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Can Kidney Stones Cause Small Crystal Pieces To Pass In Urine
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
Kidney stones: What you describe are likely pieces of clotted blood and fibrin. It is common while it would be extremely unlikely to pass any actual "tissue" with a kidney stone episode. ...Read more
My doctor called and told me i have blood and crystals in my urine what does this mean? Is it serious i have had kidney stones in the past
Kidney stones: It may be the blood and crystals are from a recent episode of kidney stones. If there are crystals though and you've had kidney stone before, consider seeing your PCP or a kidney specialist to test if you are at risk for future episodes by checking for certain predisposing conditions. ...Read more
Can kidney stones with size of 5mm cause decreased urine output? I was diagnosed yesterday and today I think that my urine output is decreased.
Probably: Kidney stones come in many sizes and shapes. 6 mm is not very large and should eventually pass. Straining urine with kitchen strainer every voiding should eventually catch the stone which likely will look like a blood clot. It can get hung up in the ureter causing significant pain. There are ways to get it out if trouble passing, see urologist for that. ...Read more
Hi, I have a Kidney stone of 8 mm in right uretreric calculus at VU junction. It is possible to pass through urine..Pl suggest.
Possible but hard: 8mm is a good size stone first make sure it is not blocking the kidney next you could passed it but very painful find out if they can crush it with a machine or grab it with a basket ...Read more
How can I tell if i just passed a kidney stone? There's a really small 2-3 mm rectangular brown looking piece in my urine. Stone...Something else?
I keep having alot of UTIs and recently they told me they found Ecoli in my urine.. I also have lots of kidney stones could that be a cause of infecti?
Kidney stone and UTI: Kidney stone and infection may fuel each other. ...Read more
I have blood and calcium deposits ib my urine, I have not been hurting, what is a cause of this other than kidney stones?
Need urologist: Painless gross hematuria (blood in urine) should be evaluated by a urologist. There are numerous things that can cause blood in the urine...Stones, infection, enlarged prostate, kidney diseases, cancer. You should be evaluated by a urologist to find the source of the blood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4mm kidney stone in bladder severe pain when flow of urine slows down. drinkin lots of water. when should stone pass on its own?
Bladder stone: No telling how long. 4mm stone should pass but will be painful. If you do not pass it in next 5-7 days, discuss urologist going and getting it with a scope. Best of luck with this. OUCH!! Dr R ...Read more
Confirmed kidney stones 5 days ago in er. Pain is gone. Never saw stones. Could they pass in urine without me knowing. I'm a 22 year old male. ?
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
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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