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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

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.

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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How can you tell that a kidney stone is on the move?

How can you tell that a kidney stone is on the move?

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.

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How can you treat kidney stone and enlarged one kidney?

How can you treat kidney stone and enlarged one kidney?

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.

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Does any one know about kidney stone related problems and remedies?

Does any one know about kidney stone related problems and remedies?

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.

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When you have a 2x2 mm kidney stone is it possible for it to move up?

When you have a 2x2 mm kidney stone is it possible for it to move up?

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.

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What is the best way to treat a kidney stone and enlarged one kidney?

What is the best way to treat a kidney stone and enlarged one kidney?

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.

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I am scared of getting a kidney stone is there anything I can do to not get one?

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.

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Can a kidney stone get lodged in a kidney and never move? If so, what could be done about it?

Can a kidney stone get lodged in a kidney and never move? If so, what could be done about it?

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.

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When passing a kidney stone is there anything you can do to help it move along faster and less painful?

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.

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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?

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.

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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?

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.

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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.

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Help please! Could chiropractics cause kidney stone to move?

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

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What causes a kidney stone and how do you avoid getting one?

What causes a kidney stone and how do you avoid getting one?

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.

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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?

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?

Depends on location: Was kidney stone in kidney or ureter? Many stones in parenchyma of kidney or even in collecting system do not readily move. If a stone is in ureter speed of movement is usually faster unless get stuck at junction of ureter and bladder.

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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.

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.

7mm require interven: 7mm will require some kind of intervention or surgery laser beam can be used to fragmant the stone lithotripsy may be another means fragmentation with uretroscope percutaneous nephrolithotomy yes you can have stone in each kidney rarely at same time.

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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.

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