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Do Kidney Stone Keep You From Going To The Bathroom
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
What can you do at home for someone who is passing a kidney stone. Having difficulty going to the bathroom. In a lot of pain. Should we go to er?
To see stone easier: It's a good practice to minimize bowel content and eliminate fecal material inside large bowel so the targeted stones could be easier to be seen under fluoroscopy, esp for a marginal sized small stone. More? Ask you treating doctor for individual specifics so to make your care more effective. ...Read more
I have the urge to pee but when I go to the bathroom I cannot pee. Start of bladder infection? Any ways to fix or prevent this from happening?
Urinary infection: This urinary urgency that you describe could indeed be a sign of infection. I would definitely go to your doctor's where they can take a urine sample to evaluate more fully. You want to get a diagnosis and get the right treatment, because sometimes simple urinary infections can progress to a kidney infection, which is obviously more serious. As to prevention -stay hydrated and possibly + cranberry ...Read more
If I have kidney stones what are some of the food I should stay away from?.......And food could help pass out the stone?
Kidney stones: Stay away from high oxalate foods: some are beets, spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, and all dry beans (fresh, canned, or cooked), excluding lima and green beans. It is best to avoid these foods. Also limit salt and limit animal protein. Taking in high amounts of lemonade or lemon extract from ReaLemon 4 tablespoons per day will help tremendously. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Here are some ...: The temporary measures may include trying OTC azopyridium + avoiding bladder irritants such as coffee, alcohol, caffeine-related beverages, spicy foods, etc. + moderately increase fluid intake and voiding regularly. Then, seek pro-evaluation, definite Rx, & counseling timely if symptomatically tolerable. But if you've fever & chill, go to urgent care now... Best wish ... ...Read more
What do you do for a calculus in the right urethral vesiciular .Do you stay in hospital overnight ?
Depends: The site of obstruction by stone determines where the stone is. Upper ureteral/ renal pelvic obstruction leads to flank pain or tenderness. Lower ureteral obstruction causes pain in lower part of abdomen going to genital area. The pain is mostly colicky- rather than continuous, severe pain comes and goes. ...Read more
What to do if I had kidney stones blasted, but the powder and small stones continue to be stuck in the kidney why?
Fragments too big?: In order to be passed thru the urinary system the stones have to be small. Could be that the fragments are too large to pass. Drinking ALOT of water in an effort to build up the pressure leaving your kidney. This increased pressure may help the fragments to pass ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seek medicial help: Kidney stones hurt. They cause bleeding in the urine which must be distinguished from other causes. You will need to seek medical attention. X-rays will confirm the location and size of the stone. Pain relief can be prescribed. You should strain your urine to catch the stone for analysis. You may need help removing the stone. ...Read more
Ureteral stone: The size of the stone does not correlate well to the intensity of the pain. The nearly unbearable pain of "ureteral colic" is from spasm of the muscular ureter. Although 50% probability to pass on its own within a few days, a 5- 6mm stone sometimes will get stuck and fail to progress. Usually after 5 days, i recommend having the stone extracted with a ureteroscope as an outpatient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lithotripsy : There are a couple of ways to get the offending stone. Sometimes a urologist may insert a stent or plastic tube that can act as a sort of guide for the stone. Depending on the size of the stone ultrasound shock waves may be used to break up the stone so that it can pass. There maybe other ideas a urologist has and talk to your doctor for your options. Best of luck ...Read more
If you pull a baby tooth out, how come you don't have to do anything to the hole to keep from getting infection?
Do kidney stones hurt worse when moving or coming out? And usually how long do they take to pass please help thank you
Here are some...: Almost all urinary stones start off at the tips of calyceal papillae of kidneys where they attach with no Sx-pain. If they detach, drop, & move into ureter with urine, then resulting in wide range of pain reflecting various degree of ureteral spam & obstruction. A <4-mm stone, on average, will pass through ureter into bladder in 2 weeks for some 75-85% of cases. More? Ask urologist... ...Read more
I drink 2 liters of water daily but i don't feel the urge to go to the toilet until night,i have kidney stones,is this the cause?
Water: The amount of urine that you drink is certainly what is recommended. The fact that you don't feel the urge is not related to kidney stones. Having kidney stones can cause pain, nausea, vomiting and lead to dehydration. If the stone is causing blockage, that can certainly also decrease urine output from that kidney ...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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