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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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Dr. Marvin Ott
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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

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Kidney Stones (Definition)

Seriously- renal stones are the result of postive and negatively charged particles in urine binding together and precipitating as solids- most frequently as calcium- oxalate. This happens most often when the urine is concentrated- ie when you are dehydrated. And trying to pass these stones from the kidney to the bladder is incredibly painful. ...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