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What can I do about a small renal calculus/kidney stone?

What can I do about a small renal calculus/kidney stone?

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 more

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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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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?

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

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I have problem of kidney stones pain, in scan 5mm two calculus in left side so please tell me the solution on it.

I have problem of kidney stones pain, in scan 5mm two calculus in left side so please tell me the solution on it.

Two kidney stones: These two stones are borderline to be able to pass down your ureters; to help - drink 4-5 liters per day; add lemon extract 4 tablespoons per day; see urologist if you can about extraction; ...Read more

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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.

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

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What can I do if my left kidney show a calculus (stone) measuring 0.3cm, how to get rid of this stone?

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

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I have 3.4mm calyceal calculus in right kidney...is it a calcium stone? What all precautions I have to take? Help me Dr...

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

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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.

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 more

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An X-ray showed a 6mm mid-left renal calculus stone in my 17 years old daughter. Is this in the kidney?

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

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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 penist erection its bcoz of stone?

KIDNEY STONES: Kidney is under the ribs on either side of the spine. The size of a stone is important and low in the pelvis there are some stone pretenders call phleboliths. Often need a ct scan with contrast to differentiate between them if it is nessesary to do so. Often it is not. ...Read more

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Why stone is formed in the kidney?

Why stone is formed in the kidney?

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

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Should a 1cm stone be left in kidney?

Should a 1cm stone be left in kidney?

Renal stones: Renal stones are not normal (or else everyone would have one). A 1 cm renal stone should be treated. See a urologist for options. Eswl shockwave lithotripsy is the most common procedure. ...Read more

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How long can a stone remain in your kidney?

How long can a stone remain in your kidney?

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

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What should I do for a stone in the kidney?

What should I do for a stone in the kidney?

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

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I have 5mm stone in kidney. How I can dissolve it?

I have 5mm stone in kidney. How I can dissolve it?

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

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How serious is a stone in the kidney substance?

How serious is a stone in the kidney substance?

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

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Is it abnormal for my kidney to hurt after \stone removal?

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 more

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Hello dear sir I have 0.8 mm stone here is in my kidney?

Hello dear sir I have 0.8 mm stone here is in my kidney?

Don't worry...: If a 0.8-mm stone drops from the kidney and pass through the ureter, it should not bother you at all because this size is too small to be almost invisible to naked eyes. Therefore & clinically, there's no practical reason to worry about it. ...Read more

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I am having a stone in my kidney with 12mm size. Any tips?

I am having a stone in my kidney with 12mm size. Any tips?

Good size for ESWL: Hope you are seeing a urologist. Size of stone seems ideal for shock-wave lithotripsy. Usually performed under anesthesia, eswl machine emits very powerfull sound wives wich are focused on the stone using ultrasound or fluoroscopy. High success rate. Will not dissolve with medications, does not require open surgery or percutaneous lithotripsy (breaking up stone via tube in kidney). ...Read more

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Hello dear sir I have 0.8 mm stone here is in my kidney?

Hello dear sir I have 0.8 mm stone here is in my kidney?

Here are. ..: I assumed your stone is 0.8 cm, not 0.8 mm, since a 0.8-mm stone will be too minute to cause pain at passing through ureter. However, deciding how to handle a 0.8 cm stone should depend on your history in stone-related symptoms and Rx; thereby, one may advise when, what, and how to intervene such stone for individual best interest. So, ask Doc; stone size alone is just one of contributing factors. ...Read more

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SIR I HVE STONE OF 9.9MM IN KIDNEY PLS ADVICE ME WHT SHOULD I DO?

SIR I HVE STONE OF 9.9MM IN KIDNEY PLS ADVICE ME WHT SHOULD I DO?

Nephrolithiasis: It sounds like the stone is not obstructing your kidney otherwise you would be in great pain and probably in the ER. Most likely it can be left alone and watched. However if it obstructs the ureter, a tube called a stent will need to be placed and shock wave lithotripsy done to shatter it and allow it to pass. See a urologist asap. If it is obstructing the kidney, irreversible damage can occur ...Read more

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Can a 12mm stone stay in your kidney without hurting your kidney?

Can a 12mm stone stay in your kidney without hurting your kidney?

If isolated: Within the kidney and is non-obstructing and your renal function is normal and you have no microscopic blood then there should be no problem. Just be vigilant for any new symptoms. ...Read more

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I have stone in kidney 4mm. What medicine should I take please tell?

