options include lithotrypsy (ultrasound waves to break up the stone), Uretoscopy with a basket to remove the stone, stent in the ureter, or open removal. ...Read more
No: If by "a wound" you mean ulcerated skin, no it is not. A small bruise or reddened area is usually all that occurs. Discuss with the treating urologist. ...Read more
How can I reduce kidney pain resulting from kidney stones, cystine stones, and persistent renal pain, reducing it naturally by diet.?
Cystine stones: Cystine stones result from a rare genetic disorder that causes Amino Acid cystine to leak through the kidneys and into the urine to form crystals. Alkalinizing urine helps increase cystine solubility. You may want to take sodium bicarbonate tablets for this purpose. Keep yourself well hydrated and take pain/antionflmatory meds as needed. Talk to a urologist to see if the procedure can help you. ...Read more
My child has 7mm kidney stone on right kidney. What is the possible treatment for this? Medicine that breaks the kidney stone or surgery?
In a child, your doctor would direct you according to history, physical exam and imaging studies to detect the site of the stone in the urinary tract and whether there are any complications, e.g. Blockage of urine flow, check this link for more information
http://www. Uptodate. Com/contents/kidney-stones-in-children-beyond-the-basics? Source=outline_link&view=text&anchor=H9#H9 ...Read more
My dad has a kidney stone for the past 2 month now in his ureter. He has a stent placed too and he had 4 sessions of ESWL still didn't break now what?
Talk to his urologis:
We can not tell you what next step your dad's urologist has planned for him
There are too choices to watch and see ig it will come down as he has had lithotripsy and we don't know if it broke the stone
Discuss with his Urlogist
Other option is go through uretroscope
Only his urologist can answer your question NOW WHAT? ...Read more
Urologist prescribed chlorathalidone & urocit-K to prevent kidney stones? How can I do this naturally?
Here are some...: Urologist is trying to modify your urine features so not to form crystal congregation leading to stone formation with the drugs after diligent stone work-up. Even so, a clinical & laboratory follow-up is needed. Without stone work-up, I used: 1. maintain daily urine output > 2500 cc, & 2. decrease oral consumption of salt, red meat, & dairy products by >35-50% as universal preventive measures. ...Read more
How can one prevent developing kidney stones and gall bladder stones? Is there any food items that can help cure it naturally?
I have had kidney stones before. I have pain in side and ribs and lower back. I am nauseous and break out in sweats. Do you think this is serious. If?
Be evaluated now...: Sweating may be related with severe stone-related pain, nausea, & vomiting, but should make sure of not developing superimposed infection above obstructing ureteral stone, which is medical emergency; so, seek urgent check-out now and do not try to wait out. How to have evaluation done correctly? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.htmll so you work better with dr. ...Read more
Can having an infection in my urine do to kidney stones cause me to break out? I've been breaking out ver since I got stent implanted
Ask Doc...: Inserting stent is an essential part of managing renal/ureteral stones for most of cases. But it comes with a price of local irritation and suffering, and occasional symptomatic uti, which can usually be managed and soothed with proper use of medications, while the endoscopic procedures have averted patients to undergo open surgery. For individual details, ask attending doc timely. ...Read more
I have a stuck 3x7mm kidney stone in lower ureter (minimal/rare pain). Urine flows through. Can drinking lemon juice break up stone over time?
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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