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Dizziness And Kidney Stones
No appetite. Reoccurring uti's, dizziness, migraines. Kidney stones removed. On endep10 for frequency but they make me extremely groggy/tired.?
Dose dependent: Amitriptyline's sedative effect is usually dose dependent. A lower dose may be better tolerated. Gradual titration of the dose upward may allow one to adjust to the side effects. Often they will diminish after taking it for a couple weeks. There are other meds for bladder dysfunction that cause less sedation. Meds that reduce urinary frequency also reduce emptying and may increase UTIs. ...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
I have reocurring uti's it makes symptoms of depression/anxiety worse. Nausea, migraine, dizziness, tiredness. I've had kidney stones removed yearsago?
Recurrent UTI's: Any chronic recurrent illness can cause depression/anxiety. Have your cultures been positive lately to rule out interstitial cystitis? Perhaps it is time to follow up with your urologist to discuss it. Drink water until your urine is light yellow. Recurrent infections often happen from sexual intercourse or wiping back to front. Exercise and fish oil omega 3 and antidepressants can help, too. ...Read more
Every morning I feel dizzy and sometimes having difficulty in sleeping. Is it also the effect of kidney stone?
Kidney stones can be very painful if small and attempting to pass from kidney into ureter heading down to urinary bladder.
They don't make someone dizzy. They can keep someone from sleeping due to the pain. The pain can cause patient to double over and can be felt in the flank/back all the way down to the groin if the stone attempts to move down the urinary tract system. ...Read more
Hello, thank you for taking the time to help me. It's been three days since I had kidney stone 4mm. I feel dizzy and a bit off. My blood test said whi?
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8 mm kidney stone in right ureter with hydrophrosis. Now have symptoms of UTI. Headache and dizziness. Should I go ER?
Kidney pain. Was in left kidney, now in right. Dizziness, nausea, headache. 17 weeks pregnant. History of kidney stones. Please help?
I'm 33 weeks pregnant have kidney stones, pelvic pain continuously, feel dizzy, weak, seeing black and white dots, can't get any sleep due to all pain?
See answer: Sorry to hear you are not feeling well which could be related to a number of possible causes given your history of stones and stage of pregnancy and would definitely recommend you contact your OB md asap for advice and to determine the cause: stone in ureter, infection, pre-eclampsia, etc) and also that your baby is ok. ...Read more
Nausea, dizzy, night rr trips, some sudden right&left lower back pain and right pelvic pain. Pain is 3-4/10. Does this sound like a kidney stone?
Metabolic issue.: Kidney stones are initiated by metabolic derangements in the handling of urinary oxalate, uric acid or calcium, for example. These derangements can be hereditary, and they allow for crystals of these substances to form. These crystals serve as a nidus for stone creation. ...Read more
Small pass, big UroDr: Stones up to 5-6mm diameter can pass spontaneously, drink copiously. If stuck may require Flomax (tamsulosin) to dilate ureter, ureteroscopy or temp. Placement of jj stent. Electro-shockwave lithotripsy used for stones 6+-15 mm. Larger stones require percutaneous nephro-ltithotripsy (tube placed through skin into kidney, neproscope passed & stone fragmented with laser or lithoclast. Then metabolic work-up. ...Read more
Kidney stone.: Should not really affect anything.Get a more detailed answer ›
Kidney stone.: Kidney stones up to 5mm in size will predictably pass on their own. Just drink plenty of water so you produce a lot of urine, dilate those ureters and allow the stone to pass. It may hurt while it's on its way out, but it'll pass. Bigger stones will likely get stuck and will cause tremendous pain and will have to be removed by lithotripsy or cystoscopy. ...Read more
From renal failure: Obstructing kidney tones on both sides or one side if there is a single functioning kidney can lead to renal failure, and if untreated to death. Enlarging metabolic or infectious staghorn stones occupying all drainage space within kidney will gradually destroy the organ and untreated lead to kidney failure and death. Hence large or enlarging kidney stones should be removed and then prevented. ...Read more
Surgery: The mainstay of treatment for kidney stones is surgery. If the stone is very small, medications may be used to help pass the stone spontaneously. However, for larger stones, surgery is the only option. Surgery includes endoscopic framgentation of the stones with various forms of therapy such as laser, electohydrohydraulic lithotripsy, or eswl (the bathtub with water). ...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