Kidney stone: Kidney stones can pass or can break up if small and fragile. A 4 mm stone will either pass down your ureter or will fragment. Your diet is hugely important. Avoid animal protein, drink 4-5 liters of fluid per day, plus at least one liter lemonade or 4 tablespoons lemon extract. Taking hydrochlorothiazide will prevent further growth. Taking sodium citrate will help 3 ounces per day. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the permanent solution if someone has stone in kidney?

Could you tell me what is the permanent solution if someone has stone in kidney?

An ounce of preventi: Elimination of the stone is important, either by passing the stone, (drink ALOT of water) or by having a doctor basket the stone or a procedure called lithotripsy which shatters the stone. Best for the future is prevention. Try to retrieve the stone, (filter all your urine) and have it analyzed. Soften your water if it "hard", but lots of fluids is the main prevention ...Read more

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My kidney size decreased in 6.3×2.1 and both kidney have 5 and 4.5mm stone please advice me?

My kidney size decreased in 6.3×2.1 and both kidney have 5 and 4.5mm stone please advice me?

Kidney issue: What's your kidney function? If decreased, you will need to see nephrologist or urologist. The stones are not huge and if silent are ok to leave alone if there is only one in each kidney. Not sure why your kidneys have shrunk, though. That's why you need specialist's opinion. ...Read more

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I got a 7mm stone, non obstructing in my left lower kidney pole. No pain or sx. What actions shall I take?

I got a 7mm stone, non obstructing in my left lower kidney pole. No pain or sx. What actions shall I take?

See urologist or: Wait and do nothing, drink aot of water and real lemonaide to help dissolve it if it is a calcium oxylate stone, , less salt and red meat, if ever hear a clink in toilet, get the stone for lab anylisis to see what kind it is for proper treatment, may be able to lithotripsy it[dissolve by radiowaves ] see urologist for more. ...Read more

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There is 5.2mm stone in my kidney. How I can remove this. Which medicine I take for this. Which food I can eat and donot eat?

There is 5.2mm stone in my kidney. How I can remove this. Which medicine I take for this. Which food I can eat and donot eat?

Kidney stone: This size kidney stone can shrink or it can grow. To get this to shrink, you must follow a very careful diet and fluid plan. Essential components are: drink 4 liters per day; drink at least one quart of strong lemonade per day; eat very little salt; minimize animal protein; add 4 servings of tropical fruit per day; avoid tea, chocolate, spinach, kale, okra, rhubarb (all rich in oxalate). ...Read more

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I have had an 8 size stone in the kidney for over a year that hasn't moved or changed size--exactly the same. Do they usually stay where they're at?

Depends on location: Depends on many things : location, cause (etiology), patient habits (water drinking, etc.)
iif clearly intrarenal (inside the kidney matter instead of the urinary tract) shgould be ok, it is different if in the pelvis or the ureter. ...Read more

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Experiencing some pain internally (not severe) but a little discomfort in kidney area from back lower side which to be said having stone. Any remedies?

Experiencing some pain internally (not severe) but a little discomfort in kidney area from back lower side which to be said having stone. Any remedies?

? question: Cannot tell exactly what the question refers to as worded, nut if you have a diagnosed kidney stone, that can certainly account for your pain in that area. Copious amounts of fluids to flush your kidneys and try and pass the stone may help. If pain severe or no relief, you may need to see a Urologist to assure you do not get a back-up of fluids into your kidney, thus requiring a stent as well. ...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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How to fight kidney stone?

How to fight kidney stone?

A metabolic work-up: The best way to fight stones is to understand your metabolism. I believe that most stone formres should have a metabolic work-up. This should include blood levels of calcium, 24 hour urinalysis (looking at calcium, citrate, oxalate, etc). Good intake of water avoiding certain foods (high in calcium, oxalate) and medications (citarte, diuretics) may be necessary to fight stones. ...Read more

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Kidney stone of 12mm size?

Kidney stone of 12mm size?

Yeah, that's big.: A stone up to 5mm in size will predictably pass, with variable degrees of pain. A 12mm stone is going to get stuck if it decides to move out of the kidney. You should get that stone managed before it starts to move. ...Read more

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What causes kidney stone?

What causes kidney stone?

Metabolic issue.: Kidney stones are initiated by metabolic derangements in the handling of urinary oxalate, uric acid or calcium, for example. These derangements can be hereditary, and they allow for crystals of these substances to form. These crystals serve as a nidus for stone creation. ...Read more

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How to get a kidney stone?

How to get a kidney stone?

Metabolic issue.: Kidney stones are initiated by metabolic derangements in the handling of urinary oxalate, uric acid or calcium, for example. These derangements can be hereditary, and they allow for crystals of these substances to form. These crystals serve as a nidus for stone creation. ...Read more