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Can A Kidney Stone Move From One Kidney To Another
Can a kidney stone move from one kidney to the other? I had a stone in my right kidney but now my left side is hurting
Kidney stone move: Can a kidney stone move from one side to other? ANS: if u have 2 separate kidneys No. If you have horseshoe kidney possible. More likely to have stoned on both sides. So check with your team.
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Is there anything one can do when there are signs a kidney stone has already started to move (to stop it or minimize impending pain)?
Not likely: I doubt one can do any thing to stop the movement of a kidney stone. You could help its movement by drinking water.See 1 more doctor answer
Colic: Movement of the stone within the kidney may not be perceptible. If it moves through the ureter, it will cause excruciating pain, colic. If you think you have stone, it would be prudent to consult a doctor. Drink enough water every day so that your urine is mostly colorless, to facilitate the passage of stone and to prevent new ones from forming.
Obstruction: By a stone can cause a kidney to enlarge. Obstruction over time can cause damage to the kidney. That damage can occur quickly if there is additional factor of infection. Best to see a urologist who can best determine if a stone will pass on its own or needs additional treatment, such as lithotrypsy. A urologist can also determine the significance of an enlarged kidney not caused by obstruction.
Details: I assume your questions pertains to the symptoms, consequences, and treatment of kidney stones. Patients may or may not have flank pain, blood in the urine, vomiting, if a stone is obstructing the flow of urine. Treatment depends on stone size and presence of obstruction. Here is more info: http://www. Kidneydoctorbradenton. Org/2013/05/diagnosis-treatment-and-diet-for-people. Html.
No: Do you mean move DOWN? Kidney stones always go downhill. And yes, one this small could pass by going DOWN the ureter to the bladder and on out, but not UP.
Probably surgery: It appears you have a kidney stone and enlarged kidney (hydronephrosis)--- probably due to obstruction. This needs in addition to pain medications, possible stent placement or surgery to relieve the obstruction.
Water/ liquids: Lots of it... Stones form when urine gets concentrated. If you drink a lot of liquids, it is less likely to get concentrated and form kidney stones. There are numerous other factors but if you've never had one before, staying well hydrated is the best prevention.
Yes: Kidney stones form in the kidney and oftentimes stay there. Sometimes the entire stone or only parts of it can break loose and cause trouble. If the stone is relatively small and doesn't cause any pain or problems with the kidney function, many times no treatment is necessary. Otherwise, the stones can be removed surgically or broken apart with ultrasound and then eliminated naturally.
When passing a kidney stone is there anything you can do to help it move along faster and less painful?
A few things.: Tamsulosin may aid in expulsion, narcotics will reduce pain. Time will cure if the stone size is not too big and the ureters / urethra is willing.
If some one have kidney stone so. At that time can we pick up heavy objects? Do it have effect on kidney, or some thing else?
See below: This is not an indication of inablility to do work the major problems with stones are pain and infection if neither or present he can do whatever he pleases.
I feel like I may have a kidney stone. The pain is not really intense yet but I had one less than a year ago. Is it possible to have one that close?
Yes: Many times kidney stones is caused by diet and a modification of your diet will help reduce your chances of another kidney stone. Ask your doctor what kind of stone it is and what diet modifications is needed to help prevent them in the future.
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.See 1 more doctor answer
No: Chiropractic manipulation should have no bearing on kidney stones.
The following: Dehydration causes concentrated urine containing xs salts which precipitate & once tiny "kernel" forms more salts come out of solution & stone develops. Can be metabolic causing xs calcium, uric acid etc in urine. Anatomic congenital or acquired obstruction-> "urinary stagnation". Stone can form around mucus or bacterial debris. Prevent by copious water intake, minimal dietary salt or? Medication.
My husband has kidney stone that is in ureter the pain has moved down. Need the quickest way to make it pass?
Ureter calculus.: Alpha blockers work but ureteroscopic surgery is quicker.See 1 more doctor answer
Had an X-ray tuesday and friday. Showed my kidney stone did not move at all not even an inch from where it was in my kidney. Is that normal?
I have a 7mm kidney stone will it require surgery or can it pass? Is it also possible to have one in each kidney? Have pain now on both sides.
Kidney stone having surgery thursday. Today I am not in pain at all. I am pretty positive it did not pass haven't seen it or felt it move. That normal?
Yes: The stone may have moved into a location that it is not causing any obstruction at the current time. You are fortunate to be able to treat it when you are feeling well.
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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