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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 will get them again. Drinking plenty of water and staying hydrated can help prevent kidney stones. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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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, your someone for whom I'd recommend a full chart review and interview prior to feeling comfortable approving you for pregnancy. Your 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

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Does it hurt to pass a kidney stone?

Does it hurt to pass a kidney stone?

Yes: Common symptoms — excruciating pain when passing a stone. Usually urine has blood in it. Rarely stone passes without any pain if they are very small ...Read more

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What can I do for 2x1 CM kidney stone?

What can I do for 2x1 CM kidney stone?

Probable PNL: 2x1 CM stone is quite large and best managed by percuteous nephro-lithotripsy. This will involve having a tube placed in the kidney by urologist or interventional radiologist. Then nephroscope is passed thru tube and kidney is broken up by laser or lithoclst. Your stone is certainly to big for ureteroscopic lithotripsy and larger than recommendations for shockwave lithotripsy (most non-invasive). ...Read more

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Where do woman feel kidney stone pain?

Where do woman feel kidney stone pain?

Location dependent: Dependent on the location of the stone. Stone inside the kidney are usually asymptomatic unless they move. In the proximal ureter the usually case back/flank pain and the stone moves done the ureter the pain may become more abdominal and refer to the groin as it gets closer to the bladder. ...Read more

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How can I recover from a kidney stone?

How can I recover from a kidney stone?

Most...: Nowadays, most kidney stone procedures are done as outpatients with occasional cases requiring short hospital stay. How long the time is required to recover is decided and adjusted to meet individual need, largely depending upon patient's pain threshold/tolerance/coping ability and the complexity of procedures. At times, political correctness may come to play. So, ask urologist for detail. ...Read more

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How long to pass a kidney stone entirely?

How long to pass a kidney stone entirely?

Never: Unless corrected the metabolic system constantly produce them. ...Read more

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How can I confirm where my kidney stone is?

How can I confirm where my kidney stone is?

Imaging.: Usually, the only way to know where a kidney stone is in the urinary tract is by imaging, such as an x-ray or ct scan. Symptoms may sometimes be able to localize the source, such a flank pain indicating the kidney or ureter, and low abdominal pain indicating the bladder, but pain is often referred so the exact location can be difficult to discern. Before any treatment, imaging is used to confirm. ...Read more

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How can you relieve kidney stone pain fast?

See : A urologist if you think you have renal stones. Acute pain evaluation/treatment can also be obtained in acute care centers. ...Read more

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Is a 9mm kidney stone critical? Is it large?

Is a 9mm kidney stone critical? Is it large?

Location matters: 9 mm is relatively big for a kidney stone. If it is lodged in your the tube that the urine travels in to get to your bladder (ureter), it would probably block it and cause potential complications and EXTREME pain. Sometimes stones can pass on their own but one of that size may require a procedure called "lithotripsy". Make sure you are followed by a doctor for managing this. ...Read more

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Does 6mm kidney stone have a chance to pass?

Does 6mm kidney stone have a chance to pass?

Yes: A 5-7 mm stone has a 60% chance of passing. Drink lots of fluids. ...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