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Can A Kidney Stone Cause Itching
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
Hello I a 44 yo male that had a stent (kidney to bladder for kidney stones) a week ago... It burns and itches constantly. And temp is 96.3. Is this no?
String Theory: Those things are very annoying. The less time one's in, the better. Did they tell you how long until they'll get rid of the stone and then take it out? It might be "forgotten"unless you ask.Then ask again. Your symptoms are probably skin irritation. But that's a set-up for an infection, so watch it closely. If on the outside, a little bit of steroid cream might help; on the inside? Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more
My husband passed a kidney stone. He is having severe pain in his groin which appears to be swollen. The tip of his penis is red, swollen and itching.
Needs evaluation: Those symptoms following kidney stone passage may be a warning sign of anatomical or even infectious complications and warrants urologic evaluation fairly soon. ...Read more
I have a lit of itching and pain in my vagina I have two kidney stones in my right kidney is that a symptom of the kidney stone it also hurts urinate.?
I have had kidney stones for 2 weeks severe pain passing urine but now my skin is itching is this normal?
No sure But...: Itching is not part of kidney stones to my knowledge. But, besides allergic reaction possibly, there is a possibility of high phosphates and/or high parathyroid hormone levels, both can cause stones and itching. Also, high kidney numbers can result from stones and can cause itching. Would discuss with my doctor to check these if not done. ...Read more
The night before my husband to ER with kidney stones he woke up itching all over &like was sunburnt. He just woke feeling that again & hes going crazy?
Medications?: What medications is he taking? This may be a reaction to medication. ...Read more
Since 2 days, when i go to pass urine , it has been coming out v v slowly.In a tiny way.Even when i put prressure it comes out in a tiny thread.And this happens when I have urge to urinate.No itching no discharge.However i had kidney stones 6 months back
Concerning.: A couple of things come to mind: there can be something obstructing or compressing the urethra. Sometimes medications can cause difficulty urinating like your describing. It can be a urinary tract infection. Finally, neurologic problems can cause this. You really need to get evaluated by your physician and have a thorough exam and urine test. ...Read more
Itching all over is not normal, with or without kidney stones. Kidney stones are unlikely to be the cause. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Yes: It can occasionally but if it continues consider seeing a doctor to make sure there is not an infection. ...Read more
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
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
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
Dehydration number 1: The biggest risk for most people is dehydration. You should consume enough liquids to produce about 2.5 liters each 24 hours. This decreases the risk of future stones about 90%. There can be other metabolic factors though that can increase your risk of future stones. Typically, a 24 hour urine collection can be very helpful in identifying risk factors. ...Read more
Yes: You already have mild enlargement of the kidney - that is what hydronephroiss is. Over a long period of time, a blocking stone can lead to infections and decrease in kidney function. It is best to talk with a good urologist as to what the best plan is for your individual case - whether the stone needs to be removed, or if they are comfortable just following it over time. ...Read more
M south indian.What is kidney stone and how are they formed?Can taking beer once a month cause kidney stone?
See answer: Kidney stones form for many reasons. Stated simply, stones form when the urine becomes over-saturated with the mineral salts normally present in the urine that can form stones: calcium, oxalate, phosphate, uric acid, etc. Precipitation of these salts is influenced by their concentration, urine volume, and other stone inhibiting/promoting substances. Beer or alcohol do not directly cause stones. ...Read more
I seem to be prone to developing kidney stones. What foods should I avoid and what are the causes for kidney stone development?
Need stone analysis: + 24hr urinalysis to find out stone composition ; amount of various substances in your urine. Such as calcium, citrate, uric acid etc, uologist or nephrologist will know. In mean time, always drink lots of water 8 - 10 glasses/day, especially during summer. Most important thing to avoid or reduce is salt in your diet. Ur on hydrochlorthiazide, best med to reduce calcium in urine. Reduce red meat. ...Read more
I have a small kidney stone which causes me pain time to time,However I can not pass it,It's been over a year.Do I need surgery?
I have a 3.8mm kidney stone in leftkidney has already caused excruciating pain have been told to wait for eswl in 3WEEKS please help
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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