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Do Amorphous Crystals Cause Kidney Stones In Urine
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
Anything else?: By itself, this means nothing. Crystals most often are harmless and simply reflect salts of various types precipitating as the urine cools to room temperature. Your physician has a duty to explain how this fits into the big picture.
Kidney stones: What you describe are likely pieces of clotted blood and fibrin. It is common while it would be extremely unlikely to pass any actual "tissue" with a kidney stone episode.
Can kidney stones with size of 5mm cause decreased urine output? I was diagnosed yesterday and today I think that my urine output is decreased.
Stones: No, stones do not affect urine production. However increasing your fluid intake and increasing your urine production can help prevent stones from forming and help pass stones that you may have.
I keep having alot of UTIs and recently they told me they found Ecoli in my urine. I also have lots of kidney stones could that be a cause of infecti?
Kidney stone and UTI: Kidney stone and infection may fuel each other.
No: It may cause fatigue but not true muscle weakness.
I have blood and calcium deposits ib my urine, I have not been hurting, what is a cause of this other than kidney stones?
Need urologist: Painless gross hematuria (blood in urine) should be evaluated by a urologist. There are numerous things that can cause blood in the urine...Stones, infection, enlarged prostate, kidney diseases, cancer. You should be evaluated by a urologist to find the source of the blood.See 1 more doctor answer
I have a 10mm kidney stone on right lower polar. Was 4 mm last year. Concerned if left alone whether it will cause kidney damage. Bleeding in urine.?
Kidney stone: Without delay you need to see a urologist!
My doctor called and told me I have blood and crystals in my urine what does this mean? Is it serious I have had kidney stones in the past
Kidney stones: It may be the blood and crystals are from a recent episode of kidney stones. If there are crystals though and you've had kidney stone before, consider seeing your PCP or a kidney specialist to test if you are at risk for future episodes by checking for certain predisposing conditions.
Where would kidney stone be if it causes blood in urine? I have 3 based on utlsnd in November. No pain at all. Urine bloody other times clear. 38y old
Yes: This could be mucous or clot. Not all clots are red, depending upon the age of the clot the red cells which make the clot red may get degraded, and the resulting tissue will no longer be red.See 1 more doctor answer
Can having an infection in my urine do to kidney stones cause me to break out? I've been breaking out ver since I got stent implanted
Ask Doc...: Inserting stent is an essential part of managing renal/ureteral stones for most of cases. But it comes with a price of local irritation and suffering, and occasional symptomatic uti, which can usually be managed and soothed with proper use of medications, while the endoscopic procedures have averted patients to undergo open surgery. For individual details, ask attending doc timely.
Hematuria: Blood in the urine (hematuria) has several common causes. The main reason for concern is that this is how bladder cancer is usually found. But more common causes include bladder infections, kidney stones, and prostate problems in men. Visible blood in the urine, particularly if not associated with pain or burning with urination needs to be evaluated with kidney imaging and cystoscopy (scope).
Bloody urine 3x in 2 days other times clear. Stool, blood wrk nrml. I have 3 kidney stones. No pain. Feel lightheaded at times. Causes? I'm worried
Blood in urine: Given that you have 3 kidney stones, it is likely that the hematuria is because of the stones. Absence of pain is unusual but not unheard of. Other poss include cyst or tumor. Ultrasound would show these. And then a renal disease can bleed, such as glomerulonephritis. A check with ultrasound and U/A and blood work asap is warranted.See 1 more doctor answer
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
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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