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Can You Tell Me The Recovery Time For A Kidney Stent Operation
Usually a week: In general your renal arteries 'recover' right away, e.g. If you had renal hypertension due to stenosis it is resolved with the percutaneous revascularization. The recovery is for the groin access: most people stay overnight and restrict (some) activities for 1-2 weeks. A week is usually sufficient. Everyone is different. Follow your doctor's instructions. ...Read more
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
If I had a kidney stone on my kidney stent and it was removed would they take the stones out at the same time?
Usually, yes, but...: At times the final decision is made during the procedures depending on residual stone load, the complexity of original procedures, professional proficiency, etc. So. ask your urologist for individual pertinent consideration & possible decision. More? Contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. ...Read more
Stent removal: Not all urologists give sedation for stent removal. If it is given, it's usually conscious sedation with versed. ...Read more
Unknown: Ask the urologist who placed it.Get a more detailed answer ›
Possibly: Any patient with a kidney that has a stent or a 'foreign body' in place may experience bleeding. The concern is how much? Discuss with your urologist how much bleeding you are having and what might be the causes--which are many. ...Read more
Depends: Life long (in kidney artery) or usually three months or longer depending on type of stent (in the ureter) and also depends on reason for stent, but is it in kidney artery or ureter as kidney doesn't really need stents unless kidney artery is tightly narrow or unless ureter is blocked due to some condition! ...Read more
My kidney stent started comimg out on its own. Can that be because of drinking 2 pints of vodka? If not that, why could it be?
I doubt your stent: Is coming out because of the vodka, though in general alcohol intake promotes dehydration and may also promote more frequent urination. Not sure why your stent was placed...? kidney stones. Presume it was due to come out shortly anyway. Would certainly contact your Urologist to see if early removal/intervention is warranted. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Are they supposed to put you to sleep during a kidney stent? I hear yes but I only got a shot and was awake. It was torture.
Anesthesia varies: For placement of a ureteral stent, a variety of anesthetics can be used. If a kidney stone needs to be treated prior to stent placement then a general anesthetic is typically used. If a stent alone needs to be placed, sedation is often used. In your case, the stent may needed to have been placed emergently/urgently, necessitating less anesthesia. Talk to your urologist about this. ...Read more
Kidney stent procedure - how long is the average hospital stay for a kidney stent implant? How long do you need to stay out of work?
Varies: If you have not had a lot of complications and the stent procedure is elective, you may not even need to stay in the hospital. It is not uncommon to stay a day though. You can usually work right away, but it depends on whether you develop any pain, which will vary person to person. ...Read more
I had my kidney stent and stone removed but I am experiencing extreme pain where it was previously. Is this normal? Painkillers not helping
Swollen eyes after stent ureteral stent placement? It's my 3rd day after getting kidney stones out. Stent out in 2 days.
Will I be in pain after ureteral stent removal tomorrow surgery was wednesday. Its removed tmmrw many forums say how painful it is after. Is this true?
Not painful: Most organs in our abdomen (Belly) do not have pain nerve endings so they are not painful to touch! As a result neither the insertion (placement) or removal of a Stent in your ureter should cause any significant amount of pain. The worst that can happen is some slight discomfort. So do not anticipate any problems and wait to worry! . Send me a note after the stent has been removed and let me know. ...Read more
Hi I am 30 year old I went for laser kidney stone operation on 9th nov and my stent tube was removed on 10 dec I want to know when its safe to do sex?
Safe: You should be fine to resume your normal activities now. ...Read more
I will undergo surgery for kidney stone stent removal tomorrow. Please let me know, if it pains after the removal of this stent.
Ureteral stent: There may be some initial soreness and mild pain after the procedure. Should have some medicine provided from the doctor if needed for a couple of days. Usually pain if any is very mild. ...Read more
Two ways: If the stent is left with a long "string" if intended to be short term, this can be grasped and pulled out easily. If there is no visible string, an office procedure to retrieve it with a flexible fiberoptic scope (cystoscopy) is a rapid and relatively painless method to remove the stent. ...Read more
I had Kidney stone surgery a month ago and had the stent out 7 days. I now have bilateral stones although all stones were removed. Is this possible?
Recurrence: Please contact your treating physician immediately. Although this is a fast recurrence, the important thing to do is ensure complete treatment. A nephrologist needs to identify the type of stones for you. Underlying disease states causing recurrent stones need to be tested for, and a 24 hour urine collection will be performed. Seek treatment at a tertiary academic medical center if possible. ...Read more
My husband was told he had a kidney stone the doctor did surgery and said their was no kidney stone, but put a stent in why? My husband was told he had a kidney stone the doctor did surgery and said their was no kidney stone, but decided on his own my hus
Ask: You must have misunderstood something. Discuss with the urologist and he or she will explain the reason for the stent. There must be a reason why a stent was placed. ...Read more
Here are. ..: The recovery time after kidney stone procedures may highly vary depending on the complexity with or without complications of the procedures as well as patient's coping ability. So, it may take 5-7 days or up to 2-3 weeks. Generally speaking, most of the patients cope well with it through proper peri-operative counseling for realistic expectation and judicious use of pain medication. Ask Doc timel ...Read more