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Calculus Stone In Kidney
Nephrolithotomy: While smaller kidneys stones can often be passed, staghorn stones often form in the calyces or conduit between the kidney and the ureters. These are considered complicated stones and often will require percutaneous (through the skin) nephrolithotomy by a urologist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
Yes.: Though rare, it is possible for kidney stones to become retained in the bladder and become larger, hard, bladder stones. Stones that can pass through a ureter can generally pass through the bladder outlet, but certain conditions, such as prostate enlargement or a neurogenic bladder, can predispose someone to forming bladder stones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: As long as the stone can be seen well enough to be targeted. This is the treatment of choice. ...Read more
Probably: Kidney stones come in many sizes and shapes. 6 mm is not very large and should eventually pass. Straining urine with kitchen strainer every voiding should eventually catch the stone which likely will look like a blood clot. It can get hung up in the ureter causing significant pain. There are ways to get it out if trouble passing, see urologist for that. ...Read more
Won't Pass: The stone is too big to pass. It may never bother you if it stays in the lower pole. If it moves it will obstruct and will require an intervention. Try and find out why you make stones since uric acid stones can shrink in an alkaline environment. Also, if the stone is calcium decreasing urinary calcium may prevent the stone from enlarging. See a urologist, lithotripsy may be of benefit. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Largely, 85% of patients will pass a 4-mm stone through the ureter in 2 weeks; of course, it comes with price of pain. Meanwhile, a smaller stone than 4 mm doesn't mean it will pass and >4 mm up to 10 mm doesn't mean it will never pass. So, historical virification of the side and size of stone passed may be very useful for observation and reassurance. For individual detail, ask Doc timely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Likely: stones this size spontaneously pass about 80% of the time ...Read more
Renal stone: Small stones in the kidney (calyceal stones) are rarely ever the source of significant pain. If it is 3mm or larger, it can be treated with a shock wave lithotripsy machine before it grows or passes painfully into the ureter. See a urologist for options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a non obstructive right renal calculus(3mm kidney stone in the mid pole). Do I need any medication as such or home remedies are enough. Thanks?
Renal stone+diet: XGrewel, Good question. Please find out from Urologist what the stone is made of and depending on that what dietary measures are appropriate. thanks ...Read more
I have problem of kidney stones pain, in scan 5mm two calculus in left side so please tell me the solution on it.
Hi, I have a Kidney stone of 8 mm in right uretreric calculus at VU junction. It is possible to pass through urine..Pl suggest.
Possible but hard: 8mm is a good size stone first make sure it is not blocking the kidney next you could passed it but very painful find out if they can crush it with a machine or grab it with a basket ...Read more
What can I do if my left kidney show a calculus (stone) measuring 0.3cm, how to get rid of this stone?
Drink lots of water: 3mm stone should be small enough to pass spontaneously, drinking plenty of fluid will help. May well be painful after it enters the ureter, or if it partially obstructs. ...Read more
I have 3.4mm calyceal calculus in right kidney...is it a calcium stone? What all precautions I have to take? Help me Dr...
Can't know: There are different kinds of kidney stones and the only way to be sure of the composition is to test the stone after it is passed or removed. One of the most important preventives is staying well hydrated and drinking plenty of water. ...Read more
I am suffering kidney stone problem. It is seen in usg kub report that A 7.2mm right renal calculus with minimal prostatomegaly .What should I do.
Renal stones: are you currently having symptoms? If the 7mm stone is in the kidney you can have Lithotripsey to break up the stone into smaller pieces that will pass. I am assuming you are not currently passing a 7 mm stone. You would be in to much pain to write the question. Stones are made in a specific PH environment if you change the PH of the urine you can change the formation of certain stones . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
An X-ray showed a 6mm mid-left renal calculus stone in my 17 years old daughter. Is this in the kidney?
Yes.: The term renal indicates that the calculus is in the kidney. Mid refers to the midpole, or near the center of the kidney, as opposed to the upper or lower poles. If the stone were to pass into the ureter, it would be reported as a ureteral stone. A 6mm stone may pass on its own, but chances decrease above 5mm. If there are no symptoms it may not need treatment, but many options are available. ...Read more
I am suffering from renel stones.. i am having 10x7mm stone in middle calyx in right kidney n 15x9mm left PUJ calculus in left kidney.. treatment 4 it?
Xray report write "it could be distal uretric calculus" & "normal bowel gas pattern"?I feel pain in kidney when my penist erection its bcoz of stone?
Xray report write "it could be distal uretric calculus" & "normal bowel gas pattern"?I feel pain in kidney when my penis erection its bcoz of stone?
Nephrolithiasis: There are many different types of stones including calcium oxalate (mono & dihydrate), calcium phosphate, struvite, cystine, indinvir, matrix and uric acid stones, to name a few. However, the types of stone is not the whole answer. A complete stone risk analysis also includes specific serum and urine studies. In general, stone for from concentrated urine leading to crystallization then to stones. ...Read more
Forever or no time: Small non-sytomatic kidney stone causing no obstruction nor enlarging can remain indefinitely. Symptomatic stones with blockage or associated infection/pyelonephritis usually requires urgent treatment & should remain as short a time as possible. Large, enlarging or "staghorn" stones & obstruction from stone or kidney abdormality should be managed expeditiously & should not remain in kidney. ...Read more
Urologist : you need to see a urologist to evaluate whether the stone can be passed on its own or whether you need to undergo a procedure to have the stone removed. How do you know you have a stone? See your primary care doc for an initial evaluation and you can then be referred to a urologist if indicated. ...Read more
Kidney stone: Only a minority subset of kidney stone can be dissolved by the ingestion of certain medication(s). Radiographic and lab studies will usually tell whether or not kidney stone will be that type. Please check w your local urologist. @drhtay. ...Read more
Kidney injury, scar: Kidney stone can cause bleeding in the kidney, blockage to urine flow and loss of kidney function.One episode may not cause loss of kidney function, however depends on stone position in the kidney system. Kidney stone usually occurs due to imbalance between water intake and amount of salts excreted by the kidney. Please consult your physician for further confirmation of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Not at all.: Although the kidney itself has no pain receptors, the structures around it do, such as the ureter (that drains into the bladder) and the capsule (that encases the kidney). When there is swelling, infection, blockage, or inflammation in or around the kidney, such as occurs with stone removal, it's normal to have pain. It should decrease with time. Call doctor if fever or blood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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