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Duration Of Kidney Stone Pain
Not likely.: Kidney stones may indeed be present for months before passing and may produce intermittent pain which is usually felt in the flank when the stone is retained in the kidney or in the anterior abdomen when the stone is retained in the bladder. Stones in the ureter cause pain which radiates into the groin but stones don't hang out there forever. Search for another cause of your pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Ulrology consult: It is probably best for you to consult your urologist. Pain may be from spasm of the ureter, infection, or recurrent of stones (the ones not removed/already in the kidney). Your urologist would be best to address your concern. ...Read more
6/7mm obstructing stone for 6 wks before I saw dr/did litho. Stone gone still have kidney pain and nausea. Could there be perm damage since I waited?
Here are some ...: Your procedure & care for the 6x7-mm stone has been clinically successful even after a 6-week waiting, which should usually bear no long-term side effect to the kidney. Then, what might have caused the "kidney" pain & nausea? You deserve a new comprehensive evaluation so to differentiate the causes for your symptoms by analyzing detailed Hx, physicals, possible tests for reaching possible Dx... ...Read more
Painful bladder spasms 12 days after stinit removed for kidney stones and lasering of stones. How much longer will this last? Reached my max
I passed a 3mm kidney stone last night but getting waves of severe pain in the same kidney for the last 90 min. Am I passing more stones?
Shortly: Once a kidney stone passes, obstruction resolves, thus pain resolves. Usually takes 1-3 days. ...Read more
How long is swelling in the abdomen and back expected to last after a perc kidney stone remova surgery? Tenderness?
Not long: There should be minimal, if any abdominal swelling after percutaneous kidney stone removal. Unless either the peritoneum was punctured or a large volume of irrigating fluid escaped into the retroperitoneum. In which case subject might develop temporary ileus, meaning that bowel stops working and abdomen swells. Flank swelling and pain should settle down after 3-4 days. ...Read more
Ultrasound showed gallbladder full of stones. Had ruq pain on/off for few months. Is surgery really needed? If yes, how quickly?
History of kidney stones the last 10 years the last couple months I have past some stones with bleeding after I urinate should I seek antibiotics ?
Hematuria with stone: Bleeding after urination indicates a urethral or bladder neck irritation or even trauma; in a male, this typically does not indicate infection; of course submitting a urine for culture is easy and reassuring, but I incline towards forcing fluid, emptying bladder frequently, and waiting; antibiotic exposure that is unnecessary is not good..... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Woke up with dull pain on left back side, can this be Kidney Stone? Can Kidney Stone give dull pain for a day? When to go to hospital?
May be, but...: More info is needed so to deduce what you got, but getting the health-related things for good medical care has not to be that hard by following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. When is the time to see doc? You decide after perusing the suggested article; but if pain is unbearable or starting fever & chill, that is an emergency - to see doctor right away. Best... ...Read more
I had stones removed (7mm, in r. ureter, 10mm in r. kidney). Stint in ureter. A few days later and since have had sciatica pain. Possible connection?
I have a 3.8mm kidney stone in leftkidney has already caused excruciating pain have been told to wait for eswl in 3WEEKS please help
Had rcc kidney partially removed last yr. Last check up 4 months ago. Now having pain in back to front and foot swelling. Gout? Or has rcc returned?
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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