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Can Kidney Stones Raise Blood Sugar
We missed the appointment because we have no electricity at this time. We will reschedule appointment. Here are the things we need to discuss with you. 1. Recurrent kidney stones taking urocit k 2. High fasting blood sugar taking Metformin 3. High para
The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more
Why am I frequently voiding? Not a lot of water intake, blood sugar is 117, and urinalysis was all negative. Slight pain in left hip/ pelvic area. Could this be kidney stones?
Need more info: Was the blood sugar you reported, fasting? If yes, it is in the pre-diabetic range. You should get an A1c test. It is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to consult a doctor in person. ...Read more
Indirectly.: The pain caused by obstruction of the urinary system by stones can cause the blood pressure and heart rate to rise. This can also occur if there is an associated infection. In the absence of symptoms like pain, we don't commonly associate stones with cardiovascular signs. That being said, there is evidence that obesity, high-fat diet, & sodium are risk factors for both hypertension and stones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A kidney stone is not a contraindication to blood donation, provided you are asymptomatic. I admire your sense of civic duty to consider donating blood. It would be prudent to disclose all of your health issues to the nurse or doctor at the blood donor station.
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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
I have had some bouts with kidney stones and now my dr says there is trace blood in my urine. Should I be worried?
No point in worrying: Trace blood most likely might indicate residual stone fragments or a new stone, might indicate bladder tumor, if ur a smoker or kidney tumor or hopefully means nothing other than an inconsequential trace of blood. Kidney & bladder ultrasound is a reasonable screening study for stones or tumors, although tiny stones can be missed. Best discuss it with your urologist. Have u had a metabolic work-up? ...Read more
How long after passing (a 10/10 pain ambulance kinda) kidney stone. Can intermittent microscopic haematuria last for? It's day 3. No frank blood
5mm non obstructive kidney stone with intermitten pain. Blood and urine tests are normal. Can't take pain much longer. Can stone be causing pain?
I've got kidney stones some small ones which I'm passing but got alot of blood and also blood around the stone and also I've got bigger ones? Help
Renal stones: You need to increase your fluid intake to at least seight pints of water daily. I would also consult with a urologist in case one of your larger stones gets stuck in a ureter ...Read more
I have a 3mm kidney stone. 2wks ago it was in my kidney. I have blood in my urine now & mild pain. Does that mean it moved out of my kidney? I'm a fm
Is the pain on the same side as the kidney stone was?
Please see your doctor. You may be passing a kidney stone. Given its size, there's a good chance it will pass on its own. Please strain your urine, stay hydrated, and obtain adequate pain control. This may require a trip to the ed or multiple visits with your doctor. An urologist may need to become involved if this persists more than 2 weeks. ...Read more
Means U have k stone: Kidney stones, usually are associated with heaturia (blood in urine) to various extents. Blood can be as little as to be invisible & only seen my microscope, medium to give urine a pink tinge or urine can be grossly bloody & even contain small clots. All it means is that u have a kidney stine that has punctured a blood capillary or small vein causing it to bleed. Stone may still pass on its own. ...Read more
Evaluation: You did not mention size &location of stone. The blood in urine needs to be evaluated by CT-ivp with contrast to make an accurate diagnosis before deciding on treatment. Call your doctor to be evaluated and you may be referred to a urologist. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should a 2 year old non obstructive kidney stone no pain but microscopic blood be removed or left alone?
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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