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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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I passed a kidney stone one week ago and psin meds constipated me. Now I have flat to penicil thin stool and excess mucus. What can cause this?

I passed a kidney stone one week ago and psin meds constipated me. Now I have flat to penicil thin stool and excess mucus. What can cause this?

Constipation: This may very well be related to your bowel recovering from a bout of drug (likely opioid) induced constipation. Sometimes, when motility is acute affected it can take time for things to normalize. You may want sure your fiber intake is good, along with you staying hydrated, and active (activity helps constipation). If things fail to resolve in the next several days to week seek in person help. ...Read more

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Does a kidney stone in your bladder cause constitipation and pain when you have a bowel movement?

Does a kidney stone in your bladder cause constitipation and pain when you have a bowel movement?

Doubtful: A stone in the bladder that is not obstructing the bladder outflow should not be causing you obvious symptoms. I assume your urination is normal? ...Read more

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Can you feel constipated or bloated when you have a kidney stone?

Can you feel constipated or bloated when you have a kidney stone?

Common: Sensations are the feeling you have to have a bm (tenesmus) but cannot. Waves of cramping pain, severe enough can cause nausea and vomiting. Men have pain referred into testicle. Stones warrant emergency teatment, evaluation for cause and prevention, and follow up. ...Read more

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Have been feeling constipated recently. My left side near kidney been feeling sharp pain when I move. Could it be kidney stone?

Have been feeling constipated recently. My left side near kidney been feeling sharp pain when I move. Could it be kidney stone?

Maybe but unlikely: Hi Munal,
A kidney stone usually causes pain whether you move or not. I think you need an examination by a doctor.
Good luck,
Dr. Long ...Read more

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Daily how much water drink to avoid kidney stones and constipation?

Daily how much water drink to avoid kidney stones and constipation?

1-2 Liters of water: 8-10 glasses of filtered water daily.
May add coconut water 4-5/week.
Plenty of fresh vegetables & greens should help constipation. ...Read more

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I have kidney stones. Due to this my digestive system remains disturbed. I am suffering from regular constipation. What should I take to get rid of?

I have kidney stones. Due to this my digestive system remains disturbed. I am suffering from regular constipation. What should I take to get rid of?

Please see your Dr.: First, see your doctor and discuss this problem with her/him.

High fiber diet (beans/lentils, whole grains, vegetables and fruit with the skin where appropriate).

Plenty of water - up to 2 liters a day.

Consider a stool softener.

Good luck! ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with constipation, but now I am thinking it is kidney stones, I have occasional pain by groin, and takes a while to urinate. HelpPlease?

I was diagnosed with constipation, but now I am thinking it is kidney stones, I have occasional pain by groin, and takes a while to urinate. HelpPlease?

Here are some...: To sort out what might have contributed to your symptoms including constipation and voiding difficulty, & occasional groin pain is not that difficult if you follow the instructions as described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to solve current issues with doc timely so deduce right Dx for right Rx, care, & counseling for the future.

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Can you get constipated with kidney stones?

No: Different plumbing system. No communication between the urinary system and the GI system. ...Read more

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No slipped disc, no kidney stones, Chiropractor didn't help. STILL hurts to sit, bend over, breathe, constipated, & I get hot/cold. PLS HELP WHAT NOW?

No slipped disc, no kidney stones, Chiropractor didn't help. STILL hurts to sit, bend over, breathe, constipated, & I get hot/cold. PLS HELP WHAT NOW?

See PCP: More information is needed to rule out any dangerous conditions. This will include a proper physical exam, including possibly a gynecologic/rectal one. Some of the symptoms you describe could be suggestive of a thyroid disorder, so bloodwork should be done. Referred pain, from organs in the abdomen, may suggest the problem is in a different place than initially suspected. See your PCP. ...Read more

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Can passing a kidney stone cause bladder spasms afterwards?

Can passing a kidney stone cause bladder spasms afterwards?

Yes: It can occasionally but if it continues consider seeing a doctor to make sure there is not an infection. ...Read more

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Can a kidney stone cause general discomfort while not moving in the kidney?

Kidney stone: Normally stones cause pain when they are trying to pass, some stones maybe too big and even they do not move, the can cause obstruction of the kidney and cause pain. Also, a stone associated with infection can cause discomfort. ...Read more

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Can a kidney stone cause rectal bleeding?

Can a kidney stone cause rectal bleeding?

No: I can not think of any way that a kidney stone could result in rectal bleeding. They involve 2 separate organ symptoms. It's more likely you have something in your GI tract like gastritis or hemorrhoids. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Can a kidney stone cause groin pain months before passing?

Can a kidney stone cause groin pain months before passing?

Not likely.: Kidney stones may indeed be present for months before passing and may produce intermittent pain which is usually felt in the flank when the stone is retained in the kidney or in the anterior abdomen when the stone is retained in the bladder. Stones in the ureter cause pain which radiates into the groin but stones don't hang out there forever. Search for another cause of your pain. ...Read more

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Can a kidney stone cause a miss period?

Can a kidney stone cause a miss period?

Not really: Keep menses diary. Normal menses is every 3-5 weeks (9-13 per year), lasting 1-8 days. Is normal variant to skip a period, see doctor if no menses in 2 months. Do home pregnancy test if in doubt. ...Read more

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Will a kidney stone cause swelling in the stomach?

Will a kidney stone cause swelling in the stomach?

Yes: Kidney stones can cause inflammation which can lead to irritation of other abdominal organs, like the intestine. Intestinal inflammation can lead to bloating and distention. ...Read more

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Can a kidney stone cause erectile dysfunction?

Can a kidney stone cause erectile dysfunction?

Kidney stone and ERD: Kidney stones are not known to cause erectile dysfunction (ed). See a urologist for more information and an exam. If it is you, at 25 you would not be expected to have ed. ...Read more

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Can a kidney stone cause burning sensation in foot?

Can a kidney stone cause burning sensation in foot?

Unlikely: Kidney stones if obstructing the outflow (ureter) can cause pain elsewhere in the back, chest, pelvis, testicles in men, but it would be most unlikely to have burning in your foot from the stones. Do you have nausea and vomiting? Any other pain or fever? ...Read more

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Too much peanut can cause kidney stone?

Yes, IF...: If you are prone to calcium oxalate kidney stone formation, peanut butter was one of the high oxalate foods to moderate or avoid along with beans, beets, berries, green peppers, chocolate, coffee, colas, and wheat bran. Consider almond butter instead if you are an oxalate stone former. ...Read more

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Does kidney stone cause periods to get late?

Does kidney stone cause periods to get late?

Pregnancy and stones: The straight answer is absolutely not. Rare exceptions could be severe associated infections. ...Read more

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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