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Cramping From Kidney Stone
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
laxatives: Kidney stones can cause inflammation which can lead to irritation of other abdominal organs, like the intestine. Intestinal inflammation can lead to bloating and distention. Drinking lots of fluids, eating your fruits and veggies and even trying an over-the-counter laxative may help. ...Read more
I have been cramping for a week unbearable pain. But one Dr say is a kidney stone. Other Dr say its overactive bladder. I need help ! What can it be ?
Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. It sounds like you are already seeing a doctor. Keep your follow up to continue the evaluation process. ...Read more
Kidney stone found 6months ago. No symptoms until now terrible cramping and burnin in lower back and peeing a lot. Is this normal kidney stone symptom?
I was told I have gallstones when i had my kidney stone during a ultra sound by the nurse and sometimes I have bad cramps under my breast on my left.?
Unrelated: Almost 23% of the general population have asymptomatic gallbladder stones. Symptomatic cholelithiasis is associated with pain after eating in the epigastric/ right upper abdominal area in a person with gallstones on ultrasound. Your symptoms most likely are not related. I suggest you have it checked by your pcp. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kidney stone measured at 6, er gave me emergency surgery, couldn't remove so put in stint.How long will i pee blood and have my bladder cramp?
Till it passes: If it doesn't pass in 2-4 wks. get second opinion at University Medical Center ...Read more
I had kidney stones last summer and for the past 3 days i've had severe cramping but on opposite side. I started working out 2 weeks ago. Is that why?
Maybe, ...or not: May be muscle spasm etc., but ...Kidney stones can come back, especially if dehydrated, not following diet changes, e.g. Low oxalate, meds to alter urine ph, etc.. Stones can be on either side, or both. Symptoms if passing, none if in neutral corner. Best way to prevent stones... Fluids, fluids, fluids. Either way may have blood (visible grossly or microscopic) see your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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