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Destruction Of A Kidney Stone Using Sound Waves
I had a renal ultra sound done last week and they said I have a 7mm kidney stone. What will they do about that?
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
Extreme intense pain in right flank area comes and goes, never felt before. It's a sharp pain up down right side of back. Sounds like a Kidney stone?
Hey I was in the hospital last night and found a 5mm kidney stone do you think I should pass it or risk it of getting stock or just do a sound thing?
Ultrasound: What did your doctors recommend? Some stones easily pass but others do not and can result in complications (pain, infection, bleeding, etc). If your doctors advised ultrasound treatment (also known as shock wave lithotripsy) you should do it. It's pretty easy, with low risk of side effects. Or see a urologist. Here's a link about SWL: https://www.kidney.org/atoz/content/kidneystones_ShockWave ...Read more
I have a 3.6mm max kidney stone just found by ultra sound.I am drinking 3 or above ltr of water since 2 days. Even now it is paining on both sides .
Urologist: See your urologist. The stone may be causing the pain and you need different treatment. ...Read more
Right kidney hurts all the time, left sometimes. Does this sound like a kidney infection, or kidney stone?
Radiologist saw kidney stone on ultra sound. My urologist did not. Who should I trust? Urologist looked before radiologist read the scan for final say
Kidney Stone: It appears that you have a history of kidney stones and kidney stone removal. I would recommend going back to the urologist and requesting a second reading given the radiologist finding. If you are having the same symptoms as when you ere confirmed to have kidney stones, you likely have stones again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a 3mm kidney stone just found by ultra sound. I do not have any back pain but I do have groin pain on the right side. How long to pass a stone?
Position: It all depends on the position of the stone. Given that you had an ultrasound exam i suspect the stone was found in a nonobstructing position in your kidney. These stones (at the size you mentioned especially) are rarely painful when located in the kidney. Ct scan would likely be necessary to determine if a stone is present in the ureter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Frequent weeing microsophic blood urine no UTI bloids fine culture fine small kidney stone ultra sound bladder fine not emptying fully?
Micro blood urine weeing about 4 times a night ultra sound CT culture fine 3mm kidney stone left kidney?
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
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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