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My friend has kidney stones and may have to have them surgically removed. Is it possible that the surgery could cause infertility?

My friend has kidney stones and may have to have them surgically removed. Is it possible that the surgery could cause infertility?

Not likely: While having surgery may interrupt a single cycle, it is unlikely to cause infertility especially for renal stone surgery. The exception might be if the surgery results in some sort of renal failure. ...Read more

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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What does it mean when you pee brown and it burns in men? My friend recently passed a kidney stone 4 days ago and his pee is brown as well it started burning when he pees. Hes not sure what this means.

What does it mean when you pee brown and it burns in men? My friend recently passed a kidney stone 4 days ago and his pee is brown as well it started burning when he pees. Hes not sure what this means.

The : The brown urine represents blood and commonly occurs when passing kidney stones. Burning in the urine, called dysuria, is also common as a stone passes into the bladder. He should have a kidney ultrasound and followup urine testing. ...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?

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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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 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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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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What size does a kidney stone have to be to cause pain?

What size does a kidney stone have to be to cause pain?

Can be tiny: If it works your way into your ureter, a 1 mm stone can be very uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Is kidney stone caused by coffee?

Is kidney stone caused by coffee?

The reverse: Actually, coffee can lead to more dilute urine which can help prevent kidney stones. ...Read more

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What causes a kidney stone and how can you prevent one?

What causes a kidney stone and how can you prevent one?

Kidney stone: The causes are dehydration, familial, gouty nephropathy, inflammatory bowel disease, oral intake of calcium containing food or vitamin& parathyroid disease. This is accumulation of calcium, phosphate, urate, cysteine & oxalate minerals not excreted by kidney. Drink lot of water and treat the causes mentioned above. Thanks. ...Read more

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Help please! could chiropractics cause kidney stone to move?

No: Chiropractic manipulation should have no bearing on kidney stones. ...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

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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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility = inability to conceive or if a woman under age 35 - not being able to get pregnant after having regular sex for a year without birth control use. For a woman over 35 years old is not being able to get pregnant after having regular ...Read more