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Can kidney stones cause high blood pressure?

Can kidney stones cause high blood pressure?

Not directly: High blood pressure can be caused by pain associated with untreated nephrolithiasis. Otherwise, no. I would suggest that you look into other causes of you blood pressure. Sometimes people have high blood pressure without finding any causes-essential hypertension. ...Read more

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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Hypertension (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more


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Could kidney stones lead to high blood pressure?

Could kidney stones lead to high blood pressure?

Kidney stones: While the kidneys do have a roll in regulating blood pressure, it is unlikely that the presence of non-obstructing stones in the kidney would increase blood pressure. The passage of stones into the ureter often results in excruciating pain, which in turn, can raise blood pressure. ...Read more

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I have high levels of neutrophils and low lymphocytes bone aches high blood pressure kidney stones and daily migraines? What could be wrong

I have high levels of neutrophils and low lymphocytes bone aches high blood pressure kidney stones and daily migraines? What could be wrong

Plan for each: You have a variety of symptoms, some of which may be related ... others not. I don't think there is one diagnosis that explains all of your symptoms. You need to work closely with a doctor you have confidence in to diagnose and properly treat all of these. Don't get discouraged .... wonder about smoking with the high neutrophils. If so, this is a good place to start. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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I haven't had sex in 2 months, now i have a white discharge coming out , i also have high blood pressure and not sure if it was a kidney stone or STD?

I haven't had sex in 2 months,  now i have a white discharge coming out , i also have high blood pressure and not sure if it was a kidney stone or STD?

Need for testing: Kidney stone will not cause white discharge from urethra. You should be tested for STD. Some of the STDs may take more than 2 months to manifest. Please see your doctor and if you do not have one, you may contact your city/county health department for testing. It is also imperative that you treat your high blood pressure, even if you have no symptoms, as it can damage the heart, kidney etc. ...Read more

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All year I've been in and out of hospitals for kidney stones high blood, pressure, throwing up, headache peeing blood etc. What could be wrong with me?

All year I've been in and out of hospitals for kidney stones high blood, pressure, throwing up, headache peeing blood etc. What could be wrong with me?

Get it checked: You need a workup to figure out why you are forming kidney stones, in addition to treatment for existing stones. Here is more info: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/05/why-do-people-develop-kidney-stones.Html. ...Read more

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Could use your help docs! my creatine and bun is low in kidneys, may be caused by high blood pressure, what does this mean?

Could use your help docs! my creatine and bun is low in kidneys, may be caused by high blood pressure, what does this mean?

Kidney: When the kidneys are not functioning normally, the creatinine and BUN levels rise in the blood. They also can slowly rise a bit with aging. They are a rough indicator of the state of renal function. ...Read more

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Does high blood pressure affect my kidneys function?

Does high blood pressure affect my kidneys function?

Absolutely: The kidneys are one of the primary managers of blood pressure. When they are overwhelmed by continuously high blood pressure, eventually their function begins to decline. Renal failure can be one of the first manifestations of persistently uncontrolled severe high blood pressure. ...Read more

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Does high blood pressure affect my kidneys?

Does high blood pressure affect my kidneys?

Yes.: High blood pressure is one of the leading diseases that can damage your the kidneys. Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to chronic kidney disease and eventually dialysis. However if your blood pressure is well controlled, your kidney will not be damaged. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure (top number) and a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number). The systolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum contraction. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum relaxation. Ideal blood pressure is 120/80 or lower. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is 140/90 or higher. ...Read more


Dr. Peter Ihle
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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