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Experienced my 2nd kidney stone yesterday. How can I prevent passing another? I'm 26 years old, and yesterday i passed a kidney stone. This was my second experience with a kidney stone, as i also passed one about 15-months ago. As anybody that has experie

Experienced my 2nd kidney stone yesterday. How can I prevent passing another? I'm 26 years old, and yesterday i passed a kidney stone. This was my second experience with a kidney stone, as i also passed one about 15-months ago. As anybody that has experie

Diet modification: You can have your urine analyzed for kidney stone risk factors. My usual recommendations are 1) increase plain water to at least 2 liters a day 2) decrease sodium intake 3) decrease animal protein intake 4) add a teaspoon of real lemon juice to diet daily. ...Read more

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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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I've been getting headaches and nausea at night for a couple weeks. I'm also currently passing a kidney stone. I didn't know if they could be related?

I've been getting headaches and nausea at night for a couple weeks. I'm also currently passing a kidney stone. I didn't know if they could be related?

They may: Your symptoms may be related in case you got an urinary tract infection, common with kidney stones. Check your temperature, drink plenty of fluids and do not hesitate to seek immediate medical attention in case your symptoms worsen, since an obstruction complicated by an infection may become quickly life- threatening. ...Read more

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Kidney pain. Was in left kidney, now in right. Dizziness, nausea, headache. 17 weeks pregnant. History of kidney stones. Please help?

Kidney pain. Was in left kidney, now in right. Dizziness, nausea, headache. 17 weeks pregnant. History of kidney stones. Please help?

Kidney stones: Kidney stones can reoccur, so get an evaluation and a urine test. If you have fever, you should also be checked for pyelonephritis, which is an infection in the kidney, often starting as a urinary tract infection. Be sure that you are drinking plenty of fluids. ...Read more

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How long can nausea last after passing a kidney stone into the bladder?

How long can nausea last after passing a kidney stone into the bladder?

Nausea: Nausea and vomiting usually occurs during the acute episode. If you still have nausea is probably not related to the stone.. You could have gastritis from possible medications they may have given you for control of pain. ...Read more

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Can nausea persist for days after passing a kidney stone?

Can nausea persist for days after passing a kidney stone?

Should not persist: Might you have nausea from medications. Nausea can be induced by many narcotics or other meds prescribed for pain, or some antibiotics. ...Read more

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I am passing a kidney stone. Since this morning I have been nausea, vomited once, flank pain and frequent urination. ?

I am passing a kidney stone. Since this morning I have been nausea, vomited once, flank pain and frequent urination. ?

Typical symptoms: The symptoms you describe are typical when you pass a kidney stone. Make sure you are drinking plenty of fluids. See your doctor to ensure you do not have an infection and if you need any pain medication. ...Read more

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Back/side pain nausea/vomiting chills. Diag w/large dense kidney stone 4 yrs ago was told it would never pass, is it trying to or something.

Back/side pain nausea/vomiting chills. Diag w/large dense kidney stone 4 yrs ago was told it would never pass, is it trying to or something.

YES: SOMETIMES this situation (large kidney stone) can deteriorate due to INFECTION behind it!! You need immediate evaluation in ER!!!!! Go ASAP Good Luck Hope this helps! DrZ ...Read more

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Backache side ache nauseau headache fever chills urine test found blood pus and protein and sent me home with pain meds hist. Of kidney stones?

Backache side ache nauseau headache fever chills urine test found blood pus and protein and sent me home with pain meds hist. Of kidney stones?

UTI: You have a UTI or urinary tract infection. Your symptoms reflect more of a kidney infection rather than kidney stones. Call your doctor back to send your urine for a culture and have you started on antibiotics. If you feel weak and unable to drink, it might be a better option to have you stay in the hospital and receive your fluids and antibiotics by iv. ...Read more

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I've a kidney stone, not in any pain for the stone today but I still have severe nausea and a headache that won't quit. Should I go back to the DR?

Depends : Not sure- typically if a stone is the issue you should have some sort of associated pain. However sometimes the stone can be so big and obstructing and in that case can cause your symptoms. This question could probably be better answered with some additional information. Generally if you have any doubts you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a kidney stone and a urethral stent in. For a week I have headaches, nausea, hot flushes, pain when weeing, back pain,sleep a lot n not hungry?

Here are some ...: If what you described occurred after the procedure of stent insertion, what you are feeling now might be related with anesthesia, pain medication, etc. With these in mind, ask and talk with Doc timely so to deduce possible causes for proposing reasonable Rx/care timely. Best wish ... ...Read more

Kidney Stone (Definition)

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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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more