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If I had kidney stones in my last pregnancy, will I have them again?

If I had kidney stones in my last pregnancy, will I have them again?

No: Once you have had kidney stones it does raise your risk but that does not mean that you you will get them again. Drinking plenty of water and staying hydrated can help prevent kidney stones. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I underwent lithotripsy last dec. For kidney stones..Now i was supposed to have my period last week but i didn't i had negative home pregnancy test?

I underwent lithotripsy last dec. For kidney stones..Now i was supposed to have my period last week but i didn't i had negative home pregnancy test?

See answer: There are many reasons why a woman may have a delayed menstrual period other than pregnancy. Common causes include anything which causes physical, mental, or emotional stress, weight issues, medications, over-exercising, and even a change in one's regular routine. If no period, would recommend a second pregnancy test 1 week after the first negative test along with a call to your ob-gyn md. ...Read more

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Can blood in urine from kidney stone surger affect a pregnacy test?

Can blood in urine from kidney stone surger affect a pregnacy test?

Yes: It can interfere with the identification of HCG in the urine during very early pregnancy. ...Read more

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How do you treat a kidney stone during pregnancy?

Kidney stone (KS): If a ks is causing a blockage then a stent or a nephrostomy tube is indicated especially in light of an infection +/- intractable pain. Surgical intervention to "remove" the stone is avoided because of the desire to minimize radiation exposure to the fetus. A non-obstructive ks does not need to be treated. www.peedoc.com @drhtay. ...Read more

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Kidney stone but had faint positive pregnacy test... Possibilty of pregnancy? Or not ?

Kidney stone but had faint positive pregnacy test... Possibilty of pregnancy? Or not ?

Possibly you are.: Repeat pregnancy test, if definitely positive you nwill have the answer, suggest you get more definite test from your gyn dr. If again only faintly positive. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi how differentiate between kidney stone pain or a suspected pregnancy that might be ecotopic? Since i have negative home test

Hi how differentiate between kidney stone pain or a suspected pregnancy that might be ecotopic? Since i have negative home test

Kidney stone: The kidney stone pain is colic pain intermittent and radiates from the midback and flank to the perineum, most of the time associated with frequency, urgency and blood in the urine. Ectopic pain mostly of pelvic pain, if pregnancy test is negative it is unlikely to be ectopic, there will be associated menstrual histories might help. Severe form of pain would be difficult to differentiate. ...Read more

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I have a kidney failure during my first pregnancy and now my second kidney had kidney stone few days back. Can I do ahead for second child?

I have a kidney failure during my first pregnancy and now my second kidney had kidney stone few days back. Can I do ahead for second child?

Too complex for TAP: Kidney failure is no joke and you're young so i expect that you made a full recovery from that insult to your kidneys with the previous pregnancy, however even if your other kidney recovers from the stone, you're someone for whom i'd recommend a full chart review and interview prior to feeling comfortable approving you for pregnancy. You're most likely fine, but you need a formal consultation. ...Read more

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Does soda like coke dr. P. Etc cause kidney stones?

Does soda like coke dr. P. Etc cause kidney stones?

No they don't: #1 cause of kidney stones is dehdration sausing urine output to be low & concentrated. #2 is hypercalcuria, secretion of excessive amounts of calcium in the urine. Kidney blockage causing stasis or hydronephrosis, other causes: high salt intake, kidney infections especially with proteus, gout & high uric acid excretion, inflammatory bowel disease & high urate excrettion, cystinuria. Not coke & drp. ...Read more

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Can i pass a 2 cm kidney stone?

Can i pass a 2 cm kidney stone?

Ouch!: "A penny for your thoughts." Remember that saying? Well, an American penny is 1.9 cm, so a 2 cm stone is wider than a penny. It won't come out the urethra where pee comes out. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for kidney stone?

Here are some ...: Making existing stones disappear or preventing stone recurrence has always excited the patients with urinary stones, but there has been no constant reliable remedies for these goals, but keeping urine diluted to impossibly form stone crystals in kidneys and decreasing oral consumption of salt, red meats, & dairy products by >50% could make a difference in reducing stone recurrence. More? Ask Doc.. ...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


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