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Can kidney stones cause shoulder pain?

Can kidney stones cause shoulder pain?

Possible : It is possible to have an abdominal problem cause pain in the shoulder but as far as kidney stones causing shoulder pain, it is unlikely. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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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

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Treating Kidney Stones (Checklist)

Drink 2-3 quarts of water a day
Daily
Use over the counter naproxen or ibuprofen for pain relief
Daily
Let your doctor know if you have a fever or can't hold down food
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Upper right back pain below ribcage, strained rite leg, right shoulder pain, rite eye pain, belching, stomach pain eating sweets, 0.3mm kidney stone.Cause?

Upper right back pain below ribcage, strained rite leg, right shoulder pain, rite eye pain, belching, stomach pain eating sweets, 0.3mm kidney stone.Cause?

Various Pain: Seems like you have a lot going on and it is mostly right sided, but these complaints are not likely related, especially the eye and the leg pains. It is best to see your primary care physician to help separate these pains and determine individual etiologies so a treatment plan can be made. ...Read more

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Treating Kidney Stones (Checklist)

Drink plenty of water
Daily
Take ibuprofen or Advil if necessary
3x day
See your doctor
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Consider drinking one part apple cider vinegar to two parts raw honey
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Is ureteroscopy a painful thing to go through. I have a 2mm kidney stone. Its in my left kidney. Its moved a lot its lower down my back.

Is ureteroscopy a painful thing to go through. I have  a 2mm kidney stone. Its in my left kidney. Its moved a lot its lower down my back.

Ureteroscopy : This treatment for many stones involves using a small scope to look into the ureter (kidney tube). The stone can be either removed or broken up with a laser. After surgery there may or may not be a stent. This is a thin, soft plastic tube to keep the ureter from closing. Either way, you can expect some burning with peeing, urgency/frequency to peeing, mild pain in the side or blood in the urine. ...Read more

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M south indian.During my kidney stone surgery my surgeon attached a small tube to my left kidney?Why?He said infection?Is removing it really painful?

M south indian.During my kidney stone surgery my surgeon attached a small tube to my left kidney?Why?He said infection?Is removing it really painful?

Here are some ...: The described tube is called stent to help ureteral healing and urine drainage, and usually kept in for 1-3 weeks for individual need for healing and safety. Its removal can be done easily and safely under local anesthesia with flexible cystoscope to pull it out. Most patients tolerates such procedures very well, and it's not worth to be done under sleep. Ask Doc for detail timely. ...Read more

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Treating Kidney Stones (Checklist)

Increase fluids until you urinate 6-8 times per day
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Increase citrate in your diet. Lemons and limes are 100% citrate.
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Take B vitamins. B-6 specifically prevents stones.
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Take Magnesium 500mg to prevent calcium oxalate stones.
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I have left shoulder pain that is down to shoulder blade & is now causing arm pain everyday. What can I do or what could cause this?

I have left shoulder pain that is down to shoulder blade & is now causing arm pain everyday. What can I do or what could cause this?

Pinched nerve?: There are many things that can present this way. Part of the differential is a cervical radiculopathy or radiculitis (this is when nerves in your neck become pinched or irritated). If your symptoms persist or worsen (such as weakness), seek medical attention. Commonly (if this is what you do have.), a trial of physical therapy is very successful, but occasionally, surgery may be needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Lori Semel
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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

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