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Do Kidney Stone Keep You From Going To The Bathroom
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?
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
Back pain or kidney stone? Pain happens in lower back only and switches sides. The pain only lasts a few seconds. Still using the bathroom as normal
Unlikely kidney ston: Kidney stone pain usually on one side / doe not switch sides unless bilateral stones. Pain usually doesn't go away after few seconds. Suggest x-ray of abdomen to exclude kidney stones since most stones are visible on a plainb x-ray. ...Read more
Kidney stone 8mm in size diagnosed last week just went to bathroom and noticed blood in urine. Should I worry or is it normal?
Kidney stone: Most probably the blood you are seeing is coming from the kidney. 8 mm might be hard to pass spontaneously without intervention. Increase fluids intake and you better use a urinary strainer to catch the stone. Make sure you keep a F/U with your urologist for further management ...Read more
Person diagnosed with gallstones through ultrasound whom always has to run to bathroom to pee, could it be kidney stone and not gallstone?
Ultrasonic treatment for kidney stones on monday 4/9 is it normal to still be having blood in the urine and having to go to the bathroom frequently after a procedure to get rid of kidney stones 5 days ago?
I am having really bad back pain on the left side, along with nausea and some blood when I go to the bathroom. Could it be a possible kidney stone?
I have pains that come and go in my back on right side only in kidney area...Could it be something other than kidney stone?
Definitely: Kidney stone pain may come and go but typically does not. Abnormalities in the abdomen may have what's called "referred pain, " so gallbladder, bowel, female organs, and even appendix related inflammation or infection may radiate so that the pain is not localized. This should be evaluated by a health care provider. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a kidney stone. Only a little pain that comes and goes but I haven't passed it and it's been 5 days. I have not been anywhere else besides e.r.
Kidney stone: You may not pass a stone easily; knowing the size of stone matters; stones bigger than 1 cm will not pass easily; stones smaller than 5 mm can pass; force fluids 4-5 liters per day; take 5 tablespns ReaLemon extract; minimize meats for now; if you know size, and stone is more than 1 cm, see urologist soon ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I passed my first kidney stone 1 1/2 months ago. Once in a while, I feel a pain in my kidney, but it goes away. What does this mean?
Another stone: Did you have any other stones in the kidney detected on imaging? If so may be a sign of one potentially moving to the junction between kidney and ureter. If no other stones then pain is not likely related to urinary tract. If symptoms continue see doctor for a renal ultrasound to check kidneys and if family history of stones may need 24 hour urine to check risk factors ...Read more
